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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 97 90 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 26 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.36% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.46% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 17
Average daily rate £363 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £483 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £52.40
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -31.29%
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
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 7 £238 -47.22% 1
Slough +8 5 - - 1
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £375 - 1
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (54.00%) Project Management
2 19 (38.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (32.00%) ITIL
4 15 (30.00%) Migration
5 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (20.00%) Change Management
8 9 (18.00%) Release Management
9 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle
10 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (12.00%) Billing
11 6 (12.00%) Finance
12 5 (10.00%) SAP
12 5 (10.00%) ETL
12 5 (10.00%) Retail
12 5 (10.00%) Dependency Management
12 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (8.00%) Callidus
13 4 (8.00%) Concur
13 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
13 4 (8.00%) Product Management
13 4 (8.00%) Linux
14 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
14 3 (6.00%) Java
14 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (6.00%) Data Centre

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.00%) JBoss
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Billing
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) EJB
1 1 (2.00%) J2EE
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
1 1 (2.00%) Spring
1 1 (2.00%) Struts
1 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Project Management
2 19 (38.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (32.00%) ITIL
4 15 (30.00%) Migration
5 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.00%) Change Management
7 9 (18.00%) Release Management
8 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
10 5 (10.00%) Dependency Management
10 5 (10.00%) ETL
10 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
11 4 (8.00%) Product Management
12 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.00%) SDLC
12 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
13 2 (4.00%) CRM
13 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
13 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) APMP
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (8.00%) Callidus
3 4 (8.00%) Concur
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) VMware