The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 58 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.29% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.31% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £363 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% -13.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +29.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
651 959 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.13% 94.02% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 563 473
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Reading region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) WLAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Coaching
1 2 (22.22%) Data Security
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
1 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) MODAF
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) HNC
4 1 (11.11%) HND
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle