The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 72 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £270 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £362 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £21.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-22.09% -48.50%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
763 672 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.83% 91.06% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 319 310
Average daily rate £376 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 27
Average hourly rate £31.53 £19.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.63% -31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Technical Specialist
North West

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Warrington - - - - 1
Technical Specialist
North West

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) VME
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVS
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) VME
2 1 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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