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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 312 291 266
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 276 285 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.67% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 159 167
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £53.50 £46.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +56.25%
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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -7 125 £425 -5.55% 33
South East -4 91 £400 +12.28% 15
North West -22 18 £440 +6.66% 7
East of England -10 13 £395 -4.47% 6
South West -6 9 £440 +3.52% 5
Yorkshire -18 7 £500 +33.33% 7
West Midlands -9 5 £394 -13.46% 8
East Midlands +1 4 £335 -13.54% 1
North East +2 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 4 March 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.

1 207 (38.48%) Project Management
2 122 (22.68%) PRINCE2
3 114 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (17.29%) Finance
5 92 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (10.59%) ITIL
7 56 (10.41%) Migration
8 51 (9.48%) Scrum
9 49 (9.11%) Windows
10 43 (7.99%) Microsoft
11 42 (7.81%) PMI Certification
12 40 (7.43%) Telecoms
13 39 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (7.06%) Cisco
15 37 (6.88%) SQL
16 36 (6.69%) Service Delivery
17 35 (6.51%) Banking
18 34 (6.32%) Oracle
19 33 (6.13%) Retail
20 29 (5.39%) Security Cleared
20 29 (5.39%) Firewall
21 27 (5.02%) Waterfall
22 26 (4.83%) VMware
22 26 (4.83%) .NET
23 25 (4.65%) UNIX
23 25 (4.65%) SAP
23 25 (4.65%) WAN
23 25 (4.65%) Release Management
24 24 (4.46%) LAN
24 24 (4.46%) PRINCE

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 20 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.49%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.49%) IIS
2 8 (1.49%) Lync
3 6 (1.12%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.56%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.56%) Mule
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.37%) Drupal
6 2 (0.37%) MTS
6 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (3.72%) MS Project
2 17 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.86%) MS Office
3 10 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.37%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Global One
3 2 (0.37%) Maximo
3 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.12%) Office 365
3 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.93%) SaaS
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) Yammer
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.39%) Firewall
2 25 (4.65%) WAN
3 24 (4.46%) LAN
4 18 (3.35%) DNS
5 15 (2.79%) SAN
6 13 (2.42%) MPLS
7 11 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.04%) VPN
8 7 (1.30%) Multicast
9 6 (1.12%) OSPF
9 6 (1.12%) BGP
9 6 (1.12%) VoIP
9 6 (1.12%) HTTP
10 5 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (0.93%) Network Security
10 5 (0.93%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.74%) NAS
11 4 (0.74%) SMTP
11 4 (0.74%) GPRS
12 3 (0.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.74%) Big Data
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.37%) QlikView
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.37%) DataStage
8 2 (0.37%) Essbase
8 2 (0.37%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.67%) JIRA
2 3 (0.56%) Toad
3 2 (0.37%) Selenium
3 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
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
4 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 93 (17.29%) Finance
2 40 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.51%) Banking
4 33 (6.13%) Retail
5 13 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.23%) Marketing
7 10 (1.86%) Legal
8 9 (1.67%) Billing
9 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.30%) Front Office
10 5 (0.93%) Advertising
10 5 (0.93%) Law
11 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.74%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) Publishing
12 3 (0.56%) Automotive
12 3 (0.56%) Local Government
13 2 (0.37%) French Language
13 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.83%) .NET
2 18 (3.35%) Web Services
3 12 (2.23%) HTML
4 11 (2.04%) Middleware
5 7 (1.30%) XML
6 5 (0.93%) CSS
6 5 (0.93%) jQuery
7 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.56%) J2EE
8 3 (0.56%) RESTful
8 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.56%) JSON
9 2 (0.37%) HTML5
9 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.19%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.19%) Flash
10 1 (0.19%) JMS
10 1 (0.19%) SOAP
10 1 (0.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.28%) PMI
3 10 (1.86%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.86%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 9 (1.67%) NHS
4 9 (1.67%) Video on Demand
5 6 (1.12%) Clustering
6 5 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.74%) Reference Data
7 4 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.74%) DTV
8 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.56%) Replication
8 3 (0.56%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.56%) FMCG
8 3 (0.56%) Open Source
8 3 (0.56%) IPTV
8 3 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.11%) Windows
2 25 (4.65%) UNIX
3 21 (3.90%) Linux
4 12 (2.23%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.67%) Android
6 8 (1.49%) Solaris
6 8 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.74%) SUSE
9 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.37%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.19%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (38.48%) Project Management
2 122 (22.68%) PRINCE2
3 114 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (10.59%) ITIL
6 56 (10.41%) Migration
7 51 (9.48%) Scrum
8 36 (6.69%) Service Delivery
9 27 (5.02%) Waterfall
10 25 (4.65%) Release Management
11 24 (4.46%) PRINCE
12 22 (4.09%) Supplier Management
13 20 (3.72%) Programme Management
13 20 (3.72%) Change Management
14 19 (3.53%) Service Management
14 19 (3.53%) Project Planning
15 18 (3.35%) Risk Management
16 17 (3.16%) E-Commerce
16 17 (3.16%) Data Modelling
17 15 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.88%) SQL
2 23 (4.28%) Java
3 11 (2.04%) C
4 10 (1.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (0.19%) VBA
6 1 (0.19%) Perl
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (7.81%) PMI Certification
2 29 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.90%) PMP
4 17 (3.16%) Degree
5 14 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.30%) CCNA
10 6 (1.12%) VCP4
11 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.37%) APMP
13 1 (0.19%) CRISC
13 1 (0.19%) MCP
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.19%) CCIE
13 1 (0.19%) CCNP
13 1 (0.19%) ISEB
13 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.16%) QA
2 10 (1.86%) SLA
3 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.12%) vSphere
4 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.56%) Firmware
5 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 2 (0.37%) XenServer
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 10 (1.86%) SCCM
2 7 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.30%) SCOM
3 3 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (0.37%) OVSD
4 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.19%) MIIS
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage 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
Vendors
1 43 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.06%) Cisco
3 34 (6.32%) Oracle
4 26 (4.83%) VMware
5 25 (4.65%) SAP
6 16 (2.97%) Citrix
7 11 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.49%) F5
9 7 (1.30%) Informatica
10 6 (1.12%) Adobe
10 6 (1.12%) IBM
10 6 (1.12%) Juniper
10 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.12%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.93%) NetApp
11 5 (0.93%) HP
11 5 (0.93%) Pega
12 4 (0.74%) Tumbleweed
12 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
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