The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 34 42 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.23% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £475 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -4.00% +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 Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 327 307 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.89% 95.05% 97.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 212 265
Median daily rate £425 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £20.25
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 Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in Swindon

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in Swindon

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in Swindon over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in Swindon

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Swindon region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
5 3 (16.67%) Smart Meter
5 3 (16.67%) Office 365
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Automotive
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (11.11%) PMI
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.11%) MS Project
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) Legal
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (11.11%) Billing
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Automotive
4 2 (11.11%) Billing
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MBA
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow