The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 61 52
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 4 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 1.23% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.30% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Median daily rate £480 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £433 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £483 £488
% change year-on-year -1.55% -1.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.07 - £35.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 586 769 734
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.44% 94.47% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 542 485
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 35
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 7 (46.67%) Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Yammer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) APMP
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Kronos
5 1 (6.67%) 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) Yammer
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) CAFM
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) APMP
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Kronos
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft