Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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 > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 163 147
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 72 108 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.88% 1.10% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.16% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 82 64
Midlands median daily rate £488 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% -6.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £349 £369 £391
90th Percentile £625 £592 £650
England median daily rate £547 £500 £520
% change year-on-year +9.40% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7791 9337 7943
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.39% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 5674 4591
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £231 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 370 453
Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Midlands +1 43 £500 +5.26% 9
East Midlands -7 28 £460 +2.22% 3
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 30 (41.67%) Project Management
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (22.22%) Change Management
5 15 (20.83%) Finance
5 15 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.11%) Service Management
6 8 (11.11%) ITIL
6 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (9.72%) PMP
7 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.72%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.33%) Migration
8 6 (8.33%) SAP
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement
9 5 (6.94%) PMO
9 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
9 5 (6.94%) WAN
9 5 (6.94%) Cisco
9 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.94%) Banking
10 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
10 4 (5.56%) Six Sigma
10 4 (5.56%) LAN
10 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Moodle
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Primavera
1 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.39%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) WAN
2 4 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.39%) QlikView
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Local Government
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.39%) Automotive
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Law
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.39%) PMI
4 1 (1.39%) Robotics
4 1 (1.39%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Project Management
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (22.22%) Change Management
5 15 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.11%) ITIL
6 8 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (11.11%) Service Management
7 7 (9.72%) Programme Management
7 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.33%) Migration
8 6 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) PMP
3 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.17%) APMP
4 3 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.39%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.39%) VCP5
5 1 (1.39%) VCP6
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.39%) GDPR
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) MOM
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) SAP
2 5 (6.94%) Cisco
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.39%) Ariba
5 1 (1.39%) Blackboard
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix
5 1 (1.39%) Epicor
5 1 (1.39%) Siebel
5 1 (1.39%) VMware