The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 57 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.49% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.78% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £418 £386 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.22% -29.77%  
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 711 640 812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.68% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 345 450
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
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 Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Milton Keynes

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Milton Keynes

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in Milton Keynes

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

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 Milton Keynes region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
5 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
5 5 (22.73%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Middleware
7 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (9.09%) DevOps
8 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
8 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) B2B
8 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.55%) Release Management
9 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (22.73%) SharePoint
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
3 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Change Control
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) E-business
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) Logistics
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix
1 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
1 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) Informatica
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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