The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 78 99 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 55 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.80% 1.09% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.18% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 5
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£550 £450 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £690 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £493 £451
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +9.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2858 2464 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.64% 92.46% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1177 1516
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 187 225
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Senior Manager
England

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 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Cheshire +13 23 £608 +42.10% 1
Manchester +9 22 £538 +7.50% 12
Lancashire - 3 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 54 (47.79%) Finance
2 36 (31.86%) Project Management
3 27 (23.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (18.58%) Migration
4 21 (18.58%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.39%) Banking
6 12 (10.62%) SAP
7 11 (9.73%) ITIL
7 11 (9.73%) Retail
8 10 (8.85%) Scrum
8 10 (8.85%) Change Management
9 9 (7.96%) Project Planning
9 9 (7.96%) Matrix Management
9 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
10 8 (7.08%) Change Control
10 8 (7.08%) ERP
10 8 (7.08%) WAN
10 8 (7.08%) Local Government
11 7 (6.19%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.19%) MS Project
12 6 (5.31%) Windows
12 6 (5.31%) LAN
12 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
12 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
12 6 (5.31%) Retail Banking
12 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
13 5 (4.42%) Performance Management
13 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
13 5 (4.42%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.77%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Project
2 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) SAP ERP
1 4 (3.54%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) WAN
2 6 (5.31%) LAN
3 3 (2.65%) SAN
3 3 (2.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.77%) H.323
4 2 (1.77%) DNS
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) PSTN
4 2 (1.77%) VoIP
4 2 (1.77%) DHCP
4 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) VLAN
4 2 (1.77%) MGW
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) QlikView
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MSI
General
1 54 (47.79%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Retail
4 8 (7.08%) Local Government
5 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.31%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.65%) PMI
4 2 (1.77%) NHS
4 2 (1.77%) New Media
4 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Windows
2 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.77%) UNIX
3 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) VMS
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.86%) Project Management
2 27 (23.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (18.58%) Migration
3 21 (18.58%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.73%) ITIL
5 10 (8.85%) Scrum
5 10 (8.85%) Change Management
6 9 (7.96%) Project Planning
6 9 (7.96%) Matrix Management
7 8 (7.08%) Change Control
7 8 (7.08%) ERP
8 7 (6.19%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.42%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.42%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.54%) UML
11 4 (3.54%) Information Security
11 4 (3.54%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.54%) PMP
5 2 (1.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) XenApp
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) SAP
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.54%) JDA
3 4 (3.54%) RedPrairie
4 3 (2.65%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) Dell
4 3 (2.65%) EMC
4 3 (2.65%) Citrix
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle
4 3 (2.65%) NetApp
5 2 (1.77%) Avaya
5 2 (1.77%) AppSense
5 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.77%) Verint
6 1 (0.88%) Splunk
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Sun
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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