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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Project Lead
Rank 624 605 581
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Leader 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£323 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £450 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 - £325
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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Technical Project Leader Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 August 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 -30 6 £320 -28.88%
London +5 3 £323 -28.33%
Essex - 2 £261 -
Harlow - 2 £261 -
East of England - 2 £261 -
Scotland -11 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 £320 -
South East - 1 £450 -

Technical Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) DataStage
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) Teradata
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos

Technical Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DataStage
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) DSDM
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Marketo