The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £467 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 47 51 51
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.85% 0.93% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.98% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Median daily rate £467 £455 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.52% -4.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £441 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 624 612 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.15% 95.03% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 382 414
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 24
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in Birmingham

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) ISEB
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (5.00%) Kronos
7 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) PMI
7 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (5.00%) EPoS
7 1 (5.00%) Mercator
7 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Quality Management

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) Yammer
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Presales
7 1 (5.00%) Product Management
7 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Kronos
1 1 (5.00%) Mercator
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) SAP