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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.39% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.41% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Median daily rate £413 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £360 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £457 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -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
1239 1724 1460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.25% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 986 815
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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
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 1 March 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 - 3 £450 -
Technical Manager
North West

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.00%) User Experience
6 2 (10.00%) GENBAND
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Finance

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 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) BGP
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (10.00%) IGRP
3 2 (10.00%) NetScreen
3 2 (10.00%) OSPF
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Trac
General
1 3 (15.00%) 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 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
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 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Kanban
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
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 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) F5
2 2 (10.00%) GENBAND
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) ESRI
3 1 (5.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (5.00%) VMware