Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £547 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 289 240
Rank change year-on-year +26 -49 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 914 873 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 0.89% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.94% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 627 789
England median daily rate £547 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.40% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £388 £388 £380
90th Percentile £725 £713 £700
UK median daily rate £540 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +8.00% -2.44% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
England median hourly rate £34.04 £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.37% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £18.00 £25.75 £37.75
90th Percentile £48.13 £64.25 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £34.04 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -24.37% -14.29% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in England

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in England

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in England

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in England

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Manager in England

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 471 £550 - 44
South East -16 139 £500 +4.17% 10
North of England +107 130 £513 +7.89% 18
Midlands -7 73 £500 +6.38% 4
North West +37 59 £500 +5.26% 9
Yorkshire +59 55 £480 +1.05% 8
East of England -4 54 £529 +17.50% 5
South West +21 47 £545 -5.05% 4
West Midlands -5 43 £513 +8.47% 4
East Midlands +1 29 £480 +6.67%
North East +73 16 £525 +38.34% 1
Senior Manager
UK

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 359 (39.28%) Finance
2 309 (33.81%) Project Management
3 259 (28.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 221 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
5 169 (18.49%) PRINCE2
6 102 (11.16%) Change Management
7 94 (10.28%) Programme Management
8 85 (9.30%) Security Cleared
9 81 (8.86%) Migration
10 80 (8.75%) Banking
11 73 (7.99%) PMO
12 69 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
13 65 (7.11%) Degree
14 61 (6.67%) ITIL
14 61 (6.67%) SC Cleared
15 59 (6.46%) Risk Management
16 58 (6.35%) Waterfall
17 57 (6.24%) Marketing
18 56 (6.13%) Retail
18 56 (6.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 50 (5.47%) PMP
20 49 (5.36%) Microsoft
20 49 (5.36%) Legal
21 48 (5.25%) Scrum
21 48 (5.25%) SAP
21 48 (5.25%) Project Planning
22 47 (5.14%) PMI Certification
23 46 (5.03%) Service Management
24 45 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
25 44 (4.81%) Matrix Organization

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.55%) CMS
2 5 (0.55%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.44%) Mule
4 2 (0.22%) Confluence
4 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Documentum
5 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.11%) IIS
5 1 (0.11%) Moodle
5 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Primavera
1 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.33%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.22%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.22%) SAP EWM
3 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.22%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.70%) Office 365
2 19 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.66%) IaaS
5 4 (0.44%) Force.com
5 4 (0.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.22%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Yammer
7 1 (0.11%) AdWords
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.11%) Slack
7 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.86%) SMS
2 12 (1.31%) LAN
3 11 (1.20%) WAN
4 10 (1.09%) Firewall
5 8 (0.88%) VoIP
5 8 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.77%) Skype
7 3 (0.33%) Broadband
7 3 (0.33%) Internet
7 3 (0.33%) SAN
7 3 (0.33%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.33%) Wireless
8 2 (0.22%) ATM
8 2 (0.22%) Intranet
8 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.22%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.22%) MPLS
8 2 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.22%) Big Data
2 2 (0.22%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.11%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.11%) KNIME
3 1 (0.11%) MS Access
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.11%) QlikView
3 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.11%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.11%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.11%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.11%) Selenium
3 1 (0.11%) Subversion
3 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 359 (39.28%) Finance
2 80 (8.75%) Banking
3 57 (6.24%) Marketing
4 56 (6.13%) Retail
5 49 (5.36%) Legal
6 34 (3.72%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.84%) Advertising
8 17 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.31%) Electronics
11 10 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.09%) Law
12 9 (0.98%) Front Office
13 8 (0.88%) Local Government
13 8 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.66%) Automotive
15 5 (0.55%) Back Office
15 5 (0.55%) Billing
16 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.31%) Middleware
2 7 (0.77%) Apache Camel
3 6 (0.66%) .NET
4 5 (0.55%) HTML
5 4 (0.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.44%) GWT
5 4 (0.44%) HTML5
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.44%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.22%) Web Services
7 1 (0.11%) ATL
7 1 (0.11%) CSS
7 1 (0.11%) EDI
7 1 (0.11%) Flash
7 1 (0.11%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.11%) JFC
7 1 (0.11%) JSON
7 1 (0.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 27 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.63%) NHS
5 21 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 18 (1.97%) User Experience
7 15 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.53%) PMI
9 8 (0.88%) FMCG
9 8 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (0.55%) CCTV
12 5 (0.55%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
12 5 (0.55%) Smartcard
13 4 (0.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (3.61%) Windows
2 14 (1.53%) Windows 10
3 9 (0.98%) Windows 7
4 7 (0.77%) Android
5 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.33%) Linux
6 3 (0.33%) Solaris
6 3 (0.33%) Unix
6 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.22%) AIX
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) pSOS
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (33.81%) Project Management
2 259 (28.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 221 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (18.49%) PRINCE2
5 102 (11.16%) Change Management
6 94 (10.28%) Programme Management
7 81 (8.86%) Migration
8 61 (6.67%) ITIL
9 59 (6.46%) Risk Management
10 58 (6.35%) Waterfall
11 56 (6.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 48 (5.25%) Project Planning
12 48 (5.25%) Scrum
13 46 (5.03%) Service Management
14 44 (4.81%) Matrix Organization
14 44 (4.81%) Service Delivery
15 33 (3.61%) Change Control
16 32 (3.50%) Project Governance
17 31 (3.39%) Analytics
17 31 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (1.64%) Java
2 7 (0.77%) SQL
3 4 (0.44%) Apex Code
3 4 (0.44%) C
4 3 (0.33%) PHP
5 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.11%) C#
6 1 (0.11%) C++
6 1 (0.11%) Lingo
6 1 (0.11%) Perl
6 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.11%) Python
6 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 65 (7.11%) Degree
3 61 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 50 (5.47%) PMP
5 47 (5.14%) PMI Certification
6 30 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 26 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.09%) APMP
11 8 (0.88%) CISSP
12 6 (0.66%) CISM
12 6 (0.66%) ISEB
12 6 (0.66%) MBA
13 4 (0.44%) HNC
13 4 (0.44%) HND
13 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.33%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.99%) PMO
2 42 (4.60%) GDPR
3 32 (3.50%) QA
4 23 (2.52%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.77%) MiFID
7 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.44%) SLA
8 3 (0.33%) IFRS
8 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.33%) PSD2
8 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) COBIT
9 2 (0.22%) COSO
9 2 (0.22%) EMIR
9 2 (0.22%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.22%) UCITS
10 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.42%) MOM
2 7 (0.77%) SCCM
3 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.22%) WSUS
5 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.11%) QRadar
5 1 (0.11%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.25%) SAP
3 22 (2.41%) Oracle
4 13 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.31%) Cisco
6 7 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (0.66%) Adobe
8 5 (0.55%) Google
8 5 (0.55%) HP
8 5 (0.55%) Reuters
8 5 (0.55%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.44%) Informatica
9 4 (0.44%) VMware
10 3 (0.33%) Blue Coat
10 3 (0.33%) Citrix
10 3 (0.33%) EMC
10 3 (0.33%) Temenos
11 2 (0.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (0.22%) Avaya
11 2 (0.22%) CA