Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Manager
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 129 142
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 34 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 0.83% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 18
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.97% +0.56%
10th Percentile £366 £383 £331
90th Percentile £548 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £475 £436 £470
% change year-on-year +9.07% -7.34% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - £36.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,618 3,667 4,130
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.09% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,851 1,927 2,235
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 138 195
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.92 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.70 £39.75 £41.45
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Technical Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Berkshire

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Berkshire

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in Berkshire

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in Berkshire

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 12 £450 +6.19% 1
Maidenhead +1 4 £500 - 1
Bracknell +4 3 £454 - 1
Newbury -7 3 £500 -
Slough -9 3 £563 +30.43%
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Technical Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 14 (41.18%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (23.53%) Finance
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (20.59%) Migration
5 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
6 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (14.71%) Release Management
7 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 5 (14.71%) Power BI
8 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.76%) SCCM
8 4 (11.76%) SCOM
8 4 (11.76%) Degree
8 4 (11.76%) Veeam
8 4 (11.76%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) HP
9 3 (8.82%) Internet

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Broadband
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) FTP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.94%) PBX
3 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.94%) SMTP
3 1 (2.94%) SNMP
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) WAAS
3 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Power BI
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) German Language
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) French Language
5 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.94%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Node.js
1 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) Migration
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) Release Management
7 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team Management
9 2 (5.88%) Contract Management
9 2 (5.88%) Decision-Making
9 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) CCDA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CCVP
3 1 (2.94%) CISA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) HP
3 4 (11.76%) Veeam
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Nortel
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau