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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 91 89 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 31 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 1.24% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.36% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 4
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£395 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.00%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2199 2205 2809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.83% 91.46% 89.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 967 1034
Average daily rate £365 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 84 112
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.73% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Slough +9 15 £400 -7.78%
Reading +4 9 £425 -5.55% 3
Bracknell +11 3 £390 -
Newbury -5 1 £450 +5.88%
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 24 (38.10%) .NET
2 22 (34.92%) Project Management
3 20 (31.75%) Metastorm
4 19 (30.16%) Oracle
5 18 (28.57%) Finance
6 17 (26.98%) PRINCE2
7 16 (25.40%) ITIL
7 16 (25.40%) SQL
7 16 (25.40%) Workflow
8 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 12 (19.05%) Windows
9 10 (15.87%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (14.29%) Citrix
10 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 9 (14.29%) VMware
11 8 (12.70%) Release Management
11 8 (12.70%) CRM
11 8 (12.70%) iSeries
12 7 (11.11%) SOA
12 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (9.52%) Data Management
13 6 (9.52%) Web Services
13 6 (9.52%) IBM
13 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.52%) Service Management
13 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (7.94%) DataStage
14 5 (7.94%) MS Office
14 5 (7.94%) Scrum

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) Documentum
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) 2G
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) 3G
2 2 (3.17%) 4G
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) MPLS
3 1 (1.59%) DSL
3 1 (1.59%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.59%) GGSN
3 1 (1.59%) SGSN
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) MGW
3 1 (1.59%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) DataStage
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 2 (3.17%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) iSeries
2 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.35%) AS400
4 3 (4.76%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) HPUX
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Project Management
2 17 (26.98%) PRINCE2
3 16 (25.40%) ITIL
3 16 (25.40%) Workflow
4 8 (12.70%) CRM
4 8 (12.70%) Release Management
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) SOA
6 6 (9.52%) Service Management
6 6 (9.52%) Data Management
7 5 (7.94%) Scrum
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.35%) Time Management
8 4 (6.35%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.76%) Migration
10 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.17%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) RPG
3 2 (3.17%) RPG IV
3 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.35%) PMP
2 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Metastorm
2 19 (30.16%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Citrix
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 6 (9.52%) IBM
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.35%) Lotus
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco
7 2 (3.17%) Cognos
7 2 (3.17%) Open Text
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.59%) Remedy
8 1 (1.59%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) Informatica