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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 219 201 207
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 545 555 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.10% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.19% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 376 351
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£515 £510 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £680 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £493 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.62%
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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 31 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
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 31 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 -25 269 £550 +2.32% 102
South East -22 93 £475 +5.55% 21
Yorkshire +4 52 £500 +17.64% 11
North West -23 51 £588 +30.55% 18
East of England +10 24 £529 +0.71% 10
South West -24 20 £473 -5.50% 11
West Midlands 0 19 £475 +0.52% 3
East Midlands -14 11 £525 +14.88% 4
North East -23 3 £625 +21.35% 3
Midlands +3 1 - -
Senior Manager
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 (36.16%) Project Management
2 368 (35.11%) Finance
3 257 (24.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 217 (20.71%) PRINCE2
5 195 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
6 174 (16.60%) Banking
7 87 (8.30%) Retail
8 81 (7.73%) Programme Management
9 73 (6.97%) Change Management
10 71 (6.77%) ITIL
11 68 (6.49%) Telecoms
12 66 (6.30%) Migration
13 64 (6.11%) Security Cleared
14 61 (5.82%) Degree
15 59 (5.63%) Scrum
16 56 (5.34%) Risk Management
16 56 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
17 52 (4.96%) PMI Certification
18 50 (4.77%) Project Planning
19 48 (4.58%) Microsoft
20 47 (4.48%) Data Centre
21 46 (4.39%) Legal
22 45 (4.29%) Investment Banking
22 45 (4.29%) SC Cleared
23 44 (4.20%) Service Management
24 42 (4.01%) PMP
25 41 (3.91%) CRM
25 41 (3.91%) Change Control
26 40 (3.82%) Supplier Management
27 39 (3.72%) Waterfall

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.86%) CMS
3 5 (0.48%) SAS
4 4 (0.38%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.29%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.29%) Confluence
6 2 (0.19%) Node.js
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.095%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.095%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.095%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.095%) Lync
7 1 (0.095%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.095%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.095%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.095%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.095%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.095%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (3.72%) MS Project
2 37 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 33 (3.15%) MS Office
4 17 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.29%) MoSes
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.19%) Agresso
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.19%) Unica
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.095%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.095%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.57%) Office 365
2 5 (0.48%) IaaS
3 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.095%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.095%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.095%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.095%) SaaS
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.095%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.095%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.095%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.81%) LAN
2 15 (1.43%) WAN
3 9 (0.86%) Internet
4 7 (0.67%) Wireless
4 7 (0.67%) SAN
5 6 (0.57%) Intranet
5 6 (0.57%) Firewall
6 5 (0.48%) VoIP
7 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.38%) 3G
7 4 (0.38%) Network Security
7 4 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.38%) 4G
7 4 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.38%) VoLTE
8 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.29%) MVNO
8 3 (0.29%) SMS
9 2 (0.19%) GSM
9 2 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.34%) Big Data
3 8 (0.76%) SAP HANA
4 6 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.48%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.48%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.48%) DB2
5 5 (0.48%) QlikView
6 4 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.19%) Adabas
8 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.19%) IDOL
8 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (0.19%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (0.86%) JIRA
2 4 (0.38%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.19%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.19%) Selenium
3 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.19%) ERwin
3 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.095%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.095%) ProC
4 1 (0.095%) JMeter
4 1 (0.095%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.095%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.095%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.095%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.095%) Behat
4 1 (0.095%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.095%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.095%) LoadRunner
General
1 368 (35.11%) Finance
2 174 (16.60%) Banking
3 87 (8.30%) Retail
4 68 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 46 (4.39%) Legal
6 45 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 32 (3.05%) Marketing
8 26 (2.48%) Retail Banking
9 24 (2.29%) Front Office
10 20 (1.91%) Law
11 15 (1.43%) Publishing
12 14 (1.34%) Back Office
13 11 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.95%) Local Government
15 9 (0.86%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.76%) Advertising
16 8 (0.76%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.57%) Automotive
17 6 (0.57%) Billing
18 5 (0.48%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.05%) .NET
2 8 (0.76%) Middleware
3 7 (0.67%) Web Services
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.48%) XML
6 2 (0.19%) J2EE
6 2 (0.19%) CSS
6 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.19%) JSON
6 2 (0.19%) HTML
6 2 (0.19%) jQuery
6 2 (0.19%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.095%) HTML5
7 1 (0.095%) CSS3
7 1 (0.095%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.095%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.095%) Velocity
7 1 (0.095%) JSR 170
7 1 (0.095%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 19 (1.81%) PMI
4 18 (1.72%) User Experience
5 17 (1.62%) NHS
6 15 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 13 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.76%) Biometrics
10 8 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.76%) Market Risk
10 8 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 8 (0.76%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.67%) FMCG
11 7 (0.67%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.57%) Derivative
12 6 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.53%) Windows
2 10 (0.95%) UNIX
3 9 (0.86%) Linux
4 5 (0.48%) Android
5 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.095%) VMS
8 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (36.16%) Project Management
2 257 (24.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 217 (20.71%) PRINCE2
4 195 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (7.73%) Programme Management
6 73 (6.97%) Change Management
7 71 (6.77%) ITIL
8 66 (6.30%) Migration
9 59 (5.63%) Scrum
10 56 (5.34%) Risk Management
11 50 (4.77%) Project Planning
12 44 (4.20%) Service Management
13 41 (3.91%) CRM
13 41 (3.91%) Change Control
14 40 (3.82%) Supplier Management
15 39 (3.72%) Waterfall
16 37 (3.53%) Service Delivery
17 36 (3.44%) Business Transformation
18 34 (3.24%) E-Commerce
19 30 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (1.34%) C
2 12 (1.15%) SQL
2 12 (1.15%) Java
3 4 (0.38%) Python
4 3 (0.29%) COBOL
4 3 (0.29%) MATLAB
4 3 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.19%) Perl
5 2 (0.19%) PHP
5 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.19%) VB
5 2 (0.19%) C#
5 2 (0.19%) R
5 2 (0.19%) NATURAL
6 1 (0.095%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.095%) Caml Language
6 1 (0.095%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.095%) C++
6 1 (0.095%) VBA
6 1 (0.095%) RPG
Qualifications
1 64 (6.11%) Security Cleared
2 61 (5.82%) Degree
3 52 (4.96%) PMI Certification
4 45 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 42 (4.01%) PMP
6 33 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 33 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (1.62%) APMP
8 9 (0.86%) MBA
9 7 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.57%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.57%) ISEB
10 6 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.29%) CCNA
13 3 (0.29%) MCSE
13 3 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.05%) QA
2 16 (1.53%) SLA
3 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.57%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.38%) MiFID
4 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.38%) FATCA
5 3 (0.29%) EMIR
6 2 (0.19%) P3O
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.19%) Basel II
7 1 (0.095%) GAAP
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.095%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.095%) GMP
7 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.095%) Basel III
7 1 (0.095%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.095%) XenApp
3 1 (0.095%) XenServer
3 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.095%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.19%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.19%) StatsD
3 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.095%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.095%) OpenView
4 1 (0.095%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.095%) OPNET
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.095%) OVSD
4 1 (0.095%) vMotion
4 1 (0.095%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 48 (4.58%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.34%) Oracle
3 34 (3.24%) SAP
4 15 (1.43%) Cisco
4 15 (1.43%) IBM
5 13 (1.24%) HP
5 13 (1.24%) Citrix
6 10 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (0.95%) VMware
6 10 (0.95%) ServiceNow
7 8 (0.76%) Tableau
8 7 (0.67%) BT
9 6 (0.57%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.57%) Juniper
10 4 (0.38%) Lotus
10 4 (0.38%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.38%) NetApp
11 3 (0.29%) Informatica
11 3 (0.29%) Apple
11 3 (0.29%) Mapinfo
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