Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 90 85
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 32 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.08% 1.59% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.65% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 30
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% +5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £375 £346
90th Percentile £540 £501 £633
Scotland median daily rate £375 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 2,822 2,661 2,217
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 96.06% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,554 1,282
Edinburgh median daily rate £424 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £255 £256
90th Percentile £575 £549 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 21 29
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -19.74% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £11.40
90th Percentile £42.05 £35.00 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +14.47% -5.00%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) Banking
5 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
8 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
9 2 (6.25%) ISACA
9 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (6.25%) NIST 800
9 2 (6.25%) COBIT
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
9 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
9 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
9 2 (6.25%) CESG
10 1 (3.13%) Asset Management

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.13%) Change Management
9 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
9 1 (3.13%) Scrum
9 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISACA
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) APMP
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) COBIT
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (6.25%) NIST 800
2 1 (3.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.13%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) GAMP
2 1 (3.13%) GxP
2 1 (3.13%) IFRS
2 1 (3.13%) PSD2
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) SAP