The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 114 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 28 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 1.12% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.20% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 21
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£484 £457 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £342 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £488 £460
% change year-on-year
- +5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2832 1998 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.13% 93.32% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1220 1726
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Wiltshire 0 10 £493 +19.39% 3
Bristol -21 8 £425 -15.00% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Somerset -18 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £575 - 1
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 23 (40.35%) Project Management
2 19 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 18 (31.58%) Finance
4 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 8 (14.04%) Change Management
7 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
8 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 6 (10.53%) ITIL
8 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (8.77%) Juniper
9 5 (8.77%) Cisco
9 5 (8.77%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.77%) McAfee
9 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
9 5 (8.77%) Change Control
10 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (7.02%) Degree
10 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (7.02%) Legal
10 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.02%) Service Management
10 4 (7.02%) NHS
10 4 (7.02%) MS Office
11 3 (5.26%) SLA
11 3 (5.26%) Firewall
11 3 (5.26%) Military
11 3 (5.26%) Banking
11 3 (5.26%) Solvency II

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (1.75%) SAS
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) LTE
2 2 (3.51%) GPRS
2 2 (3.51%) GSM
2 2 (3.51%) UMTS
3 1 (1.75%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.75%) SMS
3 1 (1.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Military
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
1 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.75%) CMDB
2 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Project Management
2 19 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.04%) Change Management
5 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 6 (10.53%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) PRINCE
7 5 (8.77%) Change Control
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.02%) Service Management
9 2 (3.51%) Customer Insight
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (3.51%) Demand Management
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.51%) Information Assurance
9 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.51%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.75%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
1 3 (5.26%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) Basel II
2 1 (1.75%) Basel III
2 1 (1.75%) COREP
2 1 (1.75%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Juniper
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco
1 5 (8.77%) McAfee
2 3 (5.26%) F5
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
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