The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 42 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.26% - 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £363 - £380
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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 367 361 458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 96.07% 98.90% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 272 278
Median daily rate £403 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +159.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £35.00 £19.00
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 Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Northamptonshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Northamptonshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire 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
Kettering - 1 £363 -
Technical Leader
East Midlands

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
2 5 (71.43%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
2 5 (71.43%) CAD
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) CAD
2 5 (71.43%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace
3 1 (14.29%) hybris