The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Manager
East of England > Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.71% 0.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £520 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -  
East of England median daily rate £520 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +22.35% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 337 307 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.29% 94.46% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 743 1330
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +28.78%  
10th Percentile £300 £230 £163
90th Percentile £575 £600 £494
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 112
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +227.27%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £26.75 £50.78 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Technical Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Luton +1 5 £560 +31.76%
Technical Manager
East of England

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) RIA
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Skype

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) SAP