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 2 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 80 90 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 49 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 1.58% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.74% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 13
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£513 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £387 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £51.20
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -12.10%
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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
2744 2475 2373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.99% 91.03% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1352 1131
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 62 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.95 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £42.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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 +9 37 £565 +17.70% 3
Glasgow +5 7 £444 -19.31% 1
Stirling -3 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 37 (40.66%) Banking
3 26 (28.57%) Project Management
4 22 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.29%) Retail
6 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.99%) Asset Management
8 9 (9.89%) Retail Banking
8 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.89%) Migration
8 9 (9.89%) Test Strategy
9 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
10 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Test Management
11 6 (6.59%) ITIL
12 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (5.49%) VMware
12 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
13 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (4.40%) Scrum
13 4 (4.40%) People Management
14 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
14 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (3.30%) HTML5
14 3 (3.30%) Change Control
14 3 (3.30%) Information Security
14 3 (3.30%) Change Management
14 3 (3.30%) Service Management
14 3 (3.30%) PMP

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (2.20%) FileNet
1 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) SAN
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) ATM
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.20%) QlikView
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.20%) eggPlant
2 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.20%) Selenium
General
1 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 37 (40.66%) Banking
3 13 (14.29%) Retail
4 9 (9.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) HTML
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
1 3 (3.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.30%) Reference Data
2 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.10%) IVR
4 1 (1.10%) e-Health
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Android
2 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Project Management
2 22 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.99%) Asset Management
5 9 (9.89%) Migration
5 9 (9.89%) Test Strategy
5 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.59%) Test Management
7 6 (6.59%) ITIL
8 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.40%) Scrum
9 4 (4.40%) People Management
10 3 (3.30%) Change Control
10 3 (3.30%) Information Security
10 3 (3.30%) OO
10 3 (3.30%) Service Management
10 3 (3.30%) Change Management
10 3 (3.30%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.20%) C
3 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.30%) PMP
2 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.20%) CISA
3 2 (2.20%) CISSP
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) COBIT
3 1 (1.10%) MiFID
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) vCloud
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
1 3 (3.30%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.49%) VMware
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco
3 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.10%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix
4 1 (1.10%) BT
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
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