Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 85 74
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 6 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.51% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.53% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £294 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.19% -31.09% -10.26%
10th Percentile £388 £200 £330
90th Percentile £545 £513 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £440 £463
% change year-on-year +2.27% -4.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,509 1,316 1,211
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 95.78% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,052 821 760
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +8.85% +1.71%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £210
90th Percentile £530 £545 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 60 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% - -9.38%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.54 £10.53
90th Percentile £35.75 £27.52 £41.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.99 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.19% -5.94% +7.26%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018, 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) EPoS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) APMP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus