The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
England / East Midlands
Rank 88 90 96
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £380 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.14% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £655 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1421 1565 1599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.47% 96.43% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 917 877
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 62 96
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.29% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the East Midlands

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in the East Midlands

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in the East Midlands

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in the East Midlands

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Northamptonshire +1 5 £390 +29.78% 1
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) PMO
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
3 2 (13.33%) XenMobile
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
4 1 (6.67%) Autodesk
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (6.67%) Autodesk Inventor
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Profibus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) AppSense
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Autodesk
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Siemens