The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 54 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% - 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £52.50 £54.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.66%
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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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
460 306 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.07% 93.87% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 150 209
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 40
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% -58.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.83 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) MBA
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) CAPM
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MBA
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center