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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 111 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 12 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.66% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.72% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
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£421 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £213 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £494 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -43.33%
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
2263 2374 2646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.45% 92.05% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1141 974
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 89 106
Average hourly rate £17.29 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 +12 8 £413 +10.00% 3
Bracknell - 1 £450 - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 16 (36.36%) Project Management
3 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
4 14 (31.82%) ITIL
5 12 (27.27%) .NET
6 11 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
8 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
8 9 (20.45%) PMP
8 9 (20.45%) PMI Certification
9 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 8 (18.18%) Metastorm
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) Degree
10 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
10 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.91%) Service Management
10 7 (15.91%) CRM
11 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 6 (13.64%) MS Office
11 6 (13.64%) Web Services
11 6 (13.64%) Data Management
11 6 (13.64%) Time Management
11 6 (13.64%) iSeries
11 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (11.36%) Migration
12 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
12 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) 2G
2 2 (4.55%) 3G
2 2 (4.55%) DVB
2 2 (4.55%) RTP
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) RTSP
2 2 (4.55%) 4G
2 2 (4.55%) Multicast
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) MPLS
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) Essbase
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Toad
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) iSeries
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) MPEG
2 2 (4.55%) Streaming Media
2 2 (4.55%) IPTV
2 2 (4.55%) Video on Demand
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) IVR
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Project Management
2 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
3 14 (31.82%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Service Management
4 7 (15.91%) CRM
5 6 (13.64%) Data Management
5 6 (13.64%) Time Management
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Release Management
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
9 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Change Control
10 1 (2.27%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) PMP
1 9 (20.45%) PMI Certification
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CAPM
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Metastorm
4 5 (11.36%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (9.09%) Lotus
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
6 3 (6.82%) Cognos
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) SAP
7 2 (4.55%) Open Text
8 1 (2.27%) Informatica
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