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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 216 196 209
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 500 562 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.09% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.18% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 367 265
Average daily rate
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£500 £515 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £389 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £48.75 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £50.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.25 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £48.75 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.55%
Senior Manager
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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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -11 217 £550 - 89
South East -46 90 £475 - 27
North West -25 49 £475 - 10
South West +19 43 £500 - 16
East of England +34 30 £500 +5.26% 7
West Midlands -11 26 £475 +5.55% 8
Yorkshire -22 22 £445 -1.11% 16
East Midlands -8 15 £400 -27.27% 9
North East 0 3 £583 +26.86% 1
Midlands - - - -
Senior Manager
UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 366 (37.85%) Finance
2 351 (36.30%) Project Management
3 233 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 204 (21.10%) PRINCE2
5 173 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
6 169 (17.48%) Banking
7 86 (8.89%) Retail
8 76 (7.86%) Programme Management
9 74 (7.65%) Change Management
10 73 (7.55%) ITIL
11 71 (7.34%) Degree
12 70 (7.24%) Migration
13 67 (6.93%) Telecoms
14 65 (6.72%) Security Cleared
15 63 (6.51%) Microsoft
16 54 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
17 52 (5.38%) CRM
18 51 (5.27%) Oracle
19 48 (4.96%) Risk Management
20 47 (4.86%) MS Project
21 43 (4.45%) Service Management
22 39 (4.03%) Service Delivery
23 38 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
23 38 (3.93%) Project Planning
23 38 (3.93%) SC Cleared
24 37 (3.83%) MS Office
24 37 (3.83%) MS Excel
24 37 (3.83%) Legal
25 36 (3.72%) Scrum
25 36 (3.72%) E-Commerce

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 22 (2.28%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.03%) SAS
3 6 (0.62%) ArcGIS
3 6 (0.62%) CMS
4 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.31%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.31%) IIS
7 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.21%) Drupal
7 2 (0.21%) Confluence
7 2 (0.21%) Lync
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.10%) FileNet
Applications
1 47 (4.86%) MS Project
2 37 (3.83%) MS Office
2 37 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (1.65%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.31%) Finacle
5 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.31%) Unica
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.31%) Summit
5 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.31%) Agresso
5 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.21%) Tridion
6 2 (0.21%) Endur
6 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) IaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Trello
4 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.10%) Veeva
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.07%) WAN
2 17 (1.76%) LAN
3 12 (1.24%) SAN
4 10 (1.03%) Internet
5 8 (0.83%) Wireless
6 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.52%) MPLS
7 5 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.41%) 4G
8 4 (0.41%) Network Security
8 4 (0.41%) DNS
8 4 (0.41%) ATM
8 4 (0.41%) VoIP
9 3 (0.31%) SMS
9 3 (0.31%) SSL
9 3 (0.31%) VPN
9 3 (0.31%) LTE
9 3 (0.31%) Intranet
9 3 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.31%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.45%) Big Data
3 11 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (1.03%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.72%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.41%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.31%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.21%) Impala
9 2 (0.21%) QlikView
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.72%) JIRA
2 6 (0.62%) Selenium
2 6 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.41%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.31%) Sahi
5 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.10%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.10%) WATIR
General
1 366 (37.85%) Finance
2 169 (17.48%) Banking
3 86 (8.89%) Retail
4 67 (6.93%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.83%) Legal
6 33 (3.41%) Marketing
7 28 (2.90%) Investment Banking
8 26 (2.69%) Retail Banking
9 20 (2.07%) Local Government
10 17 (1.76%) Publishing
11 15 (1.55%) Front Office
12 14 (1.45%) Billing
13 10 (1.03%) Law
14 9 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.83%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.72%) Games
17 6 (0.62%) Back Office
18 4 (0.41%) Automotive
18 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.45%) .NET
1 14 (1.45%) Web Services
2 9 (0.93%) RESTful
3 5 (0.52%) Middleware
3 5 (0.52%) XML
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.31%) HTML
6 2 (0.21%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (0.21%) Mason
6 2 (0.21%) CSS
7 1 (0.10%) JDBC
7 1 (0.10%) JSP
7 1 (0.10%) SOAP
7 1 (0.10%) WSDL
7 1 (0.10%) J2EE
7 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.10%) JNDI
7 1 (0.10%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (2.79%) User Experience
3 26 (2.69%) NHS
4 19 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.34%) PMI
6 10 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
7 9 (0.93%) Open Source
7 9 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 8 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 7 (0.72%) RMADS
9 7 (0.72%) Smart Meter
9 7 (0.72%) GIS
10 6 (0.62%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.62%) Derivative
11 5 (0.52%) Economics
11 5 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.52%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.10%) Windows
2 14 (1.45%) Linux
3 12 (1.24%) Windows 7
4 9 (0.93%) UNIX
5 7 (0.72%) Windows 8
5 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (0.72%) Windows XP
5 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.10%) Android
9 1 (0.10%) VMS
9 1 (0.10%) AIX
9 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (36.30%) Project Management
2 233 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 204 (21.10%) PRINCE2
4 173 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (7.86%) Programme Management
6 74 (7.65%) Change Management
7 73 (7.55%) ITIL
8 70 (7.24%) Migration
9 52 (5.38%) CRM
10 48 (4.96%) Risk Management
11 43 (4.45%) Service Management
12 39 (4.03%) Service Delivery
13 38 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (3.93%) Project Planning
14 36 (3.72%) E-Commerce
14 36 (3.72%) Scrum
15 35 (3.62%) Analytics
16 34 (3.52%) Change Control
16 34 (3.52%) Supplier Management
17 32 (3.31%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.00%) SQL
2 17 (1.76%) C
3 16 (1.65%) Java
4 10 (1.03%) VB
5 6 (0.62%) MATLAB
5 6 (0.62%) C#
6 5 (0.52%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.41%) Scala
7 4 (0.41%) Ruby
7 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.41%) VBScript
8 2 (0.21%) PHP
8 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.21%) Caml Language
8 2 (0.21%) COBOL
9 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.10%) Perl
9 1 (0.10%) C++
9 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (7.34%) Degree
2 65 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.41%) PMI Certification
5 31 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 31 (3.21%) PMP
6 26 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.14%) ISEB
9 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.72%) MBA
11 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.52%) APMP
11 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.41%) RHCE
12 4 (0.41%) RHCA
12 4 (0.41%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.31%) CRISC
13 3 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.86%) QA
2 8 (0.83%) SLA
2 8 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.52%) COBIT
3 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.52%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.41%) FATCA
4 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) Basel II
7 1 (0.10%) GAAP
7 1 (0.10%) BS15000
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) GxP
7 1 (0.10%) MiFID
7 1 (0.10%) COREP
System Software
1 15 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.21%) HDFS
5 1 (0.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.10%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.52%) SCCM
2 5 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.21%) OpenView
4 2 (0.21%) OVSD
4 2 (0.21%) Oozie
5 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Control-M
5 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.27%) Oracle
3 35 (3.62%) SAP
4 21 (2.17%) VMware
5 18 (1.86%) Google
5 18 (1.86%) Citrix
6 16 (1.65%) Cisco
6 16 (1.65%) HP
7 11 (1.14%) Hyperion
8 9 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.72%) Juniper
9 7 (0.72%) IBM
10 6 (0.62%) Mapinfo
11 5 (0.52%) hybris
12 4 (0.41%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.41%) JDA
13 3 (0.31%) Mercator
13 3 (0.31%) Cognos
13 3 (0.31%) Avaloq
13 3 (0.31%) ServiceNow
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