The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 124 96
Rank change year-on-year +22 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 10 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 1.13% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.21% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 13
Median daily rate £475 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £448 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £485 £489
% change year-on-year -2.06% -0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.07 - £35.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2049 2720 2905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.57% 92.74% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1521 1502
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -21.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 7 £500 - 2
Glasgow 0 2 £400 -33.33%
West Lothian - 1 £363 -
Senior Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Java
7 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.00%) JIRA
7 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.00%) FNZ
7 3 (10.00%) Sonata
7 3 (10.00%) Fintech
7 3 (10.00%) PMO
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix
9 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (3.33%) PMI
9 1 (3.33%) PMP

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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) Conflict Management
7 1 (3.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.33%) Dependency Management
7 1 (3.33%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) FNZ
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter