Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 98 80
Rank change year-on-year -34 -18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 6 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.32% 1.02% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.06% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 14
South London median daily rate £625 £564 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% +4.88% +26.47%
10th Percentile £406 £506 £413
90th Percentile £690 £818 £598
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
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 1,823 1,227 1,028
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.16% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,392 836 720
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +12.09% +13.00%
10th Percentile £315 £288 £260
90th Percentile £625 £650 £575
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 28
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.08% +121.79% -29.81%
10th Percentile £18.31 £13.05 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £52.25 £50.00
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -7.32% +7.72% +0.16%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -32 6 £625 -1.19% 1
Technical Leader
London

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) VSAN
2 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V

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 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (16.67%) Guidewire
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore