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 3 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 296 266 244
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 123 153 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.66% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 100 114
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £320 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £50.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -46.66%
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
22117 23306 24261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.37% 92.92% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15108 16003 15957
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 451 609
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 3 September 2014.

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 3 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
City of London +24 25 £436 -6.18% 11
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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.

1 104 (36.88%) Project Management
2 68 (24.11%) Finance
3 63 (22.34%) PRINCE2
4 41 (14.54%) Migration
4 41 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (10.99%) Windows
6 28 (9.93%) Scrum
7 27 (9.57%) Oracle
8 26 (9.22%) ITIL
8 26 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (8.87%) Banking
9 25 (8.87%) IBM
10 23 (8.16%) Java
11 22 (7.80%) SQL
11 22 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 21 (7.45%) HTML
13 20 (7.09%) Risk Management
13 20 (7.09%) Project Planning
14 18 (6.38%) Degree
14 18 (6.38%) UNIX
15 17 (6.03%) Microsoft
16 16 (5.67%) PRINCE
16 16 (5.67%) Change Management
16 16 (5.67%) Marketing
17 15 (5.32%) Analytics
17 15 (5.32%) Investment Banking
17 15 (5.32%) Linux
17 15 (5.32%) CRM
18 14 (4.96%) Cisco
18 14 (4.96%) Citrix

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 12 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.90%) CMS
3 8 (2.84%) Lync
4 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.35%) FileNet
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.35%) SAS
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (2.48%) MS Project
1 7 (2.48%) MS Office
2 4 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Cerner Millennium
2 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.06%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.06%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.71%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) PaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Force.com
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.84%) WAN
1 8 (2.84%) Firewall
2 6 (2.13%) VPN
2 6 (2.13%) Internet
3 4 (1.42%) SAN
3 4 (1.42%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.06%) InfiniBand
4 3 (1.06%) LAN
4 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.06%) PPP
4 3 (1.06%) OSPF
4 3 (1.06%) BGP
5 2 (0.71%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.71%) MPLS
5 2 (0.71%) RIP
5 2 (0.71%) VoIP
5 2 (0.71%) IPsec
5 2 (0.71%) MRTG
5 2 (0.71%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.71%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.06%) MySQL
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.35%) MS Access
4 1 (0.35%) DataStage
4 1 (0.35%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) JIRA
2 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 68 (24.11%) Finance
2 25 (8.87%) Banking
3 16 (5.67%) Marketing
4 15 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.26%) Advertising
6 10 (3.55%) Retail
7 9 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.48%) Back Office
8 7 (2.48%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.77%) German Language
9 5 (1.77%) Games
9 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.42%) Legal
11 3 (1.06%) Front Office
11 3 (1.06%) Publishing
11 3 (1.06%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.45%) HTML
2 7 (2.48%) XML
2 7 (2.48%) .NET
3 6 (2.13%) SOAP
4 5 (1.77%) CSS
4 5 (1.77%) Middleware
5 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.42%) J2EE
5 4 (1.42%) Apache Flex
6 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (1.06%) JSP
6 3 (1.06%) Web Services
6 3 (1.06%) EDI
7 2 (0.71%) Flash
7 2 (0.71%) JMS
7 2 (0.71%) Servlets
7 2 (0.71%) JDBC
7 2 (0.71%) DHTML
7 2 (0.71%) Spring
7 2 (0.71%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.19%) NHS
2 8 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.48%) Open Source
3 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.13%) AS400
4 6 (2.13%) Clustering
4 6 (2.13%) iPad
4 6 (2.13%) iSeries
5 5 (1.77%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.42%) PMI
6 4 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.42%) Online Games
6 4 (1.42%) iPhone
7 3 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.06%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.06%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.71%) DTV
8 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.71%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.99%) Windows
2 18 (6.38%) UNIX
3 15 (5.32%) Linux
4 10 (3.55%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.19%) Android
6 6 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.06%) Solaris
8 3 (1.06%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (36.88%) Project Management
2 63 (22.34%) PRINCE2
3 41 (14.54%) Migration
3 41 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (9.93%) Scrum
5 26 (9.22%) ITIL
5 26 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (7.09%) Risk Management
6 20 (7.09%) Project Planning
7 16 (5.67%) PRINCE
7 16 (5.67%) Change Management
8 15 (5.32%) Analytics
8 15 (5.32%) CRM
9 13 (4.61%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.55%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.19%) Campaign Management
11 9 (3.19%) Data-Driven Marketing
11 9 (3.19%) Asset Management
11 9 (3.19%) Service Management
12 8 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.16%) Java
2 22 (7.80%) SQL
3 12 (4.26%) PHP
4 7 (2.48%) Python
5 6 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.42%) C
8 3 (1.06%) Lingo
9 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 18 (6.38%) Degree
3 6 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.77%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.42%) CCNA
6 3 (1.06%) CCIE
6 3 (1.06%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.71%) CCNP
7 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) APMP
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
8 1 (0.35%) PhD
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.13%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) HL7
4 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.06%) GPFS
4 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
1 4 (1.42%) SCCM
2 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (1.06%) Control-M
3 2 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.35%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (9.57%) Oracle
2 25 (8.87%) IBM
3 17 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.96%) Cisco
4 14 (4.96%) Citrix
5 9 (3.19%) Unica
5 9 (3.19%) VMware
6 8 (2.84%) SAP
7 6 (2.13%) Cerner
8 5 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.77%) Apple
8 5 (1.77%) HP
9 4 (1.42%) Informatica
9 4 (1.42%) BT
10 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.06%) DoubleClick
10 3 (1.06%) F5
10 3 (1.06%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.06%) Progress
10 3 (1.06%) NetApp
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