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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 330 295 241
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 290 310 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.67% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 196 190
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £40.53 £27.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.92 £19.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £35.50 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £27.50 £26.24
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +4.81%
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
46799 45973 39698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.47% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28978 28720 23273
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1876 2044
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -25 112 £438 +2.94% 31
South East +6 92 £425 - 18
West Midlands +6 27 £370 -38.33% 4
North West -17 17 £406 +0.30% 8
East of England +14 16 £481 +1.31% 7
Yorkshire -25 10 £415 +7.09% 7
South West -9 8 £413 +3.12% 5
North East -10 2 £400 +11.11%
East Midlands -14 2 £306 -33.96% 2
Technical Manager
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Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 224 (39.02%) Project Management
2 132 (23.00%) PRINCE2
3 125 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (17.94%) Finance
6 85 (14.81%) ITIL
7 63 (10.98%) Microsoft
8 62 (10.80%) Migration
9 53 (9.23%) Windows
10 51 (8.89%) Cisco
11 50 (8.71%) Telecoms
12 46 (8.01%) Service Delivery
13 45 (7.84%) Oracle
14 44 (7.67%) PMI Certification
14 44 (7.67%) Scrum
15 39 (6.79%) UNIX
16 38 (6.62%) Security Cleared
17 37 (6.45%) Retail
18 34 (5.92%) Banking
18 34 (5.92%) Linux
19 33 (5.75%) Firewall
20 32 (5.57%) SQL
20 32 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (5.40%) PRINCE
22 30 (5.23%) .NET
22 30 (5.23%) SAP
23 28 (4.88%) SharePoint
24 27 (4.70%) Java
25 26 (4.53%) SQL Server
25 26 (4.53%) VMware

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 28 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.79%) Lync
3 9 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (1.22%) CMS
6 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.87%) IIS
7 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.52%) Mule
8 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.35%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.35%) SAS
9 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.01%) MS Project
3 11 (1.92%) MS Office
3 11 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Maximo
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.17%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.05%) Office 365
4 5 (0.87%) SaaS
5 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.75%) Firewall
2 22 (3.83%) WAN
3 21 (3.66%) LAN
4 20 (3.48%) DNS
5 17 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.61%) SAN
6 15 (2.61%) OSPF
6 15 (2.61%) BGP
7 14 (2.44%) Multicast
8 12 (2.09%) Structured Cabling
8 12 (2.09%) MPLS
8 12 (2.09%) VPN
9 9 (1.57%) VoIP
10 8 (1.39%) HTTP
11 6 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.05%) DMZ
11 6 (1.05%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.05%) Network Security
12 5 (0.87%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.39%) DB2
5 6 (1.05%) MySQL
5 6 (1.05%) Big Data
6 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.35%) OLAP
9 2 (0.35%) DataStage
9 2 (0.35%) QlikView
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (1.57%) JIRA
2 2 (0.35%) Selenium
2 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.17%) Maven
3 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
General
1 103 (17.94%) Finance
2 50 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.45%) Retail
4 34 (5.92%) Banking
5 21 (3.66%) Marketing
6 11 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.57%) Billing
8 8 (1.39%) Legal
9 7 (1.22%) Advertising
10 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.05%) Front Office
11 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.70%) Law
12 4 (0.70%) Local Government
13 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.52%) Electronics
13 3 (0.52%) Automotive
14 2 (0.35%) French Language
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.23%) .NET
2 17 (2.96%) Middleware
3 14 (2.44%) Web Services
4 9 (1.57%) XML
4 9 (1.57%) HTML
5 5 (0.87%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.70%) CSS
6 4 (0.70%) J2EE
6 4 (0.70%) JSON
6 4 (0.70%) jQuery
7 3 (0.52%) RESTful
8 2 (0.35%) Spring
8 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.35%) Java EE
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.35%) JSP
8 2 (0.35%) LAMP
9 1 (0.17%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.17%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.18%) PMI
3 15 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.09%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.74%) Data Structures
5 10 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.39%) Video on Demand
6 8 (1.39%) NHS
7 5 (0.87%) Clustering
7 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.87%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.87%) Open Source
8 4 (0.70%) iSeries
8 4 (0.70%) Derivative
8 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.52%) IPTV
9 3 (0.52%) Statistics
9 3 (0.52%) Equities
9 3 (0.52%) DTV
9 3 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.23%) Windows
2 39 (6.79%) UNIX
3 34 (5.92%) Linux
4 14 (2.44%) Solaris
4 14 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.57%) Android
6 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.70%) AIX
8 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.70%) SUSE
9 3 (0.52%) zOS
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (39.02%) Project Management
2 132 (23.00%) PRINCE2
3 125 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (14.81%) ITIL
6 62 (10.80%) Migration
7 46 (8.01%) Service Delivery
8 44 (7.67%) Scrum
9 31 (5.40%) PRINCE
10 25 (4.36%) Release Management
11 23 (4.01%) Change Management
12 22 (3.83%) E-Commerce
13 21 (3.66%) Software Delivery
14 20 (3.48%) Service Management
15 19 (3.31%) Programme Management
16 18 (3.14%) Waterfall
17 16 (2.79%) ITIL V3
17 16 (2.79%) Resource Management
18 15 (2.61%) Data Modelling
18 15 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.57%) SQL
2 27 (4.70%) Java
3 11 (1.92%) C
4 10 (1.74%) C#
5 8 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.87%) COBOL
7 3 (0.52%) Python
8 2 (0.35%) ABAP
8 2 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.17%) Perl
9 1 (0.17%) C++
9 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.17%) Scala
9 1 (0.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 44 (7.67%) PMI Certification
2 38 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.66%) PMP
6 20 (3.48%) CCNA
7 15 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (2.26%) Degree
9 10 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.52%) CCNP
12 2 (0.35%) APMP
13 1 (0.17%) MBA
13 1 (0.17%) CITP
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.17%) ISEB
13 1 (0.17%) MCP
13 1 (0.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.14%) QA
2 15 (2.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.05%) vSphere
4 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.52%) Firmware
4 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.35%) XenServer
5 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.39%) SCCM
1 8 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.87%) SCOM
3 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.52%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.52%) Puppet
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.35%) OVSD
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Netcool
6 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.17%) Control-M
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.89%) Cisco
3 45 (7.84%) Oracle
4 30 (5.23%) SAP
5 26 (4.53%) VMware
6 22 (3.83%) Citrix
7 15 (2.61%) F5
8 12 (2.09%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.09%) HP
9 7 (1.22%) Adobe
9 7 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.22%) BMC
9 7 (1.22%) Informatica
9 7 (1.22%) NetApp
10 6 (1.05%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.05%) IBM
11 5 (0.87%) Juniper
11 5 (0.87%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.87%) Pega
11 5 (0.87%) NetScout
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