The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 168 126 164
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 88 115 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.38% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £399 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £618 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £48.75 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.55%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9070 8358 7307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.50% 91.32% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4935 4518 3555
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 468 591
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Berkshire -11 24 £504 -4.04% 8
Surrey -8 14 £463 -2.63% 6
Oxfordshire -18 12 £475 -29.62% 2
Hampshire -24 12 £420 -6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £550 +10.00% 6
East Sussex -2 7 - - 3
West Sussex -16 4 £525 +61.53% 1
Kent -4 2 £388 -35.41% 4
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 61 (36.75%) Project Management
2 45 (27.11%) Finance
3 43 (25.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (24.10%) PRINCE2
5 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (15.66%) ITIL
7 23 (13.86%) Telecoms
8 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
9 16 (9.64%) Degree
9 16 (9.64%) Risk Management
10 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.43%) PMI Certification
10 14 (8.43%) Retail
11 13 (7.83%) Programme Management
11 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
11 13 (7.83%) MS Project
11 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
11 13 (7.83%) Migration
11 13 (7.83%) Service Delivery
12 12 (7.23%) Change Management
12 12 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (7.23%) SC Cleared
13 11 (6.63%) PMP
14 10 (6.02%) CRM
14 10 (6.02%) Oracle
14 10 (6.02%) Publishing
14 10 (6.02%) DV Cleared
14 10 (6.02%) Project Planning
14 10 (6.02%) Waterfall
15 9 (5.42%) VMware

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (3.61%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.41%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.81%) CMS
3 3 (1.81%) IIS
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) FileNet
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) MS Project
1 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) SAP FI
1 4 (2.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (2.41%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.20%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.60%) HFM
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) SAN
2 3 (1.81%) WAN
3 2 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) VoIP
4 1 (0.60%) ATM
4 1 (0.60%) Broadband
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.60%) Wireless
4 1 (0.60%) NAS
4 1 (0.60%) 4G
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.60%) Essbase
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.60%) Selenium
2 1 (0.60%) Toad
2 1 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (27.11%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.43%) Retail
4 10 (6.02%) Publishing
5 7 (4.22%) Banking
6 5 (3.01%) Legal
7 4 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.81%) Billing
8 3 (1.81%) Marketing
9 2 (1.20%) German Language
9 2 (1.20%) Local Government
9 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.60%) Automotive
10 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.60%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) .NET
2 2 (1.20%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.22%) PMI
2 7 (4.22%) RMADS
3 6 (3.61%) GIS
4 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.41%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.41%) Open Source
6 2 (1.20%) FMCG
6 2 (1.20%) Economics
6 2 (1.20%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.82%) Windows
2 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
2 5 (3.01%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.75%) Project Management
2 43 (25.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (24.10%) PRINCE2
4 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (15.66%) ITIL
6 16 (9.64%) Risk Management
7 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.83%) Service Delivery
8 13 (7.83%) Migration
8 13 (7.83%) Programme Management
9 12 (7.23%) Change Management
10 10 (6.02%) CRM
10 10 (6.02%) Project Planning
10 10 (6.02%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.42%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.42%) Information Security
12 8 (4.82%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.82%) Service Management
12 8 (4.82%) Matrix Management
13 7 (4.22%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.82%) SQL
2 7 (4.22%) C
3 6 (3.61%) MATLAB
4 4 (2.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.41%) VBScript
4 4 (2.41%) VB
4 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.64%) Degree
3 14 (8.43%) PMI Certification
4 12 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (7.23%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.63%) PMP
6 10 (6.02%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.41%) RHCE
8 4 (2.41%) RHCA
8 4 (2.41%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.81%) ISEB
10 2 (1.20%) CISSP
10 2 (1.20%) CISM
10 2 (1.20%) APMP
10 2 (1.20%) CRISC
11 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.60%) MBA
11 1 (0.60%) CCA
11 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) SCCM
2 4 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.60%) OVSD
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.02%) Oracle
3 9 (5.42%) VMware
4 7 (4.22%) SAP
5 6 (3.61%) Mapinfo
6 4 (2.41%) Cisco
6 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.81%) HP
8 2 (1.20%) Planview
8 2 (1.20%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.60%) hybris
9 1 (0.60%) CODA
9 1 (0.60%) EMC
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix
9 1 (0.60%) Juniper
9 1 (0.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.60%) Ariba
9 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.60%) Symantec
9 1 (0.60%) Websense
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