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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
England / South East
Rank 181 179 179
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 60 84 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.01% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 62 53
Median daily rate £460 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.23% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -23.61%

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
7207 8291 9155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4203 5055 4892
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 379 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +10 22 £400 -15.78% 2
Berkshire +12 13 £460 +22.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 12 £519 +24.25% 4
Surrey +11 5 £458 +10.24% 1
Kent - 4 £430 - 2
Oxfordshire -8 3 £475 +21.79% 3
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (40.00%) Project Management
2 23 (20.91%) PRINCE2
3 22 (20.00%) Finance
4 18 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
6 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
8 12 (10.91%) QA
8 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (10.00%) Migration
10 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 10 (9.09%) SQL
10 10 (9.09%) Oracle
10 10 (9.09%) Data Centre
11 9 (8.18%) SAP
11 9 (8.18%) Firewall
12 8 (7.27%) Scrum
12 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (7.27%) Windows
12 8 (7.27%) SDLC
13 7 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.36%) Service Management
14 6 (5.45%) Resource Management
14 6 (5.45%) Release Management
14 6 (5.45%) Change Management
14 6 (5.45%) Linux
14 6 (5.45%) ITIL

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 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.82%) Confluence
4 2 (1.82%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.82%) SAP EP
4 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.91%) Documentum
5 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Office
2 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.82%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.82%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.91%) Line 500
3 1 (0.91%) Maximo
3 1 (0.91%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.91%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Office 365
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) Firewall
2 6 (5.45%) SAN
3 5 (4.55%) Network Security
4 4 (3.64%) NAS
5 2 (1.82%) DHCP
5 2 (1.82%) DNS
5 2 (1.82%) LAN
5 2 (1.82%) Skype
6 1 (0.91%) Broadband
6 1 (0.91%) IGMP
6 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.91%) VLAN
6 1 (0.91%) VoIP
6 1 (0.91%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) MS Access
1 4 (3.64%) MySQL
2 2 (1.82%) DB2
2 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.82%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.91%) Big Data
3 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (1.82%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.64%) Marketing
3 4 (3.64%) Publishing
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Billing
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Legal
4 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) HTML
1 2 (1.82%) Java EE
1 2 (1.82%) Middleware
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.82%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.91%) CSS
2 1 (0.91%) EDI
2 1 (0.91%) JSP
2 1 (0.91%) REST
2 1 (0.91%) SOAP
2 1 (0.91%) Velocity
2 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.55%) PMI
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) NHS
4 3 (2.73%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.91%) AS400
6 1 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.91%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.91%) iSeries
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Linux
3 4 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.91%) AIX
5 1 (0.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.91%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) Project Management
2 23 (20.91%) PRINCE2
3 18 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
6 11 (10.00%) Migration
7 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.27%) Scrum
8 8 (7.27%) SDLC
9 7 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.36%) Service Management
10 6 (5.45%) Change Management
10 6 (5.45%) ITIL
10 6 (5.45%) Release Management
10 6 (5.45%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.55%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.55%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.55%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.64%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.09%) SQL
2 4 (3.64%) C
2 4 (3.64%) Python
2 4 (3.64%) VBA
3 3 (2.73%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (5.45%) PMI Certification
4 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (4.55%) Degree
6 4 (3.64%) PMP
7 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.82%) CCNA
8 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.91%) vSphere
2 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (8.18%) SAP
4 4 (3.64%) Citrix
4 4 (3.64%) Remedy
4 4 (3.64%) VMware
5 3 (2.73%) BMC
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco
5 3 (2.73%) EMC
6 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.82%) F5
6 2 (1.82%) HP
6 2 (1.82%) hybris
6 2 (1.82%) Juniper
6 2 (1.82%) Sage
7 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.91%) NetApp
7 1 (0.91%) Pega
7 1 (0.91%) Tableau
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