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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 104 97 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 45 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 17
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£523 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £670 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
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% -
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 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
3081 1994 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.82% 92.27% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2026 1269 1559
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 180 238
Average hourly rate £21.94 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Bristol -2 20 £575 +53.33% 8
Gloucestershire -5 6 £485 - 3
Wiltshire -15 5 £525 -19.23% 3
Devon -21 5 £458 +10.90%
Dorset -2 2 £450 -
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 36 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (26.39%) Project Management
3 14 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.28%) Migration
6 10 (13.89%) Open Source
6 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
7 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.50%) Banking
7 9 (12.50%) Oracle
8 8 (11.11%) Change Management
8 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
9 7 (9.72%) Cisco
10 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (6.94%) Degree
11 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (6.94%) McAfee
11 5 (6.94%) Firewall
11 5 (6.94%) Legal
11 5 (6.94%) Juniper
12 4 (5.56%) SLA
12 4 (5.56%) NHS
12 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
12 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
12 4 (5.56%) Marketing
12 4 (5.56%) Retail
12 4 (5.56%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Project
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) WAN
2 2 (2.78%) LAN
2 2 (2.78%) BGP
2 2 (2.78%) MPLS
2 2 (2.78%) OSPF
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.39%) LTE
3 1 (1.39%) DMZ
3 1 (1.39%) UMTS
3 1 (1.39%) PPP
3 1 (1.39%) ATM
3 1 (1.39%) GPRS
3 1 (1.39%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
General
1 36 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.94%) Legal
5 4 (5.56%) Marketing
5 4 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (4.17%) Military
6 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Web Services
1 2 (2.78%) Velocity
2 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Open Source
2 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) NHS
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Project Management
2 14 (19.44%) PRINCE2
3 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.28%) Migration
5 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.11%) Change Management
7 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.56%) Line Management
9 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.17%) Change Control
9 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.17%) Business Development
9 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.17%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.17%) ITIL
10 2 (2.78%) ERP
10 2 (2.78%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.78%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.78%) PMP
5 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.39%) CRISC
6 1 (1.39%) CAPM
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.39%) CISA
6 1 (1.39%) MBA
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco
3 5 (6.94%) McAfee
3 5 (6.94%) Juniper
4 3 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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