The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 208 201
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 60 54 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.60% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.63% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 50
Median daily rate £425 £455 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £331 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £31.63 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.11%  
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 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 7318 8515 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.52% 95.01% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 5076 5111
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 384 434
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Berkshire +17 19 £450 - 2
Hampshire +18 18 £375 -21.05% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 15 £425 +16.43% 4
Surrey +2 3 £304 -40.29% 1
West Sussex +14 2 £538 +53.57% 1
Oxfordshire -11 2 £458 -3.68% 2
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 44 (37.29%) Project Management
2 39 (33.05%) PRINCE2
3 25 (21.19%) Finance
4 20 (16.95%) Telecoms
4 20 (16.95%) ITIL
5 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
7 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.56%) Migration
8 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (12.71%) Service Delivery
9 14 (11.86%) PMI Certification
10 13 (11.02%) Security Cleared
10 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
11 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (9.32%) QA
11 11 (9.32%) Windows
11 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
12 10 (8.47%) PMP
13 9 (7.63%) PMI
13 9 (7.63%) Service Management
13 9 (7.63%) Scrum
13 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (6.78%) Virtual Team
14 8 (6.78%) Cisco
14 8 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (6.78%) Resource Management
15 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
15 7 (5.93%) Change Management
15 7 (5.93%) IT Strategy

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 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.39%) Office 365
4 3 (2.54%) IaaS
5 2 (1.69%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.69%) PaaS
5 2 (1.69%) Yammer
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (2.54%) LAN
2 3 (2.54%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) BGP
3 2 (1.69%) NAS
3 2 (1.69%) Network Security
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
3 2 (1.69%) WAN
3 2 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) Broadband
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.85%) IOS XR
4 1 (0.85%) MPLS
4 1 (0.85%) OSPF
4 1 (0.85%) Skype
4 1 (0.85%) SMS
4 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) MS Access
1 4 (3.39%) MySQL
2 2 (1.69%) Big Data
2 2 (1.69%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) JIRA
2 3 (2.54%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.54%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.54%) Selenium
General
1 25 (21.19%) Finance
2 20 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.39%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Billing
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) Middleware
2 2 (1.69%) Velocity
2 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.85%) COM
3 1 (0.85%) EDI
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) PMI
3 8 (6.78%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.54%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) NHS
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.85%) AIX
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.29%) Project Management
2 39 (33.05%) PRINCE2
3 20 (16.95%) ITIL
4 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.56%) Migration
6 15 (12.71%) Service Delivery
6 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.63%) Scrum
7 9 (7.63%) Service Management
8 8 (6.78%) Resource Management
9 7 (5.93%) Change Management
9 7 (5.93%) IT Strategy
10 6 (5.08%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.08%) Change Control
10 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.08%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.24%) Business Development
11 5 (4.24%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.24%) DevOps
11 5 (4.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) SQL
2 4 (3.39%) Python
2 4 (3.39%) VBA
3 2 (1.69%) C
4 1 (0.85%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) PMI Certification
2 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
2 13 (11.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (8.47%) PMP
5 3 (2.54%) APMP
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.69%) CCNA
6 2 (1.69%) Degree
6 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CCIE
7 1 (0.85%) CCIP
7 1 (0.85%) CCNP
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) QA
2 5 (4.24%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.85%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) Cisco
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) Remedy
4 4 (3.39%) SAP
5 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 2 (1.69%) BMC
6 2 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.69%) Juniper
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) F5
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) MapR
7 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
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