The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 215 202 206
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 551 578 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.15% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 376 273
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £50.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%

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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England -8 502 £500 -0.24% 219
London -16 216 £550 - 111
South East -25 93 £475 +2.15% 33
North West -27 50 £475 -0.26% 16
South West +17 45 £486 +2.36% 18
City of London -16 41 £575 +4.54% 29
Scotland -12 36 £475 +2.15% 10
East of England +29 29 £500 +11.11% 8
West Midlands -5 27 £475 +5.55% 8
Manchester -4 24 £475 +11.76% 8
Edinburgh -18 22 £475 +4.97% 4
Berkshire +2 21 £475 +4.10% 7
Yorkshire -29 21 £450 -0.55% 9
Bristol +13 20 £500 - 6
West Yorkshire -12 18 £450 - 5
Hampshire -19 16 £420 -6.66% 4
Oxfordshire -12 15 £515 +24.84% 4
East Midlands -21 14 £400 -27.27% 13
Leeds -4 13 £440 -2.22% 5
Birmingham -6 12 £475 -1.04% 3
Surrey -2 11 £475 -9.52% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 11 £550 +10.00% 1
Cheshire -26 11 £488 -0.51% 1
Wiltshire +14 10 £477 +3.13% 3
Hertfordshire +13 9 £488 -7.14% 3
Reading +8 9 £491 +9.16% 3
Glasgow -6 9 £456 +2.81% 5
Bedfordshire +9 8 £488 +2.63% 4
West Sussex -16 8 £430 +10.96% 1
Essex +9 7 £600 +50.00% 1

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 410 (39.27%) Finance
2 372 (35.63%) Project Management
3 250 (23.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 212 (20.31%) PRINCE2
5 190 (18.20%) Banking
6 189 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (8.91%) Retail
8 82 (7.85%) Programme Management
9 74 (7.09%) Change Management
9 74 (7.09%) ITIL
10 73 (6.99%) Degree
11 72 (6.90%) Telecoms
12 71 (6.80%) Migration
13 67 (6.42%) Security Cleared
14 62 (5.94%) Risk Management
14 62 (5.94%) Microsoft
15 51 (4.89%) MS Project
15 51 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
16 50 (4.79%) CRM
17 49 (4.69%) Oracle
18 44 (4.21%) Service Management
19 43 (4.12%) Service Delivery
19 43 (4.12%) Scrum
20 41 (3.93%) Project Planning
21 39 (3.74%) MS Excel
22 38 (3.64%) E-Commerce
22 38 (3.64%) Legal
23 37 (3.54%) PMP
23 37 (3.54%) PMI Certification
23 37 (3.54%) Waterfall

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 23 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.96%) SAS
3 6 (0.57%) ArcGIS
3 6 (0.57%) CMS
4 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.29%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.29%) FileNet
5 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.29%) IIS
6 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.19%) Drupal
6 2 (0.19%) Confluence
6 2 (0.19%) Lync
6 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.096%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (4.89%) MS Project
2 39 (3.74%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.35%) MS Office
4 21 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.29%) Finacle
3 3 (0.29%) Unica
3 3 (0.29%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.29%) Summit
3 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.19%) Tridion
4 2 (0.19%) Agresso
4 2 (0.19%) Endur
4 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.53%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.38%) SaaS
4 3 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.096%) IaaS
5 1 (0.096%) Trello
5 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.096%) Veeva
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.096%) PaaS
5 1 (0.096%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.92%) WAN
2 17 (1.63%) LAN
3 15 (1.44%) SAN
4 10 (0.96%) Internet
5 8 (0.77%) Wireless
6 6 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.48%) DNS
7 5 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.38%) Network Security
8 4 (0.38%) LTE
8 4 (0.38%) MPLS
8 4 (0.38%) ATM
8 4 (0.38%) VoIP
8 4 (0.38%) 4G
8 4 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.29%) VoLTE
9 3 (0.29%) SMS
9 3 (0.29%) Intranet
9 3 (0.29%) VPN
9 3 (0.29%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.25%) Big Data
3 11 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (0.77%) SQL Server
5 7 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 7 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.38%) QlikView
7 4 (0.38%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.38%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.38%) DB2
7 4 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.29%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.19%) Impala
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.77%) JIRA
1 8 (0.77%) Selenium
2 7 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.38%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.29%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.29%) Sahi
5 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.19%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.096%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.096%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.096%) WATIR
General
1 410 (39.27%) Finance
2 190 (18.20%) Banking
3 93 (8.91%) Retail
4 72 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 38 (3.64%) Legal
6 33 (3.16%) Marketing
7 30 (2.87%) Retail Banking
8 29 (2.78%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.72%) Local Government
10 17 (1.63%) Publishing
10 17 (1.63%) Front Office
11 13 (1.25%) Billing
12 11 (1.05%) Law
13 10 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.77%) Back Office
16 5 (0.48%) Advertising
17 4 (0.38%) Games
17 4 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.44%) .NET
2 14 (1.34%) Web Services
3 9 (0.86%) RESTful
4 5 (0.48%) HTML
4 5 (0.48%) XML
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.38%) Middleware
6 2 (0.19%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (0.19%) Mason
6 2 (0.19%) HTML5
6 2 (0.19%) CSS
7 1 (0.096%) JDBC
7 1 (0.096%) JSP
7 1 (0.096%) SOAP
7 1 (0.096%) WSDL
7 1 (0.096%) J2EE
7 1 (0.096%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.096%) JNDI
7 1 (0.096%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (2.68%) NHS
3 24 (2.30%) User Experience
4 21 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.25%) PMI
6 12 (1.15%) Credit Risk
7 10 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (0.86%) Open Source
9 8 (0.77%) Data Integration
9 8 (0.77%) GIS
10 7 (0.67%) RMADS
10 7 (0.67%) Derivative
10 7 (0.67%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.57%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.48%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.48%) FMCG
12 5 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.97%) Windows
2 15 (1.44%) Linux
3 12 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 8 (0.77%) UNIX
5 7 (0.67%) Windows 8
5 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.19%) Android
11 1 (0.096%) VMS
11 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (35.63%) Project Management
2 250 (23.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 212 (20.31%) PRINCE2
4 189 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (7.85%) Programme Management
6 74 (7.09%) ITIL
6 74 (7.09%) Change Management
7 71 (6.80%) Migration
8 62 (5.94%) Risk Management
9 50 (4.79%) CRM
10 44 (4.21%) Service Management
11 43 (4.12%) Service Delivery
11 43 (4.12%) Scrum
12 41 (3.93%) Project Planning
13 38 (3.64%) E-Commerce
14 37 (3.54%) Waterfall
15 36 (3.45%) Change Control
15 36 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (3.35%) Analytics
17 34 (3.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (2.78%) SQL
2 20 (1.92%) C
3 16 (1.53%) Java
4 10 (0.96%) VB
5 6 (0.57%) MATLAB
6 5 (0.48%) C#
7 4 (0.38%) VBScript
7 4 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.38%) Ruby
7 4 (0.38%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.38%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.38%) Scala
8 3 (0.29%) COBOL
9 2 (0.19%) Caml Language
9 2 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.096%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.096%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (6.99%) Degree
2 67 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.54%) SC Cleared
3 37 (3.54%) PMP
3 37 (3.54%) PMI Certification
4 34 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 27 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.15%) ISEB
8 7 (0.67%) MBA
8 7 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.57%) APMP
10 4 (0.38%) RHCA
10 4 (0.38%) RHCE
10 4 (0.38%) CISSP
10 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.38%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.01%) QA
2 11 (1.05%) SLA
3 8 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.67%) COBIT
5 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.48%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.38%) FATCA
8 3 (0.29%) EMIR
8 3 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.19%) MiFID
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.096%) Basel II
10 1 (0.096%) GAAP
10 1 (0.096%) BS15000
10 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.096%) GxP
10 1 (0.096%) COREP
System Software
1 15 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.096%) XenApp
5 1 (0.096%) vSphere
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.096%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.096%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.48%) SCCM
4 4 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.19%) OpenView
5 2 (0.19%) OVSD
5 2 (0.19%) Oozie
6 1 (0.096%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.096%) Control-M
6 1 (0.096%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.096%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 62 (5.94%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.69%) Oracle
3 33 (3.16%) SAP
4 21 (2.01%) VMware
5 19 (1.82%) Google
6 18 (1.72%) HP
6 18 (1.72%) Citrix
7 17 (1.63%) Cisco
8 10 (0.96%) Hyperion
9 9 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.67%) IBM
11 6 (0.57%) Mapinfo
11 6 (0.57%) Juniper
12 4 (0.38%) JDA
12 4 (0.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.38%) hybris
12 4 (0.38%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.29%) Planview
13 3 (0.29%) Avaloq
13 3 (0.29%) Mercator
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£500 per day negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hyphen
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £650 - £820 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Via Resource
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £450 - 550 per day + .
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £600 - 730 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
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