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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 272 235 245
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 419 562 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.03% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.08% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 380 353
Median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £662 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -49 396 £525 +1.44% 112
London -19 223 £550 +4.76% 49
South East +3 69 £493 -0.25% 19
Berkshire +9 25 £531 +4.93% 7
West Midlands -29 23 £468 -6.50% 9
North West -45 19 £468 -3.90% 9
City of London -12 18 £575 +2.67% 16
Reading +10 17 £498 -0.50% 3
Yorkshire +4 17 £475 -11.62% 9
Scotland -9 17 £500 +5.26% 5
South West +1 16 £575 +21.05% 5
Edinburgh +11 14 £500 +8.93% 3
Hampshire +11 10 £425 -5.55% 2
East of England +7 9 £550 -4.34% 7
West Sussex +10 8 £425 -8.05% 2
Birmingham -8 8 £450 -5.26% 3
East Midlands -25 8 £488 -7.14% 2
West Yorkshire +4 7 £463 -15.90% 5
Cheshire -3 7 £450 -2.70% 2
South Yorkshire -6 7 £475 -9.52% 2
Manchester -7 7 £438 -23.91% 6
Wiltshire -8 7 £675 +42.10% 3
Surrey +13 6 £525 +13.51% 2
Oxfordshire -7 6 £488 -2.50%
North East -51 6 £575 +10.57% 1
Swindon 0 5 £700 +47.36% 2
Canary Wharf 0 5 £550 -4.34%
Hertfordshire -8 5 £500 -13.04% 3
Coventry -17 5 £488 -7.14% 3
Gatwick +9 4 £465 -7.00%

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 329 (37.77%) Project Management
2 250 (28.70%) Finance
3 244 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 184 (21.13%) PRINCE2
6 110 (12.63%) Banking
7 83 (9.53%) Migration
8 71 (8.15%) Security Cleared
9 69 (7.92%) Retail
10 68 (7.81%) Programme Management
11 65 (7.46%) Waterfall
12 62 (7.12%) Change Management
13 61 (7.00%) ITIL
14 60 (6.89%) Microsoft
15 56 (6.43%) Degree
16 52 (5.97%) MS Excel
17 49 (5.63%) Telecoms
18 47 (5.40%) Data Centre
19 46 (5.28%) PMP
20 45 (5.17%) SAP
20 45 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
20 45 (5.17%) SC Cleared
21 42 (4.82%) Risk Management
21 42 (4.82%) Service Management
21 42 (4.82%) MS Project
22 41 (4.71%) PMI Certification
23 40 (4.59%) Scrum
24 37 (4.25%) Oracle
25 35 (4.02%) Mentoring
26 34 (3.90%) Change Control

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 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.03%) Skype for Business
3 8 (0.92%) CMS
4 7 (0.80%) Confluence
5 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.34%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.23%) Apache
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.23%) Drupal
7 2 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Kentico
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.11%) SAS
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.82%) MS Project
3 30 (3.44%) MS Office
4 24 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.95%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Sonata
2 4 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.34%) Primavera
3 3 (0.34%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.23%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.11%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.67%) Office 365
2 14 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.46%) IaaS
4 4 (0.46%) PaaS
4 4 (0.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.44%) WAN
2 18 (2.07%) LAN
3 11 (1.26%) Internet
4 8 (0.92%) Network Security
4 8 (0.92%) Skype
5 7 (0.80%) Firewall
6 6 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.46%) MPLS
8 2 (0.23%) 3G
8 2 (0.23%) 4G
8 2 (0.23%) DECT
8 2 (0.23%) DSL
8 2 (0.23%) ISDN
8 2 (0.23%) MVNO
8 2 (0.23%) PSTN
8 2 (0.23%) SAN
8 2 (0.23%) SMS
8 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.23%) VoIP
8 2 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (0.92%) Big Data
2 8 (0.92%) SAP HANA
3 7 (0.80%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.57%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.34%) GIS
6 3 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.23%) HBase
7 2 (0.23%) MySQL
7 2 (0.23%) QlikView
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (2.41%) JIRA
2 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.34%) Maven
3 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.34%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.23%) JUnit
4 2 (0.23%) Selenium
4 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.11%) Gradle
5 1 (0.11%) SonarQube
General
1 250 (28.70%) Finance
2 110 (12.63%) Banking
3 69 (7.92%) Retail
4 49 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.56%) Marketing
6 26 (2.99%) Legal
7 21 (2.41%) Retail Banking
8 20 (2.30%) Front Office
9 16 (1.84%) Advertising
10 14 (1.61%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.92%) Law
13 8 (0.92%) Publishing
14 7 (0.80%) Billing
15 6 (0.69%) Automotive
15 6 (0.69%) French Language
16 5 (0.57%) Back Office
16 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.69%) Middleware
2 4 (0.46%) HTML
2 4 (0.46%) Web Services
3 3 (0.34%) .NET
3 3 (0.34%) Spring
4 2 (0.23%) CSS
4 2 (0.23%) Drools
4 2 (0.23%) FpML
4 2 (0.23%) RESTful
5 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.11%) DHTML
5 1 (0.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.11%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.11%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.11%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.11%) MDX
5 1 (0.11%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.11%) Node.js
5 1 (0.11%) REST
5 1 (0.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.40%) Data Centre
2 45 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.67%) User Experience
4 21 (2.41%) Virtual Team
5 20 (2.30%) PMI
6 16 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.72%) NHS
8 10 (1.15%) Derivative
9 8 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.57%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.57%) Economics
11 5 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.57%) IVR
11 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.57%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.46%) FMCG
12 4 (0.46%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.64%) Windows
2 11 (1.26%) Linux
3 9 (1.03%) Unix
4 8 (0.92%) AIX
5 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.34%) Solaris
7 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.11%) Android
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (37.77%) Project Management
2 244 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 184 (21.13%) PRINCE2
5 83 (9.53%) Migration
6 68 (7.81%) Programme Management
7 65 (7.46%) Waterfall
8 62 (7.12%) Change Management
9 61 (7.00%) ITIL
10 42 (4.82%) Risk Management
10 42 (4.82%) Service Management
11 40 (4.59%) Scrum
12 35 (4.02%) Mentoring
13 34 (3.90%) Change Control
13 34 (3.90%) Service Delivery
14 33 (3.79%) SDLC
14 33 (3.79%) Supplier Management
15 29 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (3.21%) CRM
17 25 (2.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.30%) Java
2 13 (1.49%) C
2 13 (1.49%) SQL
3 6 (0.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (0.69%) Python
4 5 (0.57%) PHP
4 5 (0.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.46%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.34%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.23%) Perl
8 1 (0.11%) C#
8 1 (0.11%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) R
8 1 (0.11%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.43%) Degree
3 46 (5.28%) PMP
4 45 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 41 (4.71%) PMI Certification
6 26 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 24 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.03%) ISEB
10 8 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.80%) APMP
11 7 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.69%) CISA
12 6 (0.69%) CISSP
12 6 (0.69%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.46%) MBA
14 2 (0.23%) ACCA
14 2 (0.23%) CIMA
14 2 (0.23%) CISM
15 1 (0.11%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.87%) QA
2 23 (2.64%) SLA
3 6 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.69%) MiFID
3 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.34%) EMIR
5 3 (0.34%) FATCA
5 3 (0.34%) GxP
5 3 (0.34%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) SDET
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.23%) XenApp
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.11%) Ansible
3 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (6.89%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.17%) SAP
3 37 (4.25%) Oracle
4 16 (1.84%) Cisco
5 13 (1.49%) Citrix
6 12 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.03%) CheckPoint
8 7 (0.80%) Adobe
8 7 (0.80%) HP
8 7 (0.80%) VMware
9 6 (0.69%) hybris
10 5 (0.57%) Avaya
10 5 (0.57%) FNZ
10 5 (0.57%) IBM
10 5 (0.57%) Tableau
11 4 (0.46%) Huawei
11 4 (0.46%) Workday
12 3 (0.34%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.34%) Google
12 3 (0.34%) Lotus
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Midlands
ISL
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £850.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £640 per day ~24 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Midlands
ISL
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Aerotek
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