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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 110 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 46 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 1.33% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.42% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 8
Average daily rate £500 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £775 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -24 23 £533 +15.13% 12
Cheshire +1 9 £450 -10.00% 2
Lancashire +5 8 £471 +4.61%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 41 (33.33%) Project Management
3 39 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (20.33%) PRINCE2
6 19 (15.45%) Banking
7 18 (14.63%) ITIL
8 17 (13.82%) Service Management
8 17 (13.82%) ServiceNow
9 13 (10.57%) Network Management
10 12 (9.76%) Change Management
10 12 (9.76%) BT
11 11 (8.94%) Retail
11 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.13%) Migration
12 10 (8.13%) Mainframe
12 10 (8.13%) Oracle
13 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.50%) Application Performance Management
14 8 (6.50%) Performance Management
14 8 (6.50%) Local Government
15 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
15 7 (5.69%) Project Planning
15 7 (5.69%) Supplier Management
15 7 (5.69%) User Stories
16 6 (4.88%) ITIL V3
16 6 (4.88%) APMP
16 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
16 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (4.07%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (1.63%) JBoss
1 2 (1.63%) Node.js
1 2 (1.63%) Tuxedo
2 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
2 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) Firewall
2 2 (1.63%) NetScreen
3 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.63%) Big Data
2 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Banking
3 11 (8.94%) Retail
4 8 (6.50%) Local Government
5 3 (2.44%) Legal
5 3 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Law
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.81%) International Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) .NET
1 3 (2.44%) Web Services
2 2 (1.63%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) NHS
5 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.63%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) BYOD
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Linux
2 4 (3.25%) VME
3 3 (2.44%) Unix
4 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.33%) Project Management
2 39 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.33%) PRINCE2
5 18 (14.63%) ITIL
6 17 (13.82%) Service Management
7 13 (10.57%) Network Management
8 12 (9.76%) Change Management
9 10 (8.13%) Migration
10 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.50%) Application Performance Management
11 8 (6.50%) Performance Management
12 7 (5.69%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.69%) Supplier Management
12 7 (5.69%) User Stories
13 6 (4.88%) ITIL V3
14 5 (4.07%) Risk Management
14 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
14 5 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (4.07%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.25%) Java
1 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
1 4 (3.25%) Python
2 3 (2.44%) C
2 3 (2.44%) COBOL
3 2 (1.63%) C++
3 2 (1.63%) R
4 1 (0.81%) C#
4 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.88%) APMP
2 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.25%) PMP
5 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) FATCA
3 1 (0.81%) P3O
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.63%) StatsD
2 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) ServiceNow
2 12 (9.76%) BT
3 10 (8.13%) Oracle
4 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.25%) IBM
5 4 (3.25%) SAP
6 3 (2.44%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.63%) Apigee
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix
7 2 (1.63%) F5
7 2 (1.63%) Juniper
7 2 (1.63%) Mashery
7 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.63%) Tableau
7 2 (1.63%) Teradata
7 2 (1.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.81%) Fujitsu
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