Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 July 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 101 67
Rank change year-on-year +26 -34 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 9 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 0.13% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.14% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 24
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% -37.50%
10th Percentile £363 £438 £325
90th Percentile £600 £513 £432
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.89% +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1244 1450 1503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.25% 95.02% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 979 976
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.79% +1.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.49 £10.30 £10.30
90th Percentile £37.05 £38.63 £38.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.17% -14.29% +9.38%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in Birmingham

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) LAN

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

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya