Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 123 142
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 30 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.89% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 23
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £337 £359 £251
90th Percentile £508 £541 £499
South East median daily rate £475 £428 £458
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.56% +7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - £31.63

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 3,696 3,581 4,399
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.29% 92.51% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,917 1,761 2,329
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £244 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 153 169
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +11.11% -34.94%
10th Percentile £11.07 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £39.75 £29.20
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +14.29%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -1 12 £450 -15.09% 1
Slough -7 3 £488 +21.88%
Maidenhead -10 3 £488 -
Newbury -11 2 £500 -4.76% 1
Bracknell - 2 £408 -
Technical Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Release Management
7 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (13.33%) Capita
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
8 3 (10.00%) Power BI
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) Linux
8 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.00%) Firewall
8 3 (10.00%) 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 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
3 1 (3.33%) DECT
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) PBX
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) SNMP
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Power BI
General
1 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Release Management
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CCDA
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) CCVP
2 1 (3.33%) CISA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Capita
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) Veeam
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) hybris
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Nortel