The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 98 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.089% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.096% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£326 - £434
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
- -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Technical Leader
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1442 1043 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.85% 93.04% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 731 421
Average daily rate £350 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 27
Average hourly rate £13.30 £13.35 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -16.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £12.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £17.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Server Hardening
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) WSDL
2 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) PDA
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Server Hardening
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
2 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) SAP