The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 120 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 16 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £381 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £620 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £439 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £28.00
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2592 2414 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.33% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1334 1229
Median daily rate £398 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 121 182
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.13 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Coventry -6 6 £450 -25.00%
Staffordshire -4 4 £425 -11.68%
Birmingham -6 4 £456 -3.94%
Warwickshire - 1 £475 -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 West Midlands region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 13 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Project Management
3 10 (38.46%) Programme Management
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) Project Planning
4 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
5 6 (23.08%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) Process Management
7 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (7.69%) Degree
8 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Firewall
8 2 (7.69%) LAN
8 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.69%) SAP
9 1 (3.85%) ITIL
9 1 (3.85%) .NET
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle
9 1 (3.85%) MS Project
9 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
9 1 (3.85%) Windows

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) TACACS
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (42.31%) Project Management
3 10 (38.46%) Programme Management
4 7 (26.92%) Project Planning
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Process Management
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Network Management
7 1 (3.85%) OpenUP
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) APMP
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) VMware