The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £461 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 107 95
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 13 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 0.78% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.84% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 17
Median daily rate £461 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.31% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +61.76% -13.37%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1728 2268 2701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.53% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1170 1389
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +59.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Reading +20 3 £473 +33.56%
Newbury +5 3 £450 -
Slough +4 2 £400 -
Maidenhead - 1 £525 - 1
Technical Manager
South East

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) SAN
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (16.00%) Remedy
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) NAS
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Network Security
7 3 (12.00%) QA
7 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office
7 3 (12.00%) SAP
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) BMC
7 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
7 3 (12.00%) Project Governance

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) NAS
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
4 2 (8.00%) Skype
5 1 (4.00%) IGMP
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) EDI
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (8.00%) PKI
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) AS400
5 1 (4.00%) iSeries
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) PMI
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (8.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (8.00%) Product Management
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (4.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) People Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MBA
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Remedy
4 3 (12.00%) BMC
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Genesys
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.00%) Tableau