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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 85 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.76% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.81% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £354 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% -4.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -43.33%
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
1282 1106 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.24% 93.02% 91.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 563 620
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 86 96
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014, 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 4 (28.57%) SAP
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) VSAM
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) FMCG
3 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DataStage
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) CICS
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) ABAP
3 2 (14.29%) COBOL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) HTML

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (14.29%) CICS
1 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) VPLS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DataStage
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) VSAM
1 2 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) COBOL
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) ABAP
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Nortel