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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 339 326 303
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 293 294 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.62% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 196 185
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.23 £25.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% -48.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £25.75 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £30.48 £137.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% +7.29%
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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 135 £475 +8.57% 37
South East -20 63 £425 +6.25% 18
North West -20 25 £519 -18.94% 3
East of England -13 18 £406 -7.14% 6
Yorkshire -15 16 £438 +21.52% 6
West Midlands +13 15 £419 +4.68% 6
East Midlands -8 9 £386 +3.00% 4
South West -14 9 £450 +5.88% 2
North East -24 4 £438 +9.37%
Midlands +6 2 £500 +11.11% 1
Technical Manager
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Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 234 (38.74%) Project Management
2 148 (24.50%) Finance
3 138 (22.85%) PRINCE2
4 121 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 92 (15.23%) ITIL
7 70 (11.59%) Windows
7 70 (11.59%) Data Centre
8 59 (9.77%) Microsoft
9 57 (9.44%) Migration
10 55 (9.11%) Oracle
11 53 (8.77%) Banking
12 45 (7.45%) Linux
12 45 (7.45%) PMI Certification
13 41 (6.79%) UNIX
14 40 (6.62%) Scrum
15 39 (6.46%) VMware
15 39 (6.46%) SQL
15 39 (6.46%) Cisco
16 37 (6.13%) Citrix
16 37 (6.13%) Security Cleared
17 35 (5.79%) Firewall
18 34 (5.63%) Retail
19 33 (5.46%) Service Management
19 33 (5.46%) SAP
20 32 (5.30%) Java
20 32 (5.30%) Service Delivery
21 31 (5.13%) Change Management
21 31 (5.13%) MS Excel
21 31 (5.13%) PMP

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.98%) CMS
3 16 (2.65%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.15%) Lync
5 12 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.66%) Confluence
8 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.50%) IIS
9 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.50%) CoreMedia CMS
9 3 (0.50%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.33%) SAS
10 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Integration
11 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 31 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.81%) MS Project
3 15 (2.48%) MS Office
4 6 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Maximo
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
4 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.49%) Office 365
2 6 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.83%) SaaS
4 4 (0.66%) PaaS
5 3 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.79%) Firewall
2 23 (3.81%) LAN
2 23 (3.81%) WAN
3 17 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.32%) OSPF
4 14 (2.32%) BGP
5 12 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.66%) DNS
6 10 (1.66%) SAN
6 10 (1.66%) VoIP
6 10 (1.66%) Multicast
6 10 (1.66%) Structured Cabling
7 9 (1.49%) Unified Communications
7 9 (1.49%) Internet
7 9 (1.49%) Network Security
8 7 (1.16%) VPN
8 7 (1.16%) MPLS
9 6 (0.99%) HTTP
9 6 (0.99%) Wireless
10 5 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.82%) DB2
4 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (0.99%) SAP HANA
5 5 (0.83%) Big Data
5 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (0.66%) MySQL
6 4 (0.66%) OLAP
7 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.17%) DataStage
9 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.16%) JIRA
3 5 (0.83%) Ant
4 4 (0.66%) Gradle
5 2 (0.33%) ProC
6 1 (0.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.17%) eggPlant
General
1 148 (24.50%) Finance
2 53 (8.77%) Banking
3 34 (5.63%) Retail
4 25 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.31%) Marketing
6 14 (2.32%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.66%) Local Government
8 7 (1.16%) Advertising
9 6 (0.99%) Publishing
9 6 (0.99%) Billing
9 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.66%) Automotive
11 4 (0.66%) Front Office
11 4 (0.66%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.47%) .NET
2 22 (3.64%) XML
3 20 (3.31%) Middleware
4 15 (2.48%) HTML
5 10 (1.66%) Web Services
5 10 (1.66%) CSS
6 7 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (0.83%) JSON
7 5 (0.83%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.66%) JSP
8 4 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.50%) J2EE
9 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.33%) LAMP
10 2 (0.33%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.33%) HTML5
10 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.81%) PMI
4 14 (2.32%) Mainframe
5 12 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.99%) AS400
7 6 (0.99%) iSeries
8 5 (0.83%) Derivative
9 4 (0.66%) Statistics
9 4 (0.66%) NHS
9 4 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.66%) FMCG
9 4 (0.66%) iPad
9 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.50%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.50%) User Experience
10 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.50%) Equities
10 3 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.59%) Windows
2 45 (7.45%) Linux
3 41 (6.79%) UNIX
4 17 (2.81%) Solaris
5 10 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.49%) Android
7 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.99%) AIX
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.66%) zOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) OS/2
10 1 (0.17%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (38.74%) Project Management
2 138 (22.85%) PRINCE2
3 121 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (15.23%) ITIL
6 57 (9.44%) Migration
7 40 (6.62%) Scrum
8 33 (5.46%) Service Management
9 32 (5.30%) Service Delivery
10 31 (5.13%) Change Management
11 30 (4.97%) SDLC
12 24 (3.97%) E-Commerce
13 23 (3.81%) Waterfall
14 19 (3.15%) Supplier Management
15 18 (2.98%) Business Analysis
16 17 (2.81%) PRINCE
17 15 (2.48%) Incident Management
17 15 (2.48%) Project Planning
18 14 (2.32%) Programme Management
18 14 (2.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.46%) SQL
2 32 (5.30%) Java
3 19 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.99%) C#
5 11 (1.82%) PHP
5 11 (1.82%) C
6 9 (1.49%) Python
6 9 (1.49%) Perl
7 6 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.83%) C++
8 5 (0.83%) COBOL
9 4 (0.66%) VB
9 4 (0.66%) C-shell
10 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.50%) ABAP
11 2 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.17%) VB6
12 1 (0.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 45 (7.45%) PMI Certification
2 37 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.13%) PMP
3 31 (5.13%) Degree
4 30 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 28 (4.64%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.15%) CCNA
6 19 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.83%) ISEB
11 3 (0.50%) MBA
12 2 (0.33%) CCNP
13 1 (0.17%) MAPM
13 1 (0.17%) APMP
13 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.65%) QA
2 10 (1.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.17%) P3O
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.66%) XenServer
3 4 (0.66%) vSphere
4 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.17%) UAG
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
1 4 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (0.66%) Puppet
2 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.33%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.33%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 59 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.11%) Oracle
3 39 (6.46%) Cisco
3 39 (6.46%) VMware
4 37 (6.13%) Citrix
5 33 (5.46%) SAP
6 14 (2.32%) NetApp
7 13 (2.15%) HP
8 11 (1.82%) IBM
8 11 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.82%) F5
9 8 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.99%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.99%) BMC
11 5 (0.83%) Avaya
11 5 (0.83%) Reuters
11 5 (0.83%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.83%) NetScout
11 5 (0.83%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.66%) BT
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