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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 98 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 27 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.77% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.84% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £396 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £510 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%
Senior Manager
England

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
2463 2147 1659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.11% 91.28% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1112 764
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 149 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -6 12 £475 -1.04% 3
Warwickshire -1 3 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £400 -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £665 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (45.45%) Project Management
2 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2
2 14 (31.82%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.45%) PRINCE
4 9 (20.45%) Programme Management
5 8 (18.18%) CRM
6 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Degree
7 6 (13.64%) Banking
7 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 6 (13.64%) NHS
8 5 (11.36%) ITIL
8 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Retail
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.09%) Scrum
10 3 (6.82%) Law
10 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (6.82%) Migration
10 3 (6.82%) Local Government
10 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
10 3 (6.82%) Line Management
10 3 (6.82%) User Experience
10 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Local Government
4 3 (6.82%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) NHS
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Project Management
2 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.45%) Programme Management
4 9 (20.45%) PRINCE
5 8 (18.18%) CRM
6 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Scrum
9 3 (6.82%) Migration
9 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Line Management
10 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.55%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) RedPrairie