The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 66 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% 0.49% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.52% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £513 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £463 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £563 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £395 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +27.50%
Technical Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
719 387 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.50% 93.93% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 207 227
Average daily rate £430 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 32
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.88 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Oxford - 3 £413 - 1
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) DTV
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Electronics
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) SCOM
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) MCP
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec