The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 55 53 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.40% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£413 £451 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -46.66%
Technical Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
745 493 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.66% 95.36% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 248 434
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 66
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £113.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 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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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 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Technical Manager
East of England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
4 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) APMP
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) QMS
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) Sun
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) CommVault

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
1 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SPSS
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) SUSE
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
5 2 (15.38%) QMS
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) VB6
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) APMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Teradata
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) CommVault
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) VocaLink