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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 158 153 150
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 34 48 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.80% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.87% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 49
Average daily rate
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£438 £431 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.05 - £74.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £22.45
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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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 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 22 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 (32.81%) Project Management
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Finance
3 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
4 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.63%) Banking
5 10 (15.63%) ITIL
5 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (12.50%) .NET
7 7 (10.94%) UNIX
7 7 (10.94%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) Migration
8 6 (9.38%) Product Management
9 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (7.81%) Java
9 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
10 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Windows
10 4 (6.25%) MS Office
10 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
10 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.25%) VMware
10 4 (6.25%) Android
10 4 (6.25%) People Management
11 3 (4.69%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
11 3 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.69%) Lync
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) VoIP
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Multicast
3 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) OSPF
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Local Government
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) J2EE
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Video on Demand
2 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.13%) PMI
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) UNIX
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Project Management
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
4 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.63%) ITIL
6 7 (10.94%) Scrum
6 7 (10.94%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Product Management
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.25%) People Management
9 3 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.69%) Line Management
9 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.69%) Service Management
9 3 (4.69%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.13%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) Java
2 3 (4.69%) C#
2 3 (4.69%) COBOL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.69%) PMP
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) APMP
4 1 (1.56%) CCIE
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) VMware
3 3 (4.69%) Akamai
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Axway
4 2 (3.13%) Pega
4 2 (3.13%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (3.13%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.56%) F5
5 1 (1.56%) ATG
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec
5 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat