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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 175 178 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 73 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.70% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.75% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 21
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£400 £413 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -46.66%
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
8567 8237 9037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.14% 92.98% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4797 4361 4217
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 502 624
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +17 26 £394 -7.35% 4
Hampshire -16 10 £450 +9.09% 3
Surrey -2 9 £381 +8.92% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £400 +23.07% 1
Oxfordshire 0 7 £375 -11.76% 2
Kent -1 7 £485 +2.10% 4
East Sussex -2 6 £375 +15.38% 1
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 47 (36.15%) PRINCE2
2 45 (34.62%) Project Management
3 33 (25.38%) Finance
4 30 (23.08%) Windows
5 28 (21.54%) .NET
6 27 (20.77%) ITIL
7 25 (19.23%) Oracle
8 24 (18.46%) SQL
9 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 19 (14.62%) Telecoms
11 18 (13.85%) Scrum
12 16 (12.31%) Workflow
12 16 (12.31%) CRM
13 15 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (11.54%) Metastorm
14 14 (10.77%) VMware
14 14 (10.77%) Change Management
14 14 (10.77%) PMI Certification
14 14 (10.77%) SharePoint
15 13 (10.00%) Cisco
16 12 (9.23%) MS Visio
16 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (9.23%) PMP
17 11 (8.46%) Migration
17 11 (8.46%) MS Project
17 11 (8.46%) MS Office
18 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (7.69%) Supplier Management
18 10 (7.69%) Degree
18 10 (7.69%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.15%) IIS
3 4 (3.08%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.31%) Lync
4 3 (2.31%) Documentum
5 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.77%) Site Server
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Visio
2 11 (8.46%) MS Project
2 11 (8.46%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) Internet
2 6 (4.62%) MPLS
2 6 (4.62%) WAN
3 4 (3.08%) LAN
4 3 (2.31%) Firewall
5 2 (1.54%) 2G
5 2 (1.54%) RTSP
5 2 (1.54%) 4G
5 2 (1.54%) Multicast
5 2 (1.54%) HTTP
5 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.54%) DVB
5 2 (1.54%) RTP
5 2 (1.54%) 3G
6 1 (0.77%) PBX
6 1 (0.77%) VoIP
6 1 (0.77%) Network Security
6 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.31%) PowerCenter
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
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%) MySQL
General
1 33 (25.38%) Finance
2 19 (14.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.15%) Marketing
4 7 (5.38%) Electronics
4 7 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.31%) Advertising
5 3 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.31%) Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.54%) .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%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) DTV
1 8 (6.15%) iSeries
2 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.08%) AS400
3 4 (3.08%) PMI
4 3 (2.31%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.31%) NHS
5 2 (1.54%) MPEG
5 2 (1.54%) Streaming Media
5 2 (1.54%) IPTV
5 2 (1.54%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Windows
2 9 (6.92%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.85%) UNIX
4 4 (3.08%) Linux
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.15%) PRINCE2
2 45 (34.62%) Project Management
3 27 (20.77%) ITIL
4 18 (13.85%) Scrum
5 16 (12.31%) Workflow
5 16 (12.31%) CRM
6 14 (10.77%) Change Management
7 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.46%) Migration
9 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.69%) Service Management
9 10 (7.69%) SOA
9 10 (7.69%) Supplier Management
10 9 (6.92%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.15%) Data Management
11 8 (6.15%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (4.62%) Release Management
13 6 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) C#
3 4 (3.08%) RPG
4 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.54%) Java
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) RPG IV
6 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (10.77%) PMI Certification
3 12 (9.23%) PMP
4 10 (7.69%) Degree
5 8 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.85%) CCNA
7 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.31%) CCNP
9 2 (1.54%) CISSP
9 2 (1.54%) CISA
9 2 (1.54%) CISM
9 2 (1.54%) CRISC
10 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.77%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.31%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (19.23%) Oracle
2 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.54%) Metastorm
4 14 (10.77%) VMware
5 13 (10.00%) Cisco
6 10 (7.69%) SAP
7 9 (6.92%) Citrix
8 5 (3.85%) 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%) EMC
11 2 (1.54%) Cognos
11 2 (1.54%) Open Text
11 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.77%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.77%) F5
12 1 (0.77%) Sage
12 1 (0.77%) Symantec
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