The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Senior Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 49 64
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 11 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.08% 2.87% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 3.00% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 12
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £695 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 - £50.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 972 1465 1445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.58% 95.69% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 827 822
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 23 April 2017, 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 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Retail
6 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) Java
8 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
8 3 (11.11%) JIRA
8 3 (11.11%) Fintech
8 3 (11.11%) FNZ
8 3 (11.11%) Sonata
9 2 (7.41%) PMO
9 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (7.41%) Change Control
9 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.70%) GIS
10 1 (3.70%) Legal
10 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project

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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Retail
4 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) FNZ
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter