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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 230 213 201
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 502 516 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.03% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.11% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 347 344
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£505 £511 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £690 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £487
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £48.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £44.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.40 £45.00 £55.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.22%
Senior Manager
UK

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
48505 46468 43912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.58% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31427 28658 26407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1807 1885 1992
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -17 253 £550 +2.32% 111
South East -6 83 £475 +5.55% 25
Yorkshire -8 33 £488 +14.70% 10
North West -32 30 £500 -4.76% 14
East of England +11 26 £500 -6.97% 12
West Midlands +11 24 £463 -7.50% 13
South West -12 21 £525 +8.52% 20
East Midlands -7 17 £475 +2.70% 3
Midlands +4 4 £450 -28.00% 1
North East -17 3 £575 +17.64% 2
Senior Manager
UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 379 (37.30%) Project Management
2 368 (36.22%) Finance
3 260 (25.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 204 (20.08%) PRINCE2
5 197 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (18.21%) Banking
7 88 (8.66%) Retail
8 80 (7.87%) Programme Management
9 78 (7.68%) Change Management
10 77 (7.58%) Telecoms
11 72 (7.09%) Migration
12 71 (6.99%) ITIL
13 64 (6.30%) Degree
14 63 (6.20%) Security Cleared
15 59 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (5.22%) Scrum
16 53 (5.22%) Microsoft
17 52 (5.12%) MS Project
17 52 (5.12%) Risk Management
17 52 (5.12%) Project Planning
18 49 (4.82%) CRM
19 45 (4.43%) PMI Certification
19 45 (4.43%) SC Cleared
20 44 (4.33%) Supplier Management
21 43 (4.23%) Waterfall
21 43 (4.23%) Data Centre
22 42 (4.13%) PMP
22 42 (4.13%) E-Commerce
23 41 (4.04%) Service Management
24 40 (3.94%) MS Excel

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 27 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.98%) CMS
3 7 (0.69%) SAS
4 5 (0.49%) ArcGIS
4 5 (0.49%) Confluence
5 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.098%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.098%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.098%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.098%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.098%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.098%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.098%) Lync
7 1 (0.098%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (5.12%) MS Project
2 40 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 32 (3.15%) MS Office
4 15 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.30%) Unica
5 2 (0.20%) Agresso
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.098%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.098%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.098%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.098%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.098%) BASE24
6 1 (0.098%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.49%) Office 365
2 3 (0.30%) PaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.20%) IaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.098%) Veeva
4 1 (0.098%) Trello
4 1 (0.098%) SaaS
4 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.098%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.098%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.098%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.77%) LAN
2 17 (1.67%) WAN
3 8 (0.79%) Wireless
4 6 (0.59%) SAN
4 6 (0.59%) Internet
5 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.49%) VoIP
5 5 (0.49%) 4G
5 5 (0.49%) Intranet
5 5 (0.49%) Firewall
6 4 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.39%) Network Security
6 4 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.39%) 3G
6 4 (0.39%) VoLTE
7 3 (0.30%) MVNO
7 3 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.20%) LTE
8 2 (0.20%) MGW
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.18%) Big Data
3 6 (0.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.49%) DB2
4 5 (0.49%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.39%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.30%) QlikView
7 2 (0.20%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.20%) IDOL
7 2 (0.20%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.20%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (1.28%) JIRA
2 4 (0.39%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.30%) Selenium
3 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.098%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.098%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.098%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.098%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.098%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.098%) Behat
5 1 (0.098%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.098%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.098%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.098%) ERwin
5 1 (0.098%) ProC
5 1 (0.098%) JMeter
General
1 368 (36.22%) Finance
2 185 (18.21%) Banking
3 88 (8.66%) Retail
4 77 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.84%) Legal
6 38 (3.74%) Investment Banking
7 35 (3.44%) Marketing
8 27 (2.66%) Retail Banking
9 20 (1.97%) Publishing
10 19 (1.87%) Front Office
11 17 (1.67%) Law
12 15 (1.48%) Local Government
13 13 (1.28%) Back Office
14 11 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (1.08%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.89%) Advertising
16 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.79%) Billing
17 6 (0.59%) Automotive
18 5 (0.49%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.08%) .NET
2 7 (0.69%) Middleware
3 6 (0.59%) Web Services
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.49%) XML
5 3 (0.30%) CSS
5 3 (0.30%) HTML
6 2 (0.20%) jQuery
6 2 (0.20%) J2EE
6 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.098%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.098%) Velocity
7 1 (0.098%) JSR 170
7 1 (0.098%) LAMP
7 1 (0.098%) JNDI
7 1 (0.098%) Ajax
7 1 (0.098%) WSDL
7 1 (0.098%) JDBC
7 1 (0.098%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 20 (1.97%) User Experience
4 19 (1.87%) NHS
5 16 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.38%) PMI
7 12 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
8 10 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (0.89%) Smart Meter
10 8 (0.79%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.79%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.69%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.69%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.69%) FMCG
11 7 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.59%) RMADS
12 6 (0.59%) Derivative
12 6 (0.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.57%) Windows
2 9 (0.89%) UNIX
3 7 (0.69%) Linux
4 5 (0.49%) Android
4 5 (0.49%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.098%) VMS
7 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (37.30%) Project Management
2 260 (25.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 204 (20.08%) PRINCE2
4 197 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (7.87%) Programme Management
6 78 (7.68%) Change Management
7 72 (7.09%) Migration
8 71 (6.99%) ITIL
9 53 (5.22%) Scrum
10 52 (5.12%) Risk Management
10 52 (5.12%) Project Planning
11 49 (4.82%) CRM
12 44 (4.33%) Supplier Management
13 43 (4.23%) Waterfall
14 42 (4.13%) E-Commerce
15 41 (4.04%) Service Management
16 33 (3.25%) Business Transformation
17 32 (3.15%) Change Control
18 30 (2.95%) Service Delivery
19 28 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (1.67%) SQL
2 16 (1.57%) C
3 12 (1.18%) Java
4 5 (0.49%) VB
4 5 (0.49%) MATLAB
5 4 (0.39%) COBOL
6 2 (0.20%) NATURAL
6 2 (0.20%) C#
6 2 (0.20%) Perl
6 2 (0.20%) PHP
6 2 (0.20%) Caml Language
7 1 (0.098%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.098%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.098%) RPG
7 1 (0.098%) C++
7 1 (0.098%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.098%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.098%) Ruby
7 1 (0.098%) VBA
7 1 (0.098%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (6.30%) Degree
2 63 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 45 (4.43%) SC Cleared
3 45 (4.43%) PMI Certification
4 42 (4.13%) PMP
5 34 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 30 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (1.18%) MBA
8 9 (0.89%) APMP
9 8 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.59%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.49%) ISEB
11 5 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.30%) MCSE
13 3 (0.30%) CCNA
14 2 (0.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.76%) QA
2 18 (1.77%) SLA
3 7 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.59%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.39%) FATCA
6 3 (0.30%) EMIR
6 3 (0.30%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) MiFID
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) Basel II
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.098%) Basel III
8 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.098%) P3O
8 1 (0.098%) GAAP
8 1 (0.098%) BS15000
8 1 (0.098%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.098%) XenServer
4 1 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.098%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.30%) OVSD
3 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.20%) OpenView
3 2 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.20%) Puppet
3 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.20%) SCCM
3 2 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.098%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.098%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.098%) OPNET
4 1 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 53 (5.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.44%) Oracle
3 32 (3.15%) SAP
4 16 (1.57%) HP
5 13 (1.28%) Citrix
5 13 (1.28%) Cisco
5 13 (1.28%) IBM
6 8 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.69%) VMware
8 5 (0.49%) Mapinfo
9 4 (0.39%) ATG
9 4 (0.39%) Google
9 4 (0.39%) hybris
9 4 (0.39%) Tableau
9 4 (0.39%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.39%) Juniper
10 3 (0.30%) CA
10 3 (0.30%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.30%) Informatica
10 3 (0.30%) Adobe
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum excellent rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £150 - £250 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £420 - 620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £620 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £620 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Dependent on level
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Aerotek
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago