The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 119 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 17 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.74% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.79% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £304 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £487 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +27.50%
Technical Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2642 2270 2782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.39% 93.53% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1686 1201 1411
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 272 292
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £363 - 5
Essex -10 6 £495 +13.14%
Bedfordshire -10 2 £520 +9.47%
Hertfordshire -9 1 £415 +3.75% 4
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (38.46%) Project Management
2 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
3 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 13 (25.00%) Windows
5 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.62%) Finance
8 5 (9.62%) Service Management
8 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
9 4 (7.69%) Resource Management
9 4 (7.69%) Back Office
9 4 (7.69%) Quality Management
9 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.77%) Migration
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) VMware
10 3 (5.77%) Change Management
10 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.77%) Citrix
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle
10 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.77%) SLA
10 3 (5.77%) PMP
10 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.85%) SAS
1 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SPSS
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) PMI
1 1 (1.92%) NHS
1 1 (1.92%) User Experience
1 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Project Management
2 15 (28.85%) PRINCE2
3 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) Service Management
7 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
8 4 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 4 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.77%) Migration
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 3 (5.77%) Change Management
9 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) PMP
1 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (5.77%) APMP
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) VMware
1 3 (5.77%) Citrix
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) CommVault
2 2 (3.85%) NetApp
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Teradata
3 1 (1.92%) Sage
3 1 (1.92%) VocaLink