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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
UK
Rank 382 322 338
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 221 336 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.70% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 218 185
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -23.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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
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 20 January 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 -57 208 £450 +5.88% 80
London -13 95 £495 +14.78% 34
South East -24 51 £455 +9.63% 9
Hampshire +10 17 £413 -13.15% 2
East of England +6 14 £458 -3.68% 10
North West -4 13 £356 -8.88% 5
Yorkshire +13 12 £425 -21.29% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 11 £465 +12.72% 8
Berkshire -5 11 £460 +24.32% 1
West Midlands -8 11 £394 -17.10% 4
City of London -22 11 £550 +42.85% 12
Manchester +10 9 £363 -5.10% 4
Scotland +28 8 £469 - 4
West Yorkshire +15 8 £463 -14.35% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £500 +19.76% 1
Leeds +15 7 £500 -7.40% 3
Surrey +10 5 £313 -24.47%
Glasgow +9 5 £500 - 1
South West +8 5 £375 -14.28% 13
Birmingham +1 5 £279 -30.31% 3
Oxfordshire -7 5 £485 +24.35%
East Midlands -10 5 £438 +25.00% 1
Newbury - 5 £450 -
Northampton -12 4 £481 +47.96%
Northamptonshire -13 4 £481 +47.96%
Iver - 4 £450 -
Edinburgh +13 3 £375 - 2
Staffordshire +1 3 £363 -24.67%
Coventry -14 3 £440 -
Cambridge - 3 £475 - 5

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 216 (40.30%) Project Management
2 168 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (23.32%) Finance
4 100 (18.66%) PRINCE2
5 96 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 70 (13.06%) Microsoft
7 61 (11.38%) Migration
8 59 (11.01%) Scrum
9 56 (10.45%) Data Centre
10 49 (9.14%) Waterfall
11 43 (8.02%) SAP
12 42 (7.84%) Security Cleared
13 40 (7.46%) ITIL
14 38 (7.09%) SQL
15 36 (6.72%) Cisco
16 34 (6.34%) JIRA
17 33 (6.16%) Banking
18 32 (5.97%) Oracle
18 32 (5.97%) MS Project
19 31 (5.78%) Programme Management
19 31 (5.78%) SC Cleared
20 30 (5.60%) Windows
20 30 (5.60%) MS Excel
20 30 (5.60%) CRM
21 29 (5.41%) Analytics
22 27 (5.04%) Marketing
23 26 (4.85%) Firewall
23 26 (4.85%) Telecoms
23 26 (4.85%) VMware
24 25 (4.66%) QA

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 (4.29%) Confluence
2 13 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.12%) CMS
4 6 (1.12%) NetWeaver
4 6 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.93%) SAP EP
6 4 (0.75%) Drupal
6 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.37%) Apache
8 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.37%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Documentum
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (5.97%) MS Project
2 30 (5.60%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.99%) MS Office
4 12 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.87%) SAP CRM
3 8 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.12%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.56%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.37%) HFM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.19%) Line 500
8 1 (0.19%) Magento
8 1 (0.19%) Maximo
8 1 (0.19%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.24%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (2.24%) Amazon S3
3 12 (2.24%) Route 53
4 11 (2.05%) Office 365
5 7 (1.31%) SaaS
6 6 (1.12%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.12%) IaaS
6 6 (1.12%) PaaS
7 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.37%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.19%) AdWords
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%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.85%) Firewall
2 18 (3.36%) LAN
3 17 (3.17%) WAN
4 12 (2.24%) SAN
5 8 (1.49%) Network Security
6 7 (1.31%) HTTP
6 7 (1.31%) VoIP
7 6 (1.12%) Internet
8 5 (0.93%) MPLS
8 5 (0.93%) Skype
8 5 (0.93%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.93%) WebEx
8 5 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.75%) DNS
9 4 (0.75%) NAS
9 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.75%) VLAN
9 4 (0.75%) VPN
10 3 (0.56%) Extranet
10 3 (0.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.43%) Big Data
2 12 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.05%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.68%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.31%) DB2
5 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.75%) Flink
7 4 (0.75%) MS Access
7 4 (0.75%) MySQL
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.75%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.37%) GIS
9 2 (0.37%) QlikView
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (6.34%) JIRA
2 14 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.37%) JUnit
4 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
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 APEX
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.19%) Toad
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (23.32%) Finance
2 33 (6.16%) Banking
3 27 (5.04%) Marketing
4 26 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.92%) Retail
6 12 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.87%) Automotive
8 10 (1.87%) Publishing
9 7 (1.31%) Law
10 6 (1.12%) Billing
10 6 (1.12%) Front Office
11 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.75%) Advertising
12 4 (0.75%) German Language
12 4 (0.75%) Legal
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
13 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.73%) Web Services
2 19 (3.54%) HTML
3 13 (2.43%) .NET
4 8 (1.49%) CSS
5 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.12%) Middleware
5 6 (1.12%) SAP Basis
5 6 (1.12%) Silverlight
6 5 (0.93%) REST
6 5 (0.93%) SAP PI
6 5 (0.93%) XML
7 4 (0.75%) Kafka
7 4 (0.75%) RESTful
8 3 (0.56%) HTML5
8 3 (0.56%) jQuery
8 3 (0.56%) JSON
8 3 (0.56%) Spark Streaming
9 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.37%) Java EE
9 2 (0.37%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.43%) PMI
4 11 (2.05%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.87%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.31%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.12%) e-Learning
9 5 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.93%) NHS
9 5 (0.93%) User Experience
10 4 (0.75%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Fintech
11 3 (0.56%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.56%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.60%) Windows
2 15 (2.80%) Linux
3 9 (1.68%) Unix
4 6 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) AIX
7 1 (0.19%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (40.30%) Project Management
2 168 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (18.66%) PRINCE2
4 96 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (11.38%) Migration
6 59 (11.01%) Scrum
7 49 (9.14%) Waterfall
8 40 (7.46%) ITIL
9 31 (5.78%) Programme Management
10 30 (5.60%) CRM
11 29 (5.41%) Analytics
12 24 (4.48%) Risk Management
13 23 (4.29%) ERP
13 23 (4.29%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.10%) Change Control
14 22 (4.10%) Change Management
14 22 (4.10%) Service Delivery
15 19 (3.54%) E-Commerce
16 18 (3.36%) Service Management
16 18 (3.36%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.09%) SQL
2 14 (2.61%) Java
3 12 (2.24%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.68%) Python
5 6 (1.12%) C
5 6 (1.12%) C#
6 5 (0.93%) VBA
7 3 (0.56%) Perl
8 2 (0.37%) COBOL
8 2 (0.37%) PHP
8 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.37%) Ruby
8 2 (0.37%) Scala
8 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.19%) R
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.78%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.29%) PMI Certification
4 20 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (2.99%) Degree
6 15 (2.80%) PMP
7 14 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.93%) APMP
10 5 (0.93%) CCNA
10 5 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.56%) MBA
13 2 (0.37%) CCIE
13 2 (0.37%) CISM
13 2 (0.37%) CISSP
13 2 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.66%) QA
2 8 (1.49%) SLA
3 7 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.19%) EMIR
4 1 (0.19%) FATCA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.43%) Docker
3 11 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.37%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.24%) Kubernetes
1 12 (2.24%) Puppet
2 6 (1.12%) SCCM
3 3 (0.56%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) Grafana
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.19%) Kibana
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.19%) rkt
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.02%) SAP
3 36 (6.72%) Cisco
4 32 (5.97%) Oracle
5 26 (4.85%) VMware
6 18 (3.36%) Citrix
7 12 (2.24%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.68%) Google
9 7 (1.31%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.12%) IBM
11 5 (0.93%) F5
11 5 (0.93%) HP
11 5 (0.93%) hybris
11 5 (0.93%) Juniper
11 5 (0.93%) Remedy
11 5 (0.93%) Tableau
12 4 (0.75%) EMC
13 3 (0.56%) Avaya
13 3 (0.56%) BMC
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £461.73 - £462.73 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Strathclyde, Scotland
University of Strathclyde
Rate: £39,324 - £48,327
Posted: 12 days ago