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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 74 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£413 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -19.37%
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 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
1092 961 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.54% 92.76% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 476 429
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 79
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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
Milton Keynes +1 4 £500 +53.84% 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
5 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Documentum
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Informatica
5 2 (14.29%) PowerCenter
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) PowerCenter
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Blog
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) TDD
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
1 4 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (21.43%) People Management
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Informatica
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) SAP