Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 285 252
Rank change year-on-year +48 -33 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 137 93 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.60% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 70 97
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £360 £345 £363
90th Percentile £544 £925 £558
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £36.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.27% +76.79%
England median hourly rate - £34.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year - +40.32% -5.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15802 15500 18416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.97% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9382 9237 10813
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 769 921
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +12 70 £459 -3.47% 6
Berkshire +10 35 £500 +7.53% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 31 £388 -26.19% 2
Hampshire +21 28 £425 -10.53% 2
Surrey -8 18 £500 +30.72% 2
West Sussex -2 15 £450 +9.09% 2
Oxfordshire -3 4 £434 -7.27% 3
Middlesex +9 3 £413 -23.96%
East Sussex -4 1 £275 -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 49 (35.77%) Project Management
2 36 (26.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.44%) PRINCE2
4 22 (16.06%) Finance
5 20 (14.60%) Windows
6 19 (13.87%) ITIL
6 19 (13.87%) Migration
7 15 (10.95%) Oracle
7 15 (10.95%) SAP
8 14 (10.22%) Telecoms
9 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
9 13 (9.49%) PMP
9 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (8.76%) PMI Certification
10 12 (8.76%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.03%) Big Data
12 10 (7.30%) CRM
12 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
13 9 (6.57%) LAN
13 9 (6.57%) WAN
13 9 (6.57%) Analytics
13 9 (6.57%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (5.84%) Project Planning
14 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (5.84%) Data Migration
14 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
14 8 (5.84%) Office 365
14 8 (5.84%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (5.84%) Banking

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 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.92%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) SAS
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SAP PSCD
1 4 (2.92%) Siebel CRM
2 3 (2.19%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Sprinklr
3 1 (0.73%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.84%) Office 365
3 5 (3.65%) IaaS
3 5 (3.65%) PaaS
4 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.92%) Boomi
5 2 (1.46%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.46%) Yammer
6 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.73%) CloudSense
6 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) LAN
1 9 (6.57%) WAN
2 8 (5.84%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.65%) Firewall
4 4 (2.92%) WLAN
5 2 (1.46%) ATM
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.73%) DHCP
6 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.73%) Internet
6 1 (0.73%) Intranet
6 1 (0.73%) Network Security
6 1 (0.73%) Skype
6 1 (0.73%) SMS
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) Big Data
2 4 (2.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.73%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.73%) MS Access
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.73%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) JIRA
1 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 14 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.84%) Banking
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Local Government
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) Middleware
1 4 (2.92%) SAP PI
2 3 (2.19%) HTML
2 3 (2.19%) SAPUI5
3 1 (0.73%) COM
3 1 (0.73%) COM+
3 1 (0.73%) Velocity
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.84%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.65%) PMI
4 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.73%) Blog
6 1 (0.73%) Infotainment
6 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) Windows
2 7 (5.11%) Linux
3 6 (4.38%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.92%) Unix
5 2 (1.46%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.77%) Project Management
2 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (20.44%) PRINCE2
4 19 (13.87%) ITIL
4 19 (13.87%) Migration
5 12 (8.76%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.30%) CRM
7 9 (6.57%) Analytics
7 9 (6.57%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.84%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (5.84%) ERP
8 8 (5.84%) IT Strategy
8 8 (5.84%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.11%) DevOps
9 7 (5.11%) Scrum
9 7 (5.11%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.19%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) Java
3 1 (0.73%) C
3 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) PMP
2 12 (8.76%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.19%) CCNA
6 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.19%) Degree
6 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) GDPR
2 4 (2.92%) PMO
2 4 (2.92%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) SCCM
2 1 (0.73%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Oracle
1 15 (10.95%) SAP
2 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.65%) Adobe
3 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.65%) Siebel
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco
4 4 (2.92%) ForgeRock
4 4 (2.92%) Huawei
4 4 (2.92%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.46%) Citrix
5 2 (1.46%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.46%) Talend
5 2 (1.46%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) HP
6 1 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.73%) NetApp
6 1 (0.73%) Remedy