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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 45 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 10 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.78% 0.65% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.71% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £428 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 - -

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
539 565 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.91% 91.42% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 308 456
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 17
Median hourly rate £17.32 £32.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.70% +106.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £16.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.21 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 7 (43.75%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (25.00%) Office 365
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) NetWitness
5 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
5 3 (18.75%) SSL
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) AIX
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware

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 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) ATM
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) PowerHA
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) NetWitness
1 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) VMware