The table below looks at the statistics for the Strategy 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 Strategy Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategy Manager
Rank 127 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.037% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.039% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £500 £450 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £396
% change year-on-year
- +26.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Strategy Manager
UK

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
2393 2586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.81% 95.81% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1443 1029
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Strategy Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Strategy Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Strategy Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Strategy Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Strategy Manager across the Scotland region.

Strategy Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Strategy 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 Strategy Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £475 -
Strategy Manager
UK

Strategy Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Strategy 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 Strategy Manager in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Strategy Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Strategy 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 Strategy Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle