Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 140 130
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 35 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.85% 0.65% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.70% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 26
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £429 £360 £384
90th Percentile £538 £513 £497
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £36.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -27.27% +76.79%

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 3778 3988 4655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.90% 92.31% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 2162 2527
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £213
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 188 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.73 £46.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

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 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 17 November 2017. 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 +9 8 £548 +17.74%
Slough +11 4 £438 -14.63%
Bracknell +5 3 £500 -2.44%
Newbury -5 3 £475 +18.75%
Maidenhead -12 3 - -
Windsor - 1 £475 -
Technical Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.86%) ITIL
5 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 6 (17.14%) Virtual Team
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
8 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (11.43%) PMP
9 4 (11.43%) WLAN
9 4 (11.43%) Huawei
9 4 (11.43%) QA
9 4 (11.43%) PMO
10 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team Management
10 3 (8.57%) Server Patching
10 3 (8.57%) Open Source
10 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
10 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
10 3 (8.57%) System Testing
10 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
10 3 (8.57%) Middleware
10 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Scrum

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 1 (2.86%) SAS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sprinklr
1 1 (2.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (11.43%) WLAN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
1 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Blog
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.86%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Server Patching
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) System Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team Management
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.43%) PMP
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PMO
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Huawei
2 2 (5.71%) Citrix
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.86%) Facebook
3 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter