Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 231 239
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 141 149 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.90% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.96% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 109 122
South East median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% -
10th Percentile £410 £350 £363
90th Percentile £710 £613 £600
England median daily rate £549 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.70% -4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £67.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.57% +150.00%
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 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 15802 15500 18416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.97% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9382 9237 10813
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 769 921
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 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 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 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
Thames Valley -24 46 £494 +3.89% 8
Berkshire -6 29 £575 +23.66% 3
Hampshire -1 23 £475 - 4
Surrey -10 23 £500 -1.96% 4
West Sussex +3 22 £470 -14.55%
Buckinghamshire -27 13 £451 -2.49% 2
Kent -11 9 £525 +10.53% 1
East Sussex +1 6 £750 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -4 4 £525 +5.00% 3
Middlesex +5 3 - -
Sussex - 2 £450 -
Senior Manager
England

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

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

1 50 (35.46%) Finance
2 40 (28.37%) PRINCE2
3 38 (26.95%) Project Management
3 38 (26.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (16.31%) PMO
6 22 (15.60%) PMP
7 21 (14.89%) PMI Certification
8 19 (13.48%) Project Planning
8 19 (13.48%) QA
9 16 (11.35%) Telecoms
9 16 (11.35%) ITIL
10 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
10 15 (10.64%) Matrix Organization
11 14 (9.93%) Marketing
12 12 (8.51%) Change Management
12 12 (8.51%) Migration
12 12 (8.51%) Retail
13 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (7.80%) Degree
13 11 (7.80%) Security Cleared
14 10 (7.09%) Supplier Management
15 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
15 9 (6.38%) Waterfall
15 9 (6.38%) Programme Management
15 9 (6.38%) GDPR
16 8 (5.67%) Analytics
16 8 (5.67%) Scrum
16 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
16 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence

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 1 (0.71%) CMS
1 1 (0.71%) SAS
1 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Maximo
1 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Clinical
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) SaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) LAN
1 4 (2.84%) VoIP
2 3 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.42%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.71%) Converged Networks
4 1 (0.71%) CTI
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) MVNO
4 1 (0.71%) Skype
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) Big Data
1 1 (0.71%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
General
1 50 (35.46%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.93%) Marketing
4 12 (8.51%) Retail
5 6 (4.26%) Legal
6 4 (2.84%) Electronics
6 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.42%) Advertising
8 2 (1.42%) Billing
8 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.71%) Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Local Government
9 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.13%) CCTV
4 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.42%) IVR
4 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.71%) BBC
5 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.71%) FMCG
5 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.71%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.71%) Social Media
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.26%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.42%) Android
3 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) AIX
4 1 (0.71%) pSOS
4 1 (0.71%) Solaris
4 1 (0.71%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) PRINCE2
2 38 (26.95%) Project Management
2 38 (26.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.48%) Project Planning
5 16 (11.35%) ITIL
6 15 (10.64%) Matrix Organization
7 12 (8.51%) Change Management
7 12 (8.51%) Migration
8 10 (7.09%) Supplier Management
9 9 (6.38%) Programme Management
9 9 (6.38%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.67%) Analytics
10 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.67%) Scrum
10 8 (5.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.96%) Change Control
11 7 (4.96%) Critical Path Analysis
11 7 (4.96%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.13%) Java
2 2 (1.42%) PHP
3 1 (0.71%) C++
3 1 (0.71%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 22 (15.60%) PMP
2 21 (14.89%) PMI Certification
3 11 (7.80%) Degree
3 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (7.80%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.13%) APMP
6 3 (2.13%) HNC
6 3 (2.13%) HND
7 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) ISEB
8 1 (0.71%) ACCA
8 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.71%) CIMA
8 1 (0.71%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) PMO
2 19 (13.48%) QA
3 9 (6.38%) GDPR
4 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft
1 7 (4.96%) SAP
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle
3 3 (2.13%) Google
4 2 (1.42%) Adobe
4 2 (1.42%) Capita
4 2 (1.42%) Cisco
4 2 (1.42%) Demandware
4 2 (1.42%) HP
4 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.42%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Arqiva
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.71%) Facebook
5 1 (0.71%) Lancope
5 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.71%) Symantec
5 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.71%) Verint