The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 199 232
Rank change year-on-year -40 +33  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 472 655 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.22% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.28% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 477 325
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £672 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -4.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £52.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 - £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £52.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -41 446 £525 - 112
London -24 224 £575 +4.54% 61
South East -8 78 £500 +1.01% 12
City of London -37 35 £575 -4.16% 18
South West +8 32 £463 +8.88% 7
West Midlands +26 31 £465 +2.19% 9
Yorkshire +12 25 £513 -10.39% 4
Berkshire +30 23 £475 +1.06% 1
West Yorkshire +14 19 £500 -18.36% 2
Scotland -3 19 £450 -14.28% 7
Edinburgh -5 16 £450 -14.28% 5
North West -13 16 £405 -22.85% 5
Surrey +10 15 £538 +2.38% 1
East Midlands -15 15 £475 +2.15% 3
East of England -18 15 £550 +3.77% 11
Hampshire +2 13 £500 +4.71% 1
Kent +25 12 £478 -16.95% 1
Wiltshire +8 12 £500 +17.64% 1
Birmingham +6 12 £467 +3.09% 3
Reading +17 11 £525 +16.66% 1
Swindon +11 11 £500 +5.26% 1
Leeds +6 11 £500 -21.56% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £538 -8.51%
Nottingham +4 8 £538 -8.51%
Devon +4 8 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 8 £925 +42.30% 5
West Sussex +10 6 £475 +2.70% 2
Warwickshire +7 6 £475 - 2
Manchester -4 6 £415 -20.95% 3
Exeter - 6 £400 - 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 299 (34.45%) Project Management
2 283 (32.60%) Finance
3 250 (28.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 235 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (19.70%) PRINCE2
6 106 (12.21%) Banking
7 79 (9.10%) Retail
8 77 (8.87%) Change Management
9 74 (8.53%) Migration
10 69 (7.95%) Security Cleared
11 67 (7.72%) Programme Management
12 63 (7.26%) ITIL
13 60 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
14 56 (6.45%) Scrum
15 53 (6.11%) PMO
16 49 (5.65%) Microsoft
17 46 (5.30%) MS Project
17 46 (5.30%) Waterfall
18 45 (5.18%) SC Cleared
18 45 (5.18%) SAP
19 44 (5.07%) Oracle
19 44 (5.07%) MS Excel
20 43 (4.95%) Service Delivery
21 42 (4.84%) Degree
22 41 (4.72%) Risk Management
23 40 (4.61%) QA
23 40 (4.61%) Matrix Organization
24 39 (4.49%) Marketing
24 39 (4.49%) Service Management
24 39 (4.49%) PMP

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.81%) Skype for Business
3 6 (0.69%) Confluence
4 4 (0.46%) CMS
4 4 (0.46%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.23%) Documentum
5 2 (0.23%) Drupal
5 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.12%) IIS
6 1 (0.12%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.12%) JBoss
6 1 (0.12%) Liferay
6 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.12%) SAS
6 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (5.30%) MS Project
2 44 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 28 (3.23%) MS Office
4 16 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
1 7 (0.81%) Sonata
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.46%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.35%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.35%) Primavera
4 3 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.35%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Maximo
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.03%) Office 365
2 7 (0.81%) PaaS
3 6 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.58%) IaaS
4 5 (0.58%) SaaS
5 2 (0.23%) Yammer
6 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.15%) Internet
2 9 (1.04%) WAN
3 7 (0.81%) Skype
4 6 (0.69%) LAN
4 6 (0.69%) VoIP
5 3 (0.35%) Firewall
5 3 (0.35%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.35%) MPLS
5 3 (0.35%) Network Security
5 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.23%) DMZ
6 2 (0.23%) SAN
6 2 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) CTI
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.92%) SAP BW
3 8 (0.92%) SAP HANA
4 5 (0.58%) Big Data
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.23%) GIS
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.23%) Power BI
6 2 (0.23%) QlikView
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.12%) KDB
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (2.65%) JIRA
2 6 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.58%) Selenium
4 4 (0.46%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.23%) Gradle
5 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.23%) Maven
5 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) gulp
6 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
General
1 283 (32.60%) Finance
2 106 (12.21%) Banking
3 79 (9.10%) Retail
4 39 (4.49%) Marketing
5 36 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 35 (4.03%) Legal
7 24 (2.76%) Front Office
7 24 (2.76%) Retail Banking
8 18 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.61%) Advertising
9 14 (1.61%) Local Government
10 13 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (1.27%) Billing
13 9 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.69%) Automotive
14 6 (0.69%) Law
14 6 (0.69%) Publishing
14 6 (0.69%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.58%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.81%) Middleware
2 6 (0.69%) .NET
3 4 (0.46%) CSS
3 4 (0.46%) HTML
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.35%) Web Services
5 2 (0.23%) Laravel
5 2 (0.23%) Velocity
6 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.12%) ATL
6 1 (0.12%) DHTML
6 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.12%) FpML
6 1 (0.12%) MDX
6 1 (0.12%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.46%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.53%) User Experience
5 18 (2.07%) NHS
5 18 (2.07%) PMI
6 16 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 15 (1.73%) Fintech
8 9 (1.04%) FMCG
8 9 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.92%) Derivative
9 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.81%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.58%) CCTV
12 5 (0.58%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.46%) AS400
13 4 (0.46%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.88%) Windows
2 11 (1.27%) Linux
3 9 (1.04%) Unix
3 9 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.58%) AIX
5 4 (0.46%) VMS
5 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.35%) Android
6 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (34.45%) Project Management
2 250 (28.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 235 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (19.70%) PRINCE2
5 77 (8.87%) Change Management
6 74 (8.53%) Migration
7 67 (7.72%) Programme Management
8 63 (7.26%) ITIL
9 56 (6.45%) Scrum
10 46 (5.30%) Waterfall
11 43 (4.95%) Service Delivery
12 41 (4.72%) Risk Management
13 40 (4.61%) Matrix Organization
14 39 (4.49%) Service Management
15 37 (4.26%) Project Planning
16 34 (3.92%) Mentoring
17 33 (3.80%) Supplier Management
18 32 (3.69%) Analytics
18 32 (3.69%) Asset Management
18 32 (3.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.50%) SQL
2 12 (1.38%) Java
3 11 (1.27%) C
4 7 (0.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.35%) C#
6 3 (0.35%) Python
6 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.12%) Groovy
8 1 (0.12%) LINC
8 1 (0.12%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 45 (5.18%) SC Cleared
3 42 (4.84%) Degree
4 39 (4.49%) PMP
5 31 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 25 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 24 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.84%) ISEB
9 14 (1.61%) APMP
10 12 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.92%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.69%) CISSP
14 4 (0.46%) CISM
14 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.46%) MBA
15 3 (0.35%) ACCA
15 3 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.11%) PMO
2 40 (4.61%) QA
3 17 (1.96%) SLA
4 8 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.92%) MiFID
5 6 (0.69%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.46%) GDPR
7 4 (0.46%) GxP
8 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.35%) SEPA
9 2 (0.23%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) EMIR
9 2 (0.23%) GMP
9 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.12%) Basel III
10 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.12%) FATCA
10 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.23%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.69%) SCCM
2 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (5.65%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.18%) SAP
3 44 (5.07%) Oracle
4 9 (1.04%) Cisco
5 8 (0.92%) FNZ
5 8 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.81%) Adobe
6 7 (0.81%) Citrix
6 7 (0.81%) Huawei
7 6 (0.69%) Charles River
8 5 (0.58%) hybris
8 5 (0.58%) Tableau
8 5 (0.58%) TOWER Software
8 5 (0.58%) VMware
9 4 (0.46%) HP
9 4 (0.46%) Remedy
9 4 (0.46%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.46%) Yardi
10 3 (0.35%) CA
10 3 (0.35%) NetApp
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: Competitive rate
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Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
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