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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 165 173 174
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 92 87 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.92% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.98% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 38
Average daily rate £430 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £52.40
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -31.29%
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
8034 8878 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.90% 93.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4842 4750 4074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 432 455
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 26 £363 -14.70% 4
Hampshire +13 19 £475 +10.14% 3
Oxfordshire +6 10 £395 -10.98% 1
West Sussex +13 9 £448 +11.87%
Surrey -4 9 £415 +25.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £418 +5.69% 2
East Sussex +6 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 71 (41.52%) Project Management
2 57 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 42 (24.56%) Migration
4 33 (19.30%) Finance
5 32 (18.71%) ITIL
6 31 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (16.37%) Security Cleared
9 23 (13.45%) SC Cleared
10 22 (12.87%) Telecoms
11 21 (12.28%) Change Management
12 20 (11.70%) SharePoint
13 18 (10.53%) Data Centre
14 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
14 17 (9.94%) Windows
14 17 (9.94%) Oracle
15 16 (9.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (9.36%) Release Management
16 14 (8.19%) SDLC
17 13 (7.60%) Retail
18 12 (7.02%) Risk Management
19 11 (6.43%) Service Delivery
19 11 (6.43%) PMI Certification
19 11 (6.43%) Project Planning
20 10 (5.85%) SAP
20 10 (5.85%) Service Management
20 10 (5.85%) Scrum
20 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
21 9 (5.26%) Office 365
21 9 (5.26%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (4.68%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.75%) TPMS
6 2 (1.17%) CMS
6 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.68%) MS Office
2 8 (4.68%) MS Project
3 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Office 365
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.26%) LAN
1 9 (5.26%) WAN
2 5 (2.92%) Firewall
3 4 (2.34%) ATM
3 4 (2.34%) SAN
4 3 (1.75%) Network Security
4 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.75%) Wireless
5 2 (1.17%) WLAN
6 1 (0.58%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.58%) Broadband
6 1 (0.58%) DNS
6 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.58%) HTTP
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) NAS
6 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.75%) Big Data
2 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.58%) GIS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.58%) Power BI
3 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) JIRA
General
1 33 (19.30%) Finance
2 22 (12.87%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.60%) Retail
4 7 (4.09%) Billing
5 5 (2.92%) Banking
6 3 (1.75%) Advertising
7 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.34%) Middleware
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) .NET
3 2 (1.17%) Spring
4 1 (0.58%) EJB
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) HTML5
4 1 (0.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.58%) Java EE
4 1 (0.58%) JSP
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.58%) Servlets
4 1 (0.58%) Struts
4 1 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.09%) PMI
4 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.75%) Wiki
6 2 (1.17%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.17%) EPoS
6 2 (1.17%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Linux
3 7 (4.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.34%) Unix
6 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.52%) Project Management
2 57 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 42 (24.56%) Migration
4 32 (18.71%) ITIL
5 31 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (12.28%) Change Management
8 16 (9.36%) Release Management
9 14 (8.19%) SDLC
10 12 (7.02%) Risk Management
11 11 (6.43%) Project Planning
11 11 (6.43%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.85%) Scrum
12 10 (5.85%) Service Management
13 7 (4.09%) Data Migration
13 7 (4.09%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.09%) Supplier Management
14 6 (3.51%) Kanban
14 6 (3.51%) PRINCE
14 6 (3.51%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.26%) Java
2 7 (4.09%) SQL
3 3 (1.75%) C
4 2 (1.17%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) COBOL
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (16.37%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (6.43%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.68%) PMP
6 6 (3.51%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.34%) APMP
8 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.58%) QA
1 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) UAG
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) XenApp
4 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
1 17 (9.94%) Oracle
2 10 (5.85%) SAP
3 7 (4.09%) Citrix
3 7 (4.09%) VMware
4 4 (2.34%) Callidus
4 4 (2.34%) Concur
4 4 (2.34%) EMC
4 4 (2.34%) HP
4 4 (2.34%) NetApp
5 3 (1.75%) Cisco
5 3 (1.75%) IBM
6 2 (1.17%) Dell
6 2 (1.17%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.17%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.17%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.58%) Huawei
7 1 (0.58%) Mashery
7 1 (0.58%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.58%) Veeam
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