The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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.

Technical Manager
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 193 167
Rank change year-on-year -2 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 59 74 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.84% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 63
Median daily rate £473 £433 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +5.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £44.00
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the South East

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in the South East

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in the South East

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in the South East

Technical Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 17 £420 -11.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £525 +23.52% 3
Berkshire +24 14 £473 +18.12% 2
Kent +17 4 £430 +22.85%
Surrey +10 4 £545 +28.23% 2
Oxfordshire -2 2 £513 +20.58% 2
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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

1 42 (39.25%) Project Management
2 24 (22.43%) PRINCE2
3 23 (21.50%) Finance
4 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.95%) Migration
6 14 (13.08%) Telecoms
6 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
6 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
7 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
8 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.21%) QA
8 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
8 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
9 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.35%) ITIL
11 9 (8.41%) Oracle
11 9 (8.41%) Windows
11 9 (8.41%) Service Management
11 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.48%) IT Strategy
12 8 (7.48%) Firewall
12 8 (7.48%) Linux
12 8 (7.48%) Resource Management
13 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (6.54%) SQL
13 7 (6.54%) PMI Certification
13 7 (6.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (6.54%) SDLC
14 6 (5.61%) Change Management

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.93%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) Line 500
2 1 (0.93%) Maximo
2 1 (0.93%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Firewall
2 6 (5.61%) SAN
3 4 (3.74%) NAS
4 3 (2.80%) Network Security
5 2 (1.87%) Skype
5 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.87%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) Broadband
6 1 (0.93%) IGMP
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) VLAN
6 1 (0.93%) VoIP
6 1 (0.93%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) MS Access
1 4 (3.74%) MySQL
2 3 (2.80%) DB2
3 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) JIRA
2 3 (2.80%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.80%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.80%) Selenium
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Billing
4 2 (1.87%) Electronics
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) Middleware
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
2 2 (1.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) EDI
3 1 (0.93%) JSP
3 1 (0.93%) REST
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.93%) SOAP
3 1 (0.93%) Velocity
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.61%) PMI
4 4 (3.74%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.80%) PKI
6 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) iSeries
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.87%) AIX
4 2 (1.87%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) Project Management
2 24 (22.43%) PRINCE2
3 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (14.95%) Migration
5 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.35%) ITIL
8 9 (8.41%) Service Management
9 8 (7.48%) IT Strategy
9 8 (7.48%) Resource Management
10 7 (6.54%) SDLC
11 6 (5.61%) Change Management
11 6 (5.61%) Release Management
11 6 (5.61%) Scrum
12 5 (4.67%) Business Development
12 5 (4.67%) Change Control
12 5 (4.67%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
13 4 (3.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.54%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) C
2 4 (3.74%) Python
2 4 (3.74%) VBA
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.54%) PMI Certification
2 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.74%) Degree
4 4 (3.74%) PMP
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) PMO
2 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.87%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) SAP
4 4 (3.74%) Remedy
4 4 (3.74%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) BMC
5 3 (2.80%) EMC
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco
6 2 (1.87%) Citrix
6 2 (1.87%) HP
6 2 (1.87%) Sage
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.93%) Genesys
7 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Intel
7 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.93%) NetApp
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat