The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 224 205 185
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 45 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.73% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 48
Median daily rate £453 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £374 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
8365 9058 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.27% 94.70% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 5288 4621
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 426 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 22 £450 +5.88% 1
Hampshire -4 8 £475 +11.76% 2
Surrey -10 5 £484 +1.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £420 +12.00% 2
West Sussex -4 3 £400 -11.11%
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 - 3
Kent - 1 £900 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Technical Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 44 (38.94%) Project Management
2 31 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (20.35%) PRINCE2
5 17 (15.04%) Telecoms
5 17 (15.04%) Finance
6 13 (11.50%) Java
7 12 (10.62%) Migration
7 12 (10.62%) Data Centre
8 11 (9.73%) Windows
9 10 (8.85%) ITIL
9 10 (8.85%) SDLC
10 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
10 9 (7.96%) Banking
11 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (7.08%) Oracle
12 7 (6.19%) Cisco
12 7 (6.19%) Retail
13 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
13 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
13 6 (5.31%) Problem Management
13 6 (5.31%) Release Management
13 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
13 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
13 6 (5.31%) Linux
13 6 (5.31%) JBoss
13 6 (5.31%) PMI Certification
13 6 (5.31%) Scrum
13 6 (5.31%) Programme Management
13 6 (5.31%) People Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.31%) JBoss
2 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) Office 365
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Firewall
1 5 (4.42%) WAN
2 4 (3.54%) LAN
2 4 (3.54%) MVNO
2 4 (3.54%) SAN
3 3 (2.65%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) ATM
4 2 (1.77%) Broadband
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.77%) FTP
4 2 (1.77%) Network Security
4 2 (1.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) FCoE
5 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
5 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.88%) Skype
5 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) OLTP
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.88%) Power BI
1 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.88%) Gradle
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Maven
2 1 (0.88%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
1 17 (15.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.96%) Banking
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) Spring
1 5 (4.42%) Struts
2 4 (3.54%) .NET
3 2 (1.77%) CSS
3 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.77%) HTML
3 2 (1.77%) Middleware
3 2 (1.77%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) J2EE
4 1 (0.88%) JSP
4 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.54%) Cryptography
2 4 (3.54%) PKI
2 4 (3.54%) PMI
3 1 (0.88%) CCTV
3 1 (0.88%) Clustering
3 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.88%) iPad
3 1 (0.88%) IVR
3 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.88%) Replication
3 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
3 1 (0.88%) User Experience
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.77%) AIX
4 2 (1.77%) Unix
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.94%) Project Management
2 31 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (20.35%) PRINCE2
5 12 (10.62%) Migration
6 10 (8.85%) ITIL
6 10 (8.85%) SDLC
7 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.31%) People Management
8 6 (5.31%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.31%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.31%) Release Management
8 6 (5.31%) Scrum
9 4 (3.54%) Change Management
9 4 (3.54%) CRM
9 4 (3.54%) DevOps
9 4 (3.54%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.54%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.54%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) Java
2 4 (3.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) C
3 2 (1.77%) C#
3 2 (1.77%) C++
3 2 (1.77%) Perl
3 2 (1.77%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) ABAP
4 1 (0.88%) COBOL
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) PMI Certification
1 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) PMP
3 2 (1.77%) CCNA
3 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.77%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.77%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle
2 7 (6.19%) Cisco
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.42%) SAP
5 4 (3.54%) EMC
5 4 (3.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.77%) Capita
7 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.77%) Citrix
7 2 (1.77%) F5
7 2 (1.77%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.77%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.77%) HP
7 2 (1.77%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.77%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.88%) Callidus
8 1 (0.88%) Reuters
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) TIBCO