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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
England / North West
Rank 121 114 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 10 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 1.16% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.22% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 23
Median daily rate £442 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.55% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +22.22%

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
2475 3598 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.16% 94.78% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 2145 1716
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 171 185
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester -2 4 £405 -29.56% 7
Cheshire +20 3 £402 -5.35% 2
Merseyside +2 1 - - 1
Lancashire -3 1 £525 +11.52% 1
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Data Management
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.00%) LAN
6 3 (10.00%) WAN
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Social Media
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Graphic Design
7 2 (6.67%) Photography
7 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.67%) Retail
7 2 (6.67%) Avaya
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) VoIP

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) DHTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.67%) IVR
2 2 (6.67%) Photography
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
1 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITSM
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) MiFID
1 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Avaya
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Temenos