The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 106 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 22 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.02% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 20
Median daily rate £440 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.01% -11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -
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
2283 2364 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.43% 93.44% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1208 1136
Median daily rate £408 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 78
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 8 £450 +0.55% 1
Slough +8 3 £400 -5.88%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Technical Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 20 (47.62%) Project Management
2 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) Finance
6 6 (14.29%) Release Management
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.90%) Change Management
8 4 (9.52%) JBoss
8 4 (9.52%) Struts
8 4 (9.52%) Retail
8 4 (9.52%) Billing
8 4 (9.52%) Spring
8 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Product Management
8 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (7.14%) Network Security
9 3 (7.14%) DevOps
9 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.14%) People Management
9 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
9 3 (7.14%) Programme Management

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Broadband
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Billing
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Spring
1 4 (9.52%) Struts
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) EJB
3 1 (2.38%) JSP
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) PMI
3 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Project Management
2 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.67%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Release Management
5 6 (14.29%) SDLC
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.52%) Product Management
7 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) People Management
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Workflow
9 2 (4.76%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Capita
3 2 (4.76%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.38%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) VMware