The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 143 186 189
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Average daily rate £575 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical 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
3001 4822 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.96% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2354 3712 3942
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 93
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Specialist across the City of London region.

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Opsview
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) OAuth
1 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
1 1 (14.29%) OpenID
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opsview
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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