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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 60 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 21 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% 2.34% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.54% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £636
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £52.50 £54.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.66%
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
1309 1143 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.79% 92.10% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 585 283
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.40 £31.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 March 2015.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 19 (46.34%) Banking
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.07%) Retail
4 7 (17.07%) People Management
5 6 (14.63%) Retail Banking
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.32%) Information Security
8 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) Test Management
8 3 (7.32%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Earned Value Management
9 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
9 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco
9 2 (4.88%) CISSP
9 2 (4.88%) Middleware
9 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (4.88%) CISA
9 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
9 2 (4.88%) Legal
9 2 (4.88%) Advertising

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
General
1 19 (46.34%) Banking
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
3 7 (17.07%) Retail
4 6 (14.63%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Military
6 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.44%) DataPower
2 1 (2.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.07%) People Management
3 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.32%) Test Management
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.44%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Data Mapping
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) CISSP
1 2 (4.88%) CISA
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) COBIT
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) BT