The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 77 107 106
Rank change year-on-year +30 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 24 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.30% 0.77% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.83% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 17
Median daily rate £475 £470 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -8.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £379 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £530 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £52.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1727 2278 2702
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.56% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1177 1385
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £26.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.75% +53.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Senior Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in Berkshire

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Manager in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in Berkshire

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in Berkshire

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in Berkshire

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Reading +16 10 £525 +16.66% 1
Bracknell 0 3 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £325 -
Senior Manager
South East

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) ITIL
4 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.37%) Degree
5 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (12.24%) Huawei
6 6 (12.24%) Finance
6 6 (12.24%) Service Management
6 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle
7 5 (10.20%) Marketing
7 5 (10.20%) Office 365
8 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Billing
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.16%) SAP
8 4 (8.16%) SLA
8 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.16%) Front Office
9 3 (6.12%) Legal
9 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.12%) Change Management
9 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
9 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (6.12%) Remedy

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Skype
2 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.08%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Marketing
4 4 (8.16%) Billing
4 4 (8.16%) Front Office
5 3 (6.12%) French Language
5 3 (6.12%) Italian Language
5 3 (6.12%) Legal
5 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (6.12%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) IVR
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) AIX
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Solaris
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) ITIL
4 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (12.24%) Service Management
7 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (6.12%) Presales
8 3 (6.12%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.08%) ERP
9 2 (4.08%) Product Management
9 2 (4.08%) Scrum
9 2 (4.08%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) PMP
5 1 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) GMP
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Huawei
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) Remedy
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Apttus
6 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.04%) BT
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.04%) Lancope
6 1 (2.04%) Progress
6 1 (2.04%) Siebel
6 1 (2.04%) VMware