The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £511 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 June 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 123 106
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 28 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.02% 0.57% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.59% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 23
Median daily rate £511 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £625 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £490
% change year-on-year +2.63% -3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.04 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.04 - £35.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2623 2861 2952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.49% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1848 1908
Median daily rate £375 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 140 196
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Senior Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the South West

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Manager in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the South West

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in the South West

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in the South West

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 12 £530 +8.71% 2
Wiltshire - 7 £605 -
Cornwall - 3 £360 -
Devon - 2 £388 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £625 -
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 25 (41.67%) Project Management
2 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (16.67%) Retail
5 10 (16.67%) ITIL
6 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.33%) Local Government
7 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.67%) Change Management
9 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 6 (10.00%) Office 365
10 5 (8.33%) Change Control
10 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (8.33%) Banking
10 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking
10 5 (8.33%) Marketing
10 5 (8.33%) QA
10 5 (8.33%) ISEB
10 5 (8.33%) Scrum
10 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
11 4 (6.67%) Dependency Management
11 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 4 (6.67%) Contract Management
11 4 (6.67%) Management Information System

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.00%) SMS
3 2 (3.33%) 3G
3 2 (3.33%) 4G
4 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Retail
3 8 (13.33%) Local Government
3 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Automotive
5 3 (5.00%) Electronics
5 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.67%) PMI
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Project Management
2 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.67%) ITIL
5 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) Change Management
6 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.33%) Change Control
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.67%) Contract Management
9 4 (6.67%) Dependency Management
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (8.33%) ISEB
5 4 (6.67%) PMI Certification
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.33%) APMP
7 2 (3.33%) Master's Degree
7 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) GDPR
2 3 (5.00%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) SAP
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Teradata