Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 86 75
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 53 31 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.79% 1.56% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.62% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £355 £313 £363
90th Percentile £533 £610 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2829 1911 3029
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.37% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1665 1136 1551
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £22.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.07% +18.30% +20.61%
10th Percentile £10.53 £13.43 £10.66
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% -17.86% +20.00%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Edinburgh

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Edinburgh

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in Edinburgh

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (41.51%) Banking
3 19 (35.85%) Project Management
4 13 (24.53%) Retail Banking
5 11 (20.75%) Service Management
5 11 (20.75%) ITIL
5 11 (20.75%) Supplier Management
6 10 (18.87%) ITSM
7 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.09%) Migration
9 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
10 5 (9.43%) COBIT
10 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.43%) CISSP
11 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.55%) CISM
11 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
11 4 (7.55%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.55%) Change Control
12 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.66%) GDPR
13 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) FileNet
1 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
1 1 (1.89%) Skype
1 1 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Banking
3 13 (24.53%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) FMCG
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (35.85%) Project Management
3 11 (20.75%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Service Management
3 11 (20.75%) Supplier Management
4 10 (18.87%) ITSM
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) Migration
7 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
8 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.55%) Change Control
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.55%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
9 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) CISSP
2 4 (7.55%) CISM
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) APMP
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.43%) COBIT
3 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (5.66%) GDPR
4 1 (1.89%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Vermilion
2 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.89%) ForeScout
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Planview
3 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.89%) Snow
3 1 (1.89%) Splunk
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec