The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 67 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.82% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.52% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% +7.29%
Technical Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
931 765 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.00% 92.17% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 443 354
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £15.25 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Manager across the Milton Keynes region.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager across the Milton Keynes region.

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) PMP
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) CMDB
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Confluence
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) NetScout
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) IBM