The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 118 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 5 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.31% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.33% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.23% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £66.00
% change year-on-year
-49.45% -31.06%
Technical Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2265 2409 2646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.46% 92.02% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1155 974
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 91 106
Average hourly rate £17.29 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Leader across the Berkshire region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader across the Berkshire region.

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £357 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Technical Leader
South East

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Leader in their job title.

1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (15.79%) WSDL
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) EDRMS
5 2 (10.53%) Essbase

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.53%) EDRMS
2 2 (10.53%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) WSDL
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat