Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £479 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 238 282
Rank change year-on-year -31 +44 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 114 126 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.78% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.82% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 79 83
South East median daily rate £479 £440 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.86% -4.35% +8.24%
10th Percentile £343 £317 £343
90th Percentile £650 £550 £813
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - £31.63
10th Percentile £52.50 - £20.51
90th Percentile £57.50 - £40.24
England median hourly rate £22.57 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +0.31% -33.82% -

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 16,105 15,315 17,706
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 94.60% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,546 8,839 10,710
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £231
90th Percentile £585 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 734 761
South East median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% -12.50% +16.14%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.58 £10.38
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 -22 51 £475 +1.71% 9
Berkshire -16 27 £475 +2.98% 6
Surrey -11 21 £525 +19.32% 1
Hampshire -22 19 £427 +6.71% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 16 £456 -2.30% 3
Oxfordshire +10 8 £725 +64.77%
East Sussex +6 7 £325 +18.18% 1
Kent +16 6 £500 +16.28% 1
Middlesex +9 4 £550 +31.34%
West Sussex +5 3 £375 -28.57% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Technical Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 46 (40.35%) Project Management
2 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (28.95%) Finance
4 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
5 23 (20.18%) Scrum
6 22 (19.30%) Oracle
7 21 (18.42%) Windows
8 20 (17.54%) PRINCE2
9 19 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (15.79%) Migration
11 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (14.04%) VMware
13 15 (13.16%) Change Management
14 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
15 13 (11.40%) Unix
16 11 (9.65%) Solaris
16 11 (9.65%) Banking
17 10 (8.77%) Kanban
17 10 (8.77%) ITIL
18 9 (7.89%) SQL
18 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
18 9 (7.89%) LAN
18 9 (7.89%) Citrix
18 9 (7.89%) WAN
18 9 (7.89%) Resource Management
18 9 (7.89%) QA
18 9 (7.89%) DevOps
19 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
19 8 (7.02%) Matrix Organization
19 8 (7.02%) Retail

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 (4.39%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) Confluence
2 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.14%) Office 365
4 3 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) IaaS
5 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 2 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.88%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) LAN
1 9 (7.89%) WAN
2 7 (6.14%) SAN
3 4 (3.51%) Firewall
3 4 (3.51%) Internet
4 3 (2.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) Network Security
5 2 (1.75%) SMTP
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) DECT
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.88%) FTP
6 1 (0.88%) HTTP
6 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.88%) SNMP
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.88%) VLAN
6 1 (0.88%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) DB2
3 3 (2.63%) Power BI
4 2 (1.75%) Big Data
4 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.88%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) JIRA
2 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) Maven
3 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) GitLab
General
1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) LDAP
2 3 (2.63%) CSS
2 3 (2.63%) HTML
3 2 (1.75%) Kafka
3 2 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.88%) CGI
4 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.88%) React
4 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.39%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.75%) Fintech
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Contactless
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Wallet
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Unix
3 11 (9.65%) Solaris
4 8 (7.02%) Linux
5 6 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.35%) Project Management
2 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.18%) Scrum
4 20 (17.54%) PRINCE2
5 19 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.79%) Migration
7 15 (13.16%) Change Management
8 10 (8.77%) ITIL
8 10 (8.77%) Kanban
9 9 (7.89%) DevOps
9 9 (7.89%) Resource Management
10 8 (7.02%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (7.02%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.26%) Release Management
11 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.39%) Information Security
12 5 (4.39%) Logistics
12 5 (4.39%) Process Improvement
12 5 (4.39%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (4.39%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.89%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.75%) Java
3 2 (1.75%) Scala
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) Ruby
4 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) CCDA
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) CCVP
5 1 (0.88%) CISA
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CISM
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
2 7 (6.14%) GDPR
3 4 (3.51%) PMO
4 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Docker
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (3.51%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.30%) Oracle
3 16 (14.04%) VMware
4 9 (7.89%) Citrix
5 6 (5.26%) NetApp
5 6 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
5 6 (5.26%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) Capita
6 3 (2.63%) HP
6 3 (2.63%) Veeam
7 2 (1.75%) Demandware
7 2 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) Remedy
7 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Avaya
8 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.88%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.88%) Nuxeo
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow