The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 32
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.17% - 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +2.32% +4.24%  
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 Slough. 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
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 151 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 90.58% 94.97% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Slough

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Slough

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Velocity
3 2 (40.00%) Pentaho
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central