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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
UK
Rank 243 214 218
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 431 601 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.16% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.22% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 433 333
Median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 - £46.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 - £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -41 404 £525 +2.43% 124
London -30 189 £581 +5.68% 62
South East -8 72 £505 +5.20% 14
West Midlands +22 31 £481 -2.53% 6
Yorkshire +15 28 £500 -12.66% 10
South West +19 27 £475 +11.76% 7
East of England 0 25 £550 +10.13% 10
City of London -36 23 £600 - 16
Berkshire +14 20 £525 +8.85% 2
Scotland +12 20 £475 -17.39% 2
Edinburgh +10 17 £488 -15.21% 1
West Yorkshire +19 16 £500 -16.66% 8
Hertfordshire +9 16 £550 +15.78% 3
Hampshire -3 14 £525 +9.94% 1
Birmingham +7 13 £466 -2.46% 2
North East -11 13 £500 +11.11% 1
Kent - 13 £488 -
Wiltshire +11 12 £525 +27.27% 1
Swindon +12 11 £525 +40.00% 1
East Midlands -14 10 £370 -22.10% 6
Reading +19 9 £525 +35.48%
Leeds +1 9 £500 -20.00% 5
West Sussex -6 9 £465 +0.54% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 8 £525 +16.66%
Tyne and Wear -10 8 £525 +16.66%
North West -15 7 £490 -1.21% 9
Surrey +6 6 £519 -3.48% 2
Bradford +14 5 £550 +22.22% 2
Devon +1 5 £400 -8.57% 1
Coventry 0 5 £513 +25.00% 3

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 295 (35.12%) Project Management
2 262 (31.19%) Finance
3 227 (27.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 221 (26.31%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 95 (11.31%) Banking
7 80 (9.52%) Change Management
8 76 (9.05%) Migration
8 76 (9.05%) Retail
9 65 (7.74%) Programme Management
10 60 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 60 (7.14%) Security Cleared
11 57 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
11 57 (6.79%) Scrum
12 53 (6.31%) ITIL
13 50 (5.95%) MS Project
14 49 (5.83%) MS Excel
15 47 (5.60%) Oracle
16 46 (5.48%) Degree
16 46 (5.48%) Waterfall
17 43 (5.12%) SAP
17 43 (5.12%) PMP
18 41 (4.88%) Matrix Organization
19 40 (4.76%) QA
20 38 (4.52%) Service Delivery
21 37 (4.40%) SC Cleared
22 36 (4.29%) Risk Management
22 36 (4.29%) Telecoms
23 35 (4.17%) Marketing
24 34 (4.05%) Asset Management

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 15 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.95%) Skype for Business
3 7 (0.83%) Confluence
4 6 (0.71%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.60%) CMS
6 3 (0.36%) Drupal
6 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.24%) Documentum
7 2 (0.24%) IIS
7 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.12%) Apache
8 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.12%) Liferay
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (5.95%) MS Project
2 49 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.45%) MS Office
4 18 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Oracle Retail
1 8 (0.95%) Sonata
2 6 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.36%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.36%) Primavera
5 3 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.69%) Office 365
2 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.71%) PaaS
4 4 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.48%) IaaS
4 4 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.02%) WAN
2 14 (1.67%) LAN
3 9 (1.07%) Internet
4 7 (0.83%) Skype
5 5 (0.60%) MPLS
5 5 (0.60%) VoIP
6 4 (0.48%) Network Security
6 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.36%) VPN
8 2 (0.24%) DSL
8 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.24%) Firewall
8 2 (0.24%) SAN
8 2 (0.24%) Wireless
9 1 (0.12%) DMZ
9 1 (0.12%) DWDM
9 1 (0.12%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.12%) Multicast
9 1 (0.12%) TETRA
9 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.83%) SAP HANA
4 6 (0.71%) Big Data
5 5 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.24%) GIS
8 2 (0.24%) HBase
8 2 (0.24%) MySQL
8 2 (0.24%) QlikView
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (2.98%) JIRA
2 7 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.83%) Selenium
3 6 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.48%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.24%) JUnit
7 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.12%) Gradle
8 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.12%) TestDirector
General
1 262 (31.19%) Finance
2 95 (11.31%) Banking
3 76 (9.05%) Retail
4 36 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.17%) Marketing
6 33 (3.93%) Legal
7 28 (3.33%) Front Office
8 20 (2.38%) Retail Banking
9 17 (2.02%) Advertising
9 17 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.07%) Billing
11 9 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.95%) Local Government
13 7 (0.83%) Automotive
13 7 (0.83%) French Language
13 7 (0.83%) Publishing
14 5 (0.60%) Law
14 5 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.95%) .NET
1 8 (0.95%) Middleware
2 4 (0.48%) Web Services
3 3 (0.36%) CSS
3 3 (0.36%) HTML
4 2 (0.24%) Drools
4 2 (0.24%) FpML
4 2 (0.24%) Laravel
4 2 (0.24%) RESTful
4 2 (0.24%) Spring
5 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.12%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.12%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.12%) MDX
5 1 (0.12%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.12%) Node.js
5 1 (0.12%) Velocity
5 1 (0.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.93%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.74%) User Experience
5 22 (2.62%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.90%) NHS
7 15 (1.79%) PMI
8 13 (1.55%) Fintech
9 11 (1.31%) Derivative
10 8 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.83%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.71%) FMCG
12 6 (0.71%) Smart Meter
13 5 (0.60%) CCTV
14 4 (0.48%) AS400
14 4 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.48%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.48%) SCADA
14 4 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.86%) Windows
2 13 (1.55%) Linux
3 9 (1.07%) Unix
4 7 (0.83%) AIX
5 5 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.48%) Android
6 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.48%) VMS
7 3 (0.36%) Solaris
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (35.12%) Project Management
2 227 (27.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 221 (26.31%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 80 (9.52%) Change Management
6 76 (9.05%) Migration
7 65 (7.74%) Programme Management
8 57 (6.79%) Scrum
9 53 (6.31%) ITIL
10 46 (5.48%) Waterfall
11 41 (4.88%) Matrix Organization
12 38 (4.52%) Service Delivery
13 36 (4.29%) Risk Management
14 34 (4.05%) Asset Management
14 34 (4.05%) Service Management
15 32 (3.81%) Analytics
15 32 (3.81%) Project Planning
16 31 (3.69%) Change Control
17 30 (3.57%) Project Governance
17 30 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (1.67%) Java
2 13 (1.55%) SQL
3 8 (0.95%) PL/SQL
4 7 (0.83%) C
5 4 (0.48%) C#
5 4 (0.48%) Python
6 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.36%) PHP
7 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.12%) LINC
8 1 (0.12%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 46 (5.48%) Degree
3 43 (5.12%) PMP
4 37 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.93%) PMI Certification
6 28 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.90%) ISEB
9 13 (1.55%) APMP
10 11 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (1.07%) CISSP
12 7 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.71%) CISM
13 6 (0.71%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.60%) CISA
14 5 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.60%) MBA
15 3 (0.36%) CIMA
15 3 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.76%) QA
2 16 (1.90%) SLA
3 11 (1.31%) MiFID
4 8 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.71%) GxP
5 6 (0.71%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.36%) EMIR
8 2 (0.24%) COBIT
8 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.24%) FATCA
8 2 (0.24%) GDPR
8 2 (0.24%) GMP
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.24%) SDET
8 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
9 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 11 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.24%) XenApp
3 1 (0.12%) HDFS
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
3 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 60 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.60%) Oracle
3 43 (5.12%) SAP
4 11 (1.31%) Cisco
4 11 (1.31%) Citrix
5 8 (0.95%) FNZ
6 7 (0.83%) Adobe
6 7 (0.83%) Huawei
6 7 (0.83%) VMware
7 6 (0.71%) Charles River
7 6 (0.71%) hybris
7 6 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.48%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.48%) HP
8 4 (0.48%) Remedy
8 4 (0.48%) Yardi
9 3 (0.36%) Avaya
9 3 (0.36%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.36%) NEC
9 3 (0.36%) Tableau
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Arnold Ash
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: up to £800.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday