The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 198 225
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 444 618 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.06% 1.24% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.31% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 459 299
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £659 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £486
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £52.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 - £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 - £55.00
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 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 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1459 1862
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 -25 224 £570 +3.63% 64
South East -2 77 £500 +1.78% 13
South West +5 32 £463 +8.88% 7
West Midlands +25 31 £465 +2.76% 8
Yorkshire +12 25 £513 -9.08% 5
North West -18 16 £405 -23.58% 6
East Midlands -15 15 £475 +3.82% 3
East of England -21 14 £513 -3.30% 12
North East -12 5 £288 -36.00%
Midlands +4 3 £525 +16.66%
Senior Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 276 (33.62%) Project Management
2 263 (32.03%) Finance
3 235 (28.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 221 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (19.12%) PRINCE2
6 98 (11.94%) Banking
7 72 (8.77%) Retail
8 69 (8.40%) Change Management
8 69 (8.40%) Migration
9 66 (8.04%) Security Cleared
10 61 (7.43%) Programme Management
10 61 (7.43%) ITIL
11 54 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (6.21%) PMO
13 50 (6.09%) Scrum
14 46 (5.60%) Waterfall
15 45 (5.48%) Microsoft
16 44 (5.36%) SC Cleared
17 43 (5.24%) MS Project
17 43 (5.24%) SAP
17 43 (5.24%) Service Delivery
18 40 (4.87%) Degree
18 40 (4.87%) Risk Management
18 40 (4.87%) Oracle
19 39 (4.75%) MS Excel
20 38 (4.63%) PMP
20 38 (4.63%) Matrix Organization
21 37 (4.51%) Service Management
21 37 (4.51%) Marketing
21 37 (4.51%) QA

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 14 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.73%) Confluence
2 6 (0.73%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.49%) CMS
3 4 (0.49%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.24%) Documentum
4 2 (0.24%) Drupal
4 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.12%) IIS
5 1 (0.12%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.12%) JBoss
5 1 (0.12%) Liferay
5 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.12%) SAS
5 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (5.24%) MS Project
2 39 (4.75%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.05%) MS Office
4 16 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.37%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.37%) Primavera
4 3 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.37%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.37%) Sonata
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Maximo
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.14%) Office 365
2 6 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.73%) PaaS
3 4 (0.49%) IaaS
3 4 (0.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.24%) Yammer
5 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.22%) Internet
2 8 (0.97%) WAN
3 6 (0.73%) Skype
4 5 (0.61%) LAN
4 5 (0.61%) VoIP
5 3 (0.37%) Firewall
5 3 (0.37%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.37%) MPLS
5 3 (0.37%) Network Security
5 3 (0.37%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.24%) DMZ
6 2 (0.24%) SAN
6 2 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) CTI
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) Multicast
7 1 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.97%) SAP BW
3 8 (0.97%) SAP HANA
4 5 (0.61%) Big Data
5 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.24%) Power BI
6 2 (0.24%) QlikView
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.12%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.12%) KDB
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (2.19%) JIRA
2 6 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.61%) Selenium
4 4 (0.49%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.24%) Gradle
5 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.24%) Maven
5 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) gulp
6 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
General
1 263 (32.03%) Finance
2 98 (11.94%) Banking
3 72 (8.77%) Retail
4 37 (4.51%) Marketing
5 35 (4.26%) Legal
5 35 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.05%) Front Office
7 20 (2.44%) Retail Banking
8 18 (2.19%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.71%) Advertising
9 14 (1.71%) Local Government
10 13 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (1.34%) Billing
13 9 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.85%) Law
15 6 (0.73%) Automotive
15 6 (0.73%) Publishing
16 5 (0.61%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.49%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.85%) Middleware
2 6 (0.73%) .NET
3 4 (0.49%) CSS
3 4 (0.49%) HTML
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.37%) Web Services
5 2 (0.24%) Laravel
5 2 (0.24%) Velocity
6 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.12%) ATL
6 1 (0.12%) DHTML
6 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.12%) FpML
6 1 (0.12%) MDX
6 1 (0.12%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 21 (2.56%) User Experience
5 18 (2.19%) NHS
6 17 (2.07%) PMI
7 16 (1.95%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.46%) Fintech
9 9 (1.10%) FMCG
10 8 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (0.97%) Derivative
10 8 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.97%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.85%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.61%) CCTV
12 5 (0.61%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.61%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.49%) AS400
13 4 (0.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.92%) Windows
2 11 (1.34%) Linux
3 9 (1.10%) Unix
3 9 (1.10%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.61%) AIX
5 4 (0.49%) VMS
6 3 (0.37%) Android
6 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (33.62%) Project Management
2 235 (28.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 221 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (19.12%) PRINCE2
5 69 (8.40%) Change Management
5 69 (8.40%) Migration
6 61 (7.43%) ITIL
6 61 (7.43%) Programme Management
7 50 (6.09%) Scrum
8 46 (5.60%) Waterfall
9 43 (5.24%) Service Delivery
10 40 (4.87%) Risk Management
11 38 (4.63%) Matrix Organization
12 37 (4.51%) Service Management
13 35 (4.26%) Project Planning
14 34 (4.14%) Mentoring
15 32 (3.90%) Coaching
16 31 (3.78%) Analytics
16 31 (3.78%) Asset Management
16 31 (3.78%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.34%) C
2 9 (1.10%) SQL
3 8 (0.97%) Java
4 4 (0.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.37%) C#
5 3 (0.37%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.37%) Python
5 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.12%) Groovy
7 1 (0.12%) LINC
7 1 (0.12%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 44 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.87%) Degree
4 38 (4.63%) PMP
5 30 (3.65%) PMI Certification
6 22 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.95%) ISEB
8 14 (1.71%) APMP
9 12 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.73%) CISSP
13 4 (0.49%) ACCA
13 4 (0.49%) CISM
13 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.49%) MBA
14 3 (0.37%) CIMA
14 3 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.21%) PMO
2 37 (4.51%) QA
3 16 (1.95%) SLA
4 8 (0.97%) MiFID
5 6 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.73%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.49%) GDPR
7 4 (0.49%) GxP
7 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.37%) SEPA
9 2 (0.24%) COBIT
9 2 (0.24%) EMIR
9 2 (0.24%) GMP
9 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.12%) Basel III
10 1 (0.12%) COSO
10 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (0.73%) SCCM
2 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.24%) SAP
3 40 (4.87%) Oracle
4 9 (1.10%) Cisco
5 8 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.85%) Adobe
6 7 (0.85%) Huawei
7 6 (0.73%) Charles River
7 6 (0.73%) Citrix
8 5 (0.61%) hybris
8 5 (0.61%) Tableau
8 5 (0.61%) TOWER Software
8 5 (0.61%) VMware
9 4 (0.49%) FNZ
9 4 (0.49%) HP
9 4 (0.49%) Remedy
9 4 (0.49%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.49%) Yardi
10 3 (0.37%) CA
10 3 (0.37%) WorldPay
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £230.00 - £255.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
AMS contingency
Posted: 9 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Rate: 6 Month Contract
Posted: 9 days ago
East Sussex
Computer People
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
prosource.it
Posted: 5 days ago