The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 60 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £389 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.00%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
644 550 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.32% 90.76% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 300 338
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 31
Average hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.15 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Manager
West Midlands

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
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 25 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Sybase
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) BCP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) RightScale
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) RightScale