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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 112 99 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 26 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.13% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.20% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 29
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £54.50 -
% change year-on-year
-8.25% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2932 2168 3284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.09% 94.06% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1286 1899
Average daily rate £350 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 145 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Senior Manager
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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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -11 9 £500 +2.04% 3
Wiltshire -25 5 £463 -2.63%
Gloucestershire - - - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (35.85%) Finance
1 19 (35.85%) PRINCE2
2 17 (32.08%) Project Management
3 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
6 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.55%) Scrum
8 4 (7.55%) ISEB
8 4 (7.55%) MS Project
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.66%) Solvency II
9 3 (5.66%) Change Control
9 3 (5.66%) MS Office
9 3 (5.66%) SAP
9 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
9 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.66%) ERP
9 3 (5.66%) Automotive
9 3 (5.66%) Service Management
9 3 (5.66%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.77%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Agresso
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) ATM
1 1 (1.89%) GPRS
1 1 (1.89%) GSM
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
1 1 (1.89%) UMTS
1 1 (1.89%) WCDMA
1 1 (1.89%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JMeter
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Automotive
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) PMI
1 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.89%) CMDB
1 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) PRINCE2
2 17 (32.08%) Project Management
3 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) ERP
8 3 (5.66%) Information Security
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.66%) Change Control
9 2 (3.77%) Demand Management
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C#
1 1 (1.89%) C++
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.55%) ISEB
3 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.77%) PMP
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) APMP
5 1 (1.89%) APMG
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Basel III
3 1 (1.89%) COREP
3 1 (1.89%) FINREP
3 1 (1.89%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) SAP
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.89%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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