Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 101 96
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 9 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.72% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Reading median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £375 £298 £410
90th Percentile £559 £475 £485
Berkshire median daily rate £473 £450 £419
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.40% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 1157 1726 1794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.63% 92.90% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 978 968
Reading median daily rate £413 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £205 £248 £227
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 71 76
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -20.09% +32.97%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £55.08 £45.00 £38.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +7.14% -24.53% +9.12%

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 20 July 2017.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 (44.44%) Telecoms
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) IOS XR
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Sprinklr
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (11.11%) Channel Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (11.11%) Facebook
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sprinklr
1 1 (11.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (11.11%) IOS XR
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Channel Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCIP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter