The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 264 277 263
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 153 145 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.66% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 94 103
Average daily rate
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£458 £425 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £562 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £389
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £51.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.73 - £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 - £146.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £24.75
Technical Manager
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21719 21935 22426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 92.88% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15259 15046 15274
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 402 471
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
City of London +5 30 £500 +14.94% 5
Canary Wharf - 4 £425 -
Surbiton -1 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £325 -
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Brentford - 1 £413 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 87 (33.46%) Project Management
2 69 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (26.15%) Finance
4 45 (17.31%) PRINCE2
5 30 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (10.77%) Scrum
6 28 (10.77%) Banking
7 25 (9.62%) Oracle
8 24 (9.23%) Data Centre
9 23 (8.85%) Microsoft
10 22 (8.46%) SQL
10 22 (8.46%) .NET
10 22 (8.46%) ITIL
11 19 (7.31%) Retail
12 18 (6.92%) Migration
12 18 (6.92%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.54%) Windows
13 17 (6.54%) PMI Certification
14 16 (6.15%) VMware
14 16 (6.15%) SDLC
15 15 (5.77%) Firewall
16 14 (5.38%) Project Planning
16 14 (5.38%) Citrix
16 14 (5.38%) Linux
16 14 (5.38%) Java
17 13 (5.00%) Cisco
17 13 (5.00%) PMP
17 13 (5.00%) Degree
18 12 (4.62%) QA
18 12 (4.62%) Product Management

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (2.69%) Lync
2 6 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.92%) CMS
3 5 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
6 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.77%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) CICS
7 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.38%) Drupal
7 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.08%) MS Project
3 6 (2.31%) MS Office
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Retail
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) SaaS
2 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.77%) Firewall
2 7 (2.69%) DNS
2 7 (2.69%) SAN
2 7 (2.69%) LAN
2 7 (2.69%) WAN
3 6 (2.31%) DHCP
3 6 (2.31%) Internet
4 5 (1.92%) HTTP
4 5 (1.92%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.54%) Network Security
5 4 (1.54%) NAS
5 4 (1.54%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.54%) Wireless
6 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.77%) VPN
7 2 (0.77%) VoIP
7 2 (0.77%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.77%) SSH
7 2 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.54%) DB2
4 3 (1.15%) MySQL
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) DataStage
6 1 (0.38%) QlikView
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.38%) OLAP
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) JIRA
1 5 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.54%) Gradle
2 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.54%) Ant
3 1 (0.38%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 68 (26.15%) Finance
2 28 (10.77%) Banking
3 19 (7.31%) Retail
4 8 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.69%) Marketing
6 6 (2.31%) Advertising
6 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.92%) Local Government
7 5 (1.92%) Billing
8 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.54%) Publishing
9 3 (1.15%) Automotive
9 3 (1.15%) Front Office
9 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.77%) Back Office
10 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.46%) .NET
2 12 (4.62%) XML
3 7 (2.69%) Web Services
4 6 (2.31%) HTML
5 5 (1.92%) Middleware
6 4 (1.54%) JSON
7 3 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.15%) J2EE
8 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.77%) CSS
8 2 (0.77%) LAMP
8 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.38%) HTML5
9 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.38%) Spring
9 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.69%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.31%) Derivative
5 4 (1.54%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.54%) PMI
5 4 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.54%) User Experience
6 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.15%) FMCG
6 3 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.15%) Equities
7 2 (0.77%) PKI
7 2 (0.77%) Statistics
7 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.77%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.54%) Windows
2 14 (5.38%) Linux
3 12 (4.62%) UNIX
4 6 (2.31%) Android
4 6 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) SUSE
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.46%) Project Management
2 69 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (17.31%) PRINCE2
4 30 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (10.77%) Scrum
6 22 (8.46%) ITIL
7 18 (6.92%) E-Commerce
7 18 (6.92%) Migration
8 16 (6.15%) SDLC
9 14 (5.38%) Project Planning
10 12 (4.62%) Supplier Management
10 12 (4.62%) Change Management
10 12 (4.62%) Product Management
10 12 (4.62%) Waterfall
11 10 (3.85%) Coaching
12 9 (3.46%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.46%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.46%) Web Development
13 8 (3.08%) Release Management
14 7 (2.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.46%) SQL
2 14 (5.38%) Java
3 8 (3.08%) C#
4 5 (1.92%) Perl
4 5 (1.92%) Python
5 4 (1.54%) COBOL
6 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.15%) PHP
6 3 (1.15%) C
7 2 (0.77%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 17 (6.54%) PMI Certification
2 13 (5.00%) Degree
2 13 (5.00%) PMP
3 12 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.54%) CCNA
6 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MBA
8 1 (0.38%) MAPM
8 1 (0.38%) CITP
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) TeamSite
1 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (9.62%) Oracle
2 23 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.15%) VMware
4 14 (5.38%) Citrix
5 13 (5.00%) Cisco
6 9 (3.46%) SAP
7 7 (2.69%) IBM
7 7 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.92%) Avaya
9 4 (1.54%) HP
9 4 (1.54%) NetApp
9 4 (1.54%) Adobe
9 4 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.54%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.15%) Pega
10 3 (1.15%) Informatica
11 2 (0.77%) EMC
11 2 (0.77%) Sun
11 2 (0.77%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.77%) CheckPoint
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