The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 54 57 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £451 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £389 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.00%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
625 586 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.87% 95.13% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 297 404
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £37.50 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Manager
East of England

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Manager across the Hertfordshire region.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager across the Hertfordshire region.

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Stevenage - 1 £400 -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Technical Manager
East of England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (66.67%) Project Management
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) DB2
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (40.00%) IIS
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (40.00%) HTTP
4 6 (40.00%) Sun
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Dell
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (40.00%) SUSE
4 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) DB2
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) SUSE
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) QMS
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) VB6
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.67%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) Sun
2 6 (40.00%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) Dell
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Teradata
5 1 (6.67%) VocaLink
5 1 (6.67%) VMware