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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 181 158 185
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 68 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.78% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 24
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£389 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
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
8443 7880 9019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.77% 92.77% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4593 4073 4128
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 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 547 637
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Manager
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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 28 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 28 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 +12 34 £390 -8.23% 8
Hampshire -14 9 £400 -25.58% 4
Oxfordshire 0 8 £350 -15.15% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £513 +57.69%
East Sussex +4 5 £375 +15.38%
Surrey -7 4 £325 -21.21% 2
West Sussex -3 2 £355 -6.57% 1
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 50 (38.46%) Project Management
2 47 (36.15%) PRINCE2
3 40 (30.77%) Finance
4 32 (24.62%) .NET
5 30 (23.08%) Oracle
6 29 (22.31%) Windows
7 28 (21.54%) SQL
8 26 (20.00%) ITIL
9 23 (17.69%) Telecoms
10 21 (16.15%) Workflow
11 20 (15.38%) Metastorm
12 15 (11.54%) VMware
13 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
13 14 (10.77%) Citrix
14 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 13 (10.00%) Migration
14 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (9.23%) CRM
16 11 (8.46%) SOA
16 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (8.46%) Scrum
16 11 (8.46%) Service Management
16 11 (8.46%) PMI Certification
16 11 (8.46%) Marketing
17 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (7.69%) Cisco
18 9 (6.92%) MS Project
18 9 (6.92%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.62%) IIS
3 4 (3.08%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.31%) Documentum
4 3 (2.31%) Lync
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.77%) Site Server
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.77%) Apache
6 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Project
2 8 (6.15%) MS Office
3 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.77%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) Internet
2 5 (3.85%) LAN
2 5 (3.85%) MPLS
2 5 (3.85%) Firewall
3 4 (3.08%) WAN
3 4 (3.08%) SAN
4 3 (2.31%) 3G
4 3 (2.31%) 4G
5 2 (1.54%) VoIP
5 2 (1.54%) 2G
6 1 (0.77%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.77%) GGSN
6 1 (0.77%) SGSN
6 1 (0.77%) Network Security
6 1 (0.77%) LTE
6 1 (0.77%) MGW
6 1 (0.77%) xDSL
6 1 (0.77%) Broadband
6 1 (0.77%) PBX
6 1 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.85%) DataStage
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.31%) PowerCenter
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) QlikView
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) DB2
General
1 40 (30.77%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.46%) Marketing
4 8 (6.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.62%) Electronics
6 4 (3.08%) Banking
7 3 (2.31%) Billing
7 3 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.54%) Advertising
8 2 (1.54%) Publishing
8 2 (1.54%) Retail
9 1 (0.77%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.62%) .NET
2 6 (4.62%) Web Services
3 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) iSeries
2 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.62%) DTV
3 4 (3.08%) AS400
4 3 (2.31%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.31%) NHS
5 2 (1.54%) PMI
5 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.54%) FMCG
6 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Replication
6 1 (0.77%) Clustering
6 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.31%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) UNIX
3 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.62%) Linux
4 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.77%) HPUX
5 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) Project Management
2 47 (36.15%) PRINCE2
3 26 (20.00%) ITIL
4 21 (16.15%) Workflow
5 13 (10.00%) Migration
5 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.23%) CRM
7 11 (8.46%) SOA
7 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.46%) Service Management
7 11 (8.46%) Scrum
8 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.92%) Change Management
10 8 (6.15%) Data Management
10 8 (6.15%) Supplier Management
10 8 (6.15%) Programme Management
10 8 (6.15%) Release Management
10 8 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.62%) Time Management
12 4 (3.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.54%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) C#
3 4 (3.08%) RPG
4 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.31%) Java
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
1 11 (8.46%) PMI Certification
2 9 (6.92%) PMP
3 8 (6.15%) Degree
4 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.54%) CCNA
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.77%) CAPM
7 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) SCCM
1 2 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) Oracle
2 20 (15.38%) Metastorm
3 15 (11.54%) VMware
4 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.77%) Citrix
5 10 (7.69%) Cisco
6 9 (6.92%) SAP
7 6 (4.62%) IBM
8 5 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.08%) Lotus
10 3 (2.31%) Informatica
11 2 (1.54%) NetApp
11 2 (1.54%) Cognos
11 2 (1.54%) Open Text
11 2 (1.54%) EMC
12 1 (0.77%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.77%) F5
12 1 (0.77%) Symantec
12 1 (0.77%) Remedy
12 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
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