The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 203 215 237
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 524 463 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 0.96% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.04% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 333 283
Average daily rate
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£523 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £746 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £496 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £54.95 £56.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.10% -2.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Manager across the England region.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager across the England region.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 292 £550 - 96
South East +12 84 £485 -3.00% 29
South West -2 43 £500 +0.50% 15
North West +6 37 £450 - 6
East of England -29 19 £525 -4.54% 13
Yorkshire -1 15 £425 -5.66% 20
East Midlands +4 13 £451 +12.68% 3
West Midlands -20 11 £498 -0.50% 13
North East -38 4 £500 +25.00%
Midlands - 3 £530 -
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title.

1 368 (36.36%) Project Management
2 329 (32.51%) Finance
3 284 (28.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 255 (25.20%) PRINCE2
5 182 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
6 163 (16.11%) Banking
7 87 (8.60%) Security Cleared
8 86 (8.50%) Change Management
9 80 (7.91%) Retail
10 69 (6.82%) Migration
10 69 (6.82%) ITIL
11 63 (6.23%) Programme Management
12 60 (5.93%) Change Control
13 59 (5.83%) Oracle
14 57 (5.63%) Risk Management
14 57 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
15 51 (5.04%) SC Cleared
15 51 (5.04%) Scrum
16 50 (4.94%) Telecoms
17 49 (4.84%) E-Commerce
17 49 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 48 (4.74%) MS Project
19 46 (4.55%) SAP
19 46 (4.55%) Degree
20 45 (4.45%) PMI Certification
21 44 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 41 (4.05%) Service Management
23 39 (3.85%) Marketing
24 38 (3.75%) Microsoft
25 36 (3.56%) MS Excel

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.40%) SAS
3 4 (0.40%) CMS
3 4 (0.40%) Lync
3 4 (0.40%) Confluence
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.099%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.099%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.099%) FileNet
6 1 (0.099%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.099%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.099%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (4.74%) MS Project
2 36 (3.56%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.98%) MS Office
4 15 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.099%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) RMDS
2 7 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.40%) SAP EWM
5 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.20%) HFM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.20%) Agresso
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.099%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.099%) Magento
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.099%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.59%) SaaS
2 3 (0.30%) PaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.099%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.099%) Office 365
4 1 (0.099%) IaaS
4 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.27%) WAN
2 20 (1.98%) LAN
3 14 (1.38%) Internet
4 8 (0.79%) Firewall
5 5 (0.49%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.49%) Intranet
5 5 (0.49%) VoIP
5 5 (0.49%) IP Telephony
5 5 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (0.40%) Broadband
7 3 (0.30%) 4G
7 3 (0.30%) 2G
7 3 (0.30%) BGP
7 3 (0.30%) 3G
7 3 (0.30%) SAN
8 2 (0.20%) Network Security
8 2 (0.20%) PSTN
8 2 (0.20%) ATM
8 2 (0.20%) LDAP
8 2 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.69%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.49%) Big Data
3 5 (0.49%) QlikView
4 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.40%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.20%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.20%) MS Access
6 2 (0.20%) Essbase
6 2 (0.20%) Xcelsius
6 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.099%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.099%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (0.99%) JIRA
2 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.099%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.099%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.099%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.099%) Toad
3 1 (0.099%) Subversion
3 1 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 329 (32.51%) Finance
2 163 (16.11%) Banking
3 80 (7.91%) Retail
4 50 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.85%) Marketing
6 36 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.96%) Front Office
7 30 (2.96%) Legal
8 21 (2.08%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.09%) Advertising
10 11 (1.09%) Back Office
10 11 (1.09%) Local Government
11 10 (0.99%) Law
12 8 (0.79%) Billing
13 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.49%) Automotive
15 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.40%) Publishing
16 3 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.89%) Middleware
2 7 (0.69%) Web Services
2 7 (0.69%) HTML
2 7 (0.69%) .NET
3 5 (0.49%) CSS
4 4 (0.40%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.30%) Mason
5 3 (0.30%) XML
5 3 (0.30%) Velocity
6 2 (0.20%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.20%) HTML5
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.099%) REST
7 1 (0.099%) LAMP
7 1 (0.099%) OLE
7 1 (0.099%) JMX
7 1 (0.099%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.099%) J2EE
7 1 (0.099%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.47%) NHS
3 24 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (2.17%) PMI
5 21 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 18 (1.78%) Open Source
7 16 (1.58%) User Experience
8 15 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.48%) Derivative
9 13 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.89%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.59%) Statistics
13 5 (0.49%) Social Media
13 5 (0.49%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.40%) Market Risk
14 4 (0.40%) DTV
14 4 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.78%) Windows
2 12 (1.19%) Linux
3 11 (1.09%) UNIX
4 7 (0.69%) Android
4 7 (0.69%) Solaris
5 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.20%) AIX
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.099%) zOS
8 1 (0.099%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.099%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (36.36%) Project Management
2 284 (28.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 255 (25.20%) PRINCE2
4 182 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (8.50%) Change Management
6 69 (6.82%) Migration
6 69 (6.82%) ITIL
7 63 (6.23%) Programme Management
8 60 (5.93%) Change Control
9 57 (5.63%) Risk Management
10 51 (5.04%) Scrum
11 49 (4.84%) E-Commerce
12 41 (4.05%) Service Management
13 34 (3.36%) Service Delivery
14 31 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (2.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 30 (2.96%) Waterfall
16 28 (2.77%) CRM
16 28 (2.77%) Supplier Management
16 28 (2.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.98%) Java
2 15 (1.48%) SQL
3 7 (0.69%) C
4 2 (0.20%) Python
4 2 (0.20%) RPG
4 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.099%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.099%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.099%) ABAP
5 1 (0.099%) VBA
5 1 (0.099%) C#
5 1 (0.099%) C++
5 1 (0.099%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.099%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.099%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 87 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 51 (5.04%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 46 (4.55%) Degree
5 45 (4.45%) PMI Certification
6 44 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 33 (3.26%) PMP
8 14 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.89%) APMP
10 8 (0.79%) ISEB
11 6 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.49%) CRISC
12 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.40%) CISA
13 4 (0.40%) MBA
14 3 (0.30%) ACCA
14 3 (0.30%) CIMA
14 3 (0.30%) CISM
14 3 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.96%) QA
2 11 (1.09%) SLA
3 10 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.49%) BS15000
6 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) FATCA
7 3 (0.30%) EMIR
7 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.099%) UCITS
9 1 (0.099%) Basel II
9 1 (0.099%) BS7799
9 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.099%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.099%) RACF
3 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.099%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.099%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.30%) SCCM
3 2 (0.20%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.099%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.099%) Ansible
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.099%) Puppet
4 1 (0.099%) OpenView
4 1 (0.099%) OVSD
4 1 (0.099%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (5.83%) Oracle
2 46 (4.55%) SAP
3 38 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 22 (2.17%) Cisco
5 11 (1.09%) TOWER Software
6 8 (0.79%) Citrix
6 8 (0.79%) 29West
7 6 (0.59%) IBM
7 6 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.49%) F5
8 5 (0.49%) VMware
8 5 (0.49%) McAfee
8 5 (0.49%) Juniper
9 4 (0.40%) Cognos
9 4 (0.40%) JDA
9 4 (0.40%) hybris
9 4 (0.40%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.30%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.30%) CA
10 3 (0.30%) JD Edwards
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