The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 104 97
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 31 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.34% 0.78% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.82% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 15
Median daily rate £465 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £410 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2162 2559 2349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.38% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1419 1303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.93 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% -3.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +4 12 £467 +2.52% 2
Warwickshire +2 6 £475 - 1
Coventry +2 4 £488 +18.90% 2
Shropshire +34 2 £550 -
Staffordshire +3 1 £250 -54.54%
Solihull +2 1 £450 -7.21% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £425 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 25 (48.08%) Project Management
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
5 10 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) PMO
6 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
7 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.62%) NHS
7 5 (9.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
8 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (7.69%) CRM
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.69%) Finance
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
8 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.77%) User Stories
9 3 (5.77%) Local Government
9 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
9 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) Retail
9 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
9 3 (5.77%) PMP

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Maximo
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
1 2 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Local Government
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) NHS
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) PMI
3 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) DataPower
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Project Management
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
5 10 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
8 4 (7.69%) CRM
8 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
9 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) User Stories
10 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.85%) SOA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.77%) PMP
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) PMO
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle
1 2 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) Kronos
2 1 (1.92%) Mercator
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) NetApp
2 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
AMS contingency
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £485 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago