The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 45 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 22 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.79% 0.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £26.98
Technical Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 581 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.66% 90.22% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 342 211
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 18
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.50 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £31.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
3 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) OSPF
3 12 (54.55%) BGP
3 12 (54.55%) CCNA
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) Project Management
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) F5
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL V3
6 8 (36.36%) Multicast
6 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 7 (31.82%) Solaris
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) UNIX
7 7 (31.82%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (31.82%) Marketing
8 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) PMP
9 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
9 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
9 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
9 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
9 5 (22.73%) Migration
10 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Project
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) OSPF
1 12 (54.55%) BGP
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) Multicast
3 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 7 (31.82%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) MPLS
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Solaris
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
5 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.64%) Workflow
8 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CCNA
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) PMP
2 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) APMP
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) F5
3 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
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