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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 68 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.92% 0.29% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.29% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £410 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -25.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%
Technical Manager
UK

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
630 683 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.77% 97.71% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 422 274
Average daily rate £339 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Manager Hourly 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -7 6 £400 -2.43%
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (10.00%) yum
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DWDM
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) New Relic
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace