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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 9 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.94% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.99% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
Median daily rate £363 £382 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -9.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £448 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -23.61%

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
1313 1823 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.90% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 1043 809
Median daily rate £375 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 54 68
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £310 -
Technical Manager
North West

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) Kanban
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) MS Project
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) GENBAND
6 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS

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 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Kanban
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) GENBAND
1 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) EMC
2 1 (5.00%) ESRI
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) VMware