The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 77 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
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£375 £513 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +57.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £24.75
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1181 1205 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.94% 93.12% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 695 458
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 79
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Manager across the Buckinghamshire region.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager across the Buckinghamshire region.

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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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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
Milton Keynes 0 6 £375 -28.57% 1
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) BMC
2 5 (25.00%) NetApp
2 5 (25.00%) NetScout
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) MS Project
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Primavera
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) BMC
2 5 (25.00%) NetApp
2 5 (25.00%) NetScout
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP