Period
to 18 January 2022

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £648 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 135 114 164
Rank change year-on-year -21 +50 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 52 12 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.64% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 31
10th Percentile £445 £477 £454
25th Percentile £525 £517 £519
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £648 £544 £600
Median % change year-on-year +19.08% -9.38% +11.63%
75th Percentile £697 £583 £688
90th Percentile £747 £654 £763
Central London median daily rate £648 £544 £575
% change year-on-year +19.08% -5.43% +6.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,699 1,883 4,608
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.48% 92.26% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,864 1,420 3,638
10th Percentile £356 £305 £300
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £650 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 20 60
10th Percentile £13.88 £16.58 £12.38
25th Percentile £18.63 £20.74 £14.19
Median hourly rate £33.75 £24.75 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% +25.32% +5.61%
75th Percentile £51.50 £36.69 £25.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £46.18 £49.50
Central London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +30.19% +34.18% +5.61%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the City of London

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Manager in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the City of London

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in the City of London

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Manager in the City of London.

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 18 January 2022, Senior Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 19 (36.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 11 (21.15%) Service Management
4 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (19.23%) Project Delivery
6 9 (17.31%) ITIL
6 9 (17.31%) Social Skills
7 8 (15.38%) Banking
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
8 7 (13.46%) Change Management
9 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
11 4 (7.69%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.69%) JIRA
11 4 (7.69%) Business Case
11 4 (7.69%) SIEM
11 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
11 4 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
12 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
12 3 (5.77%) Coaching
12 3 (5.77%) Fintech
12 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Management
12 3 (5.77%) Transition Management
12 3 (5.77%) Major Incident Management
12 3 (5.77%) User Research
12 3 (5.77%) QA
12 3 (5.77%) Incident Management

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 2 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (17.31%) Social Skills
4 8 (15.38%) Banking
5 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.85%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (3.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.92%) International Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Legal
7 1 (1.92%) Local Government
7 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (1.92%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (21.15%) Service Management
3 10 (19.23%) Project Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) ITIL
5 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.69%) Business Case
8 4 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 4 (7.69%) SIEM
8 4 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.77%) Coaching
9 3 (5.77%) Fintech
9 3 (5.77%) Major Incident Management
9 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (5.77%) Transition Management
9 3 (5.77%) User Research
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) PMO
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) IFRS
3 1 (1.92%) PSD2
3 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) SAP
1 3 (5.77%) Splunk
2 1 (1.92%) Ariba
2 1 (1.92%) CyberArk
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow