The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 79 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.20% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.21% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
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£390 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £361
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.66%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 973 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.11% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 448 441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Manager
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Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager across the Edinburgh region.

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Manager in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Banking

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft