Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £403 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 January 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 95 78
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 10 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.66% 0.14% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.15% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £403 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.38% -11.11%
10th Percentile £265 £334 £278
90th Percentile £651 £551 £510
East of England median daily rate £427 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -10.21% +18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £18.39 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,431 1,343 1,337
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.90% 96.00% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 759 672
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £198
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.90% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 85 134
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -6.45% -4.32%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.14 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.65 £52.50 £44.63
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -7.56% +12.50%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Hertfordshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Hertfordshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Hertfordshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Hertfordshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Welwyn Garden City +3 2 £230 -29.23%
Watford -9 2 - - 2
Stevenage - 1 £403 - 1
Technical Leader
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) GIAC
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) OSCP
1 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco

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

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) GIAC
1 4 (40.00%) OSCP
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Brocade
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Concur
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk