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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 271 273 263
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 128 126 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.62% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 76 78
Average daily rate
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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 £288 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +16.82%
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
19333 20463 18728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.86% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13601 13822 12764
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 394 433
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +19 30 £383 -15.00% 11
Teddington - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 104 (40.15%) Project Management
2 61 (23.55%) Finance
3 56 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (18.53%) PRINCE2
5 38 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (10.81%) Banking
7 26 (10.04%) ITIL
8 25 (9.65%) Scrum
9 23 (8.88%) Migration
9 23 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (6.56%) Retail
10 17 (6.56%) UNIX
10 17 (6.56%) Windows
10 17 (6.56%) Cisco
11 16 (6.18%) SQL
11 16 (6.18%) Firewall
11 16 (6.18%) Waterfall
12 15 (5.79%) Oracle
12 15 (5.79%) SQL Server
12 15 (5.79%) Data Modelling
13 14 (5.41%) ETL
13 14 (5.41%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.02%) Java
14 13 (5.02%) PMI Certification
14 13 (5.02%) Investment Banking
14 13 (5.02%) Project Planning
15 12 (4.63%) Security Cleared
15 12 (4.63%) Risk Management
15 12 (4.63%) Microsoft
15 12 (4.63%) DNS

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 5 (1.93%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.93%) CMS
1 5 (1.93%) WebSphere
1 5 (1.93%) Lync
2 4 (1.54%) IIS
3 3 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.16%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) LiveLink
Applications
1 9 (3.47%) MS Project
2 7 (2.70%) MS Office
2 7 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Markit EDM
1 3 (1.16%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.77%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.77%) Global One
2 2 (0.77%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.93%) SaaS
3 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.18%) Firewall
2 12 (4.63%) DNS
3 8 (3.09%) SAN
4 7 (2.70%) WAN
4 7 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.70%) Multicast
5 6 (2.32%) LAN
5 6 (2.32%) BGP
6 5 (1.93%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (1.93%) OSPF
7 3 (1.16%) Network Security
7 3 (1.16%) NAS
7 3 (1.16%) DSL
7 3 (1.16%) MPLS
8 2 (0.77%) VPN
8 2 (0.77%) DVB
8 2 (0.77%) DHCP
8 2 (0.77%) HTTP
8 2 (0.77%) DMZ
8 2 (0.77%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.77%) MySQL
6 2 (0.77%) Big Data
6 2 (0.77%) DataStage
7 1 (0.39%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.39%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.39%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.39%) OLAP
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.39%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.39%) Toad
2 1 (0.39%) Xcode
General
1 61 (23.55%) Finance
2 28 (10.81%) Banking
3 17 (6.56%) Retail
4 13 (5.02%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.86%) Marketing
6 7 (2.70%) Front Office
7 5 (1.93%) Legal
8 4 (1.54%) Billing
8 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.16%) Law
9 3 (1.16%) Advertising
9 3 (1.16%) Publishing
10 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.77%) Local Government
10 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.77%) Back Office
10 2 (0.77%) French Language
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.25%) .NET
1 11 (4.25%) Web Services
1 11 (4.25%) Middleware
2 8 (3.09%) HTML
3 5 (1.93%) XML
4 3 (1.16%) CSS
4 3 (1.16%) J2EE
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.77%) RESTful
6 1 (0.39%) HTML5
6 1 (0.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.39%) cXML
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.39%) JSON
6 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.39%) DHTML
6 1 (0.39%) SOAP
6 1 (0.39%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.47%) Video on Demand
3 8 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.54%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.54%) DTV
6 3 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.16%) NHS
6 3 (1.16%) PMI
6 3 (1.16%) Streaming Video
6 3 (1.16%) IPTV
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.77%) Replication
7 2 (0.77%) Clustering
7 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.77%) MPEG
7 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.56%) UNIX
1 17 (6.56%) Windows
2 11 (4.25%) Linux
3 9 (3.47%) Android
4 8 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.32%) Solaris
6 5 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.54%) SUSE
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.39%) AIX
9 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (40.15%) Project Management
2 56 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (18.53%) PRINCE2
4 38 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (10.04%) ITIL
6 25 (9.65%) Scrum
7 23 (8.88%) Migration
8 16 (6.18%) Waterfall
9 15 (5.79%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.41%) ETL
10 14 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.02%) Project Planning
12 12 (4.63%) Risk Management
13 11 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.86%) People Management
15 9 (3.47%) Service Management
15 9 (3.47%) Programme Management
15 9 (3.47%) Web Development
15 9 (3.47%) Supplier Management
16 8 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.18%) SQL
2 13 (5.02%) Java
3 7 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.16%) C
5 2 (0.77%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (5.02%) PMI Certification
2 12 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.86%) PMP
4 7 (2.70%) Degree
4 7 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.93%) CCNA
7 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.77%) APMP
9 1 (0.39%) VCP4
9 1 (0.39%) CITP
9 1 (0.39%) ISEB
9 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.39%) CCIE
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.77%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.77%) XenApp
4 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.39%) XenServer
5 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.93%) SCCM
3 4 (1.54%) SCOM
4 2 (0.77%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (6.56%) Cisco
2 15 (5.79%) Oracle
3 12 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.25%) SAP
5 9 (3.47%) VMware
6 8 (3.09%) F5
7 7 (2.70%) Informatica
7 7 (2.70%) Citrix
8 6 (2.32%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.93%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.93%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.93%) Pega
10 4 (1.54%) Juniper
10 4 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.54%) Akamai
10 4 (1.54%) Tumbleweed
11 3 (1.16%) Progress
11 3 (1.16%) IBM
11 3 (1.16%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
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