The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 124 108 137
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 20 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.64% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Average daily rate £400 £407 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% -9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £343 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.39 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Manager
England

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Devon -5 7 £400 +6.66%
Wiltshire -12 7 £456 -3.94%
Bristol -12 2 £338 -19.45% 2
Dorset - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
2 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) Remedy
4 8 (33.33%) Business Objects
4 8 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) MS Project
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (25.00%) Middleware
6 6 (25.00%) PMI
6 6 (25.00%) PMP
6 6 (25.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Banking
8 1 (4.17%) Retail
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
8 1 (4.17%) CMDB
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.17%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Project Management
1 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Database Security
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) PMP
3 6 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Remedy
2 8 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) IBM