The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 April 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 111 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 17 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.81% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.63% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Median daily rate £510 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £365 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £416
% change year-on-year +4.04% +3.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1984 2530 2668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.66% 96.64% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1483 1484
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 155 260
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the East of England

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in the East of England

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in the East of England

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in the East of England

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Bedfordshire +7 8 £520 +22.35%
Hertfordshire +7 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £563 +21.62%
Essex - 1 £500 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 East of England region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Project Management
3 9 (28.13%) SAP
3 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) ERP
5 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) SAP CRM
5 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 6 (18.75%) Marketing
5 6 (18.75%) SAP ERP
5 6 (18.75%) Silverlight
5 6 (18.75%) Analytics
5 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 6 (18.75%) Personalization
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Windows
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle
7 3 (9.38%) Legal
7 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (6.25%) People Management
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SAP CRM
1 6 (18.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
2 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) GIS
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
1 6 (18.75%) Silverlight
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) ERP
4 6 (18.75%) Analytics
4 6 (18.75%) CRM
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Personalization
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) People Management
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCIE
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Avaya
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) BT
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) VMware