Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 17 July 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
London > South London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 83 70
Rank change year-on-year -29 -13 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 18 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.99% 0.54% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.56% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 17
South London median daily rate £515 £506 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.73% -3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £363 £475 £408
90th Percentile £646 £595 £660
London median daily rate £538 £538 £519
% change year-on-year - +3.61% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £48.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South London. 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
South London
Contract vacancies in South London with a recognized job title 1,740 885 1,079
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 96.30% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,247 569 827
South London median daily rate £495 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £313 £297 £279
90th Percentile £655 £615 £575
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 57 26
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +126.51% -52.75%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.35 £13.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £54.38 £46.17
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.40 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.47% +12.63% -4.03%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in South London

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in South London

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in South London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in South London

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in South London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Croydon -33 12 £600 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +9 1 - -
Sutton - 1 £575 -
Technical Leader
London

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South London region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
3 5 (27.78%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (27.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
3 5 (27.78%) Ivanti
3 5 (27.78%) vSphere
3 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
3 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 5 (27.78%) Wyse
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) SAN

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London 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 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) MPLS
1 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) NAS
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (16.67%) HBase
1 3 (16.67%) Neo4j
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Java 8
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Desktop
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (27.78%) vSphere
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
1 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
2 4 (22.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) Ivanti
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
1 5 (27.78%) Wyse
2 4 (22.22%) CA
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) SAP