The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 102 112 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 65 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.66% 1.06% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.12% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 30
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £405 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £610 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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
3705 3487 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.61% 94.65% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2255 1980 1583
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 208 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Senior Manager in the job title.

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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +15 32 £525 +10.52% 2
Manchester -14 19 £475 -5.00% 3
Lancashire +4 7 £525 +5.00%
Merseyside -7 2 £413 -25.00%
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.55%) Finance
3 31 (28.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (27.27%) Project Management
5 21 (19.09%) Supplier Management
6 14 (12.73%) PRINCE2
6 14 (12.73%) Waterfall
7 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.91%) Banking
8 12 (10.91%) User Stories
8 12 (10.91%) Line Management
9 11 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.09%) Visualisation
11 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
11 9 (8.18%) Oracle
12 8 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
12 8 (7.27%) Programme Management
13 7 (6.36%) Retail
13 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (6.36%) Performance Management
13 7 (6.36%) ServiceNow
13 7 (6.36%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (6.36%) Dynatrace
14 6 (5.45%) People Management
14 6 (5.45%) Software Delivery
14 6 (5.45%) Hyperion

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.82%) Tuxedo
2 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.91%) CMS
2 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.91%) JBoss
2 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.91%) SAS
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Firewall
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
1 1 (0.91%) Intranet
1 1 (0.91%) LAN
1 1 (0.91%) MPLS
1 1 (0.91%) NetScreen
1 1 (0.91%) VoIP
1 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (34.55%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 8 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) International Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Billing
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.82%) NHS
6 2 (1.82%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) Statistics
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) Linux
1 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (1.82%) VME
1 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (27.27%) Project Management
4 21 (19.09%) Supplier Management
5 14 (12.73%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.73%) Waterfall
6 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (10.91%) Line Management
7 12 (10.91%) User Stories
8 11 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (7.27%) Programme Management
9 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.36%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (6.36%) Performance Management
10 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (5.45%) Change Management
11 6 (5.45%) People Management
11 6 (5.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) COBOL
2 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.73%) CISMP
3 3 (2.73%) CISSP
3 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.82%) PMP
5 1 (0.91%) APMP
5 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.91%) IAS 39
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Oracle
2 7 (6.36%) Dynatrace
2 7 (6.36%) ServiceNow
3 6 (5.45%) Hyperion
4 5 (4.55%) BT
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.73%) Openreach
5 3 (2.73%) SAP
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco
7 1 (0.91%) F5
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) Juniper
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) Xerox