The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 Lancashire 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 50 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 2.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £550 £253 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
405 211 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.75% 95.05% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 106 155
Average daily rate £375 £301 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.48% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.40 £14.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +23.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £30.00 £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Technical Manager
North West

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Technical Manager
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

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

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy