The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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.

Technical Lead
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 197 224
Rank change year-on-year +11 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 68 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.75% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.79% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 27
Median daily rate £438 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £353 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £580 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.68% +4.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £38.75
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 South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the South East

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in the South East

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in the South East

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in the South East

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +16 22 £419 -16.25% 2
Hampshire +21 18 £425 -22.72% 7
Buckinghamshire +2 15 £438 +19.86%
Surrey +9 9 £556 +11.24% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £406 - 1
Middlesex +3 1 £610 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 2
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.11%) Linux
3 21 (16.54%) Windows
4 19 (14.96%) Oracle
4 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
5 18 (14.17%) VMware
5 18 (14.17%) Java
6 16 (12.60%) Finance
6 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
7 15 (11.81%) Migration
7 15 (11.81%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (11.02%) WFM
8 14 (11.02%) Retail
8 14 (11.02%) Cisco
9 13 (10.24%) Telecoms
9 13 (10.24%) Firewall
9 13 (10.24%) Middleware
10 12 (9.45%) Big Data
11 11 (8.66%) LAN
11 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (7.87%) Business Continuity
12 10 (7.87%) Unix
12 10 (7.87%) ITIL
12 10 (7.87%) Project Management
12 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
12 10 (7.87%) DevOps
13 9 (7.09%) Process Improvement
13 9 (7.09%) SAN
13 9 (7.09%) Configuration Management

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (3.94%) Documentum
1 5 (3.94%) JBoss
2 4 (3.15%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.36%) Apache
3 3 (2.36%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.36%) IIS
4 2 (1.57%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) GemFire
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) PaaS
2 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.94%) IaaS
4 4 (3.15%) Office 365
5 3 (2.36%) CloudSense
6 2 (1.57%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.57%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) Firewall
2 11 (8.66%) LAN
3 9 (7.09%) SAN
3 9 (7.09%) VPN
4 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (4.72%) MPLS
5 6 (4.72%) WAN
6 5 (3.94%) VoIP
7 4 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.15%) SSL
7 4 (3.15%) WLAN
8 3 (2.36%) IPsec
9 2 (1.57%) BGP
9 2 (1.57%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.57%) Wireless
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.79%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.79%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.45%) Big Data
2 7 (5.51%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.57%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.79%) HBase
6 1 (0.79%) Impala
6 1 (0.79%) Lumira
6 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) OLTP
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.36%) JUnit
4 2 (1.57%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.79%) Gradle
5 1 (0.79%) Mockito
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.60%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Retail
3 13 (10.24%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Back Office
6 2 (1.57%) Automotive
6 2 (1.57%) Games
6 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) Middleware
2 7 (5.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (5.51%) Web Services
3 6 (4.72%) XML
4 5 (3.94%) JSON
4 5 (3.94%) REST
5 4 (3.15%) SOAP
5 4 (3.15%) WDK
6 3 (2.36%) HTML
6 3 (2.36%) SAP Basis
6 3 (2.36%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.57%) Ajax
7 2 (1.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.57%) Dropwizard
7 2 (1.57%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.57%) HTML5
7 2 (1.57%) Kafka
7 2 (1.57%) Node.js
7 2 (1.57%) Spring
7 2 (1.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) Clustering
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.57%) PKI
4 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.79%) CMDB
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Life Science
5 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.79%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.11%) Linux
2 21 (16.54%) Windows
3 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.87%) Unix
5 8 (6.30%) Solaris
6 3 (2.36%) CentOS
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.79%) Debian
7 1 (0.79%) SUSE
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.81%) Migration
2 15 (11.81%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (11.02%) WFM
4 10 (7.87%) Business Continuity
4 10 (7.87%) DevOps
4 10 (7.87%) ITIL
4 10 (7.87%) Project Management
5 9 (7.09%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.09%) Process Improvement
6 8 (6.30%) High Availability
6 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.51%) BCP
7 7 (5.51%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.51%) Scrum
7 7 (5.51%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.51%) Workforce Optimisation
8 6 (4.72%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.17%) Java
2 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.36%) SQL
4 2 (1.57%) C#
4 2 (1.57%) Scala
4 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) Avaya Certification
4 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.15%) CCNA
5 4 (3.15%) CCNP
6 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) HNC
7 1 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PMP
7 1 (0.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) GPG13
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.94%) vSphere
4 4 (3.15%) vCloud
5 3 (2.36%) Docker
5 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.79%) HDFS
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.79%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.79%) Oozie
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Oracle
2 18 (14.17%) VMware
3 14 (11.02%) Cisco
4 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.09%) SAP
6 8 (6.30%) IBM
6 8 (6.30%) TIBCO
7 7 (5.51%) Avaya
8 6 (4.72%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.36%) Citrix
9 3 (2.36%) Informatica
9 3 (2.36%) Jaspersoft
9 3 (2.36%) OpenText
9 3 (2.36%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.57%) BEA
10 2 (1.57%) HP
10 2 (1.57%) JDA
10 2 (1.57%) Veritas
11 1 (0.79%) Software AG
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