Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 226 169
Rank change year-on-year +21 -57 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 37 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.46% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.45% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 45
Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +13.21% -18.46%
10th Percentile £323 £323 £313
90th Percentile £563 £925 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate - £34.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year - +40.32% -5.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7709 9360 8108
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.32% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4815 5684 4688
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £231 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 370 454
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the Midlands

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in the Midlands

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in the Midlands

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in the Midlands

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +38 26 £450 - 2
East Midlands -1 10 £400 -20.00% 2
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Midlands region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.22%) Service Management
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (13.51%) Office 365
5 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) ERP
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
7 3 (8.11%) NHS
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
7 3 (8.11%) Windows
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (8.11%) Retail
8 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (5.41%) VMware
8 2 (5.41%) SAP
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
8 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.41%) Lotus

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
1 1 (2.70%) SMTP
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Clusterpoint
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (2.70%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.22%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.81%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 1 (2.70%) Campaign Management
8 1 (2.70%) Defect Management
8 1 (2.70%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (2.70%) Email Filtering
8 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.70%) SDLC
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) APMP
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Lotus
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) Brocade
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec