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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 96 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 33 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 1.11% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.24% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 9
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£419 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £330 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £27.50 £26.24
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +4.81%
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
2462 2423 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.18% 89.97% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1236 908
Average daily rate £378 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.70% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 87 150
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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 +10 9 £424 - 1
Maidenhead +5 4 £408 +36.08%
Slough -11 4 £400 -8.57%
Bracknell -1 2 £425 +13.03%
Newbury - 2 £338 -
Thatcham - 2 £410 -
Windsor - 1 £475 -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 36 (52.94%) Project Management
2 31 (45.59%) PRINCE2
3 26 (38.24%) Telecoms
4 25 (36.76%) PMI Certification
5 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (27.94%) Release Management
6 19 (27.94%) PMI
7 17 (25.00%) Windows
7 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (25.00%) Software Delivery
8 15 (22.06%) ITIL
9 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.59%) Scrum
9 14 (20.59%) Service Delivery
10 10 (14.71%) Oracle
10 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
11 7 (10.29%) PMP
11 7 (10.29%) Citrix
11 7 (10.29%) Finance
11 7 (10.29%) Retail
11 7 (10.29%) Migration
11 7 (10.29%) Degree
12 6 (8.82%) Billing
12 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
12 6 (8.82%) Cisco
12 6 (8.82%) PRINCE
12 6 (8.82%) SAP
12 6 (8.82%) SQL
12 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
12 6 (8.82%) Transition Management

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.47%) Lync
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.88%) MS Project
3 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) LAN
1 5 (7.35%) WAN
1 5 (7.35%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) SMTP
2 4 (5.88%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) VPN
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) MPLS
3 3 (4.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) 3G
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
4 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.47%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.47%) OLAP
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.47%) QlikView
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (38.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Retail
3 6 (8.82%) Billing
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) jQuery
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) J2EE
3 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) PMI
2 4 (5.88%) iSeries
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) AS400
3 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.88%) UNIX
4 3 (4.41%) zOS
4 3 (4.41%) AIX
4 3 (4.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Project Management
2 31 (45.59%) PRINCE2
3 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.94%) Release Management
5 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 15 (22.06%) ITIL
7 14 (20.59%) Scrum
7 14 (20.59%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE
9 6 (8.82%) Transition Management
10 4 (5.88%) Operations Management
10 4 (5.88%) ITIL V3
11 3 (4.41%) ERP
11 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.94%) MVC
12 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
12 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
13 1 (1.47%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C
3 2 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) C-shell
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) PMI Certification
2 7 (10.29%) PMP
2 7 (10.29%) Degree
3 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle
3 7 (10.29%) Citrix
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco
4 6 (8.82%) SAP
5 5 (7.35%) VMware
6 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.47%) Verint
7 1 (1.47%) Genesys
7 1 (1.47%) IBM