The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 90 121 97
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 43 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 0.73% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.79% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 16
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£485 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £375 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £700 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £51.20
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -12.10%
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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 South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 2771 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 92.49% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1789 1173
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 143
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Bristol +9 19 £495 +2.85% 4
Wiltshire +5 7 £395 -14.70%
Somerset +19 5 - -
Devon +2 5 £550 +51.72%
Gloucestershire - 3 £413 - 2
Dorset - 2 £575 - 3
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (46.67%) Project Management
2 25 (33.33%) Finance
3 17 (22.67%) PRINCE2
4 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
6 10 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 10 (13.33%) Banking
6 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 9 (12.00%) Change Management
8 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (9.33%) Marketing
10 6 (8.00%) Retail
10 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.00%) ITIL
10 6 (8.00%) NHS
11 5 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.67%) Coaching
11 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (5.33%) Retail Banking
12 4 (5.33%) Supplier Management
12 4 (5.33%) Degree
12 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.33%) SAP
12 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (5.33%) Service Management
13 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
13 3 (4.00%) Contact Management
13 3 (4.00%) C

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Project
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SAN
1 1 (1.33%) LAN
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
1 1 (1.33%) WAN
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.33%) Banking
4 7 (9.33%) Marketing
5 6 (8.00%) Retail
6 4 (5.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Military
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) NHS
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Informatics
4 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) DTV
4 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
1 1 (1.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) Project Management
2 17 (22.67%) PRINCE2
3 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 9 (12.00%) Change Management
6 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.00%) ITIL
7 5 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.67%) Coaching
8 4 (5.33%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.33%) Service Management
9 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.00%) Contact Management
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.67%) Change Control
10 2 (2.67%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (2.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) C
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.67%) PMP
4 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) APMP
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) SAP
2 1 (1.33%) Juniper
2 1 (1.33%) Ariba
2 1 (1.33%) NetApp
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (1.33%) Splunk