The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 211 196 199
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 35 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £368 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £511 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £412 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-56.60% -18.46%
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 South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8530 8129 9239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.96% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 4329 4309
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 491 601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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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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
Oxfordshire -13 7 £475 +8.57% 1
Hampshire +1 6 £540 +32.51% 3
Berkshire +5 5 - - 4
Surrey -9 3 £448 +8.61% 1
Kent -8 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 32 (34.78%) CRM
2 27 (29.35%) Oracle
3 23 (25.00%) .NET
3 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (20.65%) C#
5 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
6 16 (17.39%) Java
6 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
8 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 14 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (14.13%) SQL
9 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
9 13 (14.13%) XML
9 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (14.13%) Workflow
10 11 (11.96%) Validation
10 11 (11.96%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (11.96%) CSS
10 11 (11.96%) HTML
10 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (10.87%) MS Office
11 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
11 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
11 10 (10.87%) Linux
11 10 (10.87%) WSDL
11 10 (10.87%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 11 (11.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.09%) Documentum
5 1 (1.09%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.09%) Maximo
4 1 (1.09%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) SAN
2 2 (2.17%) X.400
2 2 (2.17%) X.500
2 2 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.17%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.17%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.09%) Redis
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.61%) Maven
3 3 (3.26%) MSI
3 3 (3.26%) Ant
3 3 (3.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) Selenium
4 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Back Office
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
2 13 (14.13%) XML
3 11 (11.96%) CSS
3 11 (11.96%) HTML
4 10 (10.87%) WSDL
5 8 (8.70%) Spring
6 5 (5.43%) JSF
6 5 (5.43%) Ajax
6 5 (5.43%) J2EE
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (5.43%) JMS
7 3 (3.26%) PostGIS
7 3 (3.26%) Java EE
7 3 (3.26%) jQuery
7 3 (3.26%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.26%) EJB
7 3 (3.26%) Web Services
7 3 (3.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Learning Management System
2 3 (3.26%) Open Source
2 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Social Network
4 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.09%) CESG
4 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.09%) Social Media
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) CentOS
4 2 (2.17%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.09%) openSUSE
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) CRM
2 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.13%) Workflow
4 11 (11.96%) Validation
4 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.87%) Migration
6 9 (9.78%) Project Management
6 9 (9.78%) TDD
7 7 (7.61%) Scrum
7 7 (7.61%) SOA
7 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.61%) Campaign Management
8 5 (5.43%) OOD
8 5 (5.43%) ITIL
8 5 (5.43%) OO
8 5 (5.43%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.35%) MVC
10 3 (3.26%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.17%) Change Control
11 2 (2.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) C#
2 16 (17.39%) Java
3 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.13%) SQL
5 5 (5.43%) C++
5 5 (5.43%) C
6 3 (3.26%) XPath
6 3 (3.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (3.26%) XQuery
7 2 (2.17%) VBScript
7 2 (2.17%) VBA
7 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.09%) Groovy
8 1 (1.09%) XAML
8 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.17%) MCSE
4 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.09%) CCNA
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) NFS
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Oracle
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Neolane
4 4 (4.35%) EMC
5 3 (3.26%) Ericsson
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.09%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.09%) Teradata