The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+15.86% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% +128.57%
Technical Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
907 866 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.49% 95.48% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 646 548
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 37
Median hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.21% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Bristol region.

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Bristol region.

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Technical Specialist 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 Bristol region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Process Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Firmware
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) PPP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Dell

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) FWSM
2 1 (12.50%) PPP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Process Improvement
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (12.50%) IronPort
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia