The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 58 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.00%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 891 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.10% 91.57% 89.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 387 383
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Technical Manager
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) PMP
2 5 (45.45%) PMI Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) 2G
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (18.18%) 3G
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) 3G
1 2 (18.18%) 2G
1 2 (18.18%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) PMP
1 5 (45.45%) PMI Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
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