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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 118 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 22 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.89% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.98% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 14
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£403 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £322 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £548 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -45.55%
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
2916 2663 3050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.30% 91.48% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1319 1540
Average daily rate £359 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 199 202
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
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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
Lancashire -14 9 £395 - 3
Manchester -17 4 - - 3
Merseyside -3 3 £408 -16.41% 1
Cheshire -7 1 £450 +5.88%
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
2 7 (17.95%) Supplier Management
3 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) SAP
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (7.69%) Banking
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.13%) Internet
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) Law
7 2 (5.13%) COBOL
7 2 (5.13%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) ABAP
7 2 (5.13%) Windows
7 2 (5.13%) AIX
7 2 (5.13%) Solaris
7 2 (5.13%) ERP
7 2 (5.13%) WAN
7 2 (5.13%) LAN
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) CICS
7 2 (5.13%) CA
7 2 (5.13%) NetWeaver
7 2 (5.13%) DataStage
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (5.13%) CICS
1 2 (5.13%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) DataStage
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) VSAM
2 2 (5.13%) FMCG
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) AIX
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
1 7 (17.95%) Supplier Management
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) COBOL
1 2 (5.13%) Java
1 2 (5.13%) ABAP
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) CA
4 1 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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