The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 76 71 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.24% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.23%
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 £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £25.50
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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 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 752 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.85% 95.43% 90.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 470 262
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 1 - -
Technical Manager
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Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Sencha
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
1 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Sencha
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco