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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 163 165 161
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 75 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.84% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.92% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £54.95 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.48% +57.00%
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
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +13 34 £425 +19.29% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £395 +8.21%
Hampshire -24 9 £413 -34.00% 3
Surrey -11 8 £330 +10.00% 3
East Sussex - 5 £388 - 2
Kent -5 4 £405 -30.17%
Oxfordshire -18 4 £450 -5.26% 2
West Sussex -20 1 £400 +7.38%
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 52 (41.60%) Project Management
2 45 (36.00%) PRINCE2
3 38 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.20%) Telecoms
5 27 (21.60%) Scrum
5 27 (21.60%) PMI Certification
6 22 (17.60%) ITIL
7 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 18 (14.40%) PMI
8 18 (14.40%) PRINCE
9 17 (13.60%) Service Delivery
10 16 (12.80%) Cisco
10 16 (12.80%) Windows
10 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (12.00%) Finance
11 15 (12.00%) Release Management
12 14 (11.20%) VMware
13 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (10.40%) .NET
14 12 (9.60%) CRM
14 12 (9.60%) PMP
15 11 (8.80%) SQL
15 11 (8.80%) Degree
16 10 (8.00%) Retail
16 10 (8.00%) Migration
17 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
17 9 (7.20%) Change Management
18 8 (6.40%) WAN
18 8 (6.40%) MS Visio
19 7 (5.60%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (4.80%) IIS
2 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.60%) Mule
4 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.60%) MS Project
3 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.80%) Academy Housing
1 1 (0.80%) arcHouse
1 1 (0.80%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) WAN
2 6 (4.80%) LAN
3 5 (4.00%) MPLS
4 4 (3.20%) SAN
4 4 (3.20%) HTTP
4 4 (3.20%) DNS
5 3 (2.40%) Firewall
6 2 (1.60%) Internet
6 2 (1.60%) DVB
6 2 (1.60%) RTP
6 2 (1.60%) SMTP
6 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.60%) VPN
6 2 (1.60%) RTSP
6 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.60%) Multicast
7 1 (0.80%) Network Security
7 1 (0.80%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.80%) 4G
7 1 (0.80%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.60%) Essbase
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.80%) QlikView
5 1 (0.80%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) JIRA
2 2 (1.60%) Toad
2 2 (1.60%) Selenium
2 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (23.20%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.00%) Finance
3 10 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Billing
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.80%) Automotive
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) jQuery
3 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.60%) Web Services
3 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.80%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.80%) HTML5
4 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.80%) JSON
4 1 (0.80%) Ajax
4 1 (0.80%) HTML
4 1 (0.80%) XML
4 1 (0.80%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) PMI
2 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) DTV
4 2 (1.60%) MPEG
4 2 (1.60%) Streaming Media
4 2 (1.60%) IPTV
4 2 (1.60%) Blog
4 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.80%) FMCG
5 1 (0.80%) Open Source
5 1 (0.80%) IVR
5 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.80%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.40%) Linux
5 2 (1.60%) UNIX
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) Project Management
2 45 (36.00%) PRINCE2
3 38 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (21.60%) Scrum
5 22 (17.60%) ITIL
6 18 (14.40%) PRINCE
7 17 (13.60%) Service Delivery
8 15 (12.00%) Release Management
9 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (9.60%) CRM
11 10 (8.00%) Migration
12 9 (7.20%) Change Management
13 7 (5.60%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.80%) Service Management
15 5 (4.00%) ITIL V3
15 5 (4.00%) Business Analysis
16 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
16 4 (3.20%) Risk Management
16 4 (3.20%) ERP
16 4 (3.20%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.80%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) C#
3 3 (2.40%) Java
4 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (21.60%) PMI Certification
2 12 (9.60%) PMP
3 11 (8.80%) Degree
4 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.00%) CCNA
6 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) CISA
7 2 (1.60%) CISM
7 2 (1.60%) CCNP
7 2 (1.60%) CISSP
7 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.60%) CRISC
7 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) SCOM
1 3 (2.40%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.60%) OVSD
2 2 (1.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.80%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.80%) MIIS
3 1 (0.80%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.80%) Cisco
3 14 (11.20%) VMware
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle
5 5 (4.00%) SAP
6 4 (3.20%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.20%) Citrix
7 3 (2.40%) Adobe
8 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.60%) Cognos
9 1 (0.80%) Verint
9 1 (0.80%) Northgate
9 1 (0.80%) Civica
9 1 (0.80%) Capita
9 1 (0.80%) Orchard
9 1 (0.80%) Google
9 1 (0.80%) Juniper
9 1 (0.80%) Sun
9 1 (0.80%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
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