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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 265 313 264
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 170 119 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.56% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 68 102
Average daily rate £475 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £416 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.28 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.54%
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
21772 21174 22092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.73% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15725 14535 15344
Average daily rate £463 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +28 21 £496 +16.76% 12
Croydon -6 6 £481 +96.42%
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Barnet - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £475 -
Docklands, London - 1 £610 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £413 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 126 (42.42%) Project Management
2 109 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (26.94%) PRINCE2
4 70 (23.57%) Finance
5 56 (18.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (18.18%) Migration
7 48 (16.16%) Security Cleared
8 41 (13.80%) Banking
9 35 (11.78%) ITIL
10 34 (11.45%) Windows
10 34 (11.45%) SC Cleared
11 33 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 30 (10.10%) Scrum
13 27 (9.09%) VMware
14 26 (8.75%) MS Project
14 26 (8.75%) Waterfall
15 24 (8.08%) Oracle
15 24 (8.08%) MS Excel
16 23 (7.74%) Service Delivery
17 22 (7.41%) Retail
18 20 (6.73%) Office 365
18 20 (6.73%) People Management
18 20 (6.73%) Data Centre
19 19 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (6.40%) SQL
20 18 (6.06%) Service Management
21 17 (5.72%) PMI Certification
21 17 (5.72%) Linux
21 17 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 16 (5.39%) Law

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (3.03%) Apache
2 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.36%) Confluence
4 6 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.35%) CMS
6 4 (1.35%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (8.75%) MS Project
2 24 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.69%) MS Office
3 8 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Maximo
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.73%) Office 365
2 7 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.67%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
5 2 (0.67%) Taleo
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.03%) Firewall
2 8 (2.69%) WAN
3 7 (2.36%) LAN
4 5 (1.68%) DNS
5 4 (1.35%) Skype
5 4 (1.35%) VPN
6 3 (1.01%) SAN
7 2 (0.67%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.67%) Internet
7 2 (0.67%) MPLS
7 2 (0.67%) Network Security
7 2 (0.67%) SSL
7 2 (0.67%) WebEx
8 1 (0.34%) FTP
8 1 (0.34%) IPsec
8 1 (0.34%) PBX
8 1 (0.34%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.02%) Big Data
3 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.67%) MS Access
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.67%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.34%) Redis
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.69%) JIRA
2 7 (2.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.34%) JUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.34%) TestNG
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 70 (23.57%) Finance
2 41 (13.80%) Banking
3 22 (7.41%) Retail
4 16 (5.39%) Law
5 14 (4.71%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.03%) Legal
7 8 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.68%) Advertising
8 5 (1.68%) Billing
8 5 (1.68%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.35%) Back Office
10 3 (1.01%) Games
10 3 (1.01%) Publishing
11 2 (0.67%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Military
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.70%) .NET
2 5 (1.68%) HTML
2 5 (1.68%) XML
3 3 (1.01%) Middleware
4 2 (0.67%) HTML5
4 2 (0.67%) J2EE
4 2 (0.67%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.67%) SAX
4 2 (0.67%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) JSP
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
5 1 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (2.69%) Derivative
5 7 (2.36%) Equities
5 7 (2.36%) PKI
6 6 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.02%) PMI
7 5 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.68%) User Experience
8 4 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.35%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.01%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.01%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.01%) Social Media
10 2 (0.67%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.45%) Windows
2 17 (5.72%) Linux
3 12 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.03%) Android
5 9 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.69%) Unix
7 7 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.02%) CentOS
9 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.01%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (42.42%) Project Management
2 109 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (26.94%) PRINCE2
4 56 (18.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (18.18%) Migration
6 35 (11.78%) ITIL
7 30 (10.10%) Scrum
8 26 (8.75%) Waterfall
9 23 (7.74%) Service Delivery
10 20 (6.73%) People Management
11 18 (6.06%) Service Management
12 15 (5.05%) Analytics
13 14 (4.71%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.38%) Change Management
14 13 (4.38%) SDLC
15 12 (4.04%) User Stories
16 11 (3.70%) DevOps
16 11 (3.70%) Project Planning
17 10 (3.37%) Risk Management
17 10 (3.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.40%) SQL
2 7 (2.36%) C#
3 6 (2.02%) Java
4 4 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.01%) C
5 3 (1.01%) C++
5 3 (1.01%) PHP
5 3 (1.01%) Python
5 3 (1.01%) VBA
6 2 (0.67%) RPG
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.34%) R
7 1 (0.34%) Ruby
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (16.16%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.45%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.72%) PMI Certification
3 17 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (4.71%) Degree
5 13 (4.38%) PMP
6 12 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (3.37%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.67%) ACCA
9 2 (0.67%) CIMA
9 2 (0.67%) CIPD
9 2 (0.67%) ISEB
9 2 (0.67%) MAPM
10 1 (0.34%) CCIE
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.02%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) COBIT
2 4 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.01%) SEPA
3 3 (1.01%) SLA
4 2 (0.67%) GAAP
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.34%) EMIR
5 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.34%) Docker
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.69%) ZABBIX
2 7 (2.36%) Puppet
3 4 (1.35%) SCCM
4 3 (1.01%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 33 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.09%) VMware
3 24 (8.08%) Oracle
4 13 (4.38%) Citrix
5 12 (4.04%) Cisco
6 10 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.36%) SAP
7 7 (2.36%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.02%) Adobe
9 5 (1.68%) Apple
9 5 (1.68%) HP
10 4 (1.35%) Avaya
10 4 (1.35%) Lotus
10 4 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.01%) BMC
11 3 (1.01%) EMC
11 3 (1.01%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.01%) IBM
11 3 (1.01%) Murex
11 3 (1.01%) Remedy
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