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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 74 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 17 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £389
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £24.75
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
1508 1207 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.32% 94.52% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 699 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
5 2 (9.52%) VPLS
5 2 (9.52%) SCCM
5 2 (9.52%) SCOM
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) PaaS
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) vCloud
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) MPLS
1 2 (9.52%) VPLS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
3 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Test Management
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
1 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) AlgoSec
2 1 (4.76%) Crossbeam
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Siebel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy