The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 83 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £575 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 - £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 - £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%
Technical Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) SCCM
5 3 (21.43%) SCOM
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
5 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
5 3 (21.43%) WSUS
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (7.14%) AppSense
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) MPLS
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (7.14%) LAN

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) VPLS
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) SFIA
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
1 3 (21.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) AppSense
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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