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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 97 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 31 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.02% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.10% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 17
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£525 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £632 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
2586 2370 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.46% 93.01% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1134 1150
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 £230 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 93 118
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 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 20 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 25 £575 +31.42% 4
Glasgow -12 5 £438 -17.84% 1
Stirling - - - - 2
Midlothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 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 31 (44.29%) Banking
2 30 (42.86%) Finance
3 23 (32.86%) Retail
4 20 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (24.29%) Retail Banking
6 13 (18.57%) Migration
7 12 (17.14%) Project Management
8 8 (11.43%) People Management
9 7 (10.00%) Digital Media
10 6 (8.57%) Change Management
10 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Test Management
13 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (4.29%) Investment Management
13 3 (4.29%) Derivative
13 3 (4.29%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
13 3 (4.29%) Advertising
13 3 (4.29%) Supplier Management
13 3 (4.29%) Local Government
13 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
13 3 (4.29%) E-business
14 2 (2.86%) Service Management
14 2 (2.86%) Back Office
14 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
14 2 (2.86%) Regression Testing
14 2 (2.86%) Cisco

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) LAN
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
1 1 (1.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
General
1 31 (44.29%) Banking
2 30 (42.86%) Finance
3 23 (32.86%) Retail
4 17 (24.29%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Local Government
5 3 (4.29%) Advertising
6 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.86%) Back Office
7 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Legal
7 1 (1.43%) Military
7 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Front Office
7 1 (1.43%) International Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) French Language
7 1 (1.43%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.29%) Derivative
2 3 (4.29%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.43%) DataPower
3 1 (1.43%) Social Media
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
1 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (18.57%) Migration
3 12 (17.14%) Project Management
4 8 (11.43%) People Management
5 6 (8.57%) Change Management
5 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.71%) Test Management
8 3 (4.29%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.29%) E-business
8 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.29%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.86%) Analytics
9 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.86%) Earned Value Management
9 2 (2.86%) Change Control
9 2 (2.86%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.86%) ACCA
1 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) CIMA
2 1 (1.43%) CFA
2 1 (1.43%) PMP
2 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) EMIR
2 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (1.43%) Informatica
2 1 (1.43%) Teradata
2 1 (1.43%) Facebook
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) SAP
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