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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 312 295 294
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 279 268 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.66% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 163 146
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £54.95 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% +67.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £52.91 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £56.99 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £54.95 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.48% +57.00%
Technical Manager
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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 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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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
London +6 138 £438 -4.89% 28
South East +2 75 £400 +14.28% 16
North West -8 20 £475 +12.42% 5
Yorkshire -2 13 £433 +15.33% 5
South West -10 9 £470 +21.29% 5
East of England -15 9 £450 +2.85% 7
West Midlands +1 7 £425 -6.59% 7
East Midlands +13 6 £350 -9.67% 3
North East -12 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
South Coast - - - -
Technical Manager
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Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 209 (39.58%) Project Management
2 122 (23.11%) PRINCE2
3 110 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (16.67%) Finance
5 80 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (12.12%) ITIL
7 58 (10.98%) Windows
8 53 (10.04%) Scrum
9 52 (9.85%) Migration
10 44 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (8.33%) PMI Certification
11 40 (7.58%) Microsoft
11 40 (7.58%) Cisco
11 40 (7.58%) Service Delivery
12 37 (7.01%) Telecoms
13 35 (6.63%) Banking
14 34 (6.44%) Retail
14 34 (6.44%) SQL
15 28 (5.30%) Oracle
15 28 (5.30%) PRINCE
16 27 (5.11%) Change Management
17 26 (4.92%) UNIX
17 26 (4.92%) Security Cleared
17 26 (4.92%) Waterfall
18 25 (4.73%) Firewall
18 25 (4.73%) VMware
19 24 (4.55%) SAP
19 24 (4.55%) PMI
19 24 (4.55%) PMP
20 23 (4.36%) WAN

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.08%) Lync
3 9 (1.70%) IIS
4 8 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.14%) CMS
6 6 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.57%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.38%) Drupal
9 2 (0.38%) Mule
9 2 (0.38%) MTS
9 2 (0.38%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (3.41%) MS Project
2 17 (3.22%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.27%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.76%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.57%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) SunGard Martini
4 2 (0.38%) Global One
4 2 (0.38%) Maximo
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.38%) Eikon
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.95%) Office 365
2 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.73%) Firewall
2 23 (4.36%) WAN
3 19 (3.60%) LAN
4 13 (2.46%) DNS
4 13 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.27%) MPLS
6 9 (1.70%) Multicast
6 9 (1.70%) SAN
7 6 (1.14%) OSPF
7 6 (1.14%) BGP
7 6 (1.14%) HTTP
7 6 (1.14%) VoIP
7 6 (1.14%) VPN
8 5 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (0.95%) Network Security
9 4 (0.76%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.76%) Wireless
9 4 (0.76%) DVB
9 4 (0.76%) Internet
9 4 (0.76%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.38%) Essbase
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.38%) MySQL
8 2 (0.38%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.14%) JIRA
2 3 (0.57%) Toad
3 2 (0.38%) Selenium
3 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.19%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.19%) Xcode
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (16.67%) Finance
2 37 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.63%) Banking
4 34 (6.44%) Retail
5 19 (3.60%) Marketing
6 15 (2.84%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.08%) Legal
8 8 (1.52%) Front Office
9 6 (1.14%) Billing
9 6 (1.14%) Back Office
10 5 (0.95%) Law
10 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.76%) Advertising
11 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.57%) Electronics
12 3 (0.57%) Games
12 3 (0.57%) Local Government
13 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.79%) .NET
2 16 (3.03%) HTML
3 11 (2.08%) Middleware
3 11 (2.08%) Web Services
4 9 (1.70%) XML
5 3 (0.57%) J2EE
5 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.57%) CSS
5 3 (0.57%) JSP
5 3 (0.57%) jQuery
6 2 (0.38%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.38%) Spring
6 2 (0.38%) XMPP
6 2 (0.38%) JSON
6 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.38%) JPA
6 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.38%) RESTful
6 2 (0.38%) Servlets
6 2 (0.38%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.55%) PMI
3 12 (2.27%) Video on Demand
4 10 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.52%) NHS
6 7 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.14%) DTV
8 5 (0.95%) IPTV
9 4 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.76%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.76%) Open Source
9 4 (0.76%) MPEG
10 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.57%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.57%) Replication
10 3 (0.57%) Clustering
10 3 (0.57%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.38%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.98%) Windows
2 26 (4.92%) UNIX
3 21 (3.98%) Linux
4 20 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.89%) Android
6 9 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.33%) Solaris
8 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.57%) SUSE
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.19%) VMS
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (39.58%) Project Management
2 122 (23.11%) PRINCE2
3 110 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (12.12%) ITIL
6 53 (10.04%) Scrum
7 52 (9.85%) Migration
8 40 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 28 (5.30%) PRINCE
10 27 (5.11%) Change Management
11 26 (4.92%) Waterfall
12 22 (4.17%) Programme Management
12 22 (4.17%) Supplier Management
13 21 (3.98%) Release Management
13 21 (3.98%) Service Management
13 21 (3.98%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.60%) CRM
14 19 (3.60%) Risk Management
15 15 (2.84%) Project Planning
16 14 (2.65%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.44%) SQL
2 22 (4.17%) Java
3 10 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.14%) C#
5 5 (0.95%) C
6 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.19%) Python
7 1 (0.19%) VBA
7 1 (0.19%) Perl
7 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.19%) Scala
7 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 26 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.55%) PMP
4 21 (3.98%) Degree
5 12 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.89%) CCNA
6 10 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.57%) CCNP
9 3 (0.57%) APMP
10 2 (0.38%) CISA
10 2 (0.38%) CISM
10 2 (0.38%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) CRISC
11 1 (0.19%) CCIE
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.22%) QA
2 13 (2.46%) SLA
3 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.76%) vSphere
3 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.57%) Firmware
4 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.57%) XenApp
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.19%) XenServer
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 8 (1.52%) SCCM
2 6 (1.14%) SCOM
2 6 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.57%) Puppet
3 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (0.38%) OVSD
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Netcool
5 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) MIIS
Vendors
1 40 (7.58%) Microsoft
1 40 (7.58%) Cisco
2 28 (5.30%) Oracle
3 25 (4.73%) VMware
4 24 (4.55%) SAP
5 11 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 11 (2.08%) IBM
6 10 (1.89%) Citrix
7 8 (1.52%) F5
8 7 (1.33%) Informatica
8 7 (1.33%) NetApp
9 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.14%) Juniper
9 6 (1.14%) Progress
10 5 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.95%) Unica
11 4 (0.76%) Tumbleweed
11 4 (0.76%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.76%) Adobe
11 4 (0.76%) Akamai
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