Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 62 61
Rank change year-on-year -30 -1 +21
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 45 51 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.50% 2.25% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.34% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 48
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £320 £350 £349
90th Percentile £550 £494 £700
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.59
% change year-on-year -6.67% +175.99% -65.16%

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 2,882 2,175 2,694
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.90% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,638 1,321 1,492
Edinburgh median daily rate £402 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £265
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £18.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.27% +16.98% -8.32%
10th Percentile £10.31 £12.55 £10.96
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.39 £48.45
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% +25.00% +5.26%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018, IT Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 24 (53.33%) Project Management
2 23 (51.11%) Finance
3 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Banking
6 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 5 (11.11%) Migration
8 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
10 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
10 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.44%) Scrum
11 2 (4.44%) Java
11 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
11 2 (4.44%) ITIL
11 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
11 2 (4.44%) Marketing
11 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (4.44%) Project Governance
11 2 (4.44%) PMO

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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.22%) FMCG
1 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
1 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Project Management
2 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Project Governance
8 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) APMP
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PSD2
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix
2 1 (2.22%) Qualys
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) ScanSafe