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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 225 218 229
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 600 560 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.03% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.09% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 345 362
Median daily rate £500 £500 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £695 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 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 -3 542 £500 - 136
London +2 243 £540 -1.81% 64
South East +6 109 £480 +1.05% 34
North West +10 65 £513 +7.89% 7
Scotland +8 50 £525 +10.52% 6
Edinburgh +14 43 £513 +7.89% 5
City of London +34 39 £550 -4.34% 20
Cheshire +11 30 £550 +15.78% 1
West Midlands -9 28 £450 -5.26% 7
Berkshire 0 26 £488 +1.29% 13
Yorkshire +18 24 £568 +17.01% 8
West Yorkshire +10 24 £568 +19.47% 7
East Midlands +19 21 £475 - 3
Hampshire 0 21 £476 +9.16% 4
East of England -2 20 £575 +15.00% 7
Manchester -6 20 £463 -7.50% 5
South West -24 19 £435 -10.30% 1
Leeds -1 17 £571 +23.51% 3
Surrey -2 16 £500 +8.10% 8
Warrington - 16 £588 -
Northamptonshire +12 14 £450 -2.70% 2
Bristol -7 14 £385 -22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 13 £400 -27.27% 3
Northampton +10 12 £400 -5.88% 2
Oxfordshire +4 12 £475 -8.43% 2
Hertfordshire +11 11 £650 +33.33% 2
Milton Keynes +9 11 £400 +6.66% 3
Reading -4 10 £475 -3.30% 3
West Sussex -27 9 £463 +7.55% 2
Lancashire +12 8 £488 -2.50% 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 489 (40.72%) Project Management
2 431 (35.89%) Finance
3 287 (23.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 286 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 286 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (16.32%) Banking
6 107 (8.91%) Migration
7 106 (8.83%) Retail
8 98 (8.16%) Security Cleared
9 91 (7.58%) Risk Management
10 89 (7.41%) Programme Management
11 87 (7.24%) Microsoft
12 81 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
13 77 (6.41%) Change Management
14 73 (6.08%) Waterfall
15 72 (6.00%) Telecoms
16 70 (5.83%) Degree
17 66 (5.50%) PMI Certification
18 64 (5.33%) ITIL
19 63 (5.25%) SC Cleared
20 62 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 61 (5.08%) Scrum
22 60 (5.00%) Supplier Management
23 55 (4.58%) Mentoring
24 53 (4.41%) Data Centre
25 51 (4.25%) PMP
26 50 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
26 50 (4.16%) MS Office
27 49 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
28 48 (4.00%) Marketing

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 19 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.83%) CMS
3 8 (0.67%) Apache
4 7 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.50%) IIS
5 6 (0.50%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.33%) SAS
7 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.17%) Confluence
8 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.17%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.083%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.083%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.083%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.083%) JBoss
9 1 (0.083%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (4.16%) MS Office
2 45 (3.75%) MS Project
3 41 (3.41%) MS Excel
4 22 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.083%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.50%) Sonata
3 5 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.25%) Hi Portfolio
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.083%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.83%) Office 365
2 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.50%) IaaS
4 5 (0.42%) SaaS
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.083%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.083%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.083%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.41%) WAN
2 24 (2.00%) LAN
3 14 (1.17%) Firewall
4 9 (0.75%) Skype
4 9 (0.75%) Unified Communications
5 8 (0.67%) Internet
5 8 (0.67%) Intranet
5 8 (0.67%) SAN
5 8 (0.67%) VoIP
6 5 (0.42%) MPLS
7 4 (0.33%) Network Security
8 3 (0.25%) Broadband
8 3 (0.25%) FTP
8 3 (0.25%) NAS
9 2 (0.17%) ATM
9 2 (0.17%) DNS
9 2 (0.17%) DWDM
9 2 (0.17%) HTTP
9 2 (0.17%) VPN
9 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (0.83%) Big Data
5 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
7 4 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.33%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.17%) MySQL
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.083%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.083%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.083%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.083%) DB2
10 1 (0.083%) Informix
10 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.17%) JIRA
2 4 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.17%) FishEye
4 2 (0.17%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.17%) MSI
4 2 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.083%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.083%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.083%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.083%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.083%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.083%) NuGet
5 1 (0.083%) Vagrant
General
1 431 (35.89%) Finance
2 196 (16.32%) Banking
3 106 (8.83%) Retail
4 72 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 48 (4.00%) Marketing
6 36 (3.00%) Legal
6 36 (3.00%) Retail Banking
7 24 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.67%) Advertising
8 20 (1.67%) Front Office
9 17 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.25%) Publishing
11 14 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.08%) Law
13 12 (1.00%) Billing
14 11 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.83%) Electronics
16 8 (0.67%) Local Government
17 7 (0.58%) Automotive
18 6 (0.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.50%) .NET
2 8 (0.67%) Middleware
3 6 (0.50%) HTML
3 6 (0.50%) Velocity
4 4 (0.33%) Web Services
5 3 (0.25%) CSS
5 3 (0.25%) HTML5
5 3 (0.25%) MSMQ
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (0.25%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.17%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.083%) Dojo
7 1 (0.083%) FpML
7 1 (0.083%) J2EE
7 1 (0.083%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.083%) SAML
7 1 (0.083%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.083%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.083%) WCF
7 1 (0.083%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 33 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.08%) PMI
5 21 (1.75%) NHS
6 16 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (1.17%) User Experience
8 13 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.83%) Social Media
11 9 (0.75%) Derivative
11 9 (0.75%) EPoS
11 9 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.67%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.58%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
13 7 (0.58%) Smart Meter
14 6 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.08%) Windows
2 11 (0.92%) Linux
3 10 (0.83%) Unix
3 10 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.33%) AIX
4 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.17%) VME
6 1 (0.083%) Android
6 1 (0.083%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.083%) Solaris
6 1 (0.083%) VMS
6 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (40.72%) Project Management
2 287 (23.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 286 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 107 (8.91%) Migration
5 91 (7.58%) Risk Management
6 89 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 77 (6.41%) Change Management
8 73 (6.08%) Waterfall
9 64 (5.33%) ITIL
10 61 (5.08%) Scrum
11 60 (5.00%) Supplier Management
12 55 (4.58%) Mentoring
13 50 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (3.83%) Service Delivery
15 45 (3.75%) Change Control
15 45 (3.75%) Matrix Management
16 44 (3.66%) Agile Project Management
16 44 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (3.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (1.50%) Java
1 18 (1.50%) SQL
2 12 (1.00%) C
3 9 (0.75%) C#
4 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.17%) C++
5 2 (0.17%) COBOL
5 2 (0.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.17%) Perl
5 2 (0.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.17%) Python
5 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.083%) ABAP
6 1 (0.083%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.083%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.083%) R
6 1 (0.083%) Ruby
6 1 (0.083%) VB
6 1 (0.083%) VBA
Qualifications
1 98 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 70 (5.83%) Degree
3 66 (5.50%) PMI Certification
4 63 (5.25%) SC Cleared
5 62 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 51 (4.25%) PMP
7 49 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (1.17%) ISEB
9 14 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.08%) APMP
11 8 (0.67%) CISSP
11 8 (0.67%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.50%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.25%) CISA
13 3 (0.25%) CISMP
13 3 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.25%) PgMP
14 2 (0.17%) APMG
14 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.00%) QA
2 24 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.33%) SLA
4 13 (1.08%) MiFID
5 9 (0.75%) SEPA
6 6 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.42%) COBIT
7 5 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.33%) FATCA
8 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.17%) EMIR
11 1 (0.083%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.083%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.083%) UCITS
System Software
1 14 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.083%) Snort
3 1 (0.083%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.25%) Ansible
2 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.083%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.083%) MOM
4 1 (0.083%) Nessus
4 1 (0.083%) OpenView
4 1 (0.083%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.083%) Packer
4 1 (0.083%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 87 (7.24%) Microsoft
2 45 (3.75%) Oracle
3 40 (3.33%) SAP
4 17 (1.42%) Cisco
5 15 (1.25%) HP
6 11 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.75%) ServiceNow
8 8 (0.67%) Adobe
8 8 (0.67%) BT
8 8 (0.67%) Dynatrace
8 8 (0.67%) IBM
9 6 (0.50%) Hyperion
9 6 (0.50%) Sophos
10 5 (0.42%) Calypso
10 5 (0.42%) Citrix
10 5 (0.42%) Cognos
10 5 (0.42%) Kronos
10 5 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.42%) NEC
10 5 (0.42%) Remedy
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive
Rate: From £650 to £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £240 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + 6 OR 12 MONTH EXTENSION!
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Morrisons
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis IT
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £370.00 - £389.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £1000.00 - £1100.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Essex
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Rate: £Good market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £200 - £230 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
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