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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 309 271 280
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 275 304 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.67% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.72% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 191 192
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.17%
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
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
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 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 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 11 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -27 139 £425 -7.60% 45
South East -15 64 £389 -8.52% 15
North West -3 17 £411 +28.41% 3
East of England -8 15 £419 +4.68% 6
South West -28 14 £413 +18.70% 8
West Midlands -13 9 £400 +3.22% 5
Yorkshire +1 6 £355 +15.44% 7
East Midlands -12 3 £345 -27.36% 5
North East - 2 £400 - 2
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 240 (39.67%) Project Management
2 171 (28.26%) PRINCE2
3 139 (22.98%) Finance
4 105 (17.36%) Oracle
5 100 (16.53%) ITIL
6 89 (14.71%) Windows
7 77 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (12.40%) Migration
9 62 (10.25%) .NET
9 62 (10.25%) SQL
10 61 (10.08%) Scrum
11 55 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 50 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (7.77%) Service Management
14 44 (7.27%) Cisco
14 44 (7.27%) UNIX
14 44 (7.27%) Banking
15 43 (7.11%) Java
16 42 (6.94%) VMware
17 41 (6.78%) Citrix
18 40 (6.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 38 (6.28%) Telecoms
20 37 (6.12%) Change Management
21 34 (5.62%) Linux
22 33 (5.45%) IBM
23 32 (5.29%) Service Delivery
24 30 (4.96%) CRM
24 30 (4.96%) SharePoint
24 30 (4.96%) SAP
25 29 (4.79%) Workflow

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 30 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.31%) IIS
4 11 (1.82%) CMS
5 10 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.65%) Lync
6 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.49%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (0.99%) MQSeries
7 6 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.50%) Documentum
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (4.46%) MS Project
2 22 (3.64%) MS Office
3 18 (2.98%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.83%) Cerner Millennium
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.49%) SaaS
2 8 (1.32%) 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 (4.30%) Firewall
2 17 (2.81%) WAN
2 17 (2.81%) Internet
3 14 (2.31%) LAN
4 13 (2.15%) SAN
5 11 (1.82%) MPLS
6 9 (1.49%) VPN
7 8 (1.32%) VoIP
8 6 (0.99%) HTTP
9 5 (0.83%) OSPF
9 5 (0.83%) BGP
10 4 (0.66%) PPP
10 4 (0.66%) RIP
10 4 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (0.66%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.50%) 4G
11 3 (0.50%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.80%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.49%) DB2
4 8 (1.32%) DataStage
5 7 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.99%) MySQL
7 4 (0.66%) Ingres
8 3 (0.50%) PowerCenter
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.33%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.33%) Big Data
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.66%) JIRA
3 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Toad
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) MSI
5 1 (0.17%) XDoclet
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 139 (22.98%) Finance
2 44 (7.27%) Banking
3 38 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.30%) Retail
5 19 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.14%) Advertising
5 19 (3.14%) Marketing
6 12 (1.98%) Back Office
7 9 (1.49%) Games
8 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.16%) Billing
10 5 (0.83%) Publishing
10 5 (0.83%) Electronics
10 5 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.83%) German Language
11 4 (0.66%) Front Office
11 4 (0.66%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.25%) .NET
2 19 (3.14%) HTML
3 17 (2.81%) Middleware
4 15 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.82%) Web Services
5 11 (1.82%) XML
6 8 (1.32%) CSS
6 8 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.16%) Apache Flex
8 6 (0.99%) SOAP
9 5 (0.83%) Flash
9 5 (0.83%) EDI
10 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.33%) WebCenter
11 2 (0.33%) HTML5
11 2 (0.33%) SAP PI
11 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.33%) LAMP
11 2 (0.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (2.48%) NHS
1 15 (2.48%) iSeries
2 14 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.15%) PMI
4 10 (1.65%) AS400
5 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.16%) FMCG
7 7 (1.16%) DTV
7 7 (1.16%) Clustering
8 6 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.83%) EPoS
9 5 (0.83%) Open Source
9 5 (0.83%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.66%) iPad
10 4 (0.66%) Streaming Video
10 4 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.50%) iDTV
11 3 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (14.71%) Windows
2 44 (7.27%) UNIX
3 34 (5.62%) Linux
4 18 (2.98%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.65%) AIX
5 10 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.49%) Android
7 6 (0.99%) SUSE
7 6 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.99%) Solaris
7 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.17%) HPUX
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (39.67%) Project Management
2 171 (28.26%) PRINCE2
3 100 (16.53%) ITIL
4 77 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (12.40%) Migration
6 61 (10.08%) Scrum
7 50 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (7.77%) Service Management
9 37 (6.12%) Change Management
10 32 (5.29%) Service Delivery
11 30 (4.96%) CRM
12 29 (4.79%) Workflow
12 29 (4.79%) Supplier Management
13 28 (4.63%) Project Planning
14 25 (4.13%) Risk Management
15 24 (3.97%) Waterfall
16 22 (3.64%) PRINCE
17 20 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (3.14%) E-Commerce
19 18 (2.98%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (10.25%) SQL
2 43 (7.11%) Java
3 20 (3.31%) PHP
4 14 (2.31%) C#
5 13 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.16%) C
7 6 (0.99%) VB.NET
7 6 (0.99%) Python
8 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.66%) RPG
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
10 2 (0.33%) COBOL
11 1 (0.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.17%) VBA
11 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (6.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 29 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.63%) Degree
4 25 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (3.80%) PMI Certification
6 21 (3.47%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.64%) PMP
9 14 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.32%) CCNA
11 6 (0.99%) CCIE
12 5 (0.83%) CCNP
13 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.33%) APMP
15 2 (0.33%) ISEB
15 2 (0.33%) MCSE
15 2 (0.33%) IBM Certification
16 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.15%) QA
2 11 (1.82%) SLA
3 3 (0.50%) RosettaNet
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) EMIR
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 26 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.66%) ProxySG
3 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.33%) XenApp
4 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.33%) vSphere
4 2 (0.33%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.17%) vCloud
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.16%) SCCM
2 5 (0.83%) SCOM
3 4 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.50%) Control-M
5 2 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.17%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 105 (17.36%) Oracle
2 55 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.27%) Cisco
4 42 (6.94%) VMware
5 41 (6.78%) Citrix
6 33 (5.45%) IBM
7 30 (4.96%) SAP
8 20 (3.31%) Metastorm
9 16 (2.64%) Remedy
10 13 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 12 (1.98%) NetApp
12 11 (1.82%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.65%) HP
14 9 (1.49%) Sun
14 9 (1.49%) Lotus
15 8 (1.32%) Informatica
15 8 (1.32%) Juniper
15 8 (1.32%) McAfee
16 7 (1.16%) EMC
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago