The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 161 164 147
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 32 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.84% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 47
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £410 £403
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.05 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £27.50 £26.24
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +4.81%
Technical Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5119 5731 5750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.58% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4213 4207
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £44.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (32.31%) Project Management
2 15 (23.08%) Finance
3 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL
5 9 (13.85%) Banking
5 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (12.31%) UNIX
7 7 (10.77%) .NET
7 7 (10.77%) Migration
8 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.23%) PMI Certification
9 5 (7.69%) Java
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (6.15%) Product Management
10 4 (6.15%) Android
10 4 (6.15%) People Management
10 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) Marketing
10 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) Cisco
10 4 (6.15%) PMP
11 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
11 3 (4.62%) PRINCE
11 3 (4.62%) Middleware
11 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (4.62%) LAN
11 3 (4.62%) WAN

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (4.62%) Lync
2 2 (3.08%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Drupal
3 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) CICS
3 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) WAN
1 3 (4.62%) LAN
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) Multicast
2 2 (3.08%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (3.08%) MPLS
2 2 (3.08%) OSPF
2 2 (3.08%) BGP
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) DB2
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Automotive
6 1 (1.54%) Front Office
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) Middleware
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) J2EE
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.62%) Video on Demand
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.08%) PMI
3 2 (3.08%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) Statistics
4 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) UNIX
2 4 (6.15%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) SUSE
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Project Management
2 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) ITIL
4 7 (10.77%) Migration
5 5 (7.69%) Scrum
6 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.15%) Product Management
6 4 (6.15%) People Management
7 3 (4.62%) Software Architecture
7 3 (4.62%) Change Control
7 3 (4.62%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (4.62%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) PRINCE
7 3 (4.62%) Workflow
7 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.62%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) COBOL
3 2 (3.08%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.15%) PMP
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.08%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) APMP
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
1 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Cisco
3 3 (4.62%) Akamai
4 2 (3.08%) F5
4 2 (3.08%) WorldPay
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) Axway
4 2 (3.08%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (3.08%) Pega
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec
5 1 (1.54%) ATG
5 1 (1.54%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Fidessa
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