The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 23 April 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 Cheshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 67 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% 1.17% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.27% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate - £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -7.31%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
756 706 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.76% 91.57% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 324 327
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 26
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.00 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Technical Manager
North West

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Technical Manager
North West

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) NGN
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) PowerHA
3 2 (22.22%) MVNO
3 2 (22.22%) Pega
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP SEM
4 1 (11.11%) Teradata
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) MPLS
1 3 (33.33%) NGN
2 2 (22.22%) MVNO
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Pega
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) HP