The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 304 274 301
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 294 306 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 184 187
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £389 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Manager
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
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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 -10 145 £425 -7.35% 40
South East -7 66 £389 -8.52% 21
East of England -14 22 £438 +6.70% 8
North West 0 19 £400 +25.00% 5
South West -26 17 £425 +23.18% 12
Yorkshire +7 6 £355 +15.44% 6
West Midlands -17 6 £400 +3.22% 3
East Midlands -11 4 £375 -18.91% 4
North East - 3 £400 - 1
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 229 (38.23%) Project Management
2 165 (27.55%) PRINCE2
3 140 (23.37%) Finance
4 99 (16.53%) Oracle
5 98 (16.36%) ITIL
6 87 (14.52%) Windows
7 75 (12.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (11.85%) Migration
9 63 (10.52%) SQL
10 59 (9.85%) Scrum
11 56 (9.35%) Microsoft
12 55 (9.18%) .NET
13 50 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (7.68%) UNIX
15 45 (7.51%) Service Management
16 44 (7.35%) Java
16 44 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 43 (7.18%) Banking
18 42 (7.01%) Cisco
19 39 (6.51%) VMware
20 38 (6.34%) IBM
20 38 (6.34%) Citrix
21 37 (6.18%) Change Management
21 37 (6.18%) Telecoms
22 36 (6.01%) Service Delivery
23 34 (5.68%) Linux
24 33 (5.51%) Supplier Management
24 33 (5.51%) Degree
25 32 (5.34%) SharePoint
26 29 (4.84%) Workflow

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 32 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.34%) CMS
4 13 (2.17%) IIS
5 10 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.67%) Lync
6 9 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.00%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.67%) CICS
9 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.50%) Apache
10 3 (0.50%) Documentum
10 3 (0.50%) SAS
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (4.67%) MS Project
2 23 (3.84%) MS Office
3 17 (2.84%) MS Excel
4 10 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.83%) Cerner Millennium
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.50%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.50%) SaaS
2 7 (1.17%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) PaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Force.com
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.34%) Firewall
2 18 (3.01%) WAN
2 18 (3.01%) Internet
3 15 (2.50%) LAN
4 11 (1.84%) SAN
5 9 (1.50%) MPLS
6 8 (1.34%) VPN
6 8 (1.34%) VoIP
7 6 (1.00%) HTTP
8 4 (0.67%) PPP
8 4 (0.67%) OSPF
8 4 (0.67%) BGP
8 4 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.50%) 4G
9 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.50%) InfiniBand
9 3 (0.50%) 3G
9 3 (0.50%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.84%) DB2
3 8 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.34%) DataStage
4 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 5 (0.83%) MySQL
4 5 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.67%) Ingres
6 3 (0.50%) PowerCenter
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.17%) QlikView
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (0.83%) JIRA
3 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.33%) JMeter
4 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) XDoclet
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 140 (23.37%) Finance
2 43 (7.18%) Banking
3 37 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.01%) Retail
5 23 (3.84%) Marketing
6 19 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 18 (3.01%) Advertising
8 10 (1.67%) Back Office
9 8 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.34%) Billing
9 8 (1.34%) Games
10 7 (1.17%) Electronics
11 5 (0.83%) Publishing
11 5 (0.83%) German Language
12 4 (0.67%) Front Office
12 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.50%) Legal
14 2 (0.33%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.18%) .NET
2 20 (3.34%) HTML
3 15 (2.50%) Middleware
4 12 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.84%) Web Services
5 11 (1.84%) XML
6 8 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.17%) Apache Flex
7 7 (1.17%) CSS
8 6 (1.00%) SOAP
9 5 (0.83%) Flash
10 4 (0.67%) EDI
11 3 (0.50%) LAMP
11 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.33%) WebCenter
12 2 (0.33%) HTML5
12 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.33%) DHTML
12 2 (0.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (2.50%) iSeries
2 14 (2.34%) NHS
2 14 (2.34%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.00%) PMI
4 10 (1.67%) AS400
5 8 (1.34%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.34%) DTV
5 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.17%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.17%) Clustering
7 6 (1.00%) FMCG
8 5 (0.83%) Open Source
8 5 (0.83%) iPad
8 5 (0.83%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.67%) EPoS
9 4 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.67%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.50%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.52%) Windows
2 46 (7.68%) UNIX
3 34 (5.68%) Linux
4 19 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.34%) Android
6 8 (1.34%) AIX
7 6 (1.00%) Solaris
7 6 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.00%) SUSE
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (38.23%) Project Management
2 165 (27.55%) PRINCE2
3 98 (16.36%) ITIL
4 75 (12.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (11.85%) Migration
6 59 (9.85%) Scrum
7 50 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (7.51%) Service Management
9 37 (6.18%) Change Management
10 36 (6.01%) Service Delivery
11 33 (5.51%) Supplier Management
12 29 (4.84%) Workflow
13 28 (4.67%) Project Planning
13 28 (4.67%) CRM
14 27 (4.51%) Risk Management
15 24 (4.01%) Waterfall
16 22 (3.67%) PRINCE
17 20 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (3.34%) E-Commerce
18 18 (3.01%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (10.52%) SQL
2 44 (7.35%) Java
3 20 (3.34%) PHP
4 11 (1.84%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.84%) C#
5 7 (1.17%) Python
6 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.00%) C
7 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.67%) RPG
8 4 (0.67%) COBOL
8 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.50%) Lingo
10 2 (0.33%) VB6
10 2 (0.33%) ABAP
10 2 (0.33%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.33%) VB
11 1 (0.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.17%) R
11 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 33 (5.51%) Degree
3 25 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 25 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 19 (3.17%) PMP
6 18 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.84%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.34%) CCNA
10 5 (0.83%) CCIE
10 5 (0.83%) CCNP
11 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.33%) APMP
13 2 (0.33%) ISEB
13 2 (0.33%) MCSE
13 2 (0.33%) IBM Certification
13 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.84%) SLA
1 11 (1.84%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.50%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 24 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.67%) ProxySG
3 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.50%) vSphere
4 3 (0.50%) GPFS
5 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.00%) SCCM
2 4 (0.67%) SCOM
2 4 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.50%) Control-M
4 2 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.17%) OpenView
5 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.17%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 99 (16.53%) Oracle
2 56 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.01%) Cisco
4 39 (6.51%) VMware
5 38 (6.34%) IBM
5 38 (6.34%) Citrix
6 25 (4.17%) SAP
7 20 (3.34%) Metastorm
8 15 (2.50%) Remedy
9 12 (2.00%) Business Objects
9 12 (2.00%) HP
9 12 (2.00%) NetApp
10 11 (1.84%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.50%) Lotus
12 8 (1.34%) Juniper
12 8 (1.34%) Informatica
12 8 (1.34%) Sun
12 8 (1.34%) McAfee
13 7 (1.17%) Adobe
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Reading, Berkshire
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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London
Networking People
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London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
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Basildon, Essex
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Kidlington
Computer Futures
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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