The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 76 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 52 15 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.96% 0.65% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.69% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 25
Average daily rate £455 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £402 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £493 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £54.50 -
% change year-on-year
-8.25% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2463 2162 2624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.77% 92.99% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1063 1321
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior Manager
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 32 £453 +0.55% 6
Glasgow +26 14 £438 -8.85% 6
Aberdeen +12 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Senior Manager
UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 43 (55.13%) Finance
2 31 (39.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (30.77%) Project Management
4 21 (26.92%) Banking
5 11 (14.10%) Retail
5 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
6 10 (12.82%) Retail Banking
7 8 (10.26%) Programme Management
8 7 (8.97%) Change Management
9 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.41%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
11 4 (5.13%) Change Control
11 4 (5.13%) Migration
11 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.13%) Windows
12 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (3.85%) PMP
12 3 (3.85%) Front Office
12 3 (3.85%) Legal
12 3 (3.85%) Advertising
12 3 (3.85%) Business Transformation
12 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.85%) SWIFT
12 3 (3.85%) Test Management
13 2 (2.56%) Degree

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.28%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) ATM
2 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) TestDirector
General
1 43 (55.13%) Finance
2 21 (26.92%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Retail
4 10 (12.82%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 3 (3.85%) Advertising
5 3 (3.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) SWIFT
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.28%) PMI
3 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (30.77%) Project Management
3 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.26%) Programme Management
5 7 (8.97%) Change Management
6 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.41%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.13%) Migration
8 4 (5.13%) Change Control
8 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.85%) Test Management
9 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.85%) Business Transformation
10 2 (2.56%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.56%) Investment Management
10 2 (2.56%) Budget Control
10 2 (2.56%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.56%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) C
2 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.85%) PMP
3 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) ISEB
3 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle
2 2 (2.56%) Charles River
3 1 (1.28%) Misys
3 1 (1.28%) CA
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