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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 1.11% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.19% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £279 £400 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.31% -40.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -23.61%

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
577 587 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.17% 93.17% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 364 331
Median daily rate £388 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 20 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (14.29%) OpenUP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) NICE Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware