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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 63 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 22 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% 0.74% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.81% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Average daily rate
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£490 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £370 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £530 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -18.36%
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
1380 1114 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.57% 91.91% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 573 464
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £36.60 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 2014.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 30 (55.56%) Banking
2 25 (46.30%) Finance
3 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (38.89%) Retail
4 17 (31.48%) Retail Banking
5 13 (24.07%) Migration
6 9 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (14.81%) People Management
8 7 (12.96%) Digital Media
9 5 (9.26%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.56%) Advertising
11 3 (5.56%) E-business
11 3 (5.56%) Service Management
12 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.70%) Change Control
12 2 (3.70%) Earned Value Management
12 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
12 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
12 2 (3.70%) Legal
12 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.70%) ITIL
12 2 (3.70%) Cisco
12 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (3.70%) Middleware
12 2 (3.70%) Data Mapping
12 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 30 (55.56%) Banking
2 25 (46.30%) Finance
3 21 (38.89%) Retail
4 17 (31.48%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Advertising
6 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) International Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Military
7 1 (1.85%) Front Office
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.85%) DataPower
2 1 (1.85%) Derivative
2 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (24.07%) Migration
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) People Management
5 5 (9.26%) Change Management
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) E-business
7 3 (5.56%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Change Control
8 2 (3.70%) Earned Value Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) Data Mapping
9 1 (1.85%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.85%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.85%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.85%) ACCA
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (1.85%) Teradata
2 1 (1.85%) Informatica
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Facebook