Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 236 205
Rank change year-on-year +8 -31 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 168 145 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.01% 0.88% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.93% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 142
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £418 £411 £388
90th Percentile £700 £683 £600
England median daily rate £538 £530 £500
% change year-on-year +1.42% +6.00% -1.48%
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 £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +5.88%

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 15,703 15,551 16,572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.74% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,406 9,151 9,985
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £241 £235
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 687 630 752
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.26
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%

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 September 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 September 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 +7 51 £500 - 9
Surrey -5 48 £550 +4.76% 3
Hampshire -6 37 £500 -3.85% 7
Berkshire -20 32 £500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +21 16 £515 +17.05% 1
West Sussex -5 14 £481 +4.62% 2
East Sussex -2 9 £450 -10.00% 1
Middlesex +11 5 - -
Oxfordshire +4 3 £550 +4.76% 4
Kent +5 1 £520 +22.35% 1
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 71 (42.26%) Project Management
2 67 (39.88%) Finance
3 49 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (22.02%) PRINCE2
6 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
7 23 (13.69%) Degree
8 22 (13.10%) Project Planning
8 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
8 22 (13.10%) Migration
9 20 (11.90%) Programme Management
9 20 (11.90%) Security Cleared
10 19 (11.31%) QA
10 19 (11.31%) Oracle
10 19 (11.31%) PMO
11 17 (10.12%) Decision-Making
11 17 (10.12%) Waterfall
11 17 (10.12%) SC Cleared
12 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
13 15 (8.93%) SDLC
13 15 (8.93%) ITIL
13 15 (8.93%) Management Information System
14 14 (8.33%) Service Delivery
14 14 (8.33%) PMP
14 14 (8.33%) PMI Certification
14 14 (8.33%) Marketing
15 13 (7.74%) SAP
16 11 (6.55%) E-Commerce
17 10 (5.95%) Windows

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 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.19%) Appian
2 2 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.60%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.60%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.60%) Maximo
3 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.36%) Office 365
3 3 (1.79%) SaaS
4 2 (1.19%) Lucidchart
4 2 (1.19%) Responsys
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (1.19%) Broadband
2 2 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.19%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.60%) DSL
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.38%) Big Data
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.19%) Zephyr
General
1 67 (39.88%) Finance
2 14 (8.33%) Marketing
3 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.17%) Retail
5 6 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.19%) Advertising
7 2 (1.19%) Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) Web Services
2 2 (1.19%) .NET
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.79%) PMI
4 3 (1.79%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.79%) User Experience
5 2 (1.19%) CCTV
5 2 (1.19%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) EPoS
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) Robotics
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.95%) Windows
2 7 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.60%) Android
3 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.26%) Project Management
2 49 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (22.02%) PRINCE2
5 22 (13.10%) Migration
5 22 (13.10%) Project Planning
6 20 (11.90%) Programme Management
7 17 (10.12%) Decision-Making
7 17 (10.12%) Waterfall
8 16 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
9 15 (8.93%) ITIL
9 15 (8.93%) SDLC
10 14 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.55%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.95%) People Management
12 10 (5.95%) Process Improvement
13 9 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (5.36%) Change Control
13 9 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (5.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.60%) C
1 1 (0.60%) Java
1 1 (0.60%) R
1 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.69%) Degree
2 20 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.12%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 14 (8.33%) PMP
5 10 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.60%) APMP
9 1 (0.60%) CCNP
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.60%) HNC
9 1 (0.60%) HND
9 1 (0.60%) ISEB
9 1 (0.60%) MCSE
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.31%) PMO
1 19 (11.31%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) GDPR
3 2 (1.19%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.31%) Oracle
3 13 (7.74%) SAP
4 4 (2.38%) Cisco
4 4 (2.38%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.38%) Workday
5 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.79%) Siebel
6 2 (1.19%) Adobe
6 2 (1.19%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.19%) Chordiant
6 2 (1.19%) Pega
6 2 (1.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.19%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.60%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) MapR
7 1 (0.60%) Tableau