The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
UK
Rank 360 331 342
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 246 331 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.64% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 226 188
Median daily rate £461 £441 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.56% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £347 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -23.61%
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 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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -15 225 £461 +2.41% 73
London -8 101 £498 +4.73% 30
South East -2 57 £466 +8.43% 15
City of London -8 22 £500 +5.26% 11
Hampshire +12 20 £400 -15.78% 1
North West +3 16 £416 +0.54% 6
East of England +1 14 £400 -7.24% 6
Berkshire +13 13 £460 +31.42% 3
Scotland +25 12 £450 +12.50% 2
South West +9 12 £390 -8.23% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £519 +24.25% 4
West Midlands +4 11 £425 -10.52% 4
Yorkshire +22 9 £425 -20.93% 2
Manchester +10 9 £400 -0.62% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £375 -9.09% 2
Glasgow - 8 £478 -
West Yorkshire +19 6 £463 -13.95% 1
Milton Keynes +3 6 £550 +31.73% 1
South Wales +16 4 £375 -6.25%
Surrey +13 4 £475 +14.45% 2
Bristol +8 4 £360 -12.19%
Wales +8 4 £375 -6.25%
Reading +6 4 £473 +98.94% 1
Edinburgh +6 4 £423 +5.62%
Leeds +3 4 £575 +6.97% 1
Wiltshire -1 4 £450 -2.70% 2
Iver - 4 £450 -
Kent - 4 £430 - 3
Cambridge +12 3 £375 +2.73% 1
Winchester +5 3 £300 -14.28%

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 193 (36.62%) Project Management
2 154 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (22.96%) Finance
4 107 (20.30%) PRINCE2
5 91 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (13.09%) Microsoft
7 63 (11.95%) Migration
8 58 (11.01%) Scrum
9 52 (9.87%) Data Centre
10 45 (8.54%) ITIL
11 41 (7.78%) Security Cleared
12 34 (6.45%) Waterfall
12 34 (6.45%) Oracle
13 33 (6.26%) SQL
14 32 (6.07%) Telecoms
14 32 (6.07%) Windows
14 32 (6.07%) SAP
14 32 (6.07%) Cisco
14 32 (6.07%) SC Cleared
15 27 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 26 (4.93%) Firewall
16 26 (4.93%) Programme Management
17 25 (4.74%) Service Management
17 25 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
17 25 (4.74%) Banking
17 25 (4.74%) Marketing
17 25 (4.74%) JIRA
17 25 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (4.55%) Service Delivery
18 24 (4.55%) VMware

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (3.04%) Confluence
2 15 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.14%) Drupal
3 6 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.95%) CMS
4 5 (0.95%) NetWeaver
4 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.76%) SAP EP
5 4 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.19%) Documentum
7 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.17%) MS Project
3 16 (3.04%) MS Office
4 8 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 9 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (1.71%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.14%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.57%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) HFM
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.38%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Line 500
6 1 (0.19%) Magento
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.42%) Office 365
4 12 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.28%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (2.28%) Amazon S3
4 12 (2.28%) Route 53
5 6 (1.14%) IaaS
5 6 (1.14%) PaaS
6 5 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.76%) SaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.38%) Boomi
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Force.com
9 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.93%) Firewall
2 19 (3.61%) LAN
3 17 (3.23%) WAN
4 13 (2.47%) SAN
5 9 (1.71%) Network Security
6 8 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.33%) DNS
7 7 (1.33%) Internet
7 7 (1.33%) VoIP
8 6 (1.14%) BGP
8 6 (1.14%) HTTP
8 6 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.95%) OSPF
9 5 (0.95%) Skype
9 5 (0.95%) WebEx
10 4 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.76%) NAS
10 4 (0.76%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.57%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (2.09%) Big Data
2 11 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 8 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.14%) DB2
5 5 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.76%) Flink
6 4 (0.76%) MS Access
6 4 (0.76%) MySQL
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.38%) DataStage
8 2 (0.38%) GIS
8 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.74%) JIRA
2 14 (2.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.38%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.38%) JUnit
4 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) Hudson
5 1 (0.19%) Mockito
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.19%) Toad
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 121 (22.96%) Finance
2 32 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.74%) Banking
3 25 (4.74%) Marketing
4 20 (3.80%) Retail
5 10 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.71%) Legal
7 7 (1.33%) Automotive
7 7 (1.33%) Billing
7 7 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.33%) Publishing
8 5 (0.95%) Front Office
8 5 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.80%) Web Services
2 18 (3.42%) HTML
3 11 (2.09%) .NET
4 7 (1.33%) CSS
4 7 (1.33%) Middleware
4 7 (1.33%) REST
5 6 (1.14%) Silverlight
6 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.95%) SAP Basis
6 5 (0.95%) XML
7 4 (0.76%) Kafka
7 4 (0.76%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.57%) HTML5
8 3 (0.57%) J2SE
8 3 (0.57%) JSON
8 3 (0.57%) RESTful
8 3 (0.57%) SOAP
8 3 (0.57%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (0.57%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.28%) PMI
4 10 (1.90%) Virtual Team
5 9 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.33%) NHS
8 6 (1.14%) Fintech
9 5 (0.95%) e-Learning
9 5 (0.95%) User Experience
9 5 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.57%) Derivative
10 3 (0.57%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.57%) Handset
10 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.07%) Windows
2 15 (2.85%) Linux
3 8 (1.52%) Unix
4 5 (0.95%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) Android
7 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (36.62%) Project Management
2 154 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (20.30%) PRINCE2
4 91 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (11.95%) Migration
6 58 (11.01%) Scrum
7 45 (8.54%) ITIL
8 34 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 26 (4.93%) Programme Management
10 25 (4.74%) Service Management
11 24 (4.55%) Service Delivery
12 22 (4.17%) Kanban
13 21 (3.98%) CRM
13 21 (3.98%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.80%) Analytics
15 19 (3.61%) SDLC
16 18 (3.42%) Change Management
16 18 (3.42%) E-Commerce
16 18 (3.42%) ERP
17 17 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.26%) SQL
2 14 (2.66%) Java
3 10 (1.90%) Python
4 9 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.33%) C
6 5 (0.95%) C#
7 4 (0.76%) Perl
7 4 (0.76%) VBA
8 3 (0.57%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.38%) Ruby
9 2 (0.38%) Scala
9 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) COBOL
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) R
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.07%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (4.17%) PMI Certification
5 19 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (2.85%) PMP
7 14 (2.66%) Degree
8 12 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.71%) CCNA
11 8 (1.52%) ISEB
12 6 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.95%) APMP
13 5 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.76%) CCNP
14 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.38%) CCIE
15 2 (0.38%) CISSP
15 2 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.80%) QA
2 11 (2.09%) SLA
3 7 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.19%) EMIR
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.47%) Docker
3 11 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.38%) Firmware
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.28%) Kubernetes
1 12 (2.28%) Puppet
2 5 (0.95%) SCCM
3 4 (0.76%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.19%) Grafana
4 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.19%) Kibana
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.19%) rkt
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.45%) Oracle
3 32 (6.07%) Cisco
3 32 (6.07%) SAP
4 24 (4.55%) VMware
5 16 (3.04%) Citrix
6 12 (2.28%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.52%) Adobe
7 8 (1.52%) F5
7 8 (1.52%) Google
7 8 (1.52%) Juniper
8 6 (1.14%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.14%) Tableau
9 5 (0.95%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.95%) Remedy
10 4 (0.76%) EMC
10 4 (0.76%) HP
10 4 (0.76%) hybris
10 4 (0.76%) Pegasus
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £400 per day Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Piksel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 27 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago