The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 120 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 3 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate
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£350 - £444
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £404
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
Software Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2240 2327 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.02% 91.15% 88.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1016 1046
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 88 86
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.86 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Manager across the Berkshire region.

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager across the Berkshire region.

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £350 - 2
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Software Manager
South East

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Manager in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) DSL
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft