The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 76 66
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.75% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.43% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £473 £441 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.08% +4.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £322 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £416
% change year-on-year +4.04% +3.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 621 935 964
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.55% 91.67% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 516 514
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.33 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.67% +1.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Reading

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Reading

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in Reading

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

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

1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) WFM
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Maximo
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) zOS
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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