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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 182 177 173
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 29 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 25
Average daily rate
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£513 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £554 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £74.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £24.75
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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
5455 5390 6593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.12% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3933 4841
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 17 (29.31%) Project Management
2 15 (25.86%) Finance
3 13 (22.41%) Banking
4 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 8 (13.79%) .NET
7 6 (10.34%) Linux
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) Migration
7 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) Scrum
8 5 (8.62%) UNIX
8 5 (8.62%) Perl
8 5 (8.62%) Java
8 5 (8.62%) Product Management
9 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 4 (6.90%) Gradle
9 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
9 4 (6.90%) SDLC
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
9 4 (6.90%) Ant
9 4 (6.90%) Python
9 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
9 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
9 4 (6.90%) VMware
9 4 (6.90%) Service Management
9 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) CICS
2 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) Lync
2 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) VoIP
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) OSPF
2 1 (1.72%) BGP
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Multicast
2 1 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Ant
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) Gradle
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.72%) IVR
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Project Management
2 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.34%) Migration
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.34%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Product Management
5 5 (8.62%) Scrum
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.90%) SDLC
7 3 (5.17%) Line Management
7 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Release Management
8 2 (3.45%) Workflow
8 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.45%) Project Governance
8 2 (3.45%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) Java
1 5 (8.62%) Perl
2 4 (6.90%) Python
3 3 (5.17%) C#
3 3 (5.17%) COBOL
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) PMP
1 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.90%) VMware
2 3 (5.17%) Citrix
3 2 (3.45%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.45%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec
4 1 (1.72%) ATG
4 1 (1.72%) OpenText
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Pega
4 1 (1.72%) F5
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) EMC
4 1 (1.72%) Hitachi