The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 96 77 95
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 27 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 1.73% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.86% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 9
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£500 £500 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £588
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%
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2608 2253 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1106 1005
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 47
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager across the Scotland region.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 21 £500 -4.76% 4
Glasgow -3 4 £513 +17.14% 6
Stirling - - - -
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 20 (39.22%) Banking
3 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.69%) Project Management
5 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.73%) Retail
5 7 (13.73%) People Management
6 6 (11.76%) Retail Banking
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.76%) Change Management
7 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
9 3 (5.88%) Information Security
9 3 (5.88%) QA
9 3 (5.88%) Test Management
9 3 (5.88%) Credit Risk
9 3 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (3.92%) Earned Value Management
10 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
10 2 (3.92%) CISA
10 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.92%) COBIT
10 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
10 2 (3.92%) Legal
10 2 (3.92%) Advertising

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (3.92%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 20 (39.22%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Retail
4 6 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 2 (3.92%) Advertising
7 1 (1.96%) Military
7 1 (1.96%) Law
7 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.96%) DataPower
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Derivative
2 1 (1.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
3 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
3 7 (13.73%) People Management
4 6 (11.76%) Change Management
4 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.76%) Migration
5 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security
7 3 (5.88%) Test Management
7 3 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) Earned Value Management
8 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.96%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) CISSP
1 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.92%) CISA
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) MiFID
3 1 (1.96%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) BT
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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