The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 79 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 7 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 1.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.39% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Median daily rate £450 £453 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £360 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £583 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +39.80%
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
1128 1588 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.66% 94.92% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 850 644
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

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 27 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Technical 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 Edinburgh region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 5 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Middleware
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Law
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Security
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) SAS
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 5 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft