Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 July 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 218 205
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 172 146 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 0.91% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.96% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 113 163
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -2.81%
10th Percentile £406 £401 £340
90th Percentile £668 £623 £600
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £28.07 -
% change year-on-year +33.59% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,257 15,191 17,727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 94.58% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,634 8,766 10,727
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £231
90th Percentile £584 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 731 773
South East median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% -12.50% +14.30%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -4.11% +8.57%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 July 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
Thames Valley -11 54 £481 - 9
Hampshire +1 41 £505 +0.25% 2
Berkshire -18 39 £475 - 7
Surrey -12 38 £550 +2.33% 5
West Sussex 0 15 £475 +11.76% 1
East Sussex +14 14 £450 -5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £475 -5.00% 1
Middlesex +9 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire -7 4 £538 +13.16% 1
Kent -7 2 £520 +16.53% 1
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South East region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 75 (43.60%) Project Management
2 72 (41.86%) Finance
3 52 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (21.51%) PRINCE2
6 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Project
7 26 (15.12%) Degree
8 23 (13.37%) Security Cleared
9 22 (12.79%) Matrix Organization
10 21 (12.21%) Microsoft
11 20 (11.63%) Migration
12 19 (11.05%) PMO
12 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared
13 18 (10.47%) Project Planning
13 18 (10.47%) PMP
13 18 (10.47%) PMI Certification
13 18 (10.47%) SDLC
14 17 (9.88%) Programme Management
15 16 (9.30%) Service Delivery
16 15 (8.72%) Management Information System
16 15 (8.72%) ITIL
16 15 (8.72%) Marketing
16 15 (8.72%) QA
16 15 (8.72%) Process Improvement
17 14 (8.14%) Waterfall
17 14 (8.14%) SAP
17 14 (8.14%) Oracle
18 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
19 11 (6.40%) Change Control
20 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.58%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.58%) Maximo
3 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.49%) Office 365
3 4 (2.33%) SaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Responsys
5 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) Broadband
2 2 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.16%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.58%) Converged Networks
3 1 (0.58%) DSL
3 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.58%) ISDN
3 1 (0.58%) KiloStream
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.74%) Big Data
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.16%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.58%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 72 (41.86%) Finance
2 15 (8.72%) Marketing
3 8 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.07%) Retail
5 3 (1.74%) Legal
5 3 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Billing
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) Web Services
2 2 (1.16%) .NET
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.16%) RESTful
3 1 (0.58%) JSR 170
3 1 (0.58%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.74%) PMI
5 3 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.74%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.16%) CCTV
6 2 (1.16%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) EPoS
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.49%) Windows
2 5 (2.91%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.58%) Android
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.60%) Project Management
2 52 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (21.51%) PRINCE2
5 22 (12.79%) Matrix Organization
6 20 (11.63%) Migration
7 18 (10.47%) Project Planning
7 18 (10.47%) SDLC
8 17 (9.88%) Programme Management
9 16 (9.30%) Service Delivery
10 15 (8.72%) ITIL
10 15 (8.72%) Process Improvement
11 14 (8.14%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.40%) Change Control
13 8 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (4.65%) Data Migration
13 8 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (4.65%) Supplier Management
14 7 (4.07%) Business Analysis
14 7 (4.07%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.58%) C
1 1 (0.58%) Java
1 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (15.12%) Degree
2 23 (13.37%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared
4 18 (10.47%) PMI Certification
4 18 (10.47%) PMP
5 9 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.33%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.58%) CCNP
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.58%) HNC
9 1 (0.58%) HND
9 1 (0.58%) MBA
9 1 (0.58%) MCSE
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.05%) PMO
2 15 (8.72%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) GDPR
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.14%) Oracle
2 14 (8.14%) SAP
3 5 (2.91%) Cisco
4 4 (2.33%) Workday
5 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.16%) Adobe
6 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.16%) Siebel
6 2 (1.16%) Tableau
7 1 (0.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.58%) CODA
7 1 (0.58%) EMC
7 1 (0.58%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) Informatica
7 1 (0.58%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.58%) Nokia
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud