Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Lead
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 150 135
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 38 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 0.46% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.50% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 19
Berkshire median daily rate £540 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +62.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £551 £319
90th Percentile £688 £800 £535
South East median daily rate £500 £530 £450
% change year-on-year -5.66% +17.78% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £48.00
South East median hourly rate £20.08 - £48.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,819 3,772 4,013
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.42% 92.00% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,909 1,975 2,180
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £588 £564
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 135 190
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% - -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.55 £39.75 £42.58
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.38% +9.37%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -5 10 £600 -11.11% 2
Reading 0 8 £500 -13.04%
Slough -5 4 £675 +35.00% 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Technical Leader
South East

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) DB2
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.79%) WFM
4 6 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.16%) Java
5 5 (13.16%) Microservices
6 4 (10.53%) Scala
6 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Finance
7 3 (7.89%) Middleware
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.26%) Contract Management
8 2 (5.26%) Symfony
8 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Life Science
8 2 (5.26%) Network Design
8 2 (5.26%) REST

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Apigee
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (5.26%) BGP
3 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.26%) LTE
3 2 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) Symfony
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) EDI
3 1 (2.63%) OAuth
3 1 (2.63%) Redux
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Velocity
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
2 1 (2.63%) CentOS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.63%) SUSE
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
1 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (15.79%) WFM
3 5 (13.16%) Microservices
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Contract Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (2.63%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) Scala
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) CCIE
2 2 (5.26%) CCNP
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) BT
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Anaplan
2 1 (2.63%) Aruba
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco
2 1 (2.63%) Dell
2 1 (2.63%) EMC
2 1 (2.63%) Fiorano
2 1 (2.63%) Huawei
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.63%) Nokia
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.63%) VMware