The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South 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 / South East
Rank 165 165 182
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 80 99 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.02% 1.07% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 81 60
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £550 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £50.00
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 South 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the South East

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the South East

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in the South East

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in the South East

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
Berkshire +30 24 £475 +1.06% 1
Surrey +5 14 £556 +5.95% 2
Kent +19 13 £488 -15.21%
Hampshire +2 13 £500 +4.71% 2
West Sussex +6 7 £443 -4.32% 2
Oxfordshire -23 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £538 +13.15% 1
Middlesex +1 1 - - 1
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South 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 South East region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 49 (34.27%) Project Management
2 38 (26.57%) PRINCE2
3 36 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (20.28%) Finance
5 25 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.19%) Matrix Organization
7 15 (10.49%) PMO
7 15 (10.49%) Degree
8 13 (9.09%) QA
8 13 (9.09%) PMP
8 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 13 (9.09%) Change Management
9 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
10 11 (7.69%) ITIL
10 11 (7.69%) Oracle
10 11 (7.69%) Migration
10 11 (7.69%) Office 365
11 10 (6.99%) APMP
12 9 (6.29%) Project Planning
12 9 (6.29%) Marketing
12 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
13 8 (5.59%) MS Project
13 8 (5.59%) SAP
13 8 (5.59%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (5.59%) SDLC
14 7 (4.90%) Supplier Management
14 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
14 7 (4.90%) Microsoft
14 7 (4.90%) Service Management

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 4 (2.80%) CMS
2 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.59%) MS Project
3 3 (2.10%) MS Office
4 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.70%) Maximo
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) Skype
1 4 (2.80%) VoIP
1 4 (2.80%) WAN
2 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.40%) LAN
2 2 (1.40%) Network Security
2 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.70%) CTI
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) MPLS
3 1 (0.70%) RIP
3 1 (0.70%) TETRA
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 29 (20.28%) Finance
2 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.29%) Marketing
4 6 (4.20%) Legal
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 4 (2.80%) Billing
6 4 (2.80%) French Language
6 4 (2.80%) Front Office
6 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.10%) Banking
7 3 (2.10%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.10%) Publishing
7 3 (2.10%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Electronics
9 1 (0.70%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.70%) HTML
2 1 (0.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.80%) AS400
4 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.80%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.10%) CCTV
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.10%) SCADA
5 3 (2.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) FMCG
6 2 (1.40%) IVR
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.70%) Handset
7 1 (0.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Linux
2 3 (2.10%) Unix
2 3 (2.10%) VMS
3 2 (1.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) AIX
4 1 (0.70%) Solaris
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) Project Management
2 38 (26.57%) PRINCE2
3 36 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.19%) Matrix Organization
6 13 (9.09%) Change Management
7 11 (7.69%) ITIL
7 11 (7.69%) Migration
8 9 (6.29%) Project Planning
9 8 (5.59%) SDLC
9 8 (5.59%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.90%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.90%) Scrum
10 7 (4.90%) Service Management
10 7 (4.90%) Supplier Management
11 6 (4.20%) Line Management
11 6 (4.20%) Matrix Management
11 6 (4.20%) Release Management
11 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.40%) C
2 1 (0.70%) C#
2 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.70%) LINC
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Degree
2 13 (9.09%) PMP
3 10 (6.99%) APMP
4 6 (4.20%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.70%) HND
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) PMO
2 13 (9.09%) QA
3 4 (2.80%) SLA
4 2 (1.40%) GMP
5 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.70%) GDPR
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Oracle
2 8 (5.59%) SAP
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.20%) Huawei
5 4 (2.80%) Cisco
6 3 (2.10%) NEC
6 3 (2.10%) Remedy
7 2 (1.40%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.40%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.70%) BT
8 1 (0.70%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.70%) F5
8 1 (0.70%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.70%) hybris
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Lancope
8 1 (0.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.70%) Pega
8 1 (0.70%) Tumbleweed
8 1 (0.70%) VMware