The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 68 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £38.11
Technical Leader
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
829 662 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.42% 93.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 363 451
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 17
Average hourly rate £23.46 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.32% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) ETL
5 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Coaching
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) PKI
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (11.11%) JMS
8 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
8 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.56%) DHCP

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 5 (27.78%) Coaching
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 5 (27.78%) ETL
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft