The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 354 316 320
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 292 347 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.67% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.71% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 218 193
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £543 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £27.12 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

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 26 July 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 159 £500 +9.28% 31
South East -8 44 £450 +5.88% 10
North West +5 25 £475 +15.15% 5
East of England +24 19 £425 +3.03% 7
Yorkshire -12 18 £425 +13.33% 3
South West -7 14 £450 -2.70% 5
East Midlands -1 7 £325 -13.33%
West Midlands -49 7 £450 +20.00% 6
North East -36 3 £350 -12.50%
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Technical Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 221 (35.99%) Project Management
2 193 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (24.10%) Finance
4 125 (20.36%) PRINCE2
5 95 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (12.70%) Windows
7 72 (11.73%) Microsoft
8 69 (11.24%) ITIL
9 67 (10.91%) Banking
10 63 (10.26%) Migration
11 61 (9.93%) Security Cleared
12 52 (8.47%) Data Centre
13 49 (7.98%) Oracle
14 48 (7.82%) SC Cleared
15 47 (7.65%) Scrum
16 46 (7.49%) Waterfall
17 39 (6.35%) SQL
18 38 (6.19%) Retail
19 37 (6.03%) Service Management
20 36 (5.86%) MS Excel
21 34 (5.54%) Java
22 30 (4.89%) Project Planning
23 29 (4.72%) Programme Management
23 29 (4.72%) Cisco
23 29 (4.72%) Change Management
23 29 (4.72%) SDLC
24 28 (4.56%) Telecoms
24 28 (4.56%) Active Directory
24 28 (4.56%) .NET
24 28 (4.56%) MS Project

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 12 (1.95%) Apache
4 8 (1.30%) Confluence
5 7 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.14%) IIS
5 7 (1.14%) SAS
6 6 (0.98%) IBM Notes
6 6 (0.98%) JBoss
7 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.65%) CMS
8 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.65%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.56%) MS Project
3 11 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.14%) MS Office
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Maximo
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) PlanetPress Connect
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.42%) Office 365
3 9 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.47%) SaaS
4 6 (0.98%) PaaS
5 4 (0.65%) IaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Taleo
7 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.58%) WAN
2 19 (3.09%) LAN
3 16 (2.61%) Firewall
4 12 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.63%) SAN
6 8 (1.30%) SSL
6 8 (1.30%) VPN
7 7 (1.14%) FTP
7 7 (1.14%) Internet
7 7 (1.14%) Skype
8 6 (0.98%) DNS
9 5 (0.81%) HTTP
9 5 (0.81%) MPLS
9 5 (0.81%) MVNO
10 4 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.65%) Wireless
11 3 (0.49%) Broadband
11 3 (0.49%) IPsec
11 3 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.65%) Big Data
5 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.49%) DB2
6 3 (0.49%) Essbase
6 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.33%) MS Access
7 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.33%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (1.95%) JIRA
2 9 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.33%) Hudson
5 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.16%) Gradle
6 1 (0.16%) LSMW
6 1 (0.16%) Maven
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Toad
6 1 (0.16%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 148 (24.10%) Finance
2 67 (10.91%) Banking
3 38 (6.19%) Retail
4 28 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.26%) Law
7 17 (2.77%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.44%) Legal
9 7 (1.14%) Advertising
9 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.98%) Billing
10 6 (0.98%) Publishing
11 5 (0.81%) Marketing
11 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.65%) Automotive
13 3 (0.49%) Electronics
13 3 (0.49%) Front Office
14 2 (0.33%) Games
14 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.56%) .NET
2 17 (2.77%) HTML
3 13 (2.12%) Middleware
4 9 (1.47%) CSS
5 8 (1.30%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.30%) Web Services
6 6 (0.98%) J2EE
6 6 (0.98%) Spring
7 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.81%) Struts
7 5 (0.81%) XML
8 4 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.65%) jQuery
8 4 (0.65%) JSP
9 3 (0.49%) HTML5
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.49%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.33%) REST
10 2 (0.33%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 11 (1.79%) PKI
3 11 (1.79%) Virtual Team
4 10 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.63%) User Experience
5 9 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.30%) Derivative
6 8 (1.30%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.14%) PMI
8 6 (0.98%) Equities
8 6 (0.98%) Social Network
9 5 (0.81%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.65%) Blog
10 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.70%) Windows
2 24 (3.91%) Unix
3 22 (3.58%) Linux
4 20 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.63%) Android
8 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.98%) CentOS
9 6 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.33%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (35.99%) Project Management
2 193 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (20.36%) PRINCE2
4 95 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (11.24%) ITIL
6 63 (10.26%) Migration
7 47 (7.65%) Scrum
8 46 (7.49%) Waterfall
9 37 (6.03%) Service Management
10 30 (4.89%) Project Planning
11 29 (4.72%) Change Management
11 29 (4.72%) Programme Management
11 29 (4.72%) SDLC
12 25 (4.07%) Service Delivery
13 23 (3.75%) DevOps
13 23 (3.75%) Release Management
14 22 (3.58%) CRM
14 22 (3.58%) E-Commerce
15 21 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 20 (3.26%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.35%) SQL
2 34 (5.54%) Java
3 17 (2.77%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.28%) C#
5 9 (1.47%) C
6 6 (0.98%) C++
7 4 (0.65%) Python
7 4 (0.65%) VBA
8 3 (0.49%) Perl
8 3 (0.49%) PHP
8 3 (0.49%) Ruby
8 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.33%) ABAP
9 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.33%) RPG
9 2 (0.33%) Scala
9 2 (0.33%) VB
9 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 48 (7.82%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (2.28%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.28%) PMP
6 13 (2.12%) Degree
7 8 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.98%) CCNA
10 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.49%) APMP
12 2 (0.33%) CCNP
12 2 (0.33%) CIPD
12 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.33%) MAPM
13 1 (0.16%) CCIE
13 1 (0.16%) ISEB
13 1 (0.16%) MCDST
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.12%) QA
2 8 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.98%) SLA
4 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.49%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.33%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) Docker
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (1.63%) Puppet
2 7 (1.14%) SCCM
2 7 (1.14%) ZABBIX
3 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.65%) SCOM
5 3 (0.49%) Ansible
6 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.16%) Mesos
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.16%) MOM
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 72 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.98%) Oracle
3 29 (4.72%) Cisco
4 24 (3.91%) VMware
5 23 (3.75%) Citrix
6 22 (3.58%) SAP
7 12 (1.95%) IBM
8 11 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.14%) EMC
9 7 (1.14%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.98%) Apple
10 6 (0.98%) HP
10 6 (0.98%) Lotus
11 5 (0.81%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.65%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.65%) BMC
12 4 (0.65%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.65%) F5
12 4 (0.65%) MobileIron
12 4 (0.65%) Murex
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