Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 June 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 131 138
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 45 29 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 0.77% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.80% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 40
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £408 £392 £424
90th Percentile £810 £668 £700
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.85% - -

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 4,980 3,605 5,097
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.37% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,923 2,115 2,815
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £245 £213 £231
90th Percentile £538 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.09% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 96 96
Scotland median hourly rate £15.93 £22.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.40% - +7.54%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.30 £9.88
90th Percentile £48.88 £52.09 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.06% -5.20% +14.29%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in Scotland

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in Scotland

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in Scotland

Senior Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Manager in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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 -16 30 £475 - 5
Glasgow -22 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Senior Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.78%) PMO
6 6 (13.33%) Banking
7 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 5 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (4.44%) Scrum
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL
10 2 (4.44%) PMP
10 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.44%) APMP
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.44%) DevOps

Senior 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 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) CGI
1 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.22%) Kafka
1 1 (2.22%) Node.js
1 1 (2.22%) Redux
1 1 (2.22%) REST
1 1 (2.22%) SOAP
1 1 (2.22%) Spring
1 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) PMI
2 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.44%) Client Onboarding
7 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.44%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.44%) APMP
2 2 (4.44%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) PMO
2 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) SAP