The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 90 156
Rank change year-on-year -37 +66  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 35 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 1.94% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.04% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 26
Median daily rate £575 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £405 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £725 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -4.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the City of London

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the City of London

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in the City of London

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in the City of London

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 18 (34.62%) Finance
1 18 (34.62%) Banking
2 15 (28.85%) Project Management
3 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.38%) Retail
6 7 (13.46%) Wealth Management
7 6 (11.54%) Retail Banking
7 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.77%) C
10 3 (5.77%) Front Office
10 3 (5.77%) Legal
10 3 (5.77%) Advertising
10 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
10 3 (5.77%) Investment Management
10 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
10 3 (5.77%) MiFID
10 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.77%) SEPA
10 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
11 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
11 2 (3.85%) Office 365
11 2 (3.85%) User Experience
11 2 (3.85%) Server Hardening

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (1.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 18 (34.62%) Banking
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
4 3 (5.77%) Front Office
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Laravel
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.92%) Fintech
3 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Project Management
2 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Wealth Management
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.77%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.85%) Content Management
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL
8 2 (3.85%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.85%) Release Management
8 2 (3.85%) Scrum
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) PHP
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) PMP
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ACCA
3 1 (1.92%) CIMA
3 1 (1.92%) CISA
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) MiFID
1 3 (5.77%) SEPA
2 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.92%) PMO
3 1 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.92%) EMC
2 1 (1.92%) Guidewire
2 1 (1.92%) Hitachi
2 1 (1.92%) Murex
2 1 (1.92%) NetApp
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) TOWER Software
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