The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £516 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 247 232
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 412 544 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 1.03% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.08% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 387 374
Median daily rate £516 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.20% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £657 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £480 £489
% change year-on-year -1.04% -1.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £28.07 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.01 - £21.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.61 - £57.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.07 - £35.00

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 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
England -11 393 £520 +4.00% 104
London -23 187 £550 - 57
South East +11 70 £500 +3.89% 8
West Midlands +21 30 £488 +3.72% 11
East of England +2 28 £475 +9.19% 11
South West +11 27 £492 +0.82% 3
City of London -3 27 £575 -4.20% 16
Berkshire +17 21 £488 -2.50% 3
North West -11 20 £469 -6.25% 8
Yorkshire +16 17 £500 +2.56% 4
Norfolk +17 15 £450 +42.85% 1
Surrey +3 14 £525 -4.54%
West Yorkshire +12 13 £500 - 3
Hampshire -2 13 £535 +13.82% 1
Bristol -9 11 £558 +14.51% 2
Scotland +22 10 £475 -5.00% 3
Manchester +9 9 £456 -1.35% 3
East Midlands -20 9 £425 -5.55% 2
Solihull - 9 - - 1
West Sussex +16 8 £443 -4.32%
Leeds +16 8 £500 -9.90% 2
Reigate - 8 £531 -
Coventry +17 7 £456 -29.80% 5
Edinburgh -4 7 £500 +1.01% 2
Wiltshire - 7 £605 - 1
Reading +14 6 £388 -22.50% 3
Cheshire +9 6 £390 -24.63% 4
Bradford +11 5 £313 -31.50% 1
Nottingham +4 5 £415 +18.57% 1
Kent +2 5 £425 -12.82%

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 322 (36.22%) Project Management
2 288 (32.40%) Finance
3 270 (30.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 204 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
5 188 (21.15%) PRINCE2
6 93 (10.46%) Banking
7 83 (9.34%) Programme Management
8 82 (9.22%) Migration
9 79 (8.89%) Change Management
9 79 (8.89%) Security Cleared
10 73 (8.21%) ITIL
11 66 (7.42%) Retail
12 62 (6.97%) Scrum
13 59 (6.64%) SC Cleared
14 55 (6.19%) PMP
15 54 (6.07%) Waterfall
15 54 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (5.96%) PMO
17 50 (5.62%) Microsoft
18 49 (5.51%) Service Management
19 48 (5.40%) Telecoms
20 47 (5.29%) Oracle
20 47 (5.29%) PMI Certification
21 44 (4.95%) Microsoft Project
22 42 (4.72%) Risk Management
22 42 (4.72%) SAP
22 42 (4.72%) Office 365
22 42 (4.72%) Matrix Organization
23 41 (4.61%) Project Planning
24 40 (4.50%) Marketing

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 11 (1.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.01%) CMS
3 6 (0.67%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.45%) Confluence
5 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.22%) Documentum
6 2 (0.22%) Drupal
6 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.22%) IIS
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.11%) Liferay
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (4.95%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Maya
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (0.67%) Sonata
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.34%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.34%) Primavera
5 3 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.34%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.22%) Maximo
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.72%) Office 365
2 19 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.79%) PaaS
4 6 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.67%) IaaS
4 6 (0.67%) SaaS
5 3 (0.34%) G Suite
6 2 (0.22%) Yammer
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) Boomi
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.11%) GoToWebinar
7 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.91%) LAN
1 17 (1.91%) WAN
2 10 (1.12%) VoIP
3 7 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (0.67%) Wireless
5 5 (0.56%) Firewall
5 5 (0.56%) Skype
6 4 (0.45%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.45%) Network Security
6 4 (0.45%) SAN
7 3 (0.34%) Extranet
7 3 (0.34%) Internet
7 3 (0.34%) SMS
7 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.22%) 3G
8 2 (0.22%) 4G
8 2 (0.22%) CTI
8 2 (0.22%) DMZ
8 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.45%) Power BI
3 4 (0.45%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.45%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.34%) Big Data
5 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.11%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.11%) KDB
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (2.02%) JIRA
2 5 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.34%) Selenium
4 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.11%) Gradle
5 1 (0.11%) gulp
5 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.11%) Maven
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 288 (32.40%) Finance
2 93 (10.46%) Banking
3 66 (7.42%) Retail
4 48 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 40 (4.50%) Marketing
6 29 (3.26%) Legal
7 18 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.02%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.91%) Local Government
9 14 (1.57%) Advertising
10 13 (1.46%) Front Office
11 11 (1.24%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.90%) Electronics
12 8 (0.90%) Law
12 8 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.67%) Automotive
14 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.45%) Back Office
16 3 (0.34%) Billing
16 3 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.90%) .NET
2 6 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.45%) Middleware
4 3 (0.34%) CSS
5 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.22%) ATL
5 2 (0.22%) HTML
5 2 (0.22%) Laravel
5 2 (0.22%) Web Services
6 1 (0.11%) EDI
6 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.11%) Velocity
6 1 (0.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.26%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.70%) PMI
4 24 (2.70%) User Experience
5 15 (1.69%) NHS
6 14 (1.57%) Fintech
7 10 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.01%) FMCG
9 8 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.79%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.56%) CCTV
12 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.56%) Derivative
12 5 (0.56%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.45%) CMDB
13 4 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 28 (3.15%) Windows
2 18 (2.02%) Windows 10
3 8 (0.90%) Linux
4 6 (0.67%) Unix
4 6 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.56%) Android
5 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.34%) VMS
7 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (36.22%) Project Management
2 270 (30.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 204 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (21.15%) PRINCE2
5 83 (9.34%) Programme Management
6 82 (9.22%) Migration
7 79 (8.89%) Change Management
8 73 (8.21%) ITIL
9 62 (6.97%) Scrum
10 54 (6.07%) Waterfall
11 49 (5.51%) Service Management
12 42 (4.72%) Matrix Organization
12 42 (4.72%) Risk Management
13 41 (4.61%) Project Planning
14 40 (4.50%) Service Delivery
14 40 (4.50%) Supplier Management
15 37 (4.16%) Matrix Management
16 35 (3.94%) E-Commerce
17 32 (3.60%) Mentoring
17 32 (3.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.46%) C
1 13 (1.46%) SQL
2 12 (1.35%) Java
3 7 (0.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.34%) C#
4 3 (0.34%) PHP
5 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.11%) COBOL
6 1 (0.11%) Groovy
6 1 (0.11%) LINC
6 1 (0.11%) Python
6 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 79 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 59 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 55 (6.19%) PMP
4 47 (5.29%) PMI Certification
5 39 (4.39%) Degree
6 34 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.69%) APMP
9 14 (1.57%) ISEB
10 12 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.90%) CISSP
12 8 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.67%) MBA
15 5 (0.56%) CISM
16 3 (0.34%) ACCA
17 2 (0.22%) CIMA
17 2 (0.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.96%) PMO
2 37 (4.16%) QA
3 13 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.24%) GDPR
5 8 (0.90%) MiFID
6 7 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.67%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.67%) SEPA
7 6 (0.67%) SLA
8 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.34%) COBIT
9 3 (0.34%) GxP
9 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) Basel III
11 1 (0.11%) COSO
11 1 (0.11%) GMP
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.01%) SCCM
2 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.22%) WSUS
3 1 (0.11%) Ansible
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.11%) Nessus
3 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 50 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.29%) Oracle
3 42 (4.72%) SAP
4 14 (1.57%) Cisco
5 7 (0.79%) FNZ
6 6 (0.67%) Adobe
7 5 (0.56%) Avaya
7 5 (0.56%) Charles River
7 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.56%) VMware
8 4 (0.45%) Citrix
8 4 (0.45%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.45%) Tableau
8 4 (0.45%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.34%) Dell
9 3 (0.34%) EMC
9 3 (0.34%) hybris
9 3 (0.34%) Lancope
9 3 (0.34%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.34%) WorldPay
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