The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Technical Lead
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 88 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 25 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.66% 0.59% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.61% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 7
Median daily rate £410 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.88% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £405 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £435 £438
% change year-on-year +1.14% -0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1422 1472 1550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.49% 95.83% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 888 911
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 49 73
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 -5 19 £410 -8.88%
Northamptonshire - 4 £458 -
Leicestershire - 2 £388 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 33 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 28 (59.57%) SC Cleared
3 22 (46.81%) Manufacturing
4 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (31.91%) ITIL
6 14 (29.79%) Oracle
7 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
7 12 (25.53%) TOGAF
8 10 (21.28%) Degree
8 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) SAP
8 10 (21.28%) RDBMS
9 9 (19.15%) DNS
9 9 (19.15%) DHCP
9 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (17.02%) XenApp
10 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
10 8 (17.02%) Citrix
11 7 (14.89%) SQL
11 7 (14.89%) ABAP
11 7 (14.89%) .NET
11 7 (14.89%) Siemens
11 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
11 7 (14.89%) AppSense
11 7 (14.89%) Teamcenter
11 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance
11 7 (14.89%) WinCC
11 7 (14.89%) Data Integration

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (14.89%) WinCC
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) DHCP
1 9 (19.15%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) RDBMS
1 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (46.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.51%) IDoc
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Unix
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) TOGAF
3 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (14.89%) Data Integration
4 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.77%) Application Packaging
6 5 (10.64%) B2B
6 5 (10.64%) Logistics
7 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.38%) ERP
8 3 (6.38%) Presales
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.26%) CAD
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) ABAP
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 28 (59.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) XenApp
2 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.51%) NFS
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) SAP
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) AppSense
4 7 (14.89%) Siemens
5 6 (12.77%) HP
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.64%) VMware
7 4 (8.51%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco
8 2 (4.26%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) PTC
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
9 1 (2.13%) hybris