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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 49 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 34 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.84% 1.97% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 2.11% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 14
Average daily rate
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£575 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £332 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £688 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £500 £441
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +13.31%
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
1126 1045 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.07% 93.81% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 459 454
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £29.15 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 2014.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (48.33%) Finance
2 27 (45.00%) Banking
3 23 (38.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (35.00%) Retail
5 17 (28.33%) Retail Banking
6 13 (21.67%) Migration
7 11 (18.33%) Project Management
8 7 (11.67%) Digital Media
9 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.00%) Legal
10 3 (5.00%) Advertising
10 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.00%) E-business
10 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
10 3 (5.00%) Change Control
10 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
11 2 (3.33%) Budget Control
11 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
11 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.33%) Scrum
11 2 (3.33%) Change Management
11 2 (3.33%) Service Management
11 2 (3.33%) ATM
11 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle
11 2 (3.33%) ITIL

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) ATM
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 27 (45.00%) Banking
3 21 (35.00%) Retail
4 17 (28.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 3 (5.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) International Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.67%) Equities
2 1 (1.67%) Derivative
2 1 (1.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Android
1 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (21.67%) Migration
3 11 (18.33%) Project Management
4 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.00%) E-business
5 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.33%) Budget Control
6 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
6 2 (3.33%) Change Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL
6 2 (3.33%) Scrum
6 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.33%) ACCA
2 1 (1.67%) CIMA
2 1 (1.67%) CFA
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco
2 1 (1.67%) Informatica
2 1 (1.67%) Teradata
2 1 (1.67%) Facebook
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