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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 246 231 231
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 526 561 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.00% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.06% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 367 364
Median daily rate £500 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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
50613 53074 51044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 33356 31218
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1520 2029 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.38 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +1 497 £500 - 126
London +1 235 £550 - 59
South East +12 96 £483 -3.50% 23
North West +12 47 £475 -2.56% 9
West Midlands -14 34 £470 +1.62% 9
City of London +25 33 £634 +15.22% 11
Hampshire +5 24 £470 - 4
Scotland -42 22 £530 +3.41% 6
Yorkshire +3 21 £460 -8.00% 8
East Midlands +3 19 £450 -5.26% 2
West Yorkshire +2 19 £488 -1.51% 6
Berkshire -1 19 £500 -9.09% 4
East of England +16 18 £440 -12.00% 9
Edinburgh -21 18 £500 -11.50% 3
Cheshire +5 16 £463 -
South West -18 16 £488 +3.28% 3
Lancashire +14 14 £500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +23 12 £400 +6.66% 4
Bristol +6 12 £488 +0.51% 2
Surrey -2 12 £550 +18.91% 4
Manchester -4 12 £475 -5.00% 7
West Sussex -5 12 £463 +7.55% 2
Milton Keynes +18 11 £400 +6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +19 10 £455 -6.66% 2
Birmingham -5 10 £473 +5.00% 3
Hook +8 9 £470 +8.67%
Oxfordshire +5 9 £475 -11.62%
Leeds -6 9 £559 +11.75% 4
Northamptonshire -3 8 £463 - 1
Blackpool - 8 £544 -

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 513 (42.40%) Project Management
2 427 (35.29%) Finance
3 318 (26.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 314 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (21.57%) PRINCE2
6 192 (15.87%) Banking
7 106 (8.76%) Retail
8 105 (8.68%) Security Cleared
9 102 (8.43%) Migration
10 96 (7.93%) Programme Management
11 92 (7.60%) Risk Management
12 84 (6.94%) Telecoms
12 84 (6.94%) Waterfall
13 82 (6.78%) Microsoft
14 79 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
15 73 (6.03%) ITIL
16 72 (5.95%) Degree
17 71 (5.87%) Change Management
18 70 (5.79%) SC Cleared
19 65 (5.37%) PMI Certification
20 59 (4.88%) Supplier Management
21 58 (4.79%) Service Delivery
21 58 (4.79%) Scrum
22 57 (4.71%) PMP
22 57 (4.71%) Data Centre
23 55 (4.55%) Marketing
23 55 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 55 (4.55%) Matrix Management
24 54 (4.46%) Mentoring
25 48 (3.97%) Oracle

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 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (0.99%) CMS
3 6 (0.50%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.41%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.33%) Apache
5 4 (0.33%) SAS
6 3 (0.25%) Confluence
6 3 (0.25%) IIS
7 2 (0.17%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.083%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.083%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.083%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.083%) Drupal
8 1 (0.083%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.083%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.083%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (3.88%) MS Project
2 46 (3.80%) MS Excel
3 45 (3.72%) MS Office
4 25 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.083%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.50%) Sonata
3 5 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.25%) Hi Portfolio
4 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.083%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.48%) Office 365
2 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.66%) IaaS
4 7 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.41%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.083%) Trello
7 1 (0.083%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.40%) WAN
2 24 (1.98%) LAN
3 13 (1.07%) Firewall
4 9 (0.74%) Internet
5 8 (0.66%) Intranet
5 8 (0.66%) Skype
5 8 (0.66%) VoIP
6 7 (0.58%) Network Security
6 7 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.50%) SAN
8 5 (0.41%) HTTP
8 5 (0.41%) MPLS
9 4 (0.33%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.25%) Broadband
10 3 (0.25%) FTP
10 3 (0.25%) MVNO
10 3 (0.25%) SSL
10 3 (0.25%) WebEx
10 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.91%) Big Data
4 8 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.17%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.17%) OLAP
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.083%) KDB
9 1 (0.083%) QlikView
9 1 (0.083%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.32%) JIRA
2 3 (0.25%) ClearQuest
2 3 (0.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.17%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.083%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.083%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.083%) FishEye
4 1 (0.083%) GoCD
4 1 (0.083%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.083%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.083%) NuGet
4 1 (0.083%) Subversion
4 1 (0.083%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.083%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.083%) Vagrant
General
1 427 (35.29%) Finance
2 192 (15.87%) Banking
3 106 (8.76%) Retail
4 84 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 55 (4.55%) Marketing
6 35 (2.89%) Retail Banking
7 34 (2.81%) Legal
8 26 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.98%) Advertising
10 21 (1.74%) Front Office
10 21 (1.74%) Law
11 17 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.99%) Billing
13 12 (0.99%) Electronics
13 12 (0.99%) Publishing
14 8 (0.66%) Local Government
15 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.50%) German Language
17 5 (0.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.24%) .NET
2 8 (0.66%) Middleware
3 6 (0.50%) HTML
3 6 (0.50%) Velocity
3 6 (0.50%) Web Services
4 3 (0.25%) CSS
4 3 (0.25%) HTML5
4 3 (0.25%) SAP PI
4 3 (0.25%) XML
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.17%) SOAP
5 2 (0.17%) XSD
5 2 (0.17%) XSL
6 1 (0.083%) Dojo
6 1 (0.083%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.083%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.083%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.083%) REST
6 1 (0.083%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 34 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 24 (1.98%) NHS
5 20 (1.65%) PMI
5 20 (1.65%) User Experience
5 20 (1.65%) Virtual Team
6 17 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (1.07%) Mainframe
8 11 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 11 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 10 (0.83%) Social Media
10 8 (0.66%) EPoS
10 8 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.58%) Derivative
11 7 (0.58%) iPad
12 6 (0.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.31%) Windows
2 17 (1.40%) Unix
3 12 (0.99%) Linux
4 10 (0.83%) AIX
5 7 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.17%) VME
8 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.083%) Android
9 1 (0.083%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.083%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.083%) Solaris
9 1 (0.083%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (42.40%) Project Management
2 318 (26.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 314 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (21.57%) PRINCE2
5 102 (8.43%) Migration
6 96 (7.93%) Programme Management
7 92 (7.60%) Risk Management
8 84 (6.94%) Waterfall
9 73 (6.03%) ITIL
10 71 (5.87%) Change Management
11 59 (4.88%) Supplier Management
12 58 (4.79%) Scrum
12 58 (4.79%) Service Delivery
13 55 (4.55%) Matrix Management
14 54 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 48 (3.97%) SDLC
16 47 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (3.80%) Matrix Organization
18 45 (3.72%) Change Control
19 44 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (1.82%) Java
2 18 (1.49%) SQL
3 16 (1.32%) C
4 8 (0.66%) C#
4 8 (0.66%) Shell Script
5 7 (0.58%) Perl
6 5 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.33%) C++
8 3 (0.25%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.25%) PHP
8 3 (0.25%) Python
9 2 (0.17%) COBOL
9 2 (0.17%) Groovy
9 2 (0.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.083%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.083%) R
10 1 (0.083%) VB
10 1 (0.083%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.083%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (8.68%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.95%) Degree
3 70 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 65 (5.37%) PMI Certification
5 57 (4.71%) PMP
6 55 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 48 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 21 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (1.16%) APMP
10 13 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.99%) ISEB
12 10 (0.83%) CISSP
13 8 (0.66%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.33%) CISA
16 3 (0.25%) CISMP
16 3 (0.25%) HNC
16 3 (0.25%) HND
16 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.25%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.73%) QA
2 22 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (1.65%) SLA
4 15 (1.24%) MiFID
5 8 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.41%) FATCA
7 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.33%) COBIT
8 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.33%) SEPA
9 2 (0.17%) EMIR
10 1 (0.083%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.083%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.083%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.083%) UCITS
System Software
1 11 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.083%) Docker
4 1 (0.083%) Snort
4 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.083%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.25%) Puppet
4 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.17%) Ansible
4 2 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.083%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.083%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.083%) Nessus
5 1 (0.083%) OpenView
5 1 (0.083%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.083%) Packer
Vendors
1 82 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (3.97%) Oracle
3 29 (2.40%) SAP
4 19 (1.57%) HP
5 17 (1.40%) Cisco
6 13 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.83%) IBM
8 9 (0.74%) ServiceNow
9 8 (0.66%) Citrix
9 8 (0.66%) Dynatrace
10 7 (0.58%) BT
11 6 (0.50%) Calypso
11 6 (0.50%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.41%) Adobe
12 5 (0.41%) Charles River
12 5 (0.41%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.41%) FNZ
12 5 (0.41%) Kronos
12 5 (0.41%) NEC
12 5 (0.41%) Remedy
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Rate: From £49,500 to £61,868 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
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Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
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London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £600 - 700 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EMBS Ltd
Rate: Up to £510 pd
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London
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Eames Consulting
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
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Middlesex
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London
Premier Media
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City Of London
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Surrey
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Rate: £575 - £676 per day
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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