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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 132 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 23 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.92% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 23
Median daily rate £438 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £435 £405
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £28.00
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
2958 3920 3096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.17% 94.16% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 2344 1826
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 183
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 11 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 11 £375 -4.09% 2
Cheshire +18 7 £638 +41.66% 2
Merseyside -1 2 - -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
3 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 9 (20.00%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) Supplier Management
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco
6 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
7 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 6 (13.33%) Windows
7 6 (13.33%) VMware
8 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.89%) MS Project
9 4 (8.89%) Service Management
9 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (8.89%) Kanban
9 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (6.67%) Line Management
10 3 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (6.67%) Change Management
10 3 (6.67%) MS Office
10 3 (6.67%) Unix
10 3 (6.67%) MS Excel

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 (2.22%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.22%) Drupal
1 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Project
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) HTML5
1 1 (2.22%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.44%) IVR
2 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
3 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
4 9 (20.00%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
5 8 (17.78%) Supplier Management
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) Kanban
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (8.89%) Service Management
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Line Management
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Change Control
9 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C#
1 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) Citrix
2 6 (13.33%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Avaya
4 2 (4.44%) GENBAND
4 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) ESRI
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Samsung
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
5 1 (2.22%) Verint