The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 88 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £365 £368
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £7.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1420 1493 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.41% 92.68% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 756 647
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 95 114
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) E-business
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) VMware