The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank - 64 41
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £31.50
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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
576 621 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.97% 96.13% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 407 208
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 23
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £17.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat