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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
UK
Rank 254 222 226
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 410 549 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 1.08% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.14% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 387 328
Median daily rate £550 £509 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £659 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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
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 20 January 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 -29 386 £550 +7.05% 134
London -14 195 £578 +5.00% 73
South East -1 77 £513 +2.50% 15
Berkshire +19 30 £538 +6.17% 3
Yorkshire +11 26 £500 -9.09% 11
West Midlands -9 21 £469 -6.25% 11
East of England +4 20 £550 +12.82% 4
City of London -23 19 £600 - 24
Reading +11 18 £501 -1.71%
Scotland +6 17 £525 +5.00% 4
Edinburgh +2 16 £525 -8.69% 3
South West +1 16 £525 +23.52% 4
West Sussex +11 14 £450 -5.26% 3
Hertfordshire +1 12 £550 +4.76% 2
North East -15 12 £550 +5.76% 3
North West -9 11 £450 -8.76% 9
West Yorkshire +2 10 £488 -11.36% 7
Tyne and Wear -19 10 £525 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 10 £525 -0.94% 1
South Yorkshire +4 9 £488 -30.35%
Wiltshire +10 8 £650 +73.33% 1
East Midlands -19 8 £475 -10.58% 4
Swindon +11 7 £675 +80.00% 1
Gatwick +5 7 £475 -5.00%
Hampshire -2 7 £563 +19.68% 2
Canary Wharf +3 6 £550 -
Shropshire +20 5 £519 -
Telford +18 5 £519 -
Manchester +6 5 £405 -30.17% 6
Surrey +4 5 £619 +16.47% 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 284 (34.51%) Project Management
2 243 (29.53%) Finance
3 228 (27.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 216 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (21.14%) PRINCE2
6 102 (12.39%) Banking
7 84 (10.21%) Migration
8 83 (10.09%) Change Management
9 79 (9.60%) Retail
10 61 (7.41%) Programme Management
10 61 (7.41%) Security Cleared
11 60 (7.29%) Microsoft
12 59 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
13 56 (6.80%) Waterfall
14 55 (6.68%) ITIL
15 49 (5.95%) Scrum
16 48 (5.83%) MS Excel
16 48 (5.83%) Degree
17 47 (5.71%) SAP
18 46 (5.59%) Data Centre
19 44 (5.35%) MS Project
20 40 (4.86%) PMP
21 39 (4.74%) Oracle
22 38 (4.62%) Service Management
22 38 (4.62%) Risk Management
23 37 (4.50%) PMI Certification
24 36 (4.37%) SC Cleared
25 35 (4.25%) Telecoms
26 33 (4.01%) Service Delivery
26 33 (4.01%) QA

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 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.22%) Skype for Business
3 8 (0.97%) Confluence
4 6 (0.73%) CMS
5 4 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.36%) Drupal
6 3 (0.36%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.24%) Apache
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.24%) IIS
7 2 (0.24%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.12%) Documentum
8 1 (0.12%) Kentico
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.35%) MS Project
3 25 (3.04%) MS Office
4 19 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.22%) Sonata
2 8 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.36%) SAP hybris
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.24%) Primavera
5 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.12%) Maximo
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.89%) Office 365
2 14 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.61%) PaaS
4 4 (0.49%) SaaS
5 3 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.16%) WAN
2 19 (2.31%) LAN
3 9 (1.09%) Internet
3 9 (1.09%) Skype
4 6 (0.73%) Firewall
5 5 (0.61%) Network Security
6 4 (0.49%) MPLS
6 4 (0.49%) VoIP
6 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.36%) VPN
8 2 (0.24%) DSL
8 2 (0.24%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) CTI
9 1 (0.12%) DMZ
9 1 (0.12%) DWDM
9 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.12%) Intranet
9 1 (0.12%) SDH
9 1 (0.12%) SSL
9 1 (0.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.09%) SAP HANA
2 7 (0.85%) Big Data
2 7 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.73%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.36%) GIS
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.24%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.24%) HBase
6 2 (0.24%) MySQL
6 2 (0.24%) QlikView
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 29 (3.52%) JIRA
2 8 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.73%) Selenium
3 6 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.36%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.36%) Maven
6 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.24%) JUnit
6 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.12%) Gradle
7 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.12%) TestDirector
General
1 243 (29.53%) Finance
2 102 (12.39%) Banking
3 79 (9.60%) Retail
4 35 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.89%) Marketing
6 29 (3.52%) Legal
7 26 (3.16%) Retail Banking
8 24 (2.92%) Front Office
9 15 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.70%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.58%) Advertising
11 13 (1.58%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.97%) Billing
12 8 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.85%) Automotive
13 7 (0.85%) French Language
13 7 (0.85%) Publishing
14 5 (0.61%) Law
15 4 (0.49%) Back Office
15 4 (0.49%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.85%) Middleware
2 5 (0.61%) Web Services
3 4 (0.49%) HTML
4 3 (0.36%) .NET
4 3 (0.36%) Spring
5 2 (0.24%) CSS
5 2 (0.24%) Drools
5 2 (0.24%) FpML
5 2 (0.24%) Laravel
5 2 (0.24%) RESTful
6 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.12%) DHTML
6 1 (0.12%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.12%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.12%) MDX
6 1 (0.12%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.12%) Node.js
6 1 (0.12%) Velocity
6 1 (0.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.59%) Data Centre
3 29 (3.52%) User Experience
4 22 (2.67%) Virtual Team
5 21 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.07%) PMI
7 15 (1.82%) NHS
8 12 (1.46%) Fintech
9 9 (1.09%) Derivative
10 7 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.61%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.61%) FMCG
12 5 (0.61%) IVR
13 4 (0.49%) CCTV
13 4 (0.49%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.49%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.49%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.43%) Windows
2 9 (1.09%) Linux
3 6 (0.73%) AIX
4 5 (0.61%) Unix
4 5 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.49%) VMS
6 3 (0.36%) Solaris
7 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Android
8 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (34.51%) Project Management
2 228 (27.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 216 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (21.14%) PRINCE2
5 84 (10.21%) Migration
6 83 (10.09%) Change Management
7 61 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 56 (6.80%) Waterfall
9 55 (6.68%) ITIL
10 49 (5.95%) Scrum
11 38 (4.62%) Risk Management
11 38 (4.62%) Service Management
12 33 (4.01%) Service Delivery
13 32 (3.89%) Change Control
14 31 (3.77%) Matrix Organization
15 29 (3.52%) Analytics
15 29 (3.52%) Mentoring
15 29 (3.52%) Wealth Management
16 28 (3.40%) SDLC
16 28 (3.40%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.07%) Java
2 16 (1.94%) SQL
3 10 (1.22%) PL/SQL
4 9 (1.09%) C
5 6 (0.73%) Python
6 4 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.49%) PHP
7 3 (0.36%) C#
8 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.12%) R
9 1 (0.12%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 48 (5.83%) Degree
3 40 (4.86%) PMP
4 37 (4.50%) PMI Certification
5 36 (4.37%) SC Cleared
6 27 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 24 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (1.70%) ISEB
9 10 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.97%) APMP
11 7 (0.85%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.73%) CISA
12 6 (0.73%) CISSP
12 6 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.61%) MBA
14 2 (0.24%) ACCA
14 2 (0.24%) CIMA
14 2 (0.24%) CISM
14 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.01%) QA
2 18 (2.19%) SLA
3 8 (0.97%) MiFID
4 6 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.49%) GxP
5 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.49%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.36%) EMIR
6 3 (0.36%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) FATCA
7 2 (0.24%) GMP
7 2 (0.24%) SDET
8 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
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 Servers
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
3 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.24%) SCCM
2 1 (0.12%) Ansible
2 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 60 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.71%) SAP
3 39 (4.74%) Oracle
4 14 (1.70%) Cisco
5 11 (1.34%) Citrix
6 10 (1.22%) FNZ
7 8 (0.97%) Adobe
8 7 (0.85%) Huawei
8 7 (0.85%) hybris
8 7 (0.85%) VMware
9 6 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.61%) Avaya
10 5 (0.61%) Charles River
10 5 (0.61%) HP
11 4 (0.49%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.49%) Remedy
11 4 (0.49%) Yardi
12 3 (0.36%) IBM
12 3 (0.36%) Lotus
12 3 (0.36%) Tableau
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