The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 55 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.41% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£408 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Technical Manager
South 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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
459 299 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.44% 93.73% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 146 209
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% -58.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.83 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
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Technical Manager
South West

Technical Manager
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp