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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 114 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 15 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 1.24% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.34% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 19
Average daily rate £433 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £389 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £418 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +57.27%
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
2331 2614 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.63% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1364 1281
Average daily rate £400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 100
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -19 4 £441 +4.12%
Slough +9 3 £400 -
Newbury +10 1 - -
Windsor -1 1 £850 +78.94%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 20 (46.51%) Project Management
2 15 (34.88%) PRINCE2
3 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Release Management
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) Migration
6 8 (18.60%) Change Management
6 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
6 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (13.95%) Java
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle
7 6 (13.95%) Billing
8 5 (11.63%) SDLC
8 5 (11.63%) ETL
8 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco
9 4 (9.30%) SAP
9 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Product Management
9 4 (9.30%) Retail
10 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
10 3 (6.98%) .NET
10 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.98%) PMI
10 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Broadband
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Billing
3 5 (11.63%) Finance
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) EJB
3 1 (2.33%) JSP
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) Struts
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) PMI
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Project Management
2 15 (34.88%) PRINCE2
3 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) ITIL
4 9 (20.93%) Release Management
5 8 (18.60%) Change Management
5 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.63%) ETL
6 5 (11.63%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Product Management
7 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C++
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Capita
4 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.33%) VMware