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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 117 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 3 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.38% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.42% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £54.58 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-57.86% -16.03%
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
2209 2377 2732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.09% 91.49% 89.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 1099 961
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 88 97
Average hourly rate £17.29 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 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 +17 3 - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Technical Leader
South East

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 11 (47.83%) C#
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) CRM
2 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) WSDL
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) MS Office
4 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (34.78%) Validation
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (30.43%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
8 3 (13.04%) EMC
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
9 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) WSDL
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) CRM
2 8 (34.78%) Validation
3 7 (30.43%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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