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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 54 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.84% 0.68% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.70% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £295 £293 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £255 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £362 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.75% +3.57%
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
564 855 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.11% 96.72% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 428 379
Median daily rate £335 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £50.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.19% +220.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £55.00 £110.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) RACF
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Compuware
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) DataPower
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Compuware
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat