Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Manager was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Data Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 174 193
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 13 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Scotland median daily rate £480 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.05% -8.95%
10th Percentile £425 £383 £255
90th Percentile £575 £500 £554
UK median daily rate £450 £484 £465
% change year-on-year -6.98% +4.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.76% -23.16% -9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4807 4087 5876
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.74% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2746 2400 3042
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £226
90th Percentile £531 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 124
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £43.08 £49.10
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Manager in Scotland

Data Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Manager in Scotland

Data Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Manager in Scotland

Data Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 10 £500 +5.26% 1
Glasgow -8 2 - -
Data Manager
UK

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Data 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 Scotland region featuring Data Manager in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) WebGL
4 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Mapbox
4 2 (15.38%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) GDPR
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) GIS
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SAS
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management

Data Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (15.38%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Mapbox
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Talend
2 1 (7.69%) Workday