The median contractor rate for a Senior Technical Manager was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

Senior Technical Manager
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 628 636
Rank change year-on-year +33 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Manager 6 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.030% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.031% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
Median daily rate £418 £500 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £488 £469
% change year-on-year -14.35% +4.00%  
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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Technical Manager in the UK

Senior Technical Manager
Top 13 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 24 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
England +41 6 £418 -16.50% 3
East of England -4 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £418 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £418 -
Yorkshire - 2 £418 -
London +11 1 - - 3
Essex -12 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £418 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £418 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £418 -

Senior Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) Product Management
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) PaaS
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (11.11%) Local Government
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Business Development
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act

Senior Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Business Development
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp