The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Manager
Rank 613 607 569
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Manager 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.016% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
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£458 £663 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.94% +39.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £473 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £800 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Technical Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Technical Manager within the UK.

Senior Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Technical Manager within the UK.

Senior Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -24 13 £458 -30.94% 7
South East -9 5 £450 -14.28% 3
London 0 4 £450 -43.75% 1
Berkshire +8 3 £450 -14.28%
West Yorkshire - 3 £493 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £493 - 2
Bradford - 2 £475 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Slough -1 1 £450 -14.28%
City of London -7 1 £465 -

Senior Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Manager in their job title.

1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) PaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Coaching
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Danish Language
4 2 (9.09%) Swedish Language
4 2 (9.09%) QA
4 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

Senior Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) MGW
2 2 (9.09%) Softswitch
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Danish Language
2 2 (9.09%) Swedish Language
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) RPG
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) WSO2
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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