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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 183 167 178
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 67 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.84% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.91% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 35
Average daily rate £425 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.98 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.01% -40.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -8 32 £450 - 3
Hampshire +5 9 £483 +3.48% 2
Surrey -10 7 £240 -42.16% 3
West Sussex 0 5 £425 +1.49% 3
Oxfordshire -8 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £400 - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (44.29%) Project Management
2 54 (38.57%) PRINCE2
3 40 (28.57%) Windows
4 36 (25.71%) Telecoms
5 33 (23.57%) Finance
6 24 (17.14%) VMware
7 23 (16.43%) ITIL
8 21 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 20 (14.29%) Citrix
10 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.14%) Migration
10 17 (12.14%) SAN
11 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
11 16 (11.43%) .NET
11 16 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (10.71%) Oracle
12 15 (10.71%) Linux
12 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (10.00%) MS Project
13 14 (10.00%) SQL
13 14 (10.00%) CRM
14 13 (9.29%) Workflow
14 13 (9.29%) Service Management
15 12 (8.57%) Metastorm
15 12 (8.57%) Firewall
15 12 (8.57%) UNIX
15 12 (8.57%) Budget Control
15 12 (8.57%) Windows 7
16 11 (7.86%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.86%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.43%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.00%) IIS
7 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.57%) Apache
8 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) MS Project
2 8 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.29%) MS Office
4 5 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) SAP WM
3 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.14%) SAN
2 12 (8.57%) Firewall
3 6 (4.29%) LAN
4 5 (3.57%) WAN
5 3 (2.14%) Internet
5 3 (2.14%) RTP
6 2 (1.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.71%) SDH
7 1 (0.71%) Broadband
7 1 (0.71%) DSL
7 1 (0.71%) 3G
7 1 (0.71%) MPLS
7 1 (0.71%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.71%) GGSN
7 1 (0.71%) SGSN
7 1 (0.71%) MGW
7 1 (0.71%) LTE
7 1 (0.71%) xDSL
7 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.71%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) DataStage
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) DB2
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
General
1 36 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 33 (23.57%) Finance
3 7 (5.00%) Marketing
4 6 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.57%) Banking
6 4 (2.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.43%) Billing
7 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.43%) Electronics
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) .NET
2 2 (1.43%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) XHTML
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) JSP
3 1 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) PMI
2 4 (2.86%) FMCG
2 4 (2.86%) AS400
3 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.43%) iSeries
3 2 (1.43%) DTV
3 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
4 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.71%) Replication
4 1 (0.71%) Clustering
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) Social Network
4 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.71%) Social Media
4 1 (0.71%) Statistics
4 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.57%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Linux
3 12 (8.57%) UNIX
3 12 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.57%) HPUX
5 5 (3.57%) Solaris
5 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) Android
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.29%) Project Management
2 54 (38.57%) PRINCE2
3 23 (16.43%) ITIL
4 17 (12.14%) Migration
5 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.00%) CRM
7 13 (9.29%) Workflow
7 13 (9.29%) Service Management
8 12 (8.57%) Budget Control
9 8 (5.71%) SOA
10 7 (5.00%) Change Management
10 7 (5.00%) Scrum
10 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.29%) Project Planning
11 6 (4.29%) PRINCE
11 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.57%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (2.86%) Programme Management
13 4 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.00%) SQL
2 7 (5.00%) Java
3 4 (2.86%) RPG
4 2 (1.43%) RPG IV
4 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (0.71%) PHP
5 1 (0.71%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.71%) VBA
5 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (6.43%) PMI Certification
4 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.14%) PMP
8 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.71%) ISEB
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCNA
9 1 (0.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 21 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) SCCM
1 9 (6.43%) SCOM
2 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (17.14%) VMware
2 20 (14.29%) Citrix
3 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.71%) Oracle
5 12 (8.57%) Metastorm
6 8 (5.71%) SAP
6 8 (5.71%) Cisco
7 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.57%) Sun
7 5 (3.57%) Remedy
8 4 (2.86%) NetApp
8 4 (2.86%) HP
9 3 (2.14%) EMC
10 2 (1.43%) Guidewire
10 2 (1.43%) Thunderhead
10 2 (1.43%) IBM
11 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.71%) Novell
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