The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £421 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
England / East Midlands
Rank 78 87 79
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 22 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.47% 0.62% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.64% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 5
Median daily rate £421 £360 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.17% -14.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £349 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £408 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £38.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1441 1562 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.52% 96.48% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 923 856
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 91
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the East Midlands

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in the East Midlands

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in the East Midlands

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in the East Midlands

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +3 20 £423 +19.18% 4
Nottinghamshire +3 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £363 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle
4 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) VMware
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 9 (27.27%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) DNS
7 8 (24.24%) Unix
7 8 (24.24%) Degree
7 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (24.24%) XenApp
7 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
7 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
8 7 (21.21%) AppSense
8 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (21.21%) SAP
8 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
8 7 (21.21%) DHCP
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco
9 6 (18.18%) Application Packaging
10 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.15%) CAD
10 5 (15.15%) HP
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
1 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Unix
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) CAD
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.15%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) SDLC
4 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
5 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) ABAP
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (15.15%) MCSE
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) XenApp
2 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
3 4 (12.12%) NFS
4 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Citrix
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) AppSense
4 7 (21.21%) SAP
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) NetApp
7 3 (9.09%) PTC
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Dynatrace
8 1 (3.03%) hybris
8 1 (3.03%) Intel
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