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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 100 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 6 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.63% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.66% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate £400 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £198 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £474 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 12 (41.38%) Project Management
1 12 (41.38%) Information Security
1 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (37.93%) Risk Assessment
2 11 (37.93%) Risk Management
3 10 (34.48%) Security Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Records Management
5 5 (17.24%) CISSP
6 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (13.79%) Time Management
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
7 3 (10.34%) Unix
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (6.90%) High Availability
8 2 (6.90%) Transition Management
8 2 (6.90%) System Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 2 (6.90%) SAN
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) SAS
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (3.45%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) OS/2
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Information Security
1 12 (41.38%) Project Management
2 11 (37.93%) Risk Assessment
2 11 (37.93%) Risk Management
3 10 (34.48%) Security Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Records Management
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Time Management
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.90%) High Availability
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Transition Management
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Citrix
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) hybris
2 1 (3.45%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Progress
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