The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South 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 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 126 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 16 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 15
Median daily rate £440 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £340 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £510 £465
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 £41.75 -
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -
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 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
2870 3000 2815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.32% 95.85% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 1944 1837
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 197 180
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £43.83 £41.50
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 South West

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire -2 5 £650 +44.44% 1
Bristol +9 4 £295 -31.59%
Dorset -8 2 £425 +6.91% 1
Somerset +6 1 £900 +94.59% 1
Gloucestershire -6 1 £440 -7.36% 2
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) ERP
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Office 365
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Finance
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
5 3 (10.34%) IIS
5 3 (10.34%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Migration

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 3 (10.34%) IIS
1 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
1 1 (3.45%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) ERP
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Network Design
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Kanban
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) APMP
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Guidewire