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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 377 317 365
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 260 380 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.73% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 262 206
Median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £438 £405
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £28.00

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016.

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
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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -77 243 £475 +6.14% 55
London -18 116 £500 +11.11% 26
South East -27 46 £475 +6.14% 11
North West -7 23 £438 +6.83% 4
West Midlands -8 16 £450 -5.26%
East of England +2 15 £500 +14.28% 3
City of London -19 14 £463 +23.33% 9
Cambridgeshire +13 12 £483 - 1
Berkshire -20 12 £475 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire +17 11 £425 -14.14% 4
Scotland +14 11 £469 +17.18% 2
Manchester -10 11 £375 -4.09% 2
East Midlands -14 10 £390 -8.23% 2
West Yorkshire +21 8 £413 -16.66% 1
Cheshire +16 7 £638 +41.66% 2
Glasgow +9 7 £500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +8 7 £450 - 2
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £550 +10.83%
Warrington +5 7 £638 -10.90%
Oxfordshire -4 7 £493 +26.28% 2
Surrey +16 6 £250 -39.39% 1
Leeds +16 6 £413 -23.61% 1
South West 0 6 £375 -9.09% 3
Coventry -1 6 £450 -25.00%
Milton Keynes +8 5 £550 +22.22%
West Sussex +4 5 £425 -1.73%
Cambridge +16 4 £500 - 1
Reading +2 4 £460 +26.02%
Staffordshire +2 4 £425 -11.68%
Birmingham -5 4 £456 +4.28%

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 237 (39.70%) Project Management
2 213 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (24.29%) Finance
4 106 (17.76%) PRINCE2
5 105 (17.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (11.89%) Microsoft
7 65 (10.89%) Migration
8 64 (10.72%) Scrum
9 61 (10.22%) Data Centre
10 59 (9.88%) Waterfall
11 53 (8.88%) Banking
12 51 (8.54%) Security Cleared
13 48 (8.04%) Programme Management
14 42 (7.04%) Cisco
14 42 (7.04%) MS Project
15 40 (6.70%) ITIL
15 40 (6.70%) SC Cleared
16 39 (6.53%) SQL
17 37 (6.20%) SAP
17 37 (6.20%) Windows
18 36 (6.03%) Oracle
19 34 (5.70%) MS Excel
20 32 (5.36%) JIRA
21 29 (4.86%) Change Control
22 28 (4.69%) Analytics
22 28 (4.69%) Risk Management
23 27 (4.52%) CRM
24 26 (4.36%) Telecoms
24 26 (4.36%) VMware
24 26 (4.36%) Retail

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 23 (3.85%) Confluence
2 19 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.01%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.01%) Apache
5 6 (1.01%) CMS
5 6 (1.01%) NetWeaver
6 5 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.84%) SAP EP
6 5 (0.84%) SAS
6 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.34%) Drupal
9 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 42 (7.04%) MS Project
2 34 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.35%) MS Office
5 9 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.34%) SAP CRM
3 7 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.67%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.34%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.34%) HFM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.17%) Line 500
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (2.01%) Amazon S3
3 12 (2.01%) Office 365
3 12 (2.01%) Route 53
4 9 (1.51%) PaaS
5 7 (1.17%) IaaS
5 7 (1.17%) SaaS
6 6 (1.01%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.50%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.17%) AdWords
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.18%) LAN
1 19 (3.18%) WAN
2 17 (2.85%) Firewall
3 16 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (2.18%) SAN
5 11 (1.84%) HTTP
6 7 (1.17%) Unified Communications
6 7 (1.17%) Wireless
7 6 (1.01%) Internet
7 6 (1.01%) Skype
7 6 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.01%) WebEx
8 5 (0.84%) BGP
8 5 (0.84%) Network Security
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.67%) Intranet
9 4 (0.67%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.67%) MPLS
9 4 (0.67%) OSPF
9 4 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.85%) Big Data
2 15 (2.51%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.84%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.84%) DB2
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.67%) Flink
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.34%) Essbase
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.34%) QlikView
11 2 (0.34%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (5.36%) JIRA
2 14 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.34%) Hudson
4 2 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.34%) Toad
5 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.17%) Mockito
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 145 (24.29%) Finance
2 53 (8.88%) Banking
3 26 (4.36%) Retail
3 26 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.69%) Marketing
5 21 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.18%) Law
7 14 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.68%) Automotive
8 10 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.68%) Publishing
9 7 (1.17%) Front Office
9 7 (1.17%) Legal
10 6 (1.01%) Billing
11 5 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.50%) Advertising
13 3 (0.50%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.35%) Web Services
2 19 (3.18%) HTML
3 15 (2.51%) .NET
4 10 (1.68%) CSS
5 9 (1.51%) Middleware
6 7 (1.17%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.01%) REST
7 6 (1.01%) SAP Basis
7 6 (1.01%) XML
8 5 (0.84%) SAP PI
9 4 (0.67%) Kafka
9 4 (0.67%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.50%) jQuery
10 3 (0.50%) JSP
10 3 (0.50%) RESTful
10 3 (0.50%) SOAP
10 3 (0.50%) Spark Streaming
10 3 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.22%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.18%) Virtual Team
4 12 (2.01%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.51%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.51%) PMI
8 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.34%) User Experience
9 7 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.01%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.01%) Social Network
11 5 (0.84%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.67%) Life Science
12 4 (0.67%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.50%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.20%) Windows
2 16 (2.68%) Unix
3 14 (2.35%) Linux
4 12 (2.01%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.17%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (39.70%) Project Management
2 213 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (17.76%) PRINCE2
4 105 (17.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (10.89%) Migration
6 64 (10.72%) Scrum
7 59 (9.88%) Waterfall
8 48 (8.04%) Programme Management
9 40 (6.70%) ITIL
10 29 (4.86%) Change Control
11 28 (4.69%) Analytics
11 28 (4.69%) Risk Management
12 27 (4.52%) CRM
13 25 (4.19%) Change Management
13 25 (4.19%) Project Planning
13 25 (4.19%) Supplier Management
14 24 (4.02%) ERP
14 24 (4.02%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.69%) Kanban
15 22 (3.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.53%) SQL
2 19 (3.18%) Java
3 15 (2.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.01%) C#
5 5 (0.84%) C
6 2 (0.34%) C++
6 2 (0.34%) COBOL
6 2 (0.34%) PHP
6 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.34%) Python
6 2 (0.34%) Ruby
6 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.34%) VBA
7 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.17%) R
7 1 (0.17%) Scala
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) VB
7 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.52%) PMI Certification
4 18 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (2.51%) Degree
5 15 (2.51%) PMP
5 15 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (2.01%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.34%) CCNA
9 6 (1.01%) APMP
9 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.50%) CCNP
11 3 (0.50%) MBA
11 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.34%) CISM
12 2 (0.34%) CISSP
12 2 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.18%) QA
2 10 (1.68%) SLA
3 9 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.18%) Docker
3 11 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.18%) Puppet
2 12 (2.01%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.01%) SCCM
4 2 (0.34%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.17%) Grafana
5 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) logstash
5 1 (0.17%) OpenView
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.17%) rkt
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.04%) Cisco
3 37 (6.20%) SAP
4 36 (6.03%) Oracle
5 26 (4.36%) VMware
6 19 (3.18%) Citrix
7 13 (2.18%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.68%) IBM
9 9 (1.51%) Google
9 9 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.17%) HP
12 5 (0.84%) F5
12 5 (0.84%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.84%) Juniper
12 5 (0.84%) Tableau
13 4 (0.67%) hybris
13 4 (0.67%) Informatica
14 3 (0.50%) Avaya
14 3 (0.50%) Siemens
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