The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.66% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Median daily rate £470 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £370 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £425 £411
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -23.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1617 2428 2627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.85% 93.82% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 1284 1454
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 58
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 6 £525 -
Edinburgh +13 4 £423 +5.62%
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Kanban
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) MS Project
7 3 (15.79%) Office 365
8 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.26%) Law
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
9 1 (5.26%) High Availability
9 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
9 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
9 1 (5.26%) New Media
9 1 (5.26%) RESTful
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.26%) Mitel

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) RESTful
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.26%) IPTV
1 1 (5.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Kanban
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Case Management
8 1 (5.26%) Conflict Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.26%) High Availability
8 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Mitel