Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 175 131
Rank change year-on-year +27 -44 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 58 43 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.02% 0.63% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.66% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 87
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -11.63% +8.86%
10th Percentile £403 £413 £413
90th Percentile £730 £584 £730
England median daily rate £547 £500 £520
% change year-on-year +9.40% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
North West median hourly rate £46.25 - £55.00
10th Percentile £42.88 - £52.50
90th Percentile £48.63 - £57.50
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 North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5422 6474 8040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.39% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 4173 4803
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 235 401
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.45 £50.00
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 North West

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 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
Cheshire +16 24 £500 +11.11% 1
Manchester +29 23 £525 +14.44% 7
Cumbria - 3 - -
Lancashire +9 2 £730 +46.00% 1
Merseyside +4 2 £525 -
Senior Manager
England

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

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 North West region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (31.03%) Project Management
5 14 (24.14%) Waterfall
6 11 (18.97%) PMO
7 10 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
7 10 (17.24%) Defect Management
8 9 (15.52%) ITIL
9 8 (13.79%) Service Management
9 8 (13.79%) Banking
9 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.34%) Matrix Management
11 6 (10.34%) Migration
12 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
12 5 (8.62%) Scrum
12 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.62%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
12 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
13 4 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
13 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.90%) Change Control
13 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (6.90%) Release Management
13 4 (6.90%) Change Management
13 4 (6.90%) IT Strategy

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 (1.72%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SMS
2 1 (1.72%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Rational Rose
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) EPoS
3 1 (1.72%) Life Science
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (31.03%) Project Management
4 14 (24.14%) Waterfall
5 10 (17.24%) Defect Management
5 10 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
5 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 9 (15.52%) ITIL
7 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 8 (13.79%) Service Management
8 6 (10.34%) Matrix Management
8 6 (10.34%) Migration
9 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.62%) Scrum
10 4 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) Change Control
10 4 (6.90%) Change Management
10 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.45%) CISA
3 2 (3.45%) CISM
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) CRISC
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) PMO
2 2 (3.45%) COBIT
2 2 (3.45%) COSO
2 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) IFRS
3 1 (1.72%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (1.72%) Apple
2 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.72%) TSYS