The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 65 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 2 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 2.69% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 2.86% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 5
Median daily rate £475 £345 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.68% -42.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -
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
724 770 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.06% 94.13% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 528 360
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.40 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) APMP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) APMP
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) VMware