The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 29 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.44% - 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £25.49
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +7.89%
Technical Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
198 203 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.19% 93.98% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 107 104
Average daily rate £350 £360 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 18
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco