The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Project Leader role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Project Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Project Lead
Rank 619 572 569
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Leader 4 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.043% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Average daily rate £488 £376 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £235 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £318 £293
% change year-on-year
+57.35% +8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Project Leader
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Project Leader within the UK.

Technical Project Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Project Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Project Leader within the UK.

Technical Project Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Project Leader
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -12 4 £488 +29.82%
South East +4 2 - -
London -3 1 £475 +18.75%
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -

Technical Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Project 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 Project Leader in their job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Heroku
4 1 (7.69%) 4G
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) GENBAND
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing

Technical Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Project 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 Project Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Heroku
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) H.323
1 1 (7.69%) PBX
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Equities
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) GENBAND
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware