The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 46 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.78% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.58% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
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£288 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
Technical Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 347 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.11% 89.43% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 171 111
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.84 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear - 4 £300 - 1
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (48.00%) SQL
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 7 (28.00%) VB
3 7 (28.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Tuxedo
3 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (28.00%) VB6
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Clustering
4 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) MySQL
5 5 (20.00%) IIS
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (16.00%) Apache
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.00%) LAMP
6 4 (16.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (16.00%) Lync

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (28.00%) Tuxedo
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) Lync
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) MariaDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) CentOS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) VB
2 7 (28.00%) C
2 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (28.00%) VB6
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) VMware