The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 89 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.58% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.63% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £402 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £27.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
+57.27% +1.94%
Technical Manager
North 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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1541 1273 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.00% 92.51% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 672 411
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 87
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (13.33%) NGN
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) QlikView
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) BDD

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (13.33%) NGN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Actimize
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