The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 118 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 26 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.98% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.04% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 21
Average daily rate £439 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £32.10 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Manager
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -24 11 £506 - 2
Hertfordshire -7 10 £344 -19.11% 1
Bedfordshire -16 2 £278 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £413 - 1
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (57.78%) Project Management
2 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2
3 14 (31.11%) Finance
4 11 (24.44%) .NET
4 11 (24.44%) Oracle
4 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (17.78%) Windows
6 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.56%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) HP
7 7 (15.56%) UNIX
7 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) Matrix Management
8 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
8 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (13.33%) Web Development
8 6 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (13.33%) Retail
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) DB2
8 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (13.33%) IIS
8 6 (13.33%) C#
8 6 (13.33%) AIX
8 6 (13.33%) HTTP
8 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
8 6 (13.33%) MQSeries

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 6 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (13.33%) IIS
1 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (13.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
1 1 (2.22%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 6 (13.33%) DB2
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) EPoS
2 1 (2.22%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) UNIX
4 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.33%) AIX
4 6 (13.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Project Management
2 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Matrix Management
6 6 (13.33%) Web Development
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.11%) Dependency Management
7 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Strategic Management
9 2 (4.44%) Email Migration
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
3 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) XenServer
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) HP
3 6 (13.33%) Dell
3 6 (13.33%) IBM
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Sun
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Avaya
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Lotus
6 1 (2.22%) Sage