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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 93 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 33 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 0.65% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.71% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 10
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£475 £491 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £418 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £529 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £63.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £51.20
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -12.10%
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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
2290 2110 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.24% 91.18% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1095 715
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 167 127
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 13 £450 -10.00% 5
Solihull - 6 £380 -
Warwickshire +7 4 - -
Shropshire -6 1 £665 +25.17% 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £475 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (40.00%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 13 (23.64%) PRINCE2
4 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.36%) Programme Management
5 9 (16.36%) PRINCE
6 8 (14.55%) CRM
6 8 (14.55%) Banking
6 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
7 7 (12.73%) Degree
7 7 (12.73%) ITIL
7 7 (12.73%) NHS
8 6 (10.91%) SAP
8 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
8 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
9 5 (9.09%) Retail
9 5 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.27%) IBM
10 4 (7.27%) Scrum
10 4 (7.27%) VMware
10 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Local Government
11 3 (5.45%) Data Management
11 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
11 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Local Government
4 3 (5.45%) Law
4 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) NHS
3 3 (5.45%) FMCG
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Project Management
2 13 (23.64%) PRINCE2
3 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.36%) Programme Management
4 9 (16.36%) PRINCE
5 8 (14.55%) CRM
6 7 (12.73%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Data Management
9 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.45%) Line Management
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.64%) Coaching
10 2 (3.64%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) SAP
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) IBM
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.82%) NEC
4 1 (1.82%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Rate: £225 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
Shropshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago