Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 331 334
Rank change year-on-year -72 +3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 243 306 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.71% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 201 200
London median daily rate £473 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £312 £363 £310
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
London median hourly rate - £32.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.07% -25.45%
England median hourly rate - £34.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year - +40.32% -5.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in London

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in London

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in London

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in London

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Central London -9 42 £450 - 10
West London -14 10 £430 -14.00% 1
South London -25 8 £500 +5.26%
East London -2 5 £550 +57.14% 3
North London -5 5 £255 -41.71% 1
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 72 (29.63%) Project Management
2 64 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.93%) Finance
4 41 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (15.23%) PRINCE2
6 31 (12.76%) Microsoft
7 25 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (9.88%) Oracle
9 23 (9.47%) Windows
10 21 (8.64%) Banking
11 20 (8.23%) Java
12 18 (7.41%) ITIL
12 18 (7.41%) Retail
12 18 (7.41%) Office 365
13 17 (7.00%) Security Cleared
14 16 (6.58%) SQL
14 16 (6.58%) Project Planning
14 16 (6.58%) Big Data
15 14 (5.76%) Scrum
15 14 (5.76%) Degree
16 13 (5.35%) Telecoms
16 13 (5.35%) Migration
16 13 (5.35%) SAP
17 12 (4.94%) JavaScript
17 12 (4.94%) Risk Management
17 12 (4.94%) SC Cleared
18 11 (4.53%) Kanban
18 11 (4.53%) JIRA
18 11 (4.53%) DevOps
18 11 (4.53%) SQL Server

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.29%) CMS
3 6 (2.47%) Confluence
4 5 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.23%) WordPress
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.82%) Drupal
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.23%) Magento
3 3 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.41%) Office 365
2 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.82%) GitHub
6 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Akamai
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Serverless
7 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.70%) Firewall
1 9 (3.70%) Skype
2 8 (3.29%) LAN
3 7 (2.88%) WAN
4 4 (1.65%) Internet
4 4 (1.65%) NAS
4 4 (1.65%) VoIP
4 4 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.23%) 3G
5 3 (1.23%) 4G
5 3 (1.23%) GSM
5 3 (1.23%) HTTP
5 3 (1.23%) LDAP
5 3 (1.23%) VPN
6 2 (0.82%) Broadband
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) SAN
6 2 (0.82%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.58%) Big Data
2 11 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.23%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.23%) GIS
4 3 (1.23%) MySQL
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.82%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.41%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.53%) JIRA
2 6 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.41%) Appium
4 1 (0.41%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.41%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 46 (18.93%) Finance
2 21 (8.64%) Banking
3 18 (7.41%) Retail
4 13 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.12%) Marketing
6 7 (2.88%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.06%) Legal
7 5 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.65%) Back Office
8 4 (1.65%) Electronics
8 4 (1.65%) Law
9 3 (1.23%) Advertising
9 3 (1.23%) Automotive
9 3 (1.23%) Local Government
10 2 (0.82%) Games
10 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.88%) HTML
2 6 (2.47%) .NET
3 5 (2.06%) Node.js
3 5 (2.06%) Web Services
4 4 (1.65%) Middleware
4 4 (1.65%) XML
5 3 (1.23%) CSS
5 3 (1.23%) HTML5
5 3 (1.23%) SOAP
6 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.82%) JSON
6 2 (0.82%) Kafka
6 2 (0.82%) Sensu
6 2 (0.82%) XHTML
7 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.41%) VML
7 1 (0.41%) WSDL
7 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.88%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.06%) PMI
6 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.65%) NHS
7 3 (1.23%) Derivative
7 3 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.23%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) CMDB
8 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.82%) EPoS
8 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.82%) iPhone
8 2 (0.82%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.82%) STB
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.47%) Windows
2 10 (4.12%) Linux
3 9 (3.70%) Unix
4 4 (1.65%) Android
5 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.23%) Solaris
5 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) AIX
6 2 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) MVS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.63%) Project Management
2 64 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (15.23%) PRINCE2
5 18 (7.41%) ITIL
6 16 (6.58%) Project Planning
7 14 (5.76%) Scrum
8 13 (5.35%) Migration
9 12 (4.94%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.53%) CRM
10 11 (4.53%) DevOps
10 11 (4.53%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.53%) Kanban
11 10 (4.12%) Analytics
11 10 (4.12%) Programme Management
11 10 (4.12%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.70%) Change Management
13 7 (2.88%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (2.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.23%) Java
2 16 (6.58%) SQL
3 12 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.12%) Python
5 6 (2.47%) C#
5 6 (2.47%) Perl
6 5 (2.06%) C
6 5 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.65%) C++
8 3 (1.23%) VBScript
9 2 (0.82%) PHP
9 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.82%) Rust
9 2 (0.82%) Scala
9 2 (0.82%) VBA
10 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.41%) Ruby
10 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.76%) Degree
3 12 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.53%) PMP
5 10 (4.12%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.23%) CISSP
8 3 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) APMP
9 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.41%) MCP
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.65%) PMO
3 3 (1.23%) GDPR
4 2 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) MiFID
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.82%) Docker
3 2 (0.82%) Firmware
3 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.41%) Samba
4 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) BladeLogic
1 3 (1.23%) SCCM
2 2 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.41%) Control-M
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.88%) Oracle
3 13 (5.35%) SAP
4 6 (2.47%) Cisco
4 6 (2.47%) hybris
5 5 (2.06%) ATG
6 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.65%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.65%) VMware
7 3 (1.23%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.23%) BMC
7 3 (1.23%) Google
7 3 (1.23%) JDA
7 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.23%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.23%) Teradata
7 3 (1.23%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.82%) Capita
8 2 (0.82%) IBM
8 2 (0.82%) Symantec