The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 86 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.73% 0.80% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.84% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £375 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £381 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £418 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +60.00%
Technical Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1023 956 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.00% 95.98% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 576 385
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 57
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £375 -
Macclesfield - 2 £350 -
Chester -9 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £414 -
Technical Manager
North West

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Cheshire region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) CA
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 4 (19.05%) SSL
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (19.05%) Sun
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) iPlanet
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) AIX
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) JBoss
3 4 (19.05%) Apache
3 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (19.05%) Jython
3 4 (19.05%) Introscope
3 4 (19.05%) Finance

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (19.05%) iPlanet
1 4 (19.05%) JBoss
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) CTI
2 2 (9.52%) H.323
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Introscope
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) AIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 3 (14.29%) Demand Management
2 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Product Management
3 2 (9.52%) User Stories
4 1 (4.76%) Android Development
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Escalation Management
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) Jython
1 4 (19.05%) Korn
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) CA
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Sun
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Genesys
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Polycom