The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 South East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 176 165 193
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 66 65 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.77% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.83% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 23
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£389 £425 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8445 7813 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.67% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4591 4020 4129
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.37 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Technical Manager
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +10 33 £395 -7.05% 7
Oxfordshire -2 8 £350 -15.15% 4
Hampshire -16 8 £425 -20.93% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £513 +57.69%
East Sussex +2 5 £375 +15.38%
Surrey -12 4 £325 -21.21% 2
West Sussex -2 2 £355 -6.57% 1
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 53 (40.46%) Project Management
2 48 (36.64%) PRINCE2
3 39 (29.77%) Finance
4 32 (24.43%) .NET
5 31 (23.66%) Oracle
6 30 (22.90%) Windows
7 29 (22.14%) SQL
8 26 (19.85%) ITIL
9 23 (17.56%) Telecoms
10 21 (16.03%) Workflow
11 20 (15.27%) Metastorm
12 16 (12.21%) VMware
13 15 (11.45%) Citrix
14 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
14 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
14 13 (9.92%) Migration
14 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (9.16%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (9.16%) CRM
16 11 (8.40%) SOA
16 11 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (8.40%) PMI Certification
16 11 (8.40%) Service Management
16 11 (8.40%) Scrum
16 11 (8.40%) Marketing
17 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (7.63%) Cisco
17 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (7.63%) SAP
18 9 (6.87%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) IIS
3 4 (3.05%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.29%) Lync
4 3 (2.29%) Documentum
5 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Site Server
6 1 (0.76%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Project
1 8 (6.11%) MS Office
2 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) Internet
2 5 (3.82%) MPLS
2 5 (3.82%) Firewall
2 5 (3.82%) LAN
3 4 (3.05%) WAN
3 4 (3.05%) SAN
4 3 (2.29%) 4G
4 3 (2.29%) 3G
5 2 (1.53%) VoIP
5 2 (1.53%) 2G
6 1 (0.76%) xDSL
6 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.76%) LTE
6 1 (0.76%) MGW
6 1 (0.76%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.76%) GGSN
6 1 (0.76%) SGSN
6 1 (0.76%) DSL
6 1 (0.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) DataStage
1 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.29%) PowerCenter
2 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.76%) QlikView
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
General
1 39 (29.77%) Finance
2 23 (17.56%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.40%) Marketing
4 9 (6.87%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.58%) Electronics
6 4 (3.05%) Banking
7 3 (2.29%) Billing
7 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (1.53%) Publishing
8 2 (1.53%) Retail
9 1 (0.76%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.43%) .NET
2 6 (4.58%) Web Services
3 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) iSeries
2 6 (4.58%) DTV
2 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.05%) AS400
4 3 (2.29%) FMCG
4 3 (2.29%) NHS
4 3 (2.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.53%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.90%) Windows
2 7 (5.34%) UNIX
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
3 6 (4.58%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.76%) HPUX
5 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.46%) Project Management
2 48 (36.64%) PRINCE2
3 26 (19.85%) ITIL
4 21 (16.03%) Workflow
5 13 (9.92%) Migration
5 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.16%) CRM
7 11 (8.40%) SOA
7 11 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.40%) Service Management
7 11 (8.40%) Scrum
8 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.87%) Change Management
10 8 (6.11%) Data Management
10 8 (6.11%) Programme Management
10 8 (6.11%) Supplier Management
10 8 (6.11%) Release Management
10 8 (6.11%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.58%) Time Management
12 5 (3.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) C#
3 4 (3.05%) RPG
4 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.29%) Java
5 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (8.40%) PMI Certification
3 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (6.87%) PMP
5 8 (6.11%) Degree
6 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.53%) CCNA
9 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.76%) CAPM
9 1 (0.76%) ISEB
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.29%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) SCCM
1 2 (1.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (23.66%) Oracle
2 20 (15.27%) Metastorm
3 16 (12.21%) VMware
4 15 (11.45%) Citrix
5 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.63%) Cisco
6 10 (7.63%) SAP
7 6 (4.58%) IBM
8 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.05%) Lotus
10 3 (2.29%) Informatica
11 2 (1.53%) Cognos
11 2 (1.53%) EMC
11 2 (1.53%) Open Text
11 2 (1.53%) NetApp
12 1 (0.76%) F5
12 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.76%) Symantec
12 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
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