The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 70 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.38% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.41% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £368 £525
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
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 981 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.78% 92.03% 90.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 513 394
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £17.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (50.00%) Project Management
1 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) MS Visio
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 7 (35.00%) PMP
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Time Management
5 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
6 5 (25.00%) Service Management
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (25.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (15.00%) MS Project
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Multicast
9 2 (10.00%) Video on Demand
9 2 (10.00%) Change Control
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Streaming Media
9 2 (10.00%) IPTV
9 2 (10.00%) RTSP
9 2 (10.00%) MPEG

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Multicast
2 2 (10.00%) RTSP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DVB
2 2 (10.00%) RTP
3 1 (5.00%) 3G
3 1 (5.00%) 2G
3 1 (5.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (10.00%) Streaming Media
1 2 (10.00%) IPTV
1 2 (10.00%) MPEG
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
1 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Time Management
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) OpenUP
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (35.00%) PMP
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Verint
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