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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 57 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 25 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.91% 1.45% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.58% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £444 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% -15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £385 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £577 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £498 £450
% change year-on-year
- +10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
Senior Manager
Scotland

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
1236 1074 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.21% 91.40% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 500 454
Average daily rate £390 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 26
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.36 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 29 (54.72%) Banking
2 24 (45.28%) Finance
3 20 (37.74%) Retail
4 18 (33.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (32.08%) Retail Banking
6 13 (24.53%) Migration
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
8 8 (15.09%) People Management
9 7 (13.21%) Digital Media
10 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.55%) Change Management
12 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
12 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (5.66%) E-business
12 3 (5.66%) Advertising
13 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
13 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
13 2 (3.77%) Legal
13 2 (3.77%) Service Management
13 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
13 2 (3.77%) ITIL
13 2 (3.77%) Cisco
13 2 (3.77%) ACCA
13 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (3.77%) Middleware
13 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
13 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
13 2 (3.77%) Change Control
13 2 (3.77%) Data Mapping
13 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 29 (54.72%) Banking
2 24 (45.28%) Finance
3 20 (37.74%) Retail
4 17 (32.08%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Advertising
6 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
7 1 (1.89%) Front Office
7 1 (1.89%) Back Office
7 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.89%) International Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (1.89%) German Language
7 1 (1.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Derivative
2 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.89%) DataPower
2 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (24.53%) Migration
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) People Management
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) E-business
7 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.77%) Earned Value Management
8 2 (3.77%) Change Control
9 1 (1.89%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (1.89%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.77%) ACCA
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.89%) CIMA
2 1 (1.89%) CFA
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 1 (1.89%) Informatica
2 1 (1.89%) Teradata
2 1 (1.89%) Facebook
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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