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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 304 288 246
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 116 148 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 93 109
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -45.55%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
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 £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 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 19 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 +23 24 £430 +7.50% 13
Uxbridge -7 1 £425 - 1
Ealing - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 110 (39.86%) Project Management
2 69 (25.00%) Finance
3 65 (23.55%) PRINCE2
4 62 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (14.49%) Migration
6 37 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (10.87%) Windows
8 28 (10.14%) Scrum
9 26 (9.42%) Banking
9 26 (9.42%) Oracle
9 26 (9.42%) ITIL
10 24 (8.70%) SQL
11 21 (7.61%) HTML
11 21 (7.61%) Java
11 21 (7.61%) IBM
11 21 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (7.25%) Project Planning
12 20 (7.25%) Degree
12 20 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 19 (6.88%) UNIX
13 19 (6.88%) Risk Management
14 18 (6.52%) Microsoft
15 17 (6.16%) PRINCE
15 17 (6.16%) Marketing
16 16 (5.80%) Cisco
16 16 (5.80%) Linux
16 16 (5.80%) Change Management
16 16 (5.80%) Investment Banking
17 15 (5.43%) Analytics
18 13 (4.71%) CRM

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.62%) CMS
2 10 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.90%) Lync
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.62%) MS Project
2 8 (2.90%) MS Office
3 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Cerner Millennium
2 4 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.09%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) PaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Force.com
3 1 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.62%) Firewall
2 9 (3.26%) WAN
3 6 (2.17%) VPN
3 6 (2.17%) Internet
4 4 (1.45%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.45%) BGP
4 4 (1.45%) SAN
4 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.45%) OSPF
4 4 (1.45%) LAN
5 3 (1.09%) PPP
5 3 (1.09%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.72%) VPLS
6 2 (0.72%) MRTG
6 2 (0.72%) DMVPN
6 2 (0.72%) Multicast
6 2 (0.72%) IPsec
6 2 (0.72%) DNS
6 2 (0.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.09%) MySQL
2 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.36%) MS Access
4 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.36%) DataStage
4 1 (0.36%) EDMS
4 1 (0.36%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.09%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.72%) Toad
3 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.36%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (25.00%) Finance
2 26 (9.42%) Banking
3 17 (6.16%) Marketing
4 16 (5.80%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.99%) Advertising
6 7 (2.54%) Retail
6 7 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.17%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.81%) Legal
8 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.81%) Front Office
8 5 (1.81%) Back Office
8 5 (1.81%) German Language
9 4 (1.45%) Publishing
9 4 (1.45%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Billing
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.61%) HTML
2 8 (2.90%) .NET
3 5 (1.81%) CSS
3 5 (1.81%) Middleware
4 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.45%) Web Services
4 4 (1.45%) XML
5 3 (1.09%) J2EE
5 3 (1.09%) SOAP
5 3 (1.09%) JSP
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.72%) JPA
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.72%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.72%) Spring
6 2 (0.72%) Servlets
6 2 (0.72%) JDBC
6 2 (0.72%) DHTML
6 2 (0.72%) JMS
6 2 (0.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.62%) NHS
3 9 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.54%) AS400
4 7 (2.54%) Open Source
5 6 (2.17%) iSeries
5 6 (2.17%) Clustering
6 5 (1.81%) PMI
6 5 (1.81%) iPad
6 5 (1.81%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.81%) User Experience
7 4 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.45%) iPhone
7 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.09%) DTV
8 3 (1.09%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.09%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.87%) Windows
2 19 (6.88%) UNIX
3 16 (5.80%) Linux
4 11 (3.99%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.54%) Android
6 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.45%) Solaris
7 3 (1.09%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (39.86%) Project Management
2 65 (23.55%) PRINCE2
3 62 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (14.49%) Migration
5 37 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (10.14%) Scrum
7 26 (9.42%) ITIL
8 20 (7.25%) Project Planning
9 19 (6.88%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.16%) PRINCE
11 16 (5.80%) Change Management
12 15 (5.43%) Analytics
13 13 (4.71%) CRM
13 13 (4.71%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.62%) Asset Management
14 10 (3.62%) Service Delivery
14 10 (3.62%) Service Management
15 9 (3.26%) Campaign Management
15 9 (3.26%) Data-Driven Marketing
16 8 (2.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.70%) SQL
2 21 (7.61%) Java
3 11 (3.99%) PHP
4 7 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.54%) Python
5 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.45%) C
7 3 (1.09%) Lingo
8 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.36%) C#
9 1 (0.36%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (7.25%) Degree
1 20 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.54%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.81%) CCNA
4 5 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.09%) CCIE
6 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) ISEB
6 2 (0.72%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.72%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) APMP
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.54%) QA
2 6 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.09%) GPFS
4 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.36%) vCloud
5 1 (0.36%) XenApp
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.45%) SCCM
2 3 (1.09%) Control-M
3 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (9.42%) Oracle
2 21 (7.61%) IBM
3 18 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.80%) Cisco
5 13 (4.71%) Citrix
6 9 (3.26%) VMware
6 9 (3.26%) Unica
7 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.17%) Cerner
8 5 (1.81%) SAP
8 5 (1.81%) F5
9 4 (1.45%) BT
9 4 (1.45%) Informatica
9 4 (1.45%) Apple
10 3 (1.09%) Progress
10 3 (1.09%) NetApp
10 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.09%) Juniper
10 3 (1.09%) HP
10 3 (1.09%) ION Trading
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