Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 38 -
Rank change year-on-year -43 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.32% 1.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £390 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
UK median daily rate £515 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +8.42% +7.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £47.75 £46.50
% change year-on-year -53.93% +2.69% +97.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 594 287 130
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.67% 90.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 161 81
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -0.79%
10th Percentile £289 £141 £103
90th Percentile £513 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.28 £14.30 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.10% -6.26% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £20.78 £28.13 £17.49
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Northern Ireland

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Northern Ireland

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
County Antrim -44 2 £390 +4.00% 2
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy