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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 101 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 43 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.33% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 12
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£550 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £315 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £758 £475 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 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 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -18.36%
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
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Manchester +6 19 £488 - 8
Lancashire - 10 £685 -
Cheshire +3 7 £450 +26.31%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 26 (30.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (30.59%) Project Management
3 19 (22.35%) PRINCE2
4 15 (17.65%) Migration
5 13 (15.29%) Banking
6 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 9 (10.59%) Retail
9 8 (9.41%) Change Control
9 8 (9.41%) Scrum
9 8 (9.41%) ITIL
10 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
10 7 (8.24%) Citrix
10 7 (8.24%) Programme Management
10 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
11 6 (7.06%) Change Management
12 5 (5.88%) PMP
12 5 (5.88%) Windows
12 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
13 4 (4.71%) Local Government
13 4 (4.71%) Matrix Management
13 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
13 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (4.71%) SAP
13 4 (4.71%) MS Project
13 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
13 4 (4.71%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Project
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Tridion
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 9 (10.59%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) Local Government
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) Middleware
1 1 (1.18%) Web Services
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) NHS
1 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.18%) User Experience
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) PMI
2 1 (1.18%) New Media
2 1 (1.18%) Social Media
2 1 (1.18%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Stakeholder Management
1 26 (30.59%) Project Management
2 19 (22.35%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.65%) Migration
4 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 8 (9.41%) Change Control
6 8 (9.41%) Scrum
6 8 (9.41%) ITIL
7 7 (8.24%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
8 6 (7.06%) Change Management
9 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.71%) Matrix Management
10 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.53%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.53%) RUP
12 2 (2.35%) Product Management
12 2 (2.35%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) C
1 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) PMP
3 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.24%) Citrix
2 4 (4.71%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.35%) hybris
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) Lotus
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
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