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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 194 181 162
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 67 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.77% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.84% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 41
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£450 £390 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £24.00
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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 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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 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 July 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 -8 21 £425 +8.97%
Hampshire -5 14 £450 - 3
Surrey +7 13 £475 +46.15% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £375 -26.82% 2
West Sussex -3 6 £588 +65.49% 1
East Sussex -9 2 £363 -3.33% 4
Middlesex - 1 - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 80 (48.48%) Project Management
2 47 (28.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 35 (21.21%) Windows
4 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 28 (16.97%) Finance
5 28 (16.97%) Data Centre
6 26 (15.76%) ITIL
7 21 (12.73%) Migration
8 20 (12.12%) Telecoms
8 20 (12.12%) Linux
9 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
10 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
10 17 (10.30%) UNIX
10 17 (10.30%) Oracle
11 15 (9.09%) SQL
12 14 (8.48%) Service Delivery
12 14 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (7.88%) Cisco
13 13 (7.88%) Citrix
14 12 (7.27%) Middleware
15 11 (6.67%) Windows 7
16 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
16 10 (6.06%) VMware
16 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
16 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (6.06%) PMI Certification
16 10 (6.06%) Java
16 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
17 9 (5.45%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.21%) Lync
6 1 (0.61%) Mule
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Project
3 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.21%) MS Office
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Maximo
2 1 (0.61%) Primavera
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.21%) SaaS
2 2 (1.21%) PaaS
2 2 (1.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) LAN
1 9 (5.45%) WAN
2 7 (4.24%) Firewall
3 6 (3.64%) VoIP
3 6 (3.64%) HTTP
4 5 (3.03%) SAN
5 4 (2.42%) VPN
5 4 (2.42%) DNS
5 4 (2.42%) SMTP
5 4 (2.42%) MPLS
6 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.21%) SSL
7 2 (1.21%) 3G
7 2 (1.21%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.21%) 4G
8 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.61%) VLAN
8 1 (0.61%) GGSN
8 1 (0.61%) SGSN
8 1 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) OLAP
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) JIRA
1 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (16.97%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.03%) Banking
4 4 (2.42%) Billing
5 3 (1.82%) Marketing
5 3 (1.82%) Retail
6 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) Middleware
2 6 (3.64%) .NET
3 5 (3.03%) Web Services
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.21%) HTML
5 2 (1.21%) J2EE
5 2 (1.21%) CSS
5 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.21%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.21%) jQuery
6 1 (0.61%) Java EE
6 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.97%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.24%) iSeries
4 6 (3.64%) AS400
4 6 (3.64%) PMI
5 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.82%) NHS
6 3 (1.82%) Statistics
7 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) FMCG
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.21%) Windows
2 20 (12.12%) Linux
3 17 (10.30%) UNIX
4 11 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.64%) AIX
6 3 (1.82%) Solaris
6 3 (1.82%) zOS
6 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (48.48%) Project Management
2 47 (28.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 26 (15.76%) ITIL
5 21 (12.73%) Migration
6 14 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.48%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.45%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.85%) Resource Management
8 8 (4.85%) Change Management
9 7 (4.24%) Service Management
9 7 (4.24%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.64%) Release Management
10 6 (3.64%) SDLC
10 6 (3.64%) Transition Management
10 6 (3.64%) Programme Management
10 6 (3.64%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.64%) Operations Management
11 5 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.09%) SQL
2 10 (6.06%) Java
3 8 (4.85%) C
4 4 (2.42%) Perl
4 4 (2.42%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.42%) C-shell
5 2 (1.21%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) ABAP
6 1 (0.61%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (4.24%) Degree
5 6 (3.64%) PMP
6 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.21%) CCNA
7 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.42%) Puppet
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.30%) Oracle
3 13 (7.88%) Cisco
3 13 (7.88%) Citrix
4 10 (6.06%) VMware
5 9 (5.45%) NetApp
5 9 (5.45%) SAP
6 5 (3.03%) HP
6 5 (3.03%) NetScout
6 5 (3.03%) BMC
7 4 (2.42%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.21%) WSO2
9 1 (0.61%) Ciena
9 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.61%) Lumension
9 1 (0.61%) Huawei
9 1 (0.61%) Genesys
9 1 (0.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.61%) IBM