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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 333 338 302
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 320 316 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.65% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 199 203
Average daily rate £460 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £418 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £35.22 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £47.60 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +57.27%
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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +27 171 £475 +8.57% 42
South East -50 64 £455 +7.05% 14
North West -7 25 £425 - 4
East of England +9 15 £463 -2.63% 9
Yorkshire +7 14 £475 +14.45% 5
South West +13 13 £340 -17.57% 5
East Midlands +9 7 £475 +35.71% 2
West Midlands -31 6 £450 +30.43% 9
North East -28 3 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 245 (38.77%) Project Management
2 166 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (25.63%) PRINCE2
4 132 (20.89%) Finance
5 108 (17.09%) Migration
6 103 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (13.61%) ITIL
8 72 (11.39%) Security Cleared
9 61 (9.65%) Windows
10 60 (9.49%) Data Centre
11 57 (9.02%) Oracle
11 57 (9.02%) Microsoft
11 57 (9.02%) Banking
12 51 (8.07%) SC Cleared
13 46 (7.28%) Risk Management
14 45 (7.12%) Waterfall
15 43 (6.80%) Scrum
16 40 (6.33%) Retail
16 40 (6.33%) Telecoms
17 39 (6.17%) Service Management
17 39 (6.17%) MS Project
18 37 (5.85%) Linux
18 37 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 37 (5.85%) VMware
19 35 (5.54%) Service Delivery
20 34 (5.38%) MS Excel
20 34 (5.38%) SQL
20 34 (5.38%) Office 365
21 31 (4.91%) Change Management
22 30 (4.75%) Active Directory

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (2.37%) SharePoint
1 15 (2.37%) WebSphere
2 13 (2.06%) Apache
3 12 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.11%) Confluence
7 6 (0.95%) JBoss
7 6 (0.95%) Tuxedo
7 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.63%) CMS
9 4 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.63%) iPlanet
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (6.17%) MS Project
2 34 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.74%) MS Office
3 11 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.63%) Workday HCM
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.16%) Maximo
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) PlanetPress Connect
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.38%) Office 365
2 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.95%) SaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.32%) Taleo
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.59%) WAN
2 27 (4.27%) LAN
3 16 (2.53%) Firewall
4 11 (1.74%) Internet
5 9 (1.42%) SAN
5 9 (1.42%) SSL
6 7 (1.11%) Skype
6 7 (1.11%) VPN
7 6 (0.95%) DNS
7 6 (0.95%) Network Security
8 5 (0.79%) MVNO
8 5 (0.79%) Wireless
9 4 (0.63%) ATM
9 4 (0.63%) HTTP
9 4 (0.63%) VoIP
9 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.47%) Broadband
10 3 (0.47%) FTP
10 3 (0.47%) WLAN
11 2 (0.32%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.42%) Big Data
4 5 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.47%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) DB2
7 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.32%) MS Access
7 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.42%) JIRA
2 7 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.63%) Introscope
4 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.16%) Gradle
5 1 (0.16%) LSMW
5 1 (0.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.16%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (20.89%) Finance
2 57 (9.02%) Banking
3 40 (6.33%) Retail
3 40 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.85%) Law
5 14 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.06%) Billing
7 12 (1.90%) Legal
8 8 (1.27%) Advertising
9 5 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.63%) Back Office
10 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.63%) Marketing
10 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
11 3 (0.47%) Games
11 3 (0.47%) Publishing
12 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.64%) .NET
2 13 (2.06%) Middleware
3 8 (1.27%) HTML
4 7 (1.11%) XML
5 4 (0.63%) J2EE
5 4 (0.63%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.47%) CSS
6 3 (0.47%) HTML5
6 3 (0.47%) Web Services
7 2 (0.32%) jQuery
7 2 (0.32%) JSP
7 2 (0.32%) SAX
7 2 (0.32%) Spring
7 2 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.16%) Ajax
8 1 (0.16%) BAPI
8 1 (0.16%) LAMP
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (1.90%) Mobile App
3 12 (1.90%) NHS
3 12 (1.90%) PMI
4 11 (1.74%) PKI
5 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.58%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.58%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.42%) User Experience
6 9 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.27%) Derivative
8 7 (1.11%) Equities
9 6 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (0.63%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.63%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.47%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.65%) Windows
2 37 (5.85%) Linux
3 22 (3.48%) Unix
4 18 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.74%) Android
8 10 (1.58%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.95%) AIX
10 6 (0.95%) CentOS
10 6 (0.95%) VME
10 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (38.77%) Project Management
2 166 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (25.63%) PRINCE2
4 108 (17.09%) Migration
5 103 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (13.61%) ITIL
7 46 (7.28%) Risk Management
8 45 (7.12%) Waterfall
9 43 (6.80%) Scrum
10 39 (6.17%) Service Management
11 35 (5.54%) Service Delivery
12 31 (4.91%) Change Management
13 27 (4.27%) SDLC
14 26 (4.11%) People Management
15 25 (3.96%) Release Management
16 24 (3.80%) Supplier Management
17 20 (3.16%) Data Migration
17 20 (3.16%) E-Commerce
18 18 (2.85%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (2.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.38%) SQL
2 29 (4.59%) Java
3 13 (2.06%) C#
4 8 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.11%) C++
5 7 (1.11%) COBOL
5 7 (1.11%) Perl
6 5 (0.79%) C
6 5 (0.79%) Python
6 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.63%) Jython
7 4 (0.63%) Korn
7 4 (0.63%) PHP
8 3 (0.47%) ABAP
8 3 (0.47%) VBA
9 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.32%) RPG
9 2 (0.32%) Ruby
9 2 (0.32%) VB
9 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 29 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 27 (4.27%) PMI Certification
6 18 (2.85%) PMP
7 16 (2.53%) Degree
8 14 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.79%) APMP
11 5 (0.79%) CISSP
12 3 (0.47%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.47%) CCNA
12 3 (0.47%) ISEB
13 2 (0.32%) ACCA
13 2 (0.32%) CIMA
13 2 (0.32%) CIPD
13 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.32%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.27%) QA
4 6 (0.95%) SLA
5 4 (0.63%) COBIT
6 3 (0.47%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.47%) SEPA
7 2 (0.32%) GAAP
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) EMIR
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.32%) vSphere
4 2 (0.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (1.27%) SCCM
1 8 (1.27%) ZABBIX
2 7 (1.11%) Puppet
3 4 (0.63%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.47%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) Mesos
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (9.02%) Microsoft
1 57 (9.02%) Oracle
2 37 (5.85%) VMware
3 26 (4.11%) Citrix
4 23 (3.64%) Cisco
5 21 (3.32%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.32%) SAP
6 12 (1.90%) IBM
7 8 (1.27%) EMC
7 8 (1.27%) HP
8 7 (1.11%) Adobe
8 7 (1.11%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.95%) Avaya
9 6 (0.95%) Micro Focus
10 5 (0.79%) Apple
10 5 (0.79%) CA
10 5 (0.79%) F5
10 5 (0.79%) Lotus
10 5 (0.79%) NetApp
10 5 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - 600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Recruit121
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Annapurna HR
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago