The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 78 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.19% 0.70% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.73% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.75
Technical Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1012 1232 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.29% 95.58% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 569 612
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 65
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes -2 1 £400 -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Banking

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft