The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.69% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.74% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £473 £238 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.94% -47.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £238 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £364 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -23.61%

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
663 947 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.25% 93.95% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 555 474
Median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Technical Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Maximo

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware