The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 92 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 32 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 1.19% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.30% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 9
Average daily rate £450 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -7.31%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2551 2300 2822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.08% 91.45% 90.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 903 1020
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 151 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.97 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Technical Manager
South East

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Slough +16 14 £438 -10.48%
Reading -13 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £376 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £300 -
Newbury - - - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (35.19%) Project Management
1 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
2 16 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 13 (24.07%) Finance
4 12 (22.22%) Workflow
4 12 (22.22%) Metastorm
4 12 (22.22%) .NET
5 11 (20.37%) ITIL
5 11 (20.37%) Windows
6 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 8 (14.81%) Linux
7 8 (14.81%) UNIX
7 8 (14.81%) Firewall
7 8 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (12.96%) SOA
9 6 (11.11%) Cisco
9 6 (11.11%) Oracle
9 6 (11.11%) SAN
9 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
10 5 (9.26%) DataStage
10 5 (9.26%) VMware
10 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
10 5 (9.26%) IIS
10 5 (9.26%) SQL
10 5 (9.26%) Apache
10 5 (9.26%) HPUX
10 5 (9.26%) Solaris
10 5 (9.26%) Sun
10 5 (9.26%) Citrix

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Firewall
2 6 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) DSL
3 1 (1.85%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.85%) GGSN
3 1 (1.85%) SGSN
3 1 (1.85%) MGW
3 1 (1.85%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) DataStage
General
1 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
2 13 (24.07%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Billing
5 2 (3.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) AS400
2 3 (5.56%) FMCG
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) iSeries
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 5 (9.26%) HPUX
3 5 (9.26%) Solaris
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Project Management
2 16 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 12 (22.22%) Workflow
4 11 (20.37%) ITIL
5 7 (12.96%) SOA
6 4 (7.41%) Release Management
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.56%) Service Management
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.70%) Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) Transition Management
9 1 (1.85%) Change Management
9 1 (1.85%) E-business
9 1 (1.85%) ITSM
9 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) RPG
3 3 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Metastorm
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Sun
3 5 (9.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) IBM