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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 303 251 225
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 112 154 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.66% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 97 109
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £29.28 - £39.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.06 - £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 - £111.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £25.49
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +7.89%
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
20637 21595 20089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.39% 92.63% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14170 15017 13598
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 377 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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 -8 29 £431 +1.47% 5
Croydon -3 1 £245 -
Hounslow - 1 £425 -
Teddington - 1 £325 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 95 (37.70%) Project Management
2 63 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (22.22%) Finance
4 39 (15.48%) PRINCE2
5 37 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (9.52%) Banking
6 24 (9.52%) ITIL
7 23 (9.13%) Scrum
8 22 (8.73%) Retail
8 22 (8.73%) UNIX
9 21 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (7.94%) Oracle
10 20 (7.94%) Migration
11 19 (7.54%) E-Commerce
12 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 16 (6.35%) Data Modelling
13 16 (6.35%) Java
14 15 (5.95%) .NET
14 15 (5.95%) Windows
14 15 (5.95%) ETL
14 15 (5.95%) Waterfall
15 14 (5.56%) SQL Server
15 14 (5.56%) SQL
15 14 (5.56%) Cisco
16 13 (5.16%) Middleware
16 13 (5.16%) Linux
17 12 (4.76%) Firewall
17 12 (4.76%) Web Development
18 11 (4.37%) VMware
18 11 (4.37%) Business Intelligence

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.38%) CMS
1 6 (2.38%) Lync
2 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.19%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.19%) IIS
4 3 (1.19%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.40%) CICS
6 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (2.78%) MS Office
1 7 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.38%) MS Project
3 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.19%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.79%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.98%) SaaS
4 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.40%) Veeva
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.76%) Firewall
2 10 (3.97%) DNS
3 9 (3.57%) SAN
4 6 (2.38%) Multicast
5 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.59%) WAN
6 4 (1.59%) LAN
6 4 (1.59%) OSPF
6 4 (1.59%) BGP
6 4 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (1.59%) HTTP
6 4 (1.59%) NAS
7 2 (0.79%) MPLS
7 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.79%) Network Security
7 2 (0.79%) DSL
7 2 (0.79%) DVB
7 2 (0.79%) DMZ
7 2 (0.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.59%) DB2
5 4 (1.59%) MySQL
6 3 (1.19%) DataStage
6 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.19%) Big Data
6 3 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.40%) OLAP
8 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 56 (22.22%) Finance
2 24 (9.52%) Banking
3 22 (8.73%) Retail
4 10 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.57%) Marketing
6 7 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.38%) Front Office
8 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.98%) Advertising
9 3 (1.19%) Billing
9 3 (1.19%) Local Government
10 2 (0.79%) French Language
10 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.79%) Law
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
10 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.95%) .NET
2 13 (5.16%) Middleware
3 9 (3.57%) Web Services
4 7 (2.78%) XML
4 7 (2.78%) HTML
5 3 (1.19%) J2EE
6 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.79%) CSS
6 2 (0.79%) JSON
6 2 (0.79%) RESTful
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.40%) LAMP
7 1 (0.40%) cXML
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.40%) Spring
7 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.40%) JSP
7 1 (0.40%) SOAP
7 1 (0.40%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.17%) Data Structures
2 8 (3.17%) Video on Demand
3 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.59%) Derivative
4 4 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.19%) DTV
5 3 (1.19%) Open Source
5 3 (1.19%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.19%) Equities
5 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.19%) Streaming Video
6 2 (0.79%) Replication
6 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.79%) MPEG
6 2 (0.79%) PMI
6 2 (0.79%) NHS
6 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.73%) UNIX
2 15 (5.95%) Windows
3 13 (5.16%) Linux
4 9 (3.57%) Android
5 8 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.98%) Solaris
7 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.59%) SUSE
8 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (37.70%) Project Management
2 63 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.48%) PRINCE2
4 37 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (9.52%) ITIL
6 23 (9.13%) Scrum
7 20 (7.94%) Migration
8 19 (7.54%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.35%) Data Modelling
10 15 (5.95%) ETL
10 15 (5.95%) Waterfall
11 12 (4.76%) Web Development
12 11 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.97%) People Management
14 9 (3.57%) Change Management
15 8 (3.17%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.17%) Risk Management
15 8 (3.17%) Project Planning
16 7 (2.78%) Supplier Management
16 7 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.35%) Java
2 14 (5.56%) SQL
3 6 (2.38%) C#
4 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.59%) COBOL
6 3 (1.19%) C
7 1 (0.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) ABAP
7 1 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 7 (2.78%) PMP
2 7 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.38%) CCNA
4 5 (1.98%) Degree
4 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) CCIE
8 1 (0.40%) CITP
8 1 (0.40%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.97%) QA
2 6 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.40%) Control-M
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (7.94%) Oracle
2 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.56%) Cisco
4 11 (4.37%) VMware
5 10 (3.97%) SAP
6 8 (3.17%) Informatica
7 7 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (2.38%) Citrix
9 5 (1.98%) Pega
9 5 (1.98%) F5
10 4 (1.59%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.59%) Akamai
10 4 (1.59%) Tumbleweed
10 4 (1.59%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.19%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.19%) HP
11 3 (1.19%) Juniper
11 3 (1.19%) Adobe
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