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 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 131 154
Rank change year-on-year -9 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 26 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 1.01% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.05% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 39
Median daily rate £575 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £740 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £490
% change year-on-year +2.63% -3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.04 - £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 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 3113 3230 5440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.93% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2617 4191
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 £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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 City of London region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 20 (32.79%) Project Management
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
3 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.39%) Retail
6 8 (13.11%) Wealth Management
7 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
7 6 (9.84%) SEPA
7 6 (9.84%) Retail Banking
7 6 (9.84%) C
8 5 (8.20%) Front Office
8 5 (8.20%) Advertising
8 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.56%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.56%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
9 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) Legal
9 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.56%) PMP
9 4 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
10 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.92%) CISSP
10 3 (4.92%) ITIL
10 3 (4.92%) COBIT
10 3 (4.92%) MiFID

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 (1.64%) CMS
1 1 (1.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DMZ
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
1 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (1.64%) VoIP
1 1 (1.64%) WAN
1 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
1 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
3 10 (16.39%) Retail
4 6 (9.84%) Retail Banking
5 5 (8.20%) Advertising
5 5 (8.20%) Front Office
6 4 (6.56%) Legal
7 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.64%) Games
8 1 (1.64%) Law
8 1 (1.64%) Marketing
8 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Laravel
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.28%) PMI
3 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.64%) Derivative
3 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.64%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.64%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Unix
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Project Management
2 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.11%) Wealth Management
6 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.56%) Investment Management
8 4 (6.56%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 3 (4.92%) Content Management
9 3 (4.92%) Data Governance
9 3 (4.92%) Data Management
9 3 (4.92%) Information Security
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL
9 3 (4.92%) Matrix Management
9 3 (4.92%) User Stories
10 2 (3.28%) Data Security
10 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) C
2 1 (1.64%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) PHP
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) PMP
2 3 (4.92%) CISSP
2 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) CISA
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) CISM
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SEPA
2 3 (4.92%) COBIT
2 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.92%) MiFID
3 2 (3.28%) GDPR
3 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.64%) PMO
4 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Nessus
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe
2 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.64%) Capita
3 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco
3 1 (1.64%) Citrix
3 1 (1.64%) EMC
3 1 (1.64%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.64%) Hitachi
3 1 (1.64%) Murex
3 1 (1.64%) NetApp
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Qualys
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
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Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago