The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 35 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.20% 0.78% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.80% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £500 £338 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -17.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%
Technical Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
319 375 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.08% 97.15% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 298 151
Average daily rate £438 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 12 26
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Luton +1 4 £500 +48.14%
Technical Manager
East of England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA