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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 132 126 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 26 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 8
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £505 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
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
3554 3523 2941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 94.78% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 2041 1584
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 £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 194 175
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.47 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +9 15 £490 +22.50% 1
Cheshire -6 6 £375 -9.09%
Lancashire -7 2 £413 -
Merseyside -4 1 - - 1
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 24 (42.86%) Project Management
2 18 (32.14%) Finance
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (17.86%) Oracle
6 9 (16.07%) Supplier Management
7 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.29%) Windows
7 8 (14.29%) Linux
7 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 6 (10.71%) Migration
8 6 (10.71%) Micro Focus
8 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
8 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (10.71%) Tuxedo
8 6 (10.71%) VME
9 5 (8.93%) Unix
9 5 (8.93%) COBOL
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco
9 5 (8.93%) Change Management
9 5 (8.93%) Retail
10 4 (7.14%) Service Management
10 4 (7.14%) WAN
10 4 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (7.14%) ITIL

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 6 (10.71%) Tuxedo
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.57%) iPlanet
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.79%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
1 4 (7.14%) WAN
2 3 (5.36%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) CTI
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) H.323
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Introscope
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.79%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
1 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) VME
3 5 (8.93%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Project Management
2 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.07%) Supplier Management
5 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
9 3 (5.36%) Change Control
9 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.36%) User Stories
10 2 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.57%) Line Management
10 2 (3.57%) Product Management
10 2 (3.57%) SDLC
10 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) COBOL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) Jython
3 2 (3.57%) Korn
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.71%) Micro Focus
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco
5 3 (5.36%) CA
6 2 (3.57%) Avaya
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Genesys
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Lotus
6 2 (3.57%) Progress
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) hybris
7 1 (1.79%) Polycom
7 1 (1.79%) Sage
7 1 (1.79%) Verint
7 1 (1.79%) Wyse