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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 94 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.70% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.73% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £725 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +120.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £445 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £725 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £24.00
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
1572 1227 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.02% 95.26% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 701 541
Average daily rate £350 £328 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 90
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 5 August 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
6 1 (8.33%) Tableau
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (8.33%) New Media
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Actimize
6 1 (8.33%) IPTV
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (8.33%) QA

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) New Media
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) COBOL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Actimize
1 1 (8.33%) Tableau
1 1 (8.33%) Talend
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