The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 41 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.92% 1.00% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.05% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £456 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +82.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £418 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +57.27%
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
313 380 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.72% 95.00% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 259 245
Median daily rate £434 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 15
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £26.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +53.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 3 £425 - 3
Technical Manager
East of England

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Blog
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
1 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA