The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 66 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.42% 0.22% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.23% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £340 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -10.76%
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 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% +128.57%
Technical Specialist
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
666 869 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.07% 95.92% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 455 373
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 19
Median hourly rate £9.50 £36.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% +161.81%
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 Glasgow

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) RACF
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Compuware
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (25.00%) CICS
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Compuware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle