The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 286 295
Rank change year-on-year -32 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 104 151 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.73% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 108 87
Median daily rate £460 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £327 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £701 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +0.57% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £27.12
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 - £21.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 - £34.94
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 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 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
City of London -14 11 £438 -7.89% 8
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 84 (37.84%) Project Management
2 55 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (21.17%) Finance
4 46 (20.72%) PRINCE2
5 41 (18.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (15.32%) Microsoft
7 26 (11.71%) ITIL
8 22 (9.91%) Migration
8 22 (9.91%) Data Centre
9 17 (7.66%) Windows
10 16 (7.21%) PMP
10 16 (7.21%) PMI Certification
10 16 (7.21%) Retail
10 16 (7.21%) Scrum
10 16 (7.21%) Office 365
11 15 (6.76%) Security Cleared
11 15 (6.76%) Telecoms
11 15 (6.76%) Banking
11 15 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (5.86%) Web Services
14 12 (5.41%) Java
15 11 (4.95%) Cisco
15 11 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (4.95%) SC Cleared
16 10 (4.50%) SDLC
16 10 (4.50%) Oracle
16 10 (4.50%) Legal
16 10 (4.50%) Virtual Team

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 7 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.80%) Drupal
2 4 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.90%) Confluence
4 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.45%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.21%) Office 365
2 11 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Akamai
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) Internet
1 8 (3.60%) LAN
2 6 (2.70%) WAN
3 5 (2.25%) 4G
3 5 (2.25%) HTTP
4 4 (1.80%) Network Security
4 4 (1.80%) Skype
5 3 (1.35%) 3G
5 3 (1.35%) Firewall
5 3 (1.35%) MPLS
5 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.35%) VoIP
5 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.90%) BGP
6 2 (0.90%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.90%) OSPF
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.45%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) GIS
3 2 (0.90%) Big Data
3 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.90%) MySQL
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.45%) DB2
4 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.45%) HBase
4 1 (0.45%) MS Access
4 1 (0.45%) QlikView
4 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 47 (21.17%) Finance
2 16 (7.21%) Retail
3 15 (6.76%) Banking
3 15 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.50%) Legal
5 8 (3.60%) Marketing
6 7 (3.15%) Electronics
7 5 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.80%) Law
8 4 (1.80%) Publishing
9 3 (1.35%) Front Office
10 2 (0.90%) Advertising
11 1 (0.45%) Billing
11 1 (0.45%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) Local Government
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) Web Services
2 7 (3.15%) JSON
2 7 (3.15%) Middleware
2 7 (3.15%) XML
3 5 (2.25%) .NET
4 3 (1.35%) REST
4 3 (1.35%) SOAP
5 2 (0.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.90%) J2EE
5 2 (0.90%) Node.js
5 2 (0.90%) React
5 2 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.45%) EDI
6 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.45%) J2SE
6 1 (0.45%) JDBC
6 1 (0.45%) jQuery
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.50%) Virtual Team
4 9 (4.05%) EPoS
5 8 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.70%) CCTV
6 6 (2.70%) Fintech
7 5 (2.25%) PMI
8 4 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.80%) User Experience
9 3 (1.35%) Handset
9 3 (1.35%) Tandem
10 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.90%) BYOD
10 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.90%) DataPower
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.45%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.66%) Windows
2 6 (2.70%) Unix
3 5 (2.25%) Android
3 5 (2.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.80%) Linux
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.90%) AIX
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.90%) Solaris
6 2 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.84%) Project Management
2 55 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (20.72%) PRINCE2
4 41 (18.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (11.71%) ITIL
6 22 (9.91%) Migration
7 16 (7.21%) Scrum
8 10 (4.50%) SDLC
9 8 (3.60%) Change Control
9 8 (3.60%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.15%) DevOps
10 7 (3.15%) Line Management
10 7 (3.15%) Programme Management
10 7 (3.15%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.15%) Service Management
10 7 (3.15%) Waterfall
11 6 (2.70%) ITSM
11 6 (2.70%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.25%) Change Management
12 5 (2.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.41%) Java
2 9 (4.05%) SQL
3 5 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.80%) Perl
5 3 (1.35%) C#
5 3 (1.35%) Ruby
5 3 (1.35%) VBScript
6 2 (0.90%) C
6 2 (0.90%) PHP
6 2 (0.90%) Python
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (7.21%) PMI Certification
1 16 (7.21%) PMP
2 15 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 15 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.60%) ISEB
5 8 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.70%) Degree
7 4 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.35%) APMP
8 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.35%) CISSP
9 2 (0.90%) CCNA
9 2 (0.90%) CCNP
9 2 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) CCDP
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) PMO
2 4 (1.80%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) MiFID
3 3 (1.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) HDFS
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.45%) XenApp
3 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) SCCM
2 3 (1.35%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.90%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.45%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.95%) Cisco
3 10 (4.50%) Oracle
4 7 (3.15%) Adobe
4 7 (3.15%) BMC
5 6 (2.70%) Remedy
5 6 (2.70%) SAP
5 6 (2.70%) VMware
6 4 (1.80%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.80%) Tableau
7 3 (1.35%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.35%) Avaya
7 3 (1.35%) EMC
7 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.35%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.90%) Apigee
8 2 (0.90%) Citrix
8 2 (0.90%) HP
8 2 (0.90%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) Juniper
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