The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 24 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.52% 2.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 3.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -4.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 116 199 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 97.48% 93.87% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 97 59
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the Midlands

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the Midlands

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in the Midlands

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) APMP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP