The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 311 320 306
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 308 302 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.68% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 183 178
Average daily rate £450 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%
Technical Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -3 128 £475 +11.76% 46
South East +19 93 £430 +7.50% 11
North West -11 30 £405 -7.95% 10
South West +9 13 £425 -9.57% 6
West Midlands -7 12 £475 +11.76% 4
East of England +3 11 £450 +33.33% 11
East Midlands -9 10 £388 +10.71% 7
Yorkshire -27 7 £600 +31.86% 7
North East -16 3 £450 - 2
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 260 (39.57%) Project Management
2 169 (25.72%) PRINCE2
3 158 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (23.44%) Finance
5 124 (18.87%) Migration
6 100 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 87 (13.24%) Security Cleared
8 78 (11.87%) ITIL
9 61 (9.28%) Banking
10 60 (9.13%) SC Cleared
11 59 (8.98%) Oracle
11 59 (8.98%) Microsoft
12 58 (8.83%) Windows
13 51 (7.76%) PMI Certification
14 49 (7.46%) Risk Management
15 47 (7.15%) Waterfall
16 46 (7.00%) Data Centre
17 45 (6.85%) Scrum
18 43 (6.54%) Change Management
18 43 (6.54%) MS Project
19 40 (6.09%) Service Delivery
20 37 (5.63%) VMware
20 37 (5.63%) Linux
21 36 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 36 (5.48%) Service Management
22 35 (5.33%) Telecoms
23 34 (5.18%) PMP
23 34 (5.18%) LAN
23 34 (5.18%) Retail
23 34 (5.18%) SDLC

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.04%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.37%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.22%) CMS
6 7 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.91%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.91%) Tuxedo
8 5 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.76%) Apache
8 5 (0.76%) JBoss
8 5 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.61%) iPlanet
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.46%) TPMS
11 2 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (6.54%) MS Project
2 29 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 26 (3.96%) MS Office
4 18 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.91%) SAP MM
2 6 (0.91%) Workday HCM
3 5 (0.76%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.18%) Office 365
2 8 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.76%) SaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.15%) Taleo
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.18%) LAN
2 32 (4.87%) WAN
3 17 (2.59%) Firewall
4 11 (1.67%) SAN
5 10 (1.52%) Internet
6 8 (1.22%) VPN
7 7 (1.07%) HTTP
7 7 (1.07%) Network Security
8 6 (0.91%) ATM
9 5 (0.76%) DNS
9 5 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.61%) SSL
10 4 (0.61%) Wireless
11 3 (0.46%) Intranet
11 3 (0.46%) NAS
11 3 (0.46%) Skype
11 3 (0.46%) WLAN
12 2 (0.30%) Converged Networks
12 2 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.67%) Big Data
2 9 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.76%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.30%) DB2
7 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.30%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.15%) GIS
8 1 (0.15%) MS Access
8 1 (0.15%) MySQL
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.67%) JIRA
2 6 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.61%) Introscope
3 4 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.46%) Ant
4 3 (0.46%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.46%) Maven
4 3 (0.46%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.15%) JUnit
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.15%) TestNG
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 154 (23.44%) Finance
2 61 (9.28%) Banking
3 35 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.18%) Retail
5 15 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.13%) Billing
6 14 (2.13%) Law
7 10 (1.52%) Advertising
8 6 (0.91%) Marketing
9 5 (0.76%) Back Office
10 4 (0.61%) Automotive
10 4 (0.61%) Games
10 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.46%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Local Government
11 3 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.28%) .NET
1 15 (2.28%) Middleware
2 7 (1.07%) Web Services
3 6 (0.91%) J2EE
4 5 (0.76%) BAPI
4 5 (0.76%) XML
5 4 (0.61%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.30%) HTML
7 2 (0.30%) HTML5
7 2 (0.30%) Spring
8 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.15%) Ajax
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.15%) Java EE
8 1 (0.15%) jQuery
8 1 (0.15%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (3.65%) PMI
3 23 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.59%) NHS
5 13 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.22%) User Experience
8 7 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
9 6 (0.91%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.61%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.61%) DataPower
11 4 (0.61%) Fintech
12 3 (0.46%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.46%) Equities
12 3 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.46%) Social Media
12 3 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.83%) Windows
2 37 (5.63%) Linux
3 21 (3.20%) Unix
4 12 (1.83%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.91%) VME
6 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.76%) Android
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.61%) AIX
8 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.30%) Solaris
9 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) HPUX
10 1 (0.15%) OS/2
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (39.57%) Project Management
2 169 (25.72%) PRINCE2
3 158 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (18.87%) Migration
5 100 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (11.87%) ITIL
7 49 (7.46%) Risk Management
8 47 (7.15%) Waterfall
9 45 (6.85%) Scrum
10 43 (6.54%) Change Management
11 40 (6.09%) Service Delivery
12 36 (5.48%) Service Management
13 34 (5.18%) SDLC
14 29 (4.41%) Release Management
15 27 (4.11%) Supplier Management
16 26 (3.96%) Project Planning
17 23 (3.50%) User Stories
18 22 (3.35%) Mentoring
19 21 (3.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 20 (3.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (4.57%) SQL
2 25 (3.81%) Java
3 10 (1.52%) C
4 9 (1.37%) C#
5 8 (1.22%) C++
5 8 (1.22%) Python
6 7 (1.07%) COBOL
6 7 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.76%) Ruby
8 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.61%) Jython
8 4 (0.61%) Korn
8 4 (0.61%) Perl
9 2 (0.30%) ABAP
9 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.30%) VB
9 2 (0.30%) VBA
10 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 60 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 51 (7.76%) PMI Certification
4 36 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 34 (5.18%) PMP
6 30 (4.57%) DV Cleared
7 22 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (2.44%) Degree
9 11 (1.67%) APMP
10 9 (1.37%) CISSP
10 9 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.91%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.91%) ISEB
12 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.46%) CISMP
12 3 (0.46%) MCP
13 2 (0.30%) ACCA
13 2 (0.30%) CIMA
13 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.28%) QA
2 12 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.91%) SLA
5 3 (0.46%) SEPA
6 2 (0.30%) COBIT
6 2 (0.30%) GAAP
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) P3O
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) Docker
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.15%) UAG
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.22%) SCCM
2 4 (0.61%) CA Wily
3 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) Opsview
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 59 (8.98%) Microsoft
1 59 (8.98%) Oracle
2 37 (5.63%) VMware
3 26 (3.96%) SAP
4 25 (3.81%) Citrix
5 16 (2.44%) Cisco
6 13 (1.98%) IBM
7 12 (1.83%) HP
8 10 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.91%) Adobe
9 6 (0.91%) Lotus
9 6 (0.91%) Micro Focus
9 6 (0.91%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.76%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.76%) BT
10 5 (0.76%) EMC
10 5 (0.76%) NetApp
11 4 (0.61%) Avaya
11 4 (0.61%) CA
11 4 (0.61%) Hyperion
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Rate: To £450pd - 3 months working 3 days a week
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £475.00 - £503.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitalondon Ltd
Rate: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
East Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago