The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 104 93 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 21 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 1.15% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.26% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 12
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% +7.29%
Technical 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
2331 2214 2319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.41% 91.22% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1101 1019
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 69 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.71 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 -16 7 £425 +3.03%
Maidenhead - 2 £400 - 1
Newbury - 2 £376 -
Slough -8 1 £400 -3.03%
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title.

1 21 (46.67%) Project Management
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.67%) Windows
5 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (22.22%) Finance
6 10 (22.22%) UNIX
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
8 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.56%) PMI Certification
8 7 (15.56%) Citrix
8 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
8 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
8 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
9 6 (13.33%) iSeries
9 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.11%) PMP
10 5 (11.11%) MS Project
10 5 (11.11%) SAP
10 5 (11.11%) AIX
10 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.11%) AS400
10 5 (11.11%) Maximo
10 5 (11.11%) Incident Management

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Project
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) 3G
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.44%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
3 1 (2.22%) GGSN
3 1 (2.22%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) OLAP
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) Middleware
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) iSeries
3 5 (11.11%) AS400
4 3 (6.67%) PMI
4 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) UNIX
3 8 (17.78%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) AIX
5 3 (6.67%) zOS
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Project Management
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
7 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.67%) Transition Management
9 2 (4.44%) Release Management
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Perl
1 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
1 4 (8.89%) C-shell
2 3 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) PMI Certification
2 5 (11.11%) PMP
3 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Citrix
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
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