The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
Wales / South Wales
Rank 50 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% 1.04% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.06% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
530 567 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.36% 98.10% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 397 318
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Cardiff +7 1 - -
Newport - 1 £375 -
Technical Manager
Wales

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 South Wales region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware
2 3 (37.50%) ASIC
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Robotics
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) ASIC
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (25.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Coaching
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle