The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 162 174 153
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 107 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.68% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.74% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £240 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +39.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £37.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £37.50 £31.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £25.49
% change year-on-year
+42.72% +7.89%
Technical Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9202 8519 7433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.51% 91.31% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5010 4605 3619
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 474 601
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +13 43 £410 -13.68% 7
Hampshire +21 35 £425 -20.93% 6
Surrey +3 8 £383 +59.37% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £421 -
Oxfordshire -15 4 £425 +6.25%
Kent - 4 £405 -
East Sussex - 3 £388 - 3
West Sussex -19 2 £400 +3.55% 3
Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 73 (47.10%) Project Management
2 49 (31.61%) PRINCE2
3 39 (25.16%) Telecoms
4 36 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (17.42%) PMI Certification
7 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
8 20 (12.90%) Scrum
9 19 (12.26%) Finance
9 19 (12.26%) Service Delivery
9 19 (12.26%) PMI
9 19 (12.26%) Release Management
10 18 (11.61%) Software Delivery
11 17 (10.97%) ITIL
11 17 (10.97%) Windows
12 15 (9.68%) SQL
12 15 (9.68%) Migration
13 14 (9.03%) PRINCE
14 13 (8.39%) Cisco
14 13 (8.39%) Security Cleared
15 12 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (7.74%) .NET
16 10 (6.45%) Oracle
16 10 (6.45%) Windows 7
17 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
17 9 (5.81%) Retail
17 9 (5.81%) SAP
17 9 (5.81%) Linux
17 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
17 9 (5.81%) PMP

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.94%) Mule
3 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.16%) MS Project
2 7 (4.52%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) LAN
1 8 (5.16%) WAN
2 7 (4.52%) Firewall
3 5 (3.23%) VoIP
4 4 (2.58%) VPN
4 4 (2.58%) DNS
4 4 (2.58%) SAN
4 4 (2.58%) SMTP
4 4 (2.58%) HTTP
4 4 (2.58%) MPLS
5 2 (1.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.65%) VLAN
6 1 (0.65%) Network Security
6 1 (0.65%) LTE
6 1 (0.65%) NAS
6 1 (0.65%) 4G
6 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.65%) UMTS
6 1 (0.65%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.29%) Essbase
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
2 2 (1.29%) Selenium
2 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.29%) Toad
General
1 39 (25.16%) Telecoms
2 19 (12.26%) Finance
3 9 (5.81%) Retail
4 5 (3.23%) Billing
5 4 (2.58%) Banking
6 3 (1.94%) Marketing
7 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.74%) .NET
2 4 (2.58%) Web Services
2 4 (2.58%) jQuery
3 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.29%) HTML
3 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.29%) CSS
3 2 (1.29%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) Java EE
4 1 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) PMI
2 12 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.94%) NHS
6 2 (1.29%) Statistics
6 2 (1.29%) FMCG
6 2 (1.29%) iSeries
7 1 (0.65%) Open Source
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) AS400
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) IVR
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.97%) Windows
2 10 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.81%) Linux
4 4 (2.58%) UNIX
5 2 (1.29%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.65%) zOS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (47.10%) Project Management
2 49 (31.61%) PRINCE2
3 36 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (12.90%) Scrum
6 19 (12.26%) Service Delivery
6 19 (12.26%) Release Management
7 18 (11.61%) Software Delivery
8 17 (10.97%) ITIL
9 15 (9.68%) Migration
10 14 (9.03%) PRINCE
11 8 (5.16%) Programme Management
12 6 (3.87%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.87%) Operations Management
12 6 (3.87%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.87%) Transition Management
13 5 (3.23%) ITIL V3
13 5 (3.23%) Resource Management
13 5 (3.23%) CRM
13 5 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.68%) SQL
2 6 (3.87%) C
3 5 (3.23%) Java
4 3 (1.94%) C#
5 1 (0.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 27 (17.42%) PMI Certification
2 13 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.81%) PMP
4 8 (5.16%) Degree
5 3 (1.94%) CCNA
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) SLA
1 3 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.58%) vSphere
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) SCCM
1 3 (1.94%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.29%) SCOM
2 2 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.29%) OVSD
3 1 (0.65%) Netcool
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.65%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.39%) Cisco
3 10 (6.45%) Oracle
4 9 (5.81%) SAP
5 8 (5.16%) VMware
6 4 (2.58%) Citrix
6 4 (2.58%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.94%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.65%) Sun
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
8 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.65%) Primavera
8 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.65%) Juniper
8 1 (0.65%) Genesys
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) Lumension
8 1 (0.65%) Verint
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