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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Project Lead
Rank 585 583 544
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Leader 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.010% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£230 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.49%

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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 14 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 31 March 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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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 -8 4 £230 -34.28%
Liverpool - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Slough - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -

Technical Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) Firewall
1 11 (47.83%) OSPF
2 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 9 (39.13%) Nortel
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) MPLS
2 9 (39.13%) VPLS
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (39.13%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
3 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (34.78%) Wireless
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) DMZ
3 8 (34.78%) Internet
3 8 (34.78%) BGP
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) NAS

Technical Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) OSPF
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
2 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) MPLS
2 9 (39.13%) VPLS
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (39.13%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (34.78%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (34.78%) Internet
3 8 (34.78%) DMZ
3 8 (34.78%) BGP
3 8 (34.78%) Wireless
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) SAN
5 4 (17.39%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) Intranet
6 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Essbase
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Dutch Language
1 1 (4.35%) Hindi Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Life Science
1 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.35%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) Nortel
1 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion