Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 198 202
Rank change year-on-year -32 +4 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 149 162 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 1.04% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.11% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 110 161
South East median daily rate £500 £510 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +4.62% +2.63%
10th Percentile £383 £400 £325
90th Percentile £625 £616 £588
England median daily rate £525 £525 £515
% change year-on-year - +1.94% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £27.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.91% +10.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -29.09% +22.22%

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 15,862 14,595 17,215
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.81% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,305 8,374 10,369
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 611 739 807
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.50 £10.42
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -41 51 £519 +9.21% 12
Berkshire -23 37 £519 +9.21% 8
Hampshire +4 34 £500 -4.76% 6
Surrey -26 24 £500 -6.32% 5
West Sussex -4 16 £488 +13.37% 1
East Sussex +14 14 £450 - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 10 £473 -5.50% 1
Kent 0 7 £203 -57.59% 1
Oxfordshire -9 4 £525 +7.69% 3
Middlesex -3 1 - - 1
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 64 (42.95%) Finance
2 56 (37.58%) Project Management
3 45 (30.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (26.17%) PRINCE2
5 33 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (15.44%) Matrix Organization
7 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Project
8 19 (12.75%) PMP
8 19 (12.75%) PMI Certification
8 19 (12.75%) Security Cleared
9 17 (11.41%) Marketing
9 17 (11.41%) Degree
10 16 (10.74%) SC Cleared
10 16 (10.74%) PMO
11 15 (10.07%) Process Improvement
12 13 (8.72%) Change Control
12 13 (8.72%) Microsoft
13 12 (8.05%) Migration
13 12 (8.05%) QA
13 12 (8.05%) Project Planning
13 12 (8.05%) Data Centre
14 11 (7.38%) SDLC
14 11 (7.38%) Retail
14 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
15 10 (6.71%) Change Management
15 10 (6.71%) Programme Management
15 10 (6.71%) Oracle
16 9 (6.04%) ITIL
16 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
16 9 (6.04%) 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 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) CMS
3 2 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.34%) Documentum
4 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.37%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Maximo
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Clinical
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Office 365
2 2 (1.34%) Lucidchart
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) LAN
2 2 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.67%) 4G
3 1 (0.67%) Converged Networks
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.67%) ISDN
3 1 (0.67%) KiloStream
3 1 (0.67%) MVNO
3 1 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.67%) SAN
3 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.67%) VoIP
3 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) Big Data
2 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 64 (42.95%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Marketing
3 11 (7.38%) Retail
4 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.03%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.01%) Billing
7 2 (1.34%) Banking
7 2 (1.34%) Local Government
7 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.34%) .NET
1 2 (1.34%) JSR 170
1 2 (1.34%) OSGi
1 2 (1.34%) RESTful
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.01%) User Experience
5 2 (1.34%) CCTV
5 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.67%) EPoS
6 1 (0.67%) FMCG
6 1 (0.67%) IVR
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) Robotics
6 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.36%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.34%) Android
3 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) AIX
4 1 (0.67%) pSOS
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
4 1 (0.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.58%) Project Management
2 45 (30.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (26.17%) PRINCE2
4 33 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.44%) Matrix Organization
6 15 (10.07%) Process Improvement
7 13 (8.72%) Change Control
8 12 (8.05%) Migration
8 12 (8.05%) Project Planning
9 11 (7.38%) SDLC
9 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
10 10 (6.71%) Change Management
10 10 (6.71%) Programme Management
11 9 (6.04%) ITIL
12 8 (5.37%) Resource Management
12 8 (5.37%) Waterfall
13 7 (4.70%) Business Development
13 7 (4.70%) Matrix Management
13 7 (4.70%) Supplier Management
14 6 (4.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.34%) PHP
2 1 (0.67%) C
2 1 (0.67%) Java
2 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) PMI Certification
1 19 (12.75%) PMP
1 19 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.41%) Degree
3 16 (10.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (4.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.68%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.34%) APMP
8 1 (0.67%) ACCA
8 1 (0.67%) CIMA
8 1 (0.67%) HNC
8 1 (0.67%) HND
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.74%) PMO
2 12 (8.05%) QA
3 6 (4.03%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle
3 7 (4.70%) SAP
4 6 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.68%) Cisco
5 4 (2.68%) EMC
6 3 (2.01%) Capita
6 3 (2.01%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.34%) Adobe
7 2 (1.34%) Demandware
7 2 (1.34%) Siebel
7 2 (1.34%) Tableau
8 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.67%) Citrix
8 1 (0.67%) HP
8 1 (0.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.67%) Progress
8 1 (0.67%) Symantec
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.67%) VMware