The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 29 April 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.57% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.64% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 115 183 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.04% 95.81% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 144 149
Median daily rate £388 £365 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% -11.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.42% -36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.90 £14.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in Chester

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in Chester

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in Chester

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Chester region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) DHTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) DHTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft