The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £517 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 240 238
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 397 511 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 1.03% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.08% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 370 343
Median daily rate £517 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.40% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £478 £490
% change year-on-year -0.52% -2.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £28.04 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.01 - £21.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.06 - £57.40
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 186 £550 - 52
South East -14 73 £494 +2.33% 7
West Midlands +16 30 £494 +5.05% 10
South West +14 28 £511 +4.76% 2
East of England +8 28 £475 +9.19% 12
North West -18 20 £475 -5.00% 9
Yorkshire +24 16 £500 +2.56% 8
East Midlands -13 11 £425 -5.55% 5
Midlands +15 3 - - 15
North East +70 2 £501 +34.65%
Senior Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 302 (35.91%) Project Management
2 270 (32.10%) Finance
3 257 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 193 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (21.17%) PRINCE2
6 85 (10.11%) Banking
7 76 (9.04%) Programme Management
8 75 (8.92%) Migration
8 75 (8.92%) ITIL
9 72 (8.56%) Security Cleared
10 69 (8.20%) Change Management
11 65 (7.73%) Retail
12 57 (6.78%) SC Cleared
13 56 (6.66%) Scrum
13 56 (6.66%) PMP
14 55 (6.54%) Waterfall
15 49 (5.83%) PMO
16 48 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (5.71%) PMI Certification
16 48 (5.71%) Microsoft
16 48 (5.71%) Telecoms
17 46 (5.47%) Microsoft Project
18 43 (5.11%) Matrix Organization
18 43 (5.11%) Service Management
19 42 (4.99%) Oracle
19 42 (4.99%) Project Planning
20 41 (4.88%) Degree
20 41 (4.88%) Service Delivery
21 40 (4.76%) QA
22 39 (4.64%) SAP

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 10 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.07%) CMS
3 6 (0.71%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.48%) Confluence
5 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.24%) Documentum
6 2 (0.24%) Drupal
6 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.12%) JBoss
7 1 (0.12%) Liferay
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (5.47%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.36%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.36%) Primavera
5 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.36%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.24%) Maximo
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.24%) Sonata
7 1 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.52%) Office 365
2 16 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.59%) IaaS
4 5 (0.59%) PaaS
4 5 (0.59%) SaaS
5 3 (0.36%) G Suite
6 2 (0.24%) Yammer
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.12%) Boomi
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.12%) GoToWebinar
7 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.02%) LAN
1 17 (2.02%) WAN
2 10 (1.19%) VoIP
3 7 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (0.71%) Wireless
5 5 (0.59%) Firewall
5 5 (0.59%) Skype
6 4 (0.48%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.48%) Network Security
6 4 (0.48%) SAN
7 3 (0.36%) Extranet
7 3 (0.36%) Internet
7 3 (0.36%) SMS
7 3 (0.36%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.24%) 3G
8 2 (0.24%) 4G
8 2 (0.24%) CTI
8 2 (0.24%) DMZ
8 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.48%) Power BI
3 4 (0.48%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.48%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.24%) Big Data
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.12%) KDB
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (1.66%) JIRA
2 5 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.36%) Selenium
4 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) Gradle
5 1 (0.12%) gulp
5 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.12%) Maven
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 270 (32.10%) Finance
2 85 (10.11%) Banking
3 65 (7.73%) Retail
4 48 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 38 (4.52%) Marketing
6 28 (3.33%) Legal
7 18 (2.14%) Local Government
7 18 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.14%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.66%) Advertising
9 12 (1.43%) Front Office
10 10 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.95%) Electronics
11 8 (0.95%) Law
11 8 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.71%) Automotive
13 5 (0.59%) Back Office
13 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Billing
14 3 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.19%) .NET
2 6 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.36%) CSS
3 3 (0.36%) Middleware
4 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.24%) ATL
4 2 (0.24%) HTML
4 2 (0.24%) Laravel
4 2 (0.24%) Web Services
5 1 (0.12%) EDI
5 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.12%) Velocity
5 1 (0.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.85%) User Experience
5 23 (2.73%) PMI
6 15 (1.78%) NHS
7 10 (1.19%) Fintech
7 10 (1.19%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.07%) FMCG
9 8 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.83%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.59%) CCTV
12 5 (0.59%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.59%) Derivative
12 5 (0.59%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.48%) CMDB
13 4 (0.48%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.21%) Windows
2 18 (2.14%) Windows 10
3 8 (0.95%) Linux
4 7 (0.83%) Android
4 7 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.71%) Unix
6 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.24%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (35.91%) Project Management
2 257 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 193 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (21.17%) PRINCE2
5 76 (9.04%) Programme Management
6 75 (8.92%) ITIL
6 75 (8.92%) Migration
7 69 (8.20%) Change Management
8 56 (6.66%) Scrum
9 55 (6.54%) Waterfall
10 43 (5.11%) Matrix Organization
10 43 (5.11%) Service Management
11 42 (4.99%) Project Planning
12 41 (4.88%) Service Delivery
13 38 (4.52%) Risk Management
14 37 (4.40%) E-Commerce
14 37 (4.40%) Matrix Management
14 37 (4.40%) Supplier Management
15 31 (3.69%) Mentoring
15 31 (3.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.55%) C
2 9 (1.07%) Java
2 9 (1.07%) SQL
3 5 (0.59%) PHP
4 3 (0.36%) C#
4 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.12%) COBOL
6 1 (0.12%) Groovy
6 1 (0.12%) LINC
6 1 (0.12%) Python
6 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 56 (6.66%) PMP
4 48 (5.71%) PMI Certification
5 41 (4.88%) Degree
6 33 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 26 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.78%) APMP
9 14 (1.66%) ISEB
10 12 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.95%) CISSP
12 8 (0.95%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.95%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.71%) MBA
15 5 (0.59%) CISM
16 3 (0.36%) ACCA
17 2 (0.24%) CIMA
17 2 (0.24%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.83%) PMO
2 40 (4.76%) QA
3 13 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.43%) GDPR
5 8 (0.95%) MiFID
6 7 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.71%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.71%) SEPA
8 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.48%) SLA
9 3 (0.36%) COBIT
9 3 (0.36%) GxP
9 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) Basel III
11 1 (0.12%) COSO
11 1 (0.12%) GMP
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.07%) SCCM
2 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.24%) WSUS
3 1 (0.12%) Ansible
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.12%) Nessus
3 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) SCOM
3 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 48 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.99%) Oracle
3 39 (4.64%) SAP
4 14 (1.66%) Cisco
5 7 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.71%) Adobe
7 5 (0.59%) Avaya
7 5 (0.59%) Charles River
7 5 (0.59%) VMware
8 4 (0.48%) Tableau
8 4 (0.48%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.36%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.36%) FNZ
9 3 (0.36%) hybris
9 3 (0.36%) Lancope
9 3 (0.36%) NetApp
9 3 (0.36%) Remedy
9 3 (0.36%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.36%) WorldPay
9 3 (0.36%) Wyse
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