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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 330 309 294
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 272 281 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 170 194
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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 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.74% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -45.55%
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
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 -7 120 £425 -5.55% 44
South East +1 60 £400 - 26
East of England +1 40 £436 +0.80% 9
North West -9 16 £558 +35.15% 3
South West -20 16 £431 -13.75% 4
West Midlands -18 8 £400 +3.22% 2
East Midlands -5 3 £613 +63.33% 3
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 5
North East - 2 - -
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 217 (38.41%) Project Management
2 158 (27.96%) PRINCE2
3 128 (22.65%) Finance
4 112 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (15.58%) ITIL
6 84 (14.87%) Windows
7 70 (12.39%) Migration
8 67 (11.86%) Oracle
9 65 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (9.91%) Microsoft
11 54 (9.56%) SQL
12 53 (9.38%) Scrum
13 42 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 41 (7.26%) Cisco
15 40 (7.08%) Banking
16 39 (6.90%) .NET
17 38 (6.73%) Service Management
17 38 (6.73%) Change Management
18 37 (6.55%) Java
19 36 (6.37%) Degree
20 35 (6.19%) Supplier Management
20 35 (6.19%) Service Delivery
21 34 (6.02%) SharePoint
22 33 (5.84%) UNIX
23 32 (5.66%) VMware
24 31 (5.49%) IBM
25 30 (5.31%) Windows 7
26 29 (5.13%) Citrix
26 29 (5.13%) PMI Certification
27 28 (4.96%) Linux

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.48%) Lync
3 12 (2.12%) CMS
4 11 (1.95%) IIS
5 5 (0.88%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.71%) CICS
6 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.53%) Documentum
7 3 (0.53%) SAS
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
8 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (4.78%) MS Project
2 25 (4.42%) MS Office
3 20 (3.54%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.12%) MS Excel
5 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.88%) Cerner Millennium
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.53%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) Eikon
5 2 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.18%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.42%) SaaS
2 3 (0.53%) Office 365
3 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Force.com
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.54%) WAN
1 20 (3.54%) Firewall
2 18 (3.19%) Internet
3 12 (2.12%) LAN
4 9 (1.59%) MPLS
5 8 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.06%) VPN
7 5 (0.88%) SAN
7 5 (0.88%) VoIP
7 5 (0.88%) BGP
8 4 (0.71%) OSPF
8 4 (0.71%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.71%) PPP
8 4 (0.71%) DNS
8 4 (0.71%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.71%) Multicast
9 3 (0.53%) InfiniBand
9 3 (0.53%) HTTP
9 3 (0.53%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.12%) SQL Server
1 12 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.88%) MySQL
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.53%) DB2
5 3 (0.53%) PowerCenter
5 3 (0.53%) DataStage
5 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.18%) QlikView
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.71%) JIRA
2 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.35%) Toad
3 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.35%) JMeter
3 2 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.18%) XDoclet
4 1 (0.18%) Maven
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 128 (22.65%) Finance
2 40 (7.08%) Banking
3 28 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.78%) Marketing
5 21 (3.72%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.48%) Advertising
7 13 (2.30%) Retail
8 11 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.59%) Back Office
10 8 (1.42%) Front Office
11 7 (1.24%) Electronics
11 7 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.06%) Publishing
12 6 (1.06%) Games
12 6 (1.06%) Legal
13 5 (0.88%) German Language
14 3 (0.53%) Billing
14 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.35%) Law
16 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.90%) .NET
2 23 (4.07%) HTML
3 12 (2.12%) Middleware
4 11 (1.95%) Web Services
5 10 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.24%) CSS
7 6 (1.06%) XML
7 6 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.71%) J2EE
9 3 (0.53%) JSP
9 3 (0.53%) SOAP
9 3 (0.53%) LAMP
9 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.53%) Spring
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.35%) jQuery
10 2 (0.35%) XMPP
10 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.35%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.65%) NHS
3 14 (2.48%) PMI
4 13 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.12%) iSeries
6 10 (1.77%) DTV
7 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.24%) User Experience
8 7 (1.24%) Open Source
8 7 (1.24%) AS400
9 6 (1.06%) Clustering
10 5 (0.88%) Video on Demand
10 5 (0.88%) iPad
10 5 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.71%) iPhone
11 4 (0.71%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.71%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 84 (14.87%) Windows
2 33 (5.84%) UNIX
3 30 (5.31%) Windows 7
4 28 (4.96%) Linux
5 8 (1.42%) Solaris
5 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.24%) Android
7 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.88%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.53%) AIX
8 3 (0.53%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) VMS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (38.41%) Project Management
2 158 (27.96%) PRINCE2
3 112 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (15.58%) ITIL
5 70 (12.39%) Migration
6 65 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (9.38%) Scrum
8 38 (6.73%) Service Management
8 38 (6.73%) Change Management
9 35 (6.19%) Service Delivery
9 35 (6.19%) Supplier Management
10 28 (4.96%) PRINCE
11 27 (4.78%) CRM
11 27 (4.78%) Risk Management
12 25 (4.42%) Programme Management
12 25 (4.42%) Project Planning
13 21 (3.72%) Time Management
13 21 (3.72%) Waterfall
14 20 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (3.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.56%) SQL
2 37 (6.55%) Java
3 12 (2.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (2.12%) PHP
4 10 (1.77%) C#
5 8 (1.42%) Python
6 6 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.06%) C
7 4 (0.71%) COBOL
8 3 (0.53%) Lingo
8 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.35%) ABAP
9 2 (0.35%) Perl
10 1 (0.18%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.18%) R
10 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 36 (6.37%) Degree
3 29 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 23 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.89%) PMP
6 13 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.77%) CCNA
9 7 (1.24%) CCNP
10 5 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.88%) APMP
11 3 (0.53%) CCIE
12 2 (0.35%) ISEB
12 2 (0.35%) CISSP
12 2 (0.35%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.35%) CISA
12 2 (0.35%) CISM
12 2 (0.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.30%) SLA
1 13 (2.30%) QA
2 7 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (3.54%) Active Directory
1 20 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.71%) ProxySG
3 3 (0.53%) XenApp
3 3 (0.53%) vSphere
3 3 (0.53%) GPFS
4 2 (0.35%) XenServer
4 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) SCCM
2 3 (0.53%) SCOM
2 3 (0.53%) Control-M
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.18%) MIIS
4 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 67 (11.86%) Oracle
2 56 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 41 (7.26%) Cisco
4 32 (5.66%) VMware
5 31 (5.49%) IBM
6 29 (5.13%) Citrix
7 20 (3.54%) SAP
8 11 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.77%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.77%) NetApp
10 9 (1.59%) Juniper
10 9 (1.59%) Unica
11 8 (1.42%) Metastorm
11 8 (1.42%) Informatica
12 7 (1.24%) F5
13 6 (1.06%) Remedy
13 6 (1.06%) BT
13 6 (1.06%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.06%) Cerner
14 5 (0.88%) Lotus
Kent
ComputAppoint
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ITF Solutions
Rate: £160 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £440 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 320 - 360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Middlesex
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Uxbridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 18 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago