The table below looks at the statistics for the HR Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HR Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HR Specialist
Rank 205 224 215
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs requiring an HR Specialist 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.033% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £281 -
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
HR Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5598 6659 6481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 4859 4739
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

HR Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

HR Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HR Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HR Specialist across the City of London region.

HR Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HR Specialist
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited HR 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 HR Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

HR Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited HR 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 HR Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle