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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 305 286 285
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 302 304 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 188 203
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -46.66%
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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -9 129 £425 -6.33% 39
South East +11 80 £400 -3.03% 16
East of England -4 31 £430 +3.61% 7
South West -37 17 £431 +7.81% 6
North West -9 15 £640 +60.00% 3
West Midlands -15 9 £400 +8.47% 3
Yorkshire +3 6 £360 +17.07% 7
East Midlands -3 4 £375 -18.91%
North East - 3 £400 - 1
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 226 (37.79%) Project Management
2 163 (27.26%) PRINCE2
3 144 (24.08%) Finance
4 93 (15.55%) ITIL
5 85 (14.21%) Windows
6 80 (13.38%) Oracle
7 73 (12.21%) Migration
8 72 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 61 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 57 (9.53%) Scrum
11 56 (9.36%) SQL
12 52 (8.70%) .NET
13 48 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 45 (7.53%) Java
16 43 (7.19%) Banking
17 41 (6.86%) Change Management
18 39 (6.52%) IBM
18 39 (6.52%) Service Management
19 38 (6.35%) Cisco
19 38 (6.35%) Service Delivery
20 36 (6.02%) UNIX
20 36 (6.02%) SharePoint
20 36 (6.02%) Telecoms
20 36 (6.02%) Degree
21 33 (5.52%) CRM
22 31 (5.18%) VMware
22 31 (5.18%) Supplier Management
23 30 (5.02%) Linux
24 29 (4.85%) MS Project

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.34%) Lync
4 13 (2.17%) CMS
5 11 (1.84%) IIS
6 7 (1.17%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.84%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.67%) CICS
8 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.50%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.50%) Documentum
9 3 (0.50%) SAS
10 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (4.85%) MS Project
2 27 (4.52%) MS Office
3 18 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.51%) MS Excel
5 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.84%) Cerner Millennium
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.50%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Eikon
6 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.51%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) PaaS
2 2 (0.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.33%) Force.com
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.01%) WAN
1 18 (3.01%) Internet
2 17 (2.84%) Firewall
3 11 (1.84%) LAN
4 9 (1.51%) MPLS
5 7 (1.17%) VPN
6 6 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.00%) SAN
6 6 (1.00%) HTTP
7 5 (0.84%) VoIP
8 4 (0.67%) PPP
8 4 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.50%) DVB
9 3 (0.50%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.50%) OSPF
9 3 (0.50%) BGP
9 3 (0.50%) Multicast
9 3 (0.50%) InfiniBand
10 2 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.01%) Oracle Database
2 8 (1.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.34%) DataStage
3 7 (1.17%) DB2
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.84%) MySQL
5 3 (0.50%) PowerCenter
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.17%) MS Access
7 1 (0.17%) QlikView
7 1 (0.17%) EDMS
7 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.84%) JIRA
2 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.33%) JMeter
3 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.17%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.17%) XDoclet
4 1 (0.17%) Maven
4 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 144 (24.08%) Finance
2 43 (7.19%) Banking
3 36 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.52%) Marketing
5 23 (3.85%) Retail
6 20 (3.34%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.84%) Advertising
8 15 (2.51%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.34%) Electronics
9 8 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.17%) Back Office
10 7 (1.17%) Games
10 7 (1.17%) Billing
11 5 (0.84%) German Language
12 4 (0.67%) Publishing
12 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.67%) Front Office
13 3 (0.50%) Legal
14 2 (0.33%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.70%) .NET
2 26 (4.35%) HTML
3 14 (2.34%) Middleware
4 11 (1.84%) Web Services
5 10 (1.67%) XML
5 10 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.34%) CSS
6 8 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.17%) Apache Flex
8 6 (1.00%) SOAP
9 4 (0.67%) J2EE
10 3 (0.50%) JSP
10 3 (0.50%) Flash
10 3 (0.50%) EDI
10 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.50%) LAMP
10 3 (0.50%) Spring
11 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (2.51%) iSeries
2 14 (2.34%) PMI
2 14 (2.34%) NHS
3 12 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.67%) AS400
4 10 (1.67%) DTV
5 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.17%) Clustering
7 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.00%) Open Source
7 6 (1.00%) iPad
8 5 (0.84%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.67%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.67%) FMCG
9 4 (0.67%) iPhone
9 4 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.67%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 85 (14.21%) Windows
2 36 (6.02%) UNIX
3 30 (5.02%) Linux
4 27 (4.52%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.51%) Android
6 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.84%) AIX
8 5 (0.84%) Solaris
9 3 (0.50%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.50%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (37.79%) Project Management
2 163 (27.26%) PRINCE2
3 93 (15.55%) ITIL
4 73 (12.21%) Migration
5 72 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (9.53%) Scrum
7 48 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (6.86%) Change Management
9 39 (6.52%) Service Management
10 38 (6.35%) Service Delivery
11 33 (5.52%) CRM
12 31 (5.18%) Supplier Management
13 29 (4.85%) Workflow
14 27 (4.52%) Project Planning
14 27 (4.52%) PRINCE
14 27 (4.52%) Risk Management
15 24 (4.01%) Programme Management
16 21 (3.51%) Waterfall
17 20 (3.34%) Time Management
18 18 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (9.36%) SQL
2 45 (7.53%) Java
3 16 (2.68%) PHP
4 11 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.67%) C#
6 8 (1.34%) Python
7 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.00%) C
7 6 (1.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.67%) RPG
8 4 (0.67%) COBOL
9 3 (0.50%) Lingo
10 2 (0.33%) ABAP
10 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.33%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.17%) R
11 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.17%) VB6
11 1 (0.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 36 (6.02%) Degree
3 28 (4.68%) PMI Certification
4 22 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.68%) PMP
5 14 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.34%) CCNA
9 7 (1.17%) CCNP
10 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.67%) APMP
11 3 (0.50%) CCIE
12 2 (0.33%) ISEB
12 2 (0.33%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.17%) CRISC
13 1 (0.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.17%) QA
2 11 (1.84%) SLA
3 7 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.50%) RosettaNet
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (3.18%) Active Directory
1 19 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.67%) ProxySG
3 3 (0.50%) vSphere
3 3 (0.50%) GPFS
4 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.33%) XenApp
4 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
5 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.00%) SCCM
2 4 (0.67%) SCOM
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%) Sun Identity Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 80 (13.38%) Oracle
2 61 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.52%) IBM
4 38 (6.35%) Cisco
5 31 (5.18%) VMware
6 28 (4.68%) Citrix
7 24 (4.01%) SAP
8 20 (3.34%) Metastorm
9 13 (2.17%) NetApp
10 11 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.51%) HP
11 9 (1.51%) Informatica
11 9 (1.51%) Remedy
11 9 (1.51%) Unica
12 8 (1.34%) Juniper
12 8 (1.34%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.17%) Sybase
14 6 (1.00%) Business Objects
14 6 (1.00%) Adobe
14 6 (1.00%) EMC
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