Period
to 16 August 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £838 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 16 August 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 49 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.20% 1.07% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.13% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Chester median daily rate £838 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.11% +5.88% +32.81%
10th Percentile £789 £386 £373
90th Percentile £896 £514 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Chester median hourly rate - - £45.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 245 355 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 97.61% 95.17% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 304 232
Chester median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £304
90th Percentile £489 £500 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 34
Chester median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -36.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.25 £13.65
90th Percentile £25.21 £31.68 £43.38
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.15 £14.86 £16.84
% change year-on-year +1.95% -11.76% -

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) TSYS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) TSYS