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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 103 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 12 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.75% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.82% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
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£465 £425 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.34% -18.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £387 £484
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £524 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £488 £463
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -18.36%
Senior Manager
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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
2113 1947 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.00% 91.11% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1021 878
Average daily rate £350 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 149 196
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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
Staffordshire - 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -5 2 £440 - 2
Birmingham -4 1 £490 +22.50% 5
Coventry -5 1 £388 -21.31% 2
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Project Management
1 13 (52.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Cadence
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.00%) Automotive
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) SAP
8 1 (4.00%) MS Office
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.00%) PMI
8 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
8 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.00%) AIX
8 1 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) CRM
8 1 (4.00%) ERP
8 1 (4.00%) SLA
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Process Management
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) QlikView
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) AIX
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Project Management
1 13 (52.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Process Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) People Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cadence
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) RedPrairie
Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Worcestershire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 per day + May be negotiable
Posted: Yesterday