The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 16 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 93 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £488 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.39 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1518 1205 1308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.76% 91.84% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 577 626
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £213 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 137 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.41 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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
Derbyshire -15 3 £488 +62.50%
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (8.33%) COBIT

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM