The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 104 121
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 20 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 1.55% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.63% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 24
Median daily rate £469 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £413 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £480 £489
% change year-on-year -1.04% -1.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.07 - £35.00

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2718 3555 3523
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.72% 94.75% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2207 2028
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 196
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the North West

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the North West

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in the North West

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in the North West

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +9 9 £456 -1.35% 3
Cheshire +9 6 £390 -24.63% 4
Merseyside -1 2 £475 +15.15% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 15 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 5 (14.29%) PMO
6 4 (11.43%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Banking
6 4 (11.43%) Retail
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.57%) QA
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (5.71%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) User Experience
8 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.71%) Life Science
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Data Management

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.86%) CICS
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DMZ
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) NAS
2 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.86%) Skype
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.71%) Life Science
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) FMCG
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) Dependency Management
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) ITSM
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) COBOL
1 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) ACCA
2 1 (2.86%) CIMA
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) PMO
2 3 (8.57%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.86%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
1 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) SAP
1 2 (5.71%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) Dell
2 1 (2.86%) EMC
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) NetApp
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Siebel
2 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.86%) Temenos
2 1 (2.86%) Virgin Media
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Months Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £750 - £950 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago