The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
England / North West
Rank 125 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 10 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 1.13% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.19% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 14
Median daily rate £350 £391 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% -12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £285 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £505 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
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 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
2483 3604 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 2146 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 171 180
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -1 6 £346 -9.35% 6
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.00%) Migration
4 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 8 (20.00%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
7 6 (15.00%) VMware
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.50%) Citrix
8 5 (12.50%) Windows
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) MS Project
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (10.00%) Kanban
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (7.50%) Line Management
10 3 (7.50%) Change Management
10 3 (7.50%) MS Office
10 3 (7.50%) SQL
10 3 (7.50%) Unix
10 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.50%) MS Visio

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.50%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Project
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) HTML5
1 1 (2.50%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) IVR
2 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.00%) Migration
4 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Kanban
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Line Management
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.00%) Change Control
9 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) CCIE
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya
5 2 (5.00%) GENBAND
5 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) ESRI
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Teradata