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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 309 271 296
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 297 313 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 189 176
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 £307 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Average hourly rate - £50.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
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 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
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 30 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 30 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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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 0 143 £425 -7.60% 43
South East -15 71 £390 -6.58% 19
East of England -5 23 £438 +5.42% 4
South West -16 19 £425 +29.77% 9
North West -4 14 £658 +102.30% 7
West Midlands -22 7 £400 +4.91% 4
Yorkshire +5 6 £360 +17.07% 9
East Midlands -8 4 £375 -18.91% 4
North East - 2 £400 - 1
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 231 (37.75%) Project Management
2 171 (27.94%) PRINCE2
3 144 (23.53%) Finance
4 103 (16.83%) ITIL
5 100 (16.34%) Oracle
6 88 (14.38%) Windows
7 78 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 73 (11.93%) Migration
9 64 (10.46%) SQL
10 62 (10.13%) Scrum
11 60 (9.80%) Microsoft
12 56 (9.15%) .NET
13 51 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (7.35%) Java
14 45 (7.35%) UNIX
14 45 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 44 (7.19%) Banking
16 43 (7.03%) Service Management
17 41 (6.70%) Change Management
17 41 (6.70%) Cisco
18 39 (6.37%) IBM
18 39 (6.37%) VMware
19 37 (6.05%) Service Delivery
19 37 (6.05%) Citrix
20 36 (5.88%) Telecoms
21 34 (5.56%) Supplier Management
21 34 (5.56%) Degree
22 33 (5.39%) Linux
22 33 (5.39%) SharePoint
23 29 (4.74%) Workflow

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 33 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.10%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.29%) CMS
4 12 (1.96%) IIS
5 11 (1.80%) Lync
6 10 (1.63%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.47%) IBM Notes
7 9 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (0.98%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.65%) CICS
11 3 (0.49%) Documentum
11 3 (0.49%) SAS
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (4.74%) MS Project
2 26 (4.25%) MS Office
3 18 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 14 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.82%) Cerner Millennium
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.49%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.47%) SaaS
2 7 (1.14%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) PaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Force.com
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.92%) Firewall
2 18 (2.94%) Internet
3 17 (2.78%) WAN
4 14 (2.29%) LAN
5 10 (1.63%) SAN
6 9 (1.47%) MPLS
7 8 (1.31%) VPN
7 8 (1.31%) VoIP
8 6 (0.98%) HTTP
9 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.65%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (0.65%) OSPF
9 4 (0.65%) BGP
9 4 (0.65%) PPP
10 3 (0.49%) RIP
10 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.49%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.49%) 3G
10 3 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.49%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.59%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.80%) DB2
3 8 (1.31%) DataStage
3 8 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.31%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.82%) MySQL
5 5 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.65%) Ingres
7 3 (0.49%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.16%) QlikView
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (0.82%) JIRA
3 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.33%) JMeter
5 1 (0.16%) Toad
5 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) XDoclet
5 1 (0.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.16%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 144 (23.53%) Finance
2 44 (7.19%) Banking
3 36 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.92%) Retail
4 24 (3.92%) Marketing
5 19 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.94%) Advertising
7 10 (1.63%) Back Office
8 8 (1.31%) Billing
8 8 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.31%) Games
9 7 (1.14%) Electronics
10 5 (0.82%) Publishing
10 5 (0.82%) German Language
11 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.65%) Front Office
12 3 (0.49%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.15%) .NET
2 22 (3.59%) HTML
3 14 (2.29%) Middleware
4 12 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 12 (1.96%) XML
5 11 (1.80%) Web Services
6 8 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (1.31%) CSS
7 7 (1.14%) Apache Flex
8 6 (0.98%) SOAP
9 5 (0.82%) Flash
10 3 (0.49%) EDI
10 3 (0.49%) LAMP
10 3 (0.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.33%) HTML5
11 2 (0.33%) WebCenter
11 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.33%) J2EE
11 2 (0.33%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (2.45%) iSeries
2 14 (2.29%) NHS
2 14 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.96%) PMI
4 10 (1.63%) AS400
5 8 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.31%) DTV
6 7 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.14%) Clustering
6 7 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.98%) FMCG
8 5 (0.82%) iPad
8 5 (0.82%) Hedge funds
8 5 (0.82%) Open Source
9 4 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.65%) EPoS
9 4 (0.65%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.49%) iDTV
10 3 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 88 (14.38%) Windows
2 45 (7.35%) UNIX
3 33 (5.39%) Linux
4 19 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.31%) Android
6 8 (1.31%) AIX
7 6 (0.98%) SUSE
7 6 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.82%) Solaris
8 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.49%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (37.75%) Project Management
2 171 (27.94%) PRINCE2
3 103 (16.83%) ITIL
4 78 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (11.93%) Migration
6 62 (10.13%) Scrum
7 51 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (7.03%) Service Management
9 41 (6.70%) Change Management
10 37 (6.05%) Service Delivery
11 34 (5.56%) Supplier Management
12 29 (4.74%) Workflow
13 28 (4.58%) CRM
13 28 (4.58%) Risk Management
13 28 (4.58%) Project Planning
14 22 (3.59%) PRINCE
14 22 (3.59%) Waterfall
15 20 (3.27%) E-Commerce
15 20 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (3.27%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.46%) SQL
2 45 (7.35%) Java
3 20 (3.27%) PHP
4 12 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.96%) C#
5 7 (1.14%) C
5 7 (1.14%) Python
6 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.65%) RPG
8 4 (0.65%) COBOL
8 4 (0.65%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.49%) Lingo
10 2 (0.33%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.33%) VB6
10 2 (0.33%) ABAP
10 2 (0.33%) VB
11 1 (0.16%) Perl
11 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 34 (5.56%) Degree
3 27 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.08%) PMI Certification
5 19 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 19 (3.10%) PMP
6 17 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.31%) CCNA
9 5 (0.82%) CCIE
9 5 (0.82%) CCNP
10 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.49%) APMP
12 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.33%) MCSE
12 2 (0.33%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.80%) SLA
1 11 (1.80%) QA
2 5 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.49%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 24 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.65%) ProxySG
3 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.49%) vSphere
4 3 (0.49%) GPFS
5 2 (0.33%) XenApp
5 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.16%) XenServer
6 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (0.98%) SCCM
2 4 (0.65%) SCOM
2 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.49%) Control-M
3 3 (0.49%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.16%) OpenView
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.16%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 100 (16.34%) Oracle
2 60 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.70%) Cisco
4 39 (6.37%) IBM
4 39 (6.37%) VMware
5 37 (6.05%) Citrix
6 24 (3.92%) SAP
7 20 (3.27%) Metastorm
8 15 (2.45%) Remedy
9 12 (1.96%) NetApp
9 12 (1.96%) HP
9 12 (1.96%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.80%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.47%) Lotus
12 8 (1.31%) Informatica
12 8 (1.31%) Juniper
12 8 (1.31%) McAfee
13 7 (1.14%) Adobe
13 7 (1.14%) Sun
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £446.43 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified -Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago