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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank - 68 59
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.23% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.24% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.75
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
612 830 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.15% 95.84% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 440 369
Median daily rate £345 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 28 16
Median hourly rate £13.45 £27.44 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +103.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £80.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Tandem
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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 2 (66.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Tandem
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec