The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
England / London
Rank 286 259 276
Rank change year-on-year -27 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 117 164 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.75% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.78% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 121 77
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £21.50
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
City of London +7 20 £525 +8.52% 9
Westminster +7 1 £550 +33.33%
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Feltham - 1 - - 1
Hayes - 1 £550 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 75 (33.19%) Project Management
2 70 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (22.12%) Finance
4 44 (19.47%) PRINCE2
5 31 (13.72%) ITIL
6 30 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (11.95%) Microsoft
8 24 (10.62%) Scrum
9 21 (9.29%) Migration
9 21 (9.29%) Data Centre
10 18 (7.96%) Banking
11 17 (7.52%) Cisco
11 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
12 16 (7.08%) Windows
13 15 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (6.19%) Oracle
15 13 (5.75%) Waterfall
16 12 (5.31%) SC Cleared
16 12 (5.31%) Marketing
16 12 (5.31%) Change Control
16 12 (5.31%) SQL
16 12 (5.31%) PMI Certification
16 12 (5.31%) Retail
16 12 (5.31%) Programme Management
17 10 (4.42%) VMware
17 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
17 10 (4.42%) MS Excel
17 10 (4.42%) Web Services
17 10 (4.42%) ITIL V3

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (2.21%) Drupal
2 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.65%) MS Office
2 6 (2.65%) MS Project
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.77%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.88%) HFM
3 2 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.98%) Office 365
2 3 (1.33%) PaaS
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Force.com
4 1 (0.44%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.44%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.54%) Firewall
2 7 (3.10%) LAN
3 6 (2.65%) SAN
3 6 (2.65%) WAN
4 5 (2.21%) HTTP
4 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.21%) WebEx
5 4 (1.77%) BGP
5 4 (1.77%) Internet
6 3 (1.33%) DNS
6 3 (1.33%) Extranet
6 3 (1.33%) Network Security
6 3 (1.33%) OSPF
6 3 (1.33%) Skype
6 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.33%) VoIP
6 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.88%) Telepresence
7 2 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.54%) Big Data
2 7 (3.10%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.65%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.33%) DB2
5 3 (1.33%) GIS
5 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.88%) Flink
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.65%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Hudson
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) JUnit
3 1 (0.44%) Mockito
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (22.12%) Finance
2 18 (7.96%) Banking
3 12 (5.31%) Marketing
3 12 (5.31%) Retail
4 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.10%) Legal
7 5 (2.21%) Electronics
7 5 (2.21%) Front Office
8 4 (1.77%) Law
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.42%) Web Services
2 8 (3.54%) .NET
3 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.77%) XML
5 3 (1.33%) J2SE
5 3 (1.33%) JSON
5 3 (1.33%) Middleware
6 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.88%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.88%) HTML
6 2 (0.88%) jQuery
6 2 (0.88%) Kafka
6 2 (0.88%) XMPP
7 1 (0.44%) COM
7 1 (0.44%) EDI
7 1 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.65%) Fintech
4 5 (2.21%) PMI
4 5 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.21%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.77%) User Experience
6 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.33%) Handset
6 3 (1.33%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.88%) BYOD
7 2 (0.88%) CMDB
7 2 (0.88%) Derivative
7 2 (0.88%) EPoS
7 2 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.08%) Windows
2 8 (3.54%) Linux
3 6 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.21%) Android
5 2 (0.88%) Unix
5 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.19%) Project Management
2 70 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.47%) PRINCE2
4 31 (13.72%) ITIL
5 30 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (10.62%) Scrum
7 21 (9.29%) Migration
8 13 (5.75%) Waterfall
9 12 (5.31%) Change Control
9 12 (5.31%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.42%) ITIL V3
10 10 (4.42%) SDLC
11 9 (3.98%) Kanban
12 8 (3.54%) CRM
12 8 (3.54%) ITSM
13 7 (3.10%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.10%) DevOps
13 7 (3.10%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.10%) ERP
13 7 (3.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.31%) SQL
2 9 (3.98%) Java
3 5 (2.21%) Python
4 4 (1.77%) C#
4 4 (1.77%) Perl
5 3 (1.33%) C
5 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 12 (5.31%) PMI Certification
3 12 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.54%) ISEB
4 8 (3.54%) PMP
5 6 (2.65%) Degree
5 6 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.21%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.77%) APMP
7 4 (1.77%) CCNA
8 2 (0.88%) CCNP
8 2 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) CISM
9 1 (0.44%) CISSP
9 1 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) SLA
3 4 (1.77%) PMO
4 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.44%) EMIR
5 1 (0.44%) FATCA
5 1 (0.44%) MiFID
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.44%) Docker
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.44%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.44%) Grafana
2 1 (0.44%) Kibana
2 1 (0.44%) logstash
2 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.44%) rkt
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.52%) Cisco
3 14 (6.19%) Oracle
4 10 (4.42%) VMware
5 7 (3.10%) Adobe
5 7 (3.10%) SAP
6 5 (2.21%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.21%) Remedy
6 5 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.21%) Tableau
7 4 (1.77%) BMC
7 4 (1.77%) F5
8 3 (1.33%) Citrix
8 3 (1.33%) Juniper
8 3 (1.33%) Sybase
9 2 (0.88%) Avaya
9 2 (0.88%) EMC
9 2 (0.88%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
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