The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 124 127 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 10 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
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£450 £394 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £304 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £26.98
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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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2821 2745 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.81% 92.64% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1799 1164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 183 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £42.50 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Somerset +15 2 £463 +71.29%
Bristol +5 2 £431 +7.81% 3
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £400 -12.32%
Devon -10 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
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England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Lean Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM
5 1 (5.26%) SCOM
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Lean Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) NetApp
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
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