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 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 195 205 221
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 545 484 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.00% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.08% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 341 302
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £750 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £51.50 £56.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% -8.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
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
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
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 17 September 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
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 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 300 £534 -7.17% 81
South East +10 88 £475 -5.00% 35
North West +15 43 £450 -1.09% 17
South West +4 42 £500 +0.25% 9
East of England -21 18 £525 - 12
Yorkshire +8 17 £425 -15.00% 9
East Midlands +1 16 £450 -5.26% 10
West Midlands -19 13 £500 +1.01% 9
North East -29 4 £500 -
Midlands - 3 £530 -
Senior Manager
UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 369 (36.50%) Project Management
2 325 (32.15%) Finance
3 285 (28.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 260 (25.72%) PRINCE2
5 185 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (15.63%) Banking
7 87 (8.61%) Change Management
8 82 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 79 (7.81%) Retail
10 73 (7.22%) ITIL
11 67 (6.63%) Migration
12 62 (6.13%) Programme Management
13 61 (6.03%) Change Control
14 60 (5.93%) Oracle
15 59 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (5.44%) Risk Management
17 52 (5.14%) MS Project
18 51 (5.04%) Scrum
19 49 (4.85%) Telecoms
20 48 (4.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 47 (4.65%) SC Cleared
22 45 (4.45%) SAP
22 45 (4.45%) E-Commerce
22 45 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 44 (4.35%) Degree
24 43 (4.25%) PMI Certification
25 42 (4.15%) Microsoft
26 39 (3.86%) Marketing
27 38 (3.76%) Investment Banking
27 38 (3.76%) MS Excel

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.40%) Confluence
4 4 (0.40%) SAS
4 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.40%) CMS
5 3 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.20%) Lync
6 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.099%) FileNet
7 1 (0.099%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.099%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.099%) Apache
7 1 (0.099%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.099%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (5.14%) MS Project
2 38 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.27%) MS Office
4 17 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.099%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) RMDS
2 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.40%) SAP EWM
4 4 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.099%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.099%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.099%) Agresso
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.099%) Summit
7 1 (0.099%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.099%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.49%) SaaS
2 2 (0.20%) PaaS
2 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.099%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.099%) IaaS
3 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.08%) LAN
1 21 (2.08%) WAN
2 11 (1.09%) Internet
3 7 (0.69%) Firewall
4 6 (0.59%) 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%) SAN
7 3 (0.30%) 2G
7 3 (0.30%) 3G
7 3 (0.30%) ATM
7 3 (0.30%) 4G
8 2 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.20%) MGW
8 2 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.20%) Network Security
8 2 (0.20%) PSTN
8 2 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.59%) Big Data
2 6 (0.59%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.49%) QlikView
4 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.40%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.20%) Xcelsius
6 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.20%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.20%) MS Access
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.099%) Essbase
7 1 (0.099%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.099%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.099%) DataStage
7 1 (0.099%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (0.99%) JIRA
2 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.099%) Toad
3 1 (0.099%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.099%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.099%) Subversion
3 1 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.099%) MSBuild
General
1 325 (32.15%) Finance
2 158 (15.63%) Banking
3 79 (7.81%) Retail
4 49 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.86%) Marketing
6 38 (3.76%) Investment Banking
7 32 (3.17%) Front Office
8 28 (2.77%) Legal
9 24 (2.37%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.09%) Advertising
10 11 (1.09%) Local Government
11 8 (0.79%) Back Office
11 8 (0.79%) Law
12 6 (0.59%) Billing
12 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.40%) Automotive
14 4 (0.40%) Publishing
15 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%) XML
5 3 (0.30%) Mason
5 3 (0.30%) Velocity
6 2 (0.20%) HTML5
6 2 (0.20%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.099%) LAMP
7 1 (0.099%) JMX
7 1 (0.099%) OLE
7 1 (0.099%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.099%) JMS
7 1 (0.099%) J2EE
7 1 (0.099%) SOAP
7 1 (0.099%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
2 24 (2.37%) NHS
3 22 (2.18%) PMI
3 22 (2.18%) Management Information System
4 18 (1.78%) Open Source
5 17 (1.68%) User Experience
6 13 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (1.29%) Derivative
7 12 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 9 (0.89%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.89%) Statistics
9 7 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.40%) Social Media
10 4 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.40%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.78%) Windows
2 14 (1.38%) Linux
3 12 (1.19%) UNIX
4 7 (0.69%) Solaris
5 6 (0.59%) Android
6 5 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.099%) pSOS
9 1 (0.099%) zOS
9 1 (0.099%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.099%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (36.50%) Project Management
2 285 (28.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 260 (25.72%) PRINCE2
4 185 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (8.61%) Change Management
6 73 (7.22%) ITIL
7 67 (6.63%) Migration
8 62 (6.13%) Programme Management
9 61 (6.03%) Change Control
10 55 (5.44%) Risk Management
11 51 (5.04%) Scrum
12 45 (4.45%) E-Commerce
13 38 (3.76%) Service Management
14 36 (3.56%) Service Delivery
15 32 (3.17%) Supplier Management
16 31 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (2.97%) Waterfall
18 29 (2.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 29 (2.87%) Project Planning
19 28 (2.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.98%) Java
2 16 (1.58%) SQL
3 7 (0.69%) C
4 2 (0.20%) RPG
4 2 (0.20%) Python
4 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
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
5 1 (0.099%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 48 (4.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 47 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 44 (4.35%) Degree
6 43 (4.25%) PMI Certification
7 32 (3.17%) PMP
8 13 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.79%) APMP
9 8 (0.79%) ISEB
10 6 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.49%) CRISC
12 4 (0.40%) CISA
13 3 (0.30%) MBA
13 3 (0.30%) CIMA
13 3 (0.30%) CISM
13 3 (0.30%) ACCA
13 3 (0.30%) CISSP
13 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.07%) QA
2 11 (1.09%) SLA
3 10 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.49%) BS15000
5 5 (0.49%) COBIT
6 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) EMIR
7 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.30%) FATCA
8 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.099%) Basel II
9 1 (0.099%) BS7799
9 1 (0.099%) GCP
9 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.099%) CDISC
9 1 (0.099%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.099%) RACF
3 1 (0.099%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.099%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (0.30%) SCCM
3 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.20%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.099%) OpenView
4 1 (0.099%) OVSD
4 1 (0.099%) SCOM
4 1 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.099%) Ansible
4 1 (0.099%) Puppet
4 1 (0.099%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 60 (5.93%) Oracle
2 45 (4.45%) SAP
3 42 (4.15%) Microsoft
4 20 (1.98%) Cisco
5 11 (1.09%) TOWER Software
6 9 (0.89%) IBM
6 9 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.79%) 29West
7 8 (0.79%) Citrix
8 6 (0.59%) VMware
9 5 (0.49%) Juniper
9 5 (0.49%) McAfee
9 5 (0.49%) F5
10 4 (0.40%) hybris
10 4 (0.40%) RedPrairie
10 4 (0.40%) Cognos
10 4 (0.40%) JDA
10 4 (0.40%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.30%) CA
11 3 (0.30%) TIBCO
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