The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £544 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 57 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.58% 0.21% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 0.22% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £544 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year - +0.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 406 463 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.08% 97.89% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 223 371
Median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 108 46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Essex

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Essex

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in Essex

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in Essex

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Chelmsford - 3 £500 -
Technical Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Essex region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (91.67%) PaaS
1 11 (91.67%) IaaS
1 11 (91.67%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (83.33%) Office 365
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (75.00%) Information Assurance
3 9 (75.00%) SDLC
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 8 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Project Management
4 8 (66.67%) Local Government
5 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
5 7 (58.33%) GDPR
5 7 (58.33%) Skype
6 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (25.00%) PMO
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 1 (8.33%) Electronics
9 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (8.33%) Python
9 1 (8.33%) CRM

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (58.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Dynamics 365
1 11 (91.67%) IaaS
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (91.67%) PaaS
2 10 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Skype
General
1 8 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 9 (75.00%) SDLC
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
3 8 (66.67%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 8 (66.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) GDPR
2 3 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware