Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 251 224
Rank change year-on-year -3 -27 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 474 445 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.01% 0.99% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.04% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 319 379
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £400 £393 £392
90th Percentile £725 £768 £715
England median daily rate £549 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.70% -4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in London

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in London

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in London

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in London

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Manager in London

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London +14 92 £566 -5.75% 14
East London +12 25 £650 +23.81% 2
South London -15 20 £625 +8.70% 1
West London -6 16 £525 +7.69% 4
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 199 (41.98%) Finance
2 151 (31.86%) Project Management
3 127 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 64 (13.50%) Banking
7 52 (10.97%) Change Management
8 51 (10.76%) Programme Management
9 44 (9.28%) Security Cleared
10 43 (9.07%) Migration
11 40 (8.44%) Marketing
12 36 (7.59%) SC Cleared
13 33 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (6.12%) Risk Management
15 28 (5.91%) Legal
15 28 (5.91%) Microsoft
15 28 (5.91%) Waterfall
16 27 (5.70%) Office 365
16 27 (5.70%) Degree
17 24 (5.06%) Scrum
18 23 (4.85%) Advertising
18 23 (4.85%) Retail
19 22 (4.64%) Service Delivery
19 22 (4.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 21 (4.43%) ITIL
20 21 (4.43%) PMO
21 20 (4.22%) Windows
21 20 (4.22%) PMP
22 19 (4.01%) GDPR
22 19 (4.01%) Project Governance

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (2.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.84%) CMS
2 4 (0.84%) Mule
2 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.42%) Confluence
3 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Documentum
4 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Primavera
2 3 (0.63%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.42%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) FastStats
4 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.21%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.70%) Office 365
2 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.05%) IaaS
5 4 (0.84%) Force.com
6 1 (0.21%) AdWords
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Slack
6 1 (0.21%) Veeva
6 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.48%) SMS
2 3 (0.63%) Broadband
2 3 (0.63%) Firewall
2 3 (0.63%) Skype
3 2 (0.42%) ATM
3 2 (0.42%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) Intranet
3 2 (0.42%) LAN
3 2 (0.42%) VoIP
3 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.21%) MPLS
4 1 (0.21%) Network Security
4 1 (0.21%) PPP
4 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.21%) WAN
4 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.21%) Big Data
3 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.21%) KNIME
3 1 (0.21%) MS Access
3 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.21%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.21%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.21%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 199 (41.98%) Finance
2 64 (13.50%) Banking
3 40 (8.44%) Marketing
4 28 (5.91%) Legal
5 23 (4.85%) Advertising
5 23 (4.85%) Retail
6 16 (3.38%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.32%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.90%) Front Office
8 9 (1.90%) Law
9 7 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.27%) Electronics
10 6 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.05%) Back Office
12 4 (0.84%) Local Government
12 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.42%) German Language
14 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.32%) Middleware
2 7 (1.48%) Apache Camel
3 5 (1.05%) HTML
4 4 (0.84%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.84%) GWT
4 4 (0.84%) HTML5
4 4 (0.84%) Visualforce
5 2 (0.42%) .NET
5 2 (0.42%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) ATL
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) EDI
6 1 (0.21%) Flash
6 1 (0.21%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.21%) JSON
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.95%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.74%) NHS
4 13 (2.74%) Virtual Team
5 12 (2.53%) User Experience
6 11 (2.32%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.48%) FMCG
9 6 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.05%) PMI
10 5 (1.05%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.84%) Derivative
11 4 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.84%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.84%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.22%) Windows
2 6 (1.27%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.05%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.63%) Android
4 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.42%) Linux
5 2 (0.42%) Solaris
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) AIX
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.21%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (31.86%) Project Management
2 127 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 118 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 52 (10.97%) Change Management
6 51 (10.76%) Programme Management
7 43 (9.07%) Migration
8 29 (6.12%) Risk Management
9 28 (5.91%) Waterfall
10 24 (5.06%) Scrum
11 22 (4.64%) Service Delivery
11 22 (4.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 21 (4.43%) ITIL
13 19 (4.01%) Matrix Organization
13 19 (4.01%) Project Governance
14 18 (3.80%) Analytics
14 18 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (3.80%) Mentoring
14 18 (3.80%) Programme Delivery
14 18 (3.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.11%) Java
2 4 (0.84%) Apex Code
3 3 (0.63%) SQL
4 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.21%) C
5 1 (0.21%) C#
5 1 (0.21%) Perl
5 1 (0.21%) PHP
5 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.21%) Python
5 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.70%) Degree
4 20 (4.22%) PMP
5 15 (3.16%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.27%) CISSP
10 4 (0.84%) CISM
10 4 (0.84%) ISEB
11 3 (0.63%) APMP
11 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.63%) MBA
12 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.21%) HNC
13 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.43%) PMO
2 19 (4.01%) GDPR
3 9 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.48%) MiFID
5 6 (1.27%) QA
6 4 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.63%) PSD2
8 2 (0.42%) EMIR
8 2 (0.42%) IFRS
8 2 (0.42%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.42%) UCITS
9 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.21%) FINREP
9 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.21%) P3O
9 1 (0.21%) RMADS
9 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.32%) MOM
2 7 (1.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) QRadar
3 1 (0.21%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (5.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.95%) SAP
3 11 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (1.90%) Oracle
5 5 (1.05%) Reuters
6 4 (0.84%) Informatica
6 4 (0.84%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.63%) Adobe
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco
7 3 (0.63%) HP
7 3 (0.63%) Temenos
8 2 (0.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.42%) CA
8 2 (0.42%) EMC
8 2 (0.42%) Google
8 2 (0.42%) hybris
8 2 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.42%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.42%) Workday