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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 83 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 40 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.47% 1.15% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.23% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 18
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£575 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £336 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £616 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £496 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
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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
2554 2362 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.55% 93.51% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1137 1146
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £496 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 86 123
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +7 32 £575 +33.33% 7
Glasgow -11 6 £525 +16.53%
Stirling -9 1 - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 34 (40.96%) Banking
3 28 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (30.12%) Retail
5 18 (21.69%) Project Management
5 18 (21.69%) Retail Banking
6 14 (16.87%) Migration
7 7 (8.43%) Change Management
7 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.43%) Digital Media
7 7 (8.43%) People Management
8 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.82%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Test Management
10 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.61%) Derivative
10 3 (3.61%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (3.61%) Supplier Management
10 3 (3.61%) Local Government
10 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (3.61%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.61%) Legal
10 3 (3.61%) Advertising
10 3 (3.61%) E-business
10 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.41%) Analytics

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) 4G
1 1 (1.20%) ATM
1 1 (1.20%) LAN
1 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
General
1 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 34 (40.96%) Banking
3 25 (30.12%) Retail
4 18 (21.69%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Local Government
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 3 (3.61%) Advertising
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.20%) French Language
7 1 (1.20%) German Language
7 1 (1.20%) International Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Military
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.61%) Derivative
2 3 (3.61%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.20%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.20%) DataPower
3 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.20%) Social Media
3 1 (1.20%) Equities
3 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.20%) PMI
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.41%) Android
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (21.69%) Project Management
3 14 (16.87%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Change Management
4 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.43%) People Management
5 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.82%) Investment Management
6 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.82%) Test Management
7 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.61%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.61%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.61%) E-business
7 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.41%) Analytics
8 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.41%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) ACCA
1 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) CFA
2 1 (1.20%) PMP
2 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.20%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle
1 2 (2.41%) Cisco
2 1 (1.20%) Facebook
2 1 (1.20%) Teradata
2 1 (1.20%) Informatica
2 1 (1.20%) Misys
2 1 (1.20%) SAP
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