The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 72 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 3 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 1.12% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £470 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.54% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 850 1457 1365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.76% 96.04% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 792 770
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis

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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Case Management
2 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
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