Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £487 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 143 175
Rank change year-on-year -48 +32 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 27 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 1.01% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.07% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 44
North West median daily rate £487 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.19% +10.53% -10.38%
10th Percentile £367 £403 £406
90th Percentile £769 £730 £668
England median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £34.04 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.18% -24.37% -14.29%

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 5,625 5,333 6,831
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 94.94% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,493 3,308 4,327
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £243 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £554
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 251 259
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.04 £11.25 £10.98
90th Percentile £46.80 £48.75 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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
Manchester -28 12 £500 -2.44% 17
Lancashire -18 6 £423 -42.12%
Merseyside +8 4 £487 -7.19% 2
Cheshire -21 4 £500 -4.76%
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Senior Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.93%) Service Management
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) Office 365
7 4 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (14.81%) Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (11.11%) SFIA
8 3 (11.11%) User Experience
8 3 (11.11%) People Management
8 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (11.11%) P3O
9 2 (7.41%) Line 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Elite 3E
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.70%) Photography
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.93%) Service Management
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) People Management
7 3 (11.11%) SFIA
7 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
8 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (7.41%) Service Design
8 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) APMP
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) P3O
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Intapp
2 1 (3.70%) Reuters
2 1 (3.70%) SAP