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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 272 246 222
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 496 561 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.98% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.04% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 376 370
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 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £667 £700 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 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 30 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 -9 470 £500 - 120
London -15 218 £546 -0.68% 67
South East +19 89 £480 +1.05% 15
City of London +29 39 £625 +15.74% 16
West Midlands -13 38 £500 +8.10% 6
North West +11 36 £475 -9.52% 9
East of England +19 23 £464 -7.20% 8
East Midlands +9 23 £465 +9.41% 3
Scotland -39 23 £452 -9.60%
Hampshire -1 21 £470 - 4
Edinburgh -36 20 £459 -8.20%
Berkshire -11 19 £500 -9.09% 4
Yorkshire -12 19 £450 -10.00% 6
West Yorkshire -3 17 £475 -5.94% 4
Hertfordshire +16 13 £450 -5.26% 4
Surrey +1 13 £525 +16.66% 1
West Sussex 0 12 £550 +7.31% 2
Cheshire +10 11 £450 - 1
South West -4 11 £500 -4.76% 4
Manchester -13 11 £475 -26.92% 6
Lancashire +1 10 £500 -
Coventry -4 10 £519 +6.46% 1
Bristol 0 9 £500 +1.01% 1
Birmingham -12 9 £470 +4.44% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £448 -5.78% 2
Nottingham -6 7 £411 -13.42% 2
Worthing -7 7 £550 -
Derbyshire - 7 £475 -
Derby - 7 £475 -
Kent +12 6 £475 -

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 500 (42.99%) Project Management
2 411 (35.34%) Finance
3 324 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
4 313 (26.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 242 (20.81%) PRINCE2
6 183 (15.74%) Banking
7 102 (8.77%) Security Cleared
8 100 (8.60%) Retail
9 97 (8.34%) Programme Management
10 96 (8.25%) Migration
11 89 (7.65%) Telecoms
11 89 (7.65%) Waterfall
12 85 (7.31%) Risk Management
13 80 (6.88%) Microsoft
14 71 (6.10%) ITIL
14 71 (6.10%) SC Cleared
15 69 (5.93%) Change Management
16 66 (5.67%) Degree
17 65 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
18 62 (5.33%) Service Delivery
19 61 (5.25%) Data Centre
20 60 (5.16%) PMP
21 57 (4.90%) Scrum
22 56 (4.82%) PMI Certification
23 54 (4.64%) Supplier Management
24 52 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 51 (4.39%) Marketing
26 50 (4.30%) SDLC
27 49 (4.21%) Matrix Management
28 48 (4.13%) Mentoring

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 18 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.03%) CMS
3 7 (0.60%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.43%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.34%) SAS
6 3 (0.26%) Apache
6 3 (0.26%) IIS
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.086%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.086%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.086%) Confluence
8 1 (0.086%) Drupal
8 1 (0.086%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.086%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.086%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.96%) MS Project
3 45 (3.87%) MS Office
4 23 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.086%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Sonata
2 8 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.26%) Hi Portfolio
5 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.17%) Primavera
6 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.086%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.086%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.75%) Office 365
2 8 (0.69%) IaaS
2 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.60%) SaaS
4 6 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.086%) Trello
6 1 (0.086%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.84%) WAN
2 22 (1.89%) LAN
3 13 (1.12%) Firewall
4 10 (0.86%) Skype
5 9 (0.77%) Internet
6 8 (0.69%) Intranet
6 8 (0.69%) Network Security
6 8 (0.69%) Unified Communications
6 8 (0.69%) VoIP
7 6 (0.52%) MPLS
7 6 (0.52%) SAN
7 6 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.34%) HTTP
8 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.26%) Broadband
9 3 (0.26%) MVNO
9 3 (0.26%) SSL
9 3 (0.26%) WebEx
10 2 (0.17%) NAS
10 2 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.77%) Big Data
4 5 (0.43%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.17%) OLAP
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.086%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.086%) KDB
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.086%) QlikView
8 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (1.38%) JIRA
2 4 (0.34%) ClearQuest
2 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.17%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.17%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.086%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.086%) GoCD
4 1 (0.086%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.086%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.086%) NuGet
4 1 (0.086%) Subversion
4 1 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.086%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.086%) Vagrant
General
1 411 (35.34%) Finance
2 183 (15.74%) Banking
3 100 (8.60%) Retail
4 89 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 51 (4.39%) Marketing
6 31 (2.67%) Legal
6 31 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 23 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.89%) Law
9 21 (1.81%) Advertising
9 21 (1.81%) Front Office
9 21 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.03%) Billing
11 12 (1.03%) Publishing
12 10 (0.86%) Electronics
12 10 (0.86%) Local Government
13 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.52%) German Language
14 5 (0.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.20%) .NET
2 8 (0.69%) Middleware
3 6 (0.52%) Velocity
3 6 (0.52%) Web Services
4 5 (0.43%) HTML
5 3 (0.26%) HTML5
5 3 (0.26%) XML
6 2 (0.17%) CSS
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.17%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.17%) SOAP
6 2 (0.17%) XSD
6 2 (0.17%) XSL
7 1 (0.086%) Dojo
7 1 (0.086%) FpML
7 1 (0.086%) J2EE
7 1 (0.086%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.086%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.086%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.25%) Data Centre
3 32 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.15%) User Experience
5 20 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 19 (1.63%) NHS
6 19 (1.63%) PMI
7 18 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (0.95%) Visualisation
9 10 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.77%) Social Media
11 8 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.60%) Informatics
13 6 (0.52%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.52%) EPoS
13 6 (0.52%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.41%) Windows
2 17 (1.46%) Unix
3 11 (0.95%) AIX
4 9 (0.77%) Linux
5 6 (0.52%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.086%) Android
7 1 (0.086%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.086%) Solaris
7 1 (0.086%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (42.99%) Project Management
2 324 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (26.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 242 (20.81%) PRINCE2
5 97 (8.34%) Programme Management
6 96 (8.25%) Migration
7 89 (7.65%) Waterfall
8 85 (7.31%) Risk Management
9 71 (6.10%) ITIL
10 69 (5.93%) Change Management
11 62 (5.33%) Service Delivery
12 57 (4.90%) Scrum
13 54 (4.64%) Supplier Management
14 50 (4.30%) SDLC
15 49 (4.21%) Matrix Management
16 48 (4.13%) Mentoring
17 47 (4.04%) Agile Project Management
17 47 (4.04%) Service Management
18 42 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (3.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.15%) Java
2 21 (1.81%) SQL
3 18 (1.55%) C
4 9 (0.77%) Shell Script
5 8 (0.69%) Perl
6 6 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.34%) Apex Code
7 4 (0.34%) C#
7 4 (0.34%) PHP
7 4 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.26%) C++
9 2 (0.17%) Groovy
9 2 (0.17%) Python
9 2 (0.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.086%) R
10 1 (0.086%) VB
10 1 (0.086%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 71 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.67%) Degree
4 60 (5.16%) PMP
5 56 (4.82%) PMI Certification
6 52 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 41 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.12%) APMP
11 10 (0.86%) CISSP
12 8 (0.69%) ISEB
13 7 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.60%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.34%) PgMP
15 3 (0.26%) CISA
15 3 (0.26%) CISMP
15 3 (0.26%) HNC
15 3 (0.26%) HND
16 2 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.24%) QA
2 22 (1.89%) SLA
3 20 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.86%) MiFID
5 8 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.43%) FATCA
7 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.26%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) EMIR
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.086%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.086%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.086%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.086%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.086%) Docker
4 1 (0.086%) Snort
4 1 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.086%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.26%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.17%) Ansible
3 2 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.086%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.086%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.086%) Nessus
4 1 (0.086%) OpenView
4 1 (0.086%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.086%) Packer
Vendors
1 80 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 45 (3.87%) Oracle
3 35 (3.01%) SAP
4 19 (1.63%) Cisco
5 18 (1.55%) HP
6 16 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.86%) IBM
8 9 (0.77%) Citrix
8 9 (0.77%) ServiceNow
9 8 (0.69%) Dynatrace
9 8 (0.69%) FNZ
10 6 (0.52%) Adobe
10 6 (0.52%) BT
10 6 (0.52%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.52%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.43%) Charles River
11 5 (0.43%) NEC
12 4 (0.34%) Calypso
12 4 (0.34%) Remedy
12 4 (0.34%) Sun
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