The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
587 579 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.07% 93.39% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 362 334
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.81 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £24.85 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Technical Leader 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware