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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 107 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 16 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.59% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 9
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£400 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £442 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -45.55%
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
2227 2364 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 91.63% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1067 1004
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 14 £413 - 1
Slough -7 2 £325 -20.00%
Bracknell - 1 £325 - 1
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (43.18%) Project Management
2 18 (40.91%) PRINCE2
3 17 (38.64%) Oracle
4 16 (36.36%) ITIL
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) .NET
7 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.73%) MS Visio
9 9 (20.45%) PMP
9 9 (20.45%) PMI Certification
10 8 (18.18%) Metastorm
10 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 8 (18.18%) Windows
10 8 (18.18%) Degree
11 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
11 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.91%) MS Office
11 7 (15.91%) CRM
11 7 (15.91%) Service Management
11 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (13.64%) Citrix
12 6 (13.64%) Web Services
12 6 (13.64%) Data Management
12 6 (13.64%) VMware
12 6 (13.64%) Time Management
12 6 (13.64%) iSeries
12 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.82%) Lync
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) MS Project
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
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%) 4G
2 2 (4.55%) Multicast
2 2 (4.55%) RTSP
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%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
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%) Video on Demand
2 2 (4.55%) Streaming Media
2 2 (4.55%) IPTV
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Project Management
2 18 (40.91%) PRINCE2
3 16 (36.36%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) CRM
4 7 (15.91%) Service Management
5 6 (13.64%) Data Management
5 6 (13.64%) Time Management
6 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) Release Management
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Change Control
10 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) 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 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CAPM
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Metastorm
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
5 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (9.09%) Lotus
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco
8 2 (4.55%) Cognos
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Open Text
9 1 (2.27%) Informatica