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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 77 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.096% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £52.40 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-31.29% +30.18%
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
1073 972 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.54% 93.01% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 512 292
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 86
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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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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 -3 3 £375 +2.73% 2
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 3 (21.43%) PMP
3 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Blog
4 2 (14.29%) OVSD
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) 2G

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) 2G
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) 4G
2 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (7.14%) LTE
2 1 (7.14%) GPRS
2 1 (7.14%) GSM
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) UMTS
2 1 (7.14%) 3G
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blog
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) PMP
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OVSD
2 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco