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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 85 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 42 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 1.25% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.34% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 21
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£575 £483 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £314 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £646 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +11.11%
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
2529 2318 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.30% 93.73% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1124 1142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 85 108
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +2 34 £575 +23.65% 6
Glasgow -8 6 £613 +35.96% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Midlothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 34 (39.53%) Banking
3 31 (36.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (31.40%) Retail
5 20 (23.26%) Retail Banking
6 16 (18.60%) Project Management
7 13 (15.12%) Migration
8 7 (8.14%) Digital Media
9 6 (6.98%) Test Management
9 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.81%) Change Management
10 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.65%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.65%) Investment Management
11 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (4.65%) Test Strategy
12 3 (3.49%) Change Control
12 3 (3.49%) Programme Management
12 3 (3.49%) Legal
12 3 (3.49%) Advertising
12 3 (3.49%) E-business
12 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.49%) Integration Testing
12 3 (3.49%) SWIFT
12 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (3.49%) Local Government
12 3 (3.49%) Derivative

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) ATM
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) TestDirector
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 34 (39.53%) Banking
3 27 (31.40%) Retail
4 20 (23.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 3 (3.49%) Advertising
5 3 (3.49%) Local Government
6 2 (2.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) International Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) French Language
7 1 (1.16%) German Language
7 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.49%) Derivative
2 3 (3.49%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (3.49%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.16%) Social Media
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.16%) PMI
3 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.16%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Android
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (18.60%) Project Management
3 13 (15.12%) Migration
4 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.98%) Test Management
5 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.81%) Change Management
5 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Supplier Management
6 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.65%) Test Strategy
6 4 (4.65%) Investment Management
7 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.49%) Change Control
7 3 (3.49%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.49%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.49%) E-business
8 2 (2.33%) ITIL
8 2 (2.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) ISEB
1 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.33%) ACCA
2 1 (1.16%) CIMA
2 1 (1.16%) CFA
2 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) EMIR
2 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.16%) SAP
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco
2 1 (1.16%) Misys
2 1 (1.16%) Informatica
2 1 (1.16%) Teradata
2 1 (1.16%) Facebook
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