The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 61 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.47% 1.20% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.25% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £550 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +1.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 697 719 801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.31% 95.74% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 393 380
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in Milton Keynes

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in Milton Keynes

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Resource Management
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (6.67%) hybris
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Java EE

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) Resource Management
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) B2B
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cognizant
1 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
1 1 (6.67%) hybris
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Informatica
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle