The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 124 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 30 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.77% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.82% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 6
Average daily rate £405 £440 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £304 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £551 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%
Technical Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3535 3063 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.27% 94.07% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 1709 1354
Average daily rate £385 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 188 204
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Manager across the North West region.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager across the North West region.

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 13 £250 -41.17% 4
Lancashire -1 8 £471 -14.40%
Manchester -17 6 £400 -3.03% 6
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 27 (35.53%) Project Management
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 26 (34.21%) Risk Management
3 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Oracle
5 12 (15.79%) Linux
5 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.79%) Information Security
5 12 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (14.47%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (13.16%) Supplier Management
7 10 (13.16%) Security Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
7 10 (13.16%) Service Management
7 10 (13.16%) Records Management
8 9 (11.84%) Migration
8 9 (11.84%) Mainframe
8 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.84%) Banking
9 8 (10.53%) Unix
10 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
11 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
11 6 (7.89%) VME
11 6 (7.89%) Java
11 6 (7.89%) Tuxedo
11 6 (7.89%) Micro Focus
12 5 (6.58%) Middleware
12 5 (6.58%) Internet
12 5 (6.58%) IBM

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (7.89%) Tuxedo
2 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.26%) Apache
3 4 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.26%) iPlanet
3 4 (5.26%) JBoss
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.63%) SAS
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.32%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Introscope
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Mainframe
2 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) PMI
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Unix
4 6 (7.89%) VME
5 4 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (2.63%) Windows
7 1 (1.32%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Project Management
2 26 (34.21%) Risk Management
3 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.79%) Information Security
4 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.47%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (13.16%) Records Management
6 10 (13.16%) Security Testing
6 10 (13.16%) Service Management
6 10 (13.16%) Supplier Management
7 9 (11.84%) Migration
7 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.58%) Network Management
8 5 (6.58%) Time Management
8 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.58%) User Stories
9 4 (5.26%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) Java
2 5 (6.58%) COBOL
3 4 (5.26%) Jython
3 4 (5.26%) Korn
3 4 (5.26%) Perl
3 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) CISSP
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PMP
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) P3O
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.89%) Micro Focus
3 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.58%) BT
4 5 (6.58%) IBM
5 4 (5.26%) CA
5 4 (5.26%) Sun
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) hybris
7 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.32%) Progress
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