The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 61 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 22 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 2.09% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.23% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 7
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £372 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £51.20
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -12.10%
Senior Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1343 1119 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.51% 93.72% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 672 331
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title.

1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Banking
3 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.56%) Retail
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Test Management
6 4 (8.89%) People Management
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security
7 3 (6.67%) HTML
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (4.44%) COBIT
8 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (4.44%) CISA

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Retail
4 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.33%) Project Management
2 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Test Management
3 4 (8.89%) People Management
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.67%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) Information Security
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) OO
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 3 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) CISA
1 2 (4.44%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) VMware
1 1 (2.22%) BT
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.22%) Citrix
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle
1 1 (2.22%) SAP