The median contractor rate for a Senior Technical Manager was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Technical Manager
UK
Rank 606 625 615
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Manager 3 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.032% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
Median daily rate £530 £521 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.77% -5.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £450 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £463 £400
% change year-on-year +14.59% +15.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Manager in the UK

Senior Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Technical Manager in the UK

Senior Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Technical Manager in the UK

Senior Technical Manager
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +26 3 £530 +1.77% 3
London +22 2 £538 -2.27% 2
South East +24 1 £530 +11.57% 1
City of London +4 1 £550 -12.00% 1
Reading - 1 £530 -
Berkshire - 1 £530 -

Senior Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Technical Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Senior Technical Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp