Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Senior Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 87 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 12 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.75% 1.31% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.37% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 10
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -12.20%
10th Percentile £313 £373 £424
90th Percentile £635 £575 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1509 1465 1298
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 942 811
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +6.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Senior Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in Birmingham

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in Birmingham

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in Birmingham

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in Birmingham

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Birmingham region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) PMO
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) APMP
5 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (8.33%) Case Management
6 1 (8.33%) GDPR
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Case Management
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) APMP
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Epicor
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle