The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 66 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £493 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
915 768 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.15% 90.04% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 391 422
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Manager across the Reading region.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager across the Reading region.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) MS Project
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.14%) Broadband
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Electronics
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP