The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 95 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£415 £533 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.06% +52.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +4.81%
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
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1202 1088 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.24% 93.31% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 721 384
Average daily rate £350 £340 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) GPRS
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Misys Midas
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) GPRS
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SAP