The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 April 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 84 84
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 10 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.72% 0.77% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.82% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Median daily rate £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £378 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £461 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £429 £416
% change year-on-year +4.95% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1309 1715 1573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.38% 94.75% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 981 815
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 59
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.60 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.01% -1.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Manchester

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Manchester

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in Manchester

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in Manchester

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Salford - 2 £475 -
Technical Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Manchester region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) GENBAND
4 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (13.33%) IGRP
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) F5

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (13.33%) IGRP
2 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) F5
1 2 (13.33%) GENBAND
1 2 (13.33%) Juniper
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin
2 1 (6.67%) VMware