The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 105 77 99
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 49 58 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.87% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.04% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 7
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£475 £476 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £392 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £48.75 £58.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -17.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%
Senior Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3573 2849 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.04% 91.81% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1905 1520 1086
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 198 184
Average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.68 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £54.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager across the North West region.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -9 23 £475 +11.76% 8
Cheshire -25 11 £488 -0.51% 1
Merseyside -13 6 £550 +22.08% 3
Lancashire +9 5 £500 +53.84% 1
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 44 (47.83%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Project Management
3 25 (27.17%) PRINCE2
4 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.48%) Programme Management
6 16 (17.39%) Banking
7 14 (15.22%) Migration
8 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.87%) Retail
10 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.70%) Citrix
10 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (7.61%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
12 6 (6.52%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.52%) Matrix Management
12 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.52%) ITIL
12 6 (6.52%) Local Government
12 6 (6.52%) VMware
13 5 (5.43%) Change Management
13 5 (5.43%) CRM
13 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (5.43%) SAN
13 5 (5.43%) Business Transformation
13 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (5.43%) Retail Banking
13 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
14 4 (4.35%) Analytics

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Tridion
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.09%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.09%) Summit
2 1 (1.09%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.09%) Agresso
2 1 (1.09%) Finacle
2 1 (1.09%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) SAN
2 3 (3.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.17%) QlikView
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.09%) DB2
3 1 (1.09%) DTS
3 1 (1.09%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (1.09%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.09%) ReportNet
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (47.83%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) Banking
3 10 (10.87%) Retail
4 6 (6.52%) Local Government
5 5 (5.43%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.09%) Back Office
8 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Publishing
8 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
1 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Economics
4 1 (1.09%) Handset
4 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.09%) Social Media
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Project Management
2 25 (27.17%) PRINCE2
3 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.48%) Programme Management
5 14 (15.22%) Migration
6 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (7.61%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.52%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.52%) Matrix Management
9 6 (6.52%) ITIL
10 5 (5.43%) Change Management
10 5 (5.43%) CRM
10 5 (5.43%) Business Transformation
10 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.35%) Analytics
11 4 (4.35%) Supplier Management
12 3 (3.26%) Scrum
12 3 (3.26%) ERP
12 3 (3.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) VB
2 1 (1.09%) COBOL
2 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.09%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) PMP
5 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CIPD
6 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 8 (8.70%) Citrix
2 6 (6.52%) VMware
3 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.17%) hybris
4 2 (2.17%) Informatica
4 2 (2.17%) Lotus
5 1 (1.09%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.09%) AppSense
5 1 (1.09%) Teradata
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) Cognos
5 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.09%) Avaloq
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