Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 144 112
Rank change year-on-year +31 -32 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 23 12 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.78% 0.34% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.36% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 24
Manchester median daily rate £525 £459 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% -21.91% +17.50%
10th Percentile £426 £409 £439
90th Percentile £730 £614 £759
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £534
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.01% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £46.25 - £55.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2776 3367 3572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.34% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2147 2066
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £238 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 83 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in Manchester

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in Manchester

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in Manchester

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bolton - 5 £450 -
Salford - 3 £575 -
Stockport +5 2 £730 +26.96%
Senior Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Waterfall
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (21.74%) Matrix Management
7 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) Information Security
9 2 (8.70%) CISA
9 2 (8.70%) CISM
9 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.70%) CISSP
9 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) COSO
9 2 (8.70%) Release Management
9 2 (8.70%) Banking
9 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
9 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) COBIT
9 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
9 2 (8.70%) PMO
9 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Waterfall
3 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
6 5 (21.74%) Matrix Management
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security
8 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.70%) Release Management
8 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
9 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CISA
1 2 (8.70%) CISM
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
1 2 (8.70%) CRISC
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) COBIT
1 2 (8.70%) COSO
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) IFRS
2 1 (4.35%) IFRS 9
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow