The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 282 225 210
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 446 634 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 1.09% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.15% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 454 401
Median daily rate £500 £515 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Manager in the job title.

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -45 421 £500 -4.76% 115
London -35 214 £525 -4.54% 66
South East -2 72 £476 +2.81% 12
West Midlands +4 43 £488 -2.50% 6
City of London +15 36 £600 +9.09% 24
East Midlands +2 21 £470 -6.00% 4
Berkshire +3 19 £470 -6.00% 2
East of England -2 19 £464 -14.66% 9
Scotland -35 19 £438 -9.79% 6
Hampshire +11 17 £488 +17.46% 1
Coventry -1 17 £438 -12.50% 4
Edinburgh -18 16 £454 -9.25% 4
North West -40 16 £459 -14.84% 3
Hertfordshire +1 10 £450 -20.00% 3
Nottingham -13 10 £436 -10.05% 1
Nottinghamshire -14 10 £436 -10.05% 1
South West +3 9 £557 +23.66% 10
Birmingham -5 9 £500 +13.63%
Cheshire -8 9 £450 -19.28%
Reading +21 8 £481 -3.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £512 +4.38%
Midlands 0 8 £600 +50.00%
Derbyshire +9 7 £470 -
Surrey +7 7 £488 -2.50% 3
Derby +7 7 £470 -
North East -16 7 £383 -39.66%
Yorkshire -36 7 £463 -7.50% 5
West Sussex +4 6 £550 -
West Yorkshire -19 6 £475 -13.63% 3
Milton Keynes +6 5 £550 +21.44%

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Senior Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 412 (41.24%) Project Management
2 304 (30.43%) Finance
3 275 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (26.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 215 (21.52%) PRINCE2
6 136 (13.61%) Banking
7 91 (9.11%) Programme Management
8 84 (8.41%) Security Cleared
9 80 (8.01%) Retail
10 79 (7.91%) Migration
11 77 (7.71%) Telecoms
12 76 (7.61%) Waterfall
13 74 (7.41%) Microsoft
14 68 (6.81%) Change Management
15 65 (6.51%) ITIL
16 64 (6.41%) SC Cleared
16 64 (6.41%) Data Centre
17 63 (6.31%) PMP
18 59 (5.91%) Degree
19 58 (5.81%) Risk Management
20 57 (5.71%) Service Delivery
20 57 (5.71%) PMI Certification
21 54 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (5.21%) MS Excel
23 47 (4.70%) Scrum
23 47 (4.70%) Service Management
24 44 (4.40%) SDLC
25 43 (4.30%) Oracle
26 41 (4.10%) MS Project
27 40 (4.00%) SAP

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (1.70%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.00%) CMS
3 8 (0.80%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.60%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.40%) Confluence
7 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.20%) Apache
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.20%) Drupal
8 2 (0.20%) IIS
8 2 (0.20%) SAS
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.10%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.10%) Kentico
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 52 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.10%) MS Project
3 38 (3.80%) MS Office
4 24 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.00%) Sonata
2 7 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.30%) Primavera
5 2 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.20%) Magento
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.00%) Office 365
2 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.60%) SaaS
4 5 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.60%) WAN
2 21 (2.10%) LAN
3 12 (1.20%) Firewall
4 9 (0.90%) Network Security
4 9 (0.90%) Skype
5 8 (0.80%) Internet
6 6 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.50%) MPLS
7 5 (0.50%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.40%) HTTP
8 4 (0.40%) SSL
8 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.40%) VoIP
9 3 (0.30%) DSL
9 3 (0.30%) SAN
9 3 (0.30%) SMS
10 2 (0.20%) 3G
10 2 (0.20%) DWDM
10 2 (0.20%) FTP
10 2 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.70%) Big Data
2 7 (0.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.50%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.40%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.20%) GIS
6 2 (0.20%) MySQL
6 2 (0.20%) OLAP
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.20%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.10%) HBase
7 1 (0.10%) KDB
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (1.50%) JIRA
2 6 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.40%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.30%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.20%) JUnit
5 2 (0.20%) Maven
5 2 (0.20%) Selenium
5 2 (0.20%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.10%) GoCD
6 1 (0.10%) Subversion
6 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
General
1 304 (30.43%) Finance
2 136 (13.61%) Banking
3 80 (8.01%) Retail
4 77 (7.71%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.90%) Marketing
6 25 (2.50%) Legal
7 24 (2.40%) Front Office
8 22 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.90%) Retail Banking
10 16 (1.60%) Law
11 15 (1.50%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.40%) Advertising
13 13 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.90%) Electronics
15 8 (0.80%) Automotive
16 7 (0.70%) Back Office
17 6 (0.60%) French Language
17 6 (0.60%) Local Government
18 5 (0.50%) Billing
18 5 (0.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.80%) Web Services
2 6 (0.60%) Middleware
3 4 (0.40%) .NET
3 4 (0.40%) Velocity
4 3 (0.30%) HTML
4 3 (0.30%) Spring
4 3 (0.30%) XML
5 2 (0.20%) Drools
5 2 (0.20%) FpML
5 2 (0.20%) RESTful
5 2 (0.20%) SOAP
5 2 (0.20%) XSD
5 2 (0.20%) XSL
6 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.10%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.10%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.10%) HTML5
6 1 (0.10%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 54 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.20%) User Experience
4 23 (2.30%) Virtual Team
5 22 (2.20%) PMI
6 21 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.50%) NHS
8 10 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.70%) Derivative
11 7 (0.70%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.60%) IVR
12 6 (0.60%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.50%) Economics
13 5 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.00%) Windows
2 17 (1.70%) Unix
3 13 (1.30%) AIX
4 12 (1.20%) Linux
5 5 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.20%) Android
7 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (41.24%) Project Management
2 275 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (26.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 215 (21.52%) PRINCE2
5 91 (9.11%) Programme Management
6 79 (7.91%) Migration
7 76 (7.61%) Waterfall
8 68 (6.81%) Change Management
9 65 (6.51%) ITIL
10 58 (5.81%) Risk Management
11 57 (5.71%) Service Delivery
12 47 (4.70%) Scrum
12 47 (4.70%) Service Management
13 44 (4.40%) SDLC
14 37 (3.70%) Supplier Management
15 36 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
17 34 (3.40%) Matrix Management
17 34 (3.40%) Mentoring
18 33 (3.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.10%) Java
2 18 (1.80%) C
2 18 (1.80%) SQL
3 9 (0.90%) Shell Script
4 8 (0.80%) Perl
5 6 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.60%) PHP
6 5 (0.50%) Python
7 4 (0.40%) Apex Code
7 4 (0.40%) C#
7 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.30%) C++
9 2 (0.20%) Groovy
9 2 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.10%) R
10 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 64 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 63 (6.31%) PMP
4 59 (5.91%) Degree
5 57 (5.71%) PMI Certification
6 34 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.20%) CISSP
10 12 (1.20%) ISEB
11 11 (1.10%) APMP
12 7 (0.70%) CISA
13 6 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.60%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.30%) CISM
14 3 (0.30%) CISMP
14 3 (0.30%) MBA
14 3 (0.30%) PgMP
15 1 (0.10%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.40%) QA
2 22 (2.20%) SLA
3 13 (1.30%) MiFID
4 10 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.60%) FATCA
6 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.30%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) EMIR
9 2 (0.20%) GxP
9 2 (0.20%) SDET
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) Snort
4 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.10%) vSphere
4 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.30%) Ansible
2 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.30%) Puppet
2 3 (0.30%) SCCM
3 2 (0.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.10%) Nessus
4 1 (0.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 74 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.30%) Oracle
3 40 (4.00%) SAP
4 19 (1.90%) Cisco
5 15 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.20%) Citrix
6 12 (1.20%) HP
7 9 (0.90%) FNZ
8 8 (0.80%) IBM
9 7 (0.70%) CheckPoint
9 7 (0.70%) Dynatrace
9 7 (0.70%) VMware
10 6 (0.60%) hybris
10 6 (0.60%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.50%) Adobe
11 5 (0.50%) Avaya
11 5 (0.50%) Charles River
12 4 (0.40%) BT
12 4 (0.40%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.30%) NEC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Blake Associates Limited
Rate: From £550 to £900 per day £550 to £900 per day contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eaglecliff Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £950.00 - £1100.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester City Centre
Recital Consulting Ltd
Rate: 300-450 Per Day Plus Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago