The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 95 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 25 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.71% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.78% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 9
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£463 £485 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £489 £493
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £63.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +0.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2244 2187 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.89% 90.97% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1124 859
Average daily rate £365 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 185 131
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Manager across the West Midlands region.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager across the West Midlands region.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 7 £450 -12.19% 2
Solihull - 6 £380 -
Coventry +5 3 £488 -10.95%
Warwickshire +3 2 £500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £343 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £475 -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title.

1 26 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
3 14 (26.92%) Finance
4 10 (19.23%) Banking
5 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.38%) Degree
7 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
7 7 (13.46%) SAP
8 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
8 6 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
9 5 (9.62%) CRM
9 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
9 5 (9.62%) IBM
10 4 (7.69%) ITIL
10 4 (7.69%) NHS
10 4 (7.69%) SLA
10 4 (7.69%) Migration
10 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.69%) Retail
10 4 (7.69%) Line Management
10 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
11 3 (5.77%) Coaching
11 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
11 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
11 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.77%) FMCG
11 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.77%) Data Management

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) NHS
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) FMCG
3 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
3 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
6 5 (9.62%) CRM
6 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Line Management
8 3 (5.77%) Coaching
8 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.77%) Data Management
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) NEC
5 1 (1.92%) Google