Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 238 230
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 151 149 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 0.88% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.93% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 98 97
South East median daily rate £525 £516 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +5.90% +1.56%
10th Percentile £404 £414 £356
90th Percentile £638 £707 £605
England median daily rate £538 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £67.50
10th Percentile £41.00 - £66.25
90th Percentile £53.20 - £68.75
England median hourly rate £36.30 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.71% -22.22% -18.18%

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 15,884 15,963 15,085
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.40% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,571 9,526 8,963
South East median daily rate £425 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.18% +6.06% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 628 758
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.93 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.05% +3.89% -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +35 58 £488 -7.14% 9
Surrey +7 43 £550 +7.32% 2
Hampshire -13 36 £505 +2.28% 8
Berkshire -2 32 £475 -17.39% 4
Buckinghamshire +37 24 £515 +14.13% 3
Middlesex +16 6 £500 -
East Sussex -15 3 £450 -28.00% 1
Oxfordshire +10 2 £400 -23.81% 2
West Sussex -35 2 £475 -5.00% 1
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 68 (45.03%) Project Management
2 52 (34.44%) Finance
3 38 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (17.22%) PRINCE2
6 22 (14.57%) Migration
6 22 (14.57%) Security Cleared
7 21 (13.91%) SC Cleared
8 18 (11.92%) Programme Management
9 16 (10.60%) Waterfall
9 16 (10.60%) Decision-Making
10 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Project
11 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
12 13 (8.61%) Telecoms
12 13 (8.61%) Degree
13 12 (7.95%) Service Delivery
13 12 (7.95%) SAP
14 11 (7.28%) People Management
14 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.28%) Scrum
14 11 (7.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (6.62%) Office 365
15 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
15 10 (6.62%) Windows
15 10 (6.62%) PMO
16 9 (5.96%) Project Planning
17 8 (5.30%) Marketing
17 8 (5.30%) Data Migration
17 8 (5.30%) Change Management

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 (0.66%) CMS
1 1 (0.66%) Confluence
1 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (6.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Responsys
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) Broadband
3 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.66%) DOCSIS
4 1 (0.66%) DSL
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) GSM
4 1 (0.66%) ISDN
4 1 (0.66%) LAN
4 1 (0.66%) SNMP
4 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.32%) Big Data
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.30%) Marketing
4 6 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.31%) Electronics
6 3 (1.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.99%) PMI
3 3 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.99%) User Experience
4 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) RIA
5 1 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.62%) Windows
2 8 (5.30%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.03%) Project Management
2 38 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (17.22%) PRINCE2
5 22 (14.57%) Migration
6 18 (11.92%) Programme Management
7 16 (10.60%) Decision-Making
7 16 (10.60%) Waterfall
8 12 (7.95%) Service Delivery
9 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.28%) People Management
9 11 (7.28%) Scrum
10 9 (5.96%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.30%) Change Management
11 8 (5.30%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.30%) SDLC
11 8 (5.30%) Service Management
12 7 (4.64%) Information Management
13 6 (3.97%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.66%) C
1 1 (0.66%) Java
1 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.61%) Degree
4 11 (7.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.65%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.65%) PMP
6 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.32%) APMP
7 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.66%) CCNP
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) HNC
8 1 (0.66%) HND
8 1 (0.66%) ISEB
8 1 (0.66%) MBA
8 1 (0.66%) MCSE
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) PMO
2 7 (4.64%) QA
3 6 (3.97%) GDPR
4 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.32%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (1.32%) SLA
6 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.95%) SAP
3 7 (4.64%) Oracle
4 5 (3.31%) VMware
5 3 (1.99%) Planview
6 2 (1.32%) Avaya
6 2 (1.32%) Chordiant
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco
6 2 (1.32%) Pega
6 2 (1.32%) Progress
6 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.32%) Workday
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe
7 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) IBM
7 1 (0.66%) Informatica
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Siebel