The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex 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
South East / West Sussex
Rank 51 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.57% 0.52% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.54% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £443 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.32% -11.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
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 West Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 560 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.45% 96.22% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 341 309
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in West Sussex

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in West Sussex

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in West Sussex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in West Sussex

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex 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
Gatwick - 3 £488 -
Crawley - 1 £410 -
Senior Manager
South East

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Matrix Organization
2 7 (43.75%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 6 (37.50%) PMO
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) PMP
5 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) SCADA
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) CCTV
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) CMS
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) VMS
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Tumbleweed
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (6.25%) Project Governance

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (18.75%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) CCTV
2 3 (18.75%) SCADA
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Matrix Organization
2 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
2 6 (37.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) F5
1 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
1 1 (6.25%) Tumbleweed
1 1 (6.25%) WorldPay