Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 164 183
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 37 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.79% 0.66% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.69% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 20
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £368 £332 £260
90th Percentile £763 £500 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -33.82% - +23.64%

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 4422 4952 5662
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.01% 96.02% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2627 2877 3299
East of England median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £205 £205 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 362 507
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.58 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.95% +2.88% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.51 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +1.74%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 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
Essex -15 12 £538 +34.38%
Bedfordshire -3 10 £515 +26.77%
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £400 -8.57% 3
Hertfordshire -7 5 £425 -2.86%
Norfolk +5 2 £200 -58.97%
East Anglia - 1 £800 -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Project Management
3 11 (29.73%) IaaS
3 11 (29.73%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (29.73%) PaaS
3 11 (29.73%) Office 365
4 10 (27.03%) SDLC
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) Migration
5 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (24.32%) Information Assurance
5 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
5 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
6 8 (21.62%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (21.62%) DevOps
6 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
6 8 (21.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (21.62%) Skype
6 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) Local Government
7 7 (18.92%) Programme Management
7 7 (18.92%) GDPR
7 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.11%) Legal

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 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Dynamics 365
1 11 (29.73%) IaaS
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
1 11 (29.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Skype
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Local Government
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Project Management
3 10 (27.03%) Migration
3 10 (27.03%) SDLC
4 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
4 9 (24.32%) Information Assurance
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (21.62%) DevOps
5 8 (21.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.92%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.41%) People Management
9 2 (5.41%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) GDPR
2 3 (8.11%) PMO
3 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Avaya
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) VMware