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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 46 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.64% 1.02% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.09% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £428 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £286 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £346 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.93% +21.25%
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
524 732 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.27% 92.89% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 400 368
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £49.41 £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) NetWitness
3 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
3 4 (26.67%) SSL
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
3 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 3 (20.00%) DataPower
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) LDAP
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (13.33%) CA
5 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Directory Server

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 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (26.67%) SSL
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) ATM
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) NetWitness
1 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
1 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Compuware
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
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