Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 91 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 10 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.81% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.40% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Reading median daily rate £530 £460 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.22% +47.20% -26.47%
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,159 1,252 1,843
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 90.27% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 652 1,097
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £235 £226
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 124
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -47.17% +47.22%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £50.31 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +17.41%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Technical Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Reading over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 4 (40.00%) Huawei
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) PMO
4 3 (30.00%) Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Business Development
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (40.00%) WLAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PMO
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) HP