The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
England / North East
Rank 80 63 55
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.68% 1.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £288 £490 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £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 North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 701 830 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.37% 95.29% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 558 329
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the North East

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the North East

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the North East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in the North East

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Durham - 3 £288 -
Tyne and Wear -20 2 - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) MS Project
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) PMO
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
7 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
7 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
7 3 (17.65%) Change Control
7 3 (17.65%) Information Governance
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
8 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
1 6 (35.29%) MS Project
1 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (17.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Critical Path Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Information Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PMO
2 2 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle