The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 23 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.72% 1.57% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 1.66% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£413 £418 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +8.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -46.66%
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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 Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 241 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 93.68% 94.51% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 114 91
Average daily rate £350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £36.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (43.48%) .NET
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Metastorm
3 7 (30.43%) CRM
4 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Workflow
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Release Management
5 5 (21.74%) iSeries
5 5 (21.74%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (17.39%) Lotus
6 4 (17.39%) AS400
6 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) RPG
6 4 (17.39%) QA
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) Lync
7 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (13.04%) IBM
8 2 (8.70%) Telecoms

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
3 3 (13.04%) Lync
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) iSeries
2 4 (17.39%) AS400
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) CRM
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Workflow
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Release Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Process Management
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) RPG
3 2 (8.70%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Metastorm
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (17.39%) Lotus
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) Open Text
8 1 (4.35%) SAP