The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 91 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.35% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Median daily rate £420 £370 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -48.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +39.80%
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
1735 1711 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 95.27% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1007 750
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

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 27 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Technical Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (20.00%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Retail
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (10.00%) Line Management
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Unix
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) MS Project
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.67%) .NET
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
8 2 (6.67%) IBM Domino
8 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.67%) Lotus
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) IBM Domino
1 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Kanban
5 3 (10.00%) Line Management
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.33%) MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Lotus
2 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) NetApp
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Progress
3 1 (3.33%) Sage
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Wyse