Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Senior Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 75 71
Rank change year-on-year -30 -4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 37 29 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.28% 1.65% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.72% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 36
Edinburgh median daily rate £473 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% - -
10th Percentile £413 £410 £420
90th Percentile £550 £675 £688
Scotland median daily rate £465 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -7.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 2,775 1,688 2,882
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.07% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,645 1,042 1,498
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £259
90th Percentile £561 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.61 £13.80 £11.24
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £41.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +11.43% -19.54% +24.29%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in Edinburgh

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in Edinburgh

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Manager in the job title.

1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.11%) PMO
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) SAS
8 2 (5.41%) CRM
8 2 (5.41%) Workflow
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.41%) Data Governance
8 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps

Senior 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 3 (8.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) User Experience
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) APMP
1 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.70%) PMP
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.70%) Splunk