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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 90 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 40 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.16% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 19
Average daily rate
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£550 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £311 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £595 £667
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £493 £460
% change year-on-year
- +7.06%
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% -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2528 2321 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.99% 94.01% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1131 1144
Average daily rate £363 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Senior Manager
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 -16 28 £575 +17.94% 4
Glasgow +3 5 £613 +65.42% 1
Stirling -4 4 £385 -18.94%
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (50.00%) Finance
2 35 (38.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (30.43%) Banking
4 26 (28.26%) Project Management
5 20 (21.74%) Retail
6 15 (16.30%) Retail Banking
7 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.87%) Migration
8 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.61%) Change Management
9 6 (6.52%) Test Management
10 5 (5.43%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.43%) Advertising
11 4 (4.35%) Legal
11 4 (4.35%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
11 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (4.35%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.35%) Digital Media
11 4 (4.35%) Business Transformation
12 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.26%) Budget Control
12 3 (3.26%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.26%) SWIFT
12 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (3.26%) Integration Testing
12 3 (3.26%) Investment Management

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) ATM
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.09%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
General
1 46 (50.00%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Banking
3 20 (21.74%) Retail
4 15 (16.30%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.43%) Advertising
6 4 (4.35%) Legal
7 3 (3.26%) Local Government
8 2 (2.17%) Marketing
8 2 (2.17%) Front Office
8 2 (2.17%) Back Office
9 1 (1.09%) Publishing
9 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.09%) French Language
9 1 (1.09%) German Language
9 1 (1.09%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (3.26%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.17%) Derivative
3 2 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.09%) Equities
4 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (28.26%) Project Management
3 10 (10.87%) Migration
3 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
4 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.61%) Change Management
5 6 (6.52%) Test Management
6 5 (5.43%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 4 (4.35%) Business Transformation
8 3 (3.26%) Budget Control
8 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.26%) Investment Management
8 3 (3.26%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) C
2 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.26%) PMP
2 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) ACCA
4 1 (1.09%) CIMA
4 1 (1.09%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) EMIR
2 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle
2 2 (2.17%) Charles River
3 1 (1.09%) Teradata
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco
3 1 (1.09%) Misys
3 1 (1.09%) Informatica
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