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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.85% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.90% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £460 £249 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.92% -41.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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
656 887 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.36% 94.46% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 505 456
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Maximo
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware