The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 93 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.066% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% +142.42%
Technical Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1453 1530 1432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.78% 95.63% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 901 733
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £519 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 70 131
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £375 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East Midlands region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) DataStage
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Metasploit
1 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
3 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Talend
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apigee
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Intel
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Software AG
3 1 (7.69%) webMethods