The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 25 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 Scotland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 125 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 8 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.53% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.56% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Average daily rate
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£312 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £338 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £389 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.00%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2530 2319 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.03% 94.08% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1125 1139
Average daily rate £365 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 75 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £37.20
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 Scotland

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 4 £390 - 3
Glasgow -5 1 £275 -18.39% 1
Stirling - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
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Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (27.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Build Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.56%) Finance
8 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
8 1 (5.56%) BGP
8 1 (5.56%) ISEB
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.56%) Intranet
8 1 (5.56%) Internet
8 1 (5.56%) IPv4
8 1 (5.56%) IPv6
8 1 (5.56%) Misys

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (5.56%) WordPress
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) IPv4
1 1 (5.56%) IPv6
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) BGP
1 1 (5.56%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Build Automation
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Fund Management
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) APMP
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (27.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Misys
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss