The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
England / South West
Rank 101 114 105
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 32 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 0.73% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.76% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 22
Median daily rate £463 £427 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.30% -16.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £475 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £52.50

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 2439 2772 2969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.31% 96.65% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1791 1866
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 182 142
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Wiltshire +9 12 £500 +17.64% 1
Devon +4 8 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 5 £525 +47.36%
Bristol -1 3 £410 -4.03% 3
Cornwall - 1 £300 -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 16 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 14 (28.00%) Finance
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Retail
6 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.00%) ITIL
8 7 (14.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Change Management
9 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
9 6 (12.00%) Local Government
10 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 5 (10.00%) Banking
10 5 (10.00%) Retail Banking
10 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (10.00%) ISEB
10 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
11 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.00%) Migration
11 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
11 4 (8.00%) Degree
11 4 (8.00%) Project Governance
11 4 (8.00%) Office 365
11 4 (8.00%) Mentoring

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Gradle
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
1 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Local Government
4 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.00%) Automotive
5 3 (6.00%) Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) Billing
6 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 2 (4.00%) Spanish Language
7 1 (2.00%) Electronics
7 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.00%) PMI
1 3 (6.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) AIX
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 16 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) ITIL
6 7 (14.00%) Change Management
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
8 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Project Governance
9 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.00%) Coaching
10 3 (6.00%) Dependency Management
10 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) ISEB
3 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (2.00%) APMP
7 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.00%) MBA
7 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Black Duck
3 1 (2.00%) BT
3 1 (2.00%) Huawei
3 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow