The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 365 350 359
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 26 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.20% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 5
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£488 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £324
% change year-on-year
- +23.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.53 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £140.00
Technical Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 7 £440 -5.37% 2
Romford - - - -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.23%) Java
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.69%) SWIFT
7 4 (7.69%) yum
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.69%) Degree
7 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
7 4 (7.69%) Symantec
8 3 (5.77%) Middleware
8 3 (5.77%) Informatica
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.77%) Control-M
8 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
8 3 (5.77%) JavaScript

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Summit
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) PowerMart
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) Introscope
3 1 (1.92%) Bower
3 1 (1.92%) Grunt
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Middleware
1 3 (5.77%) HTML
1 3 (5.77%) HTML5
2 2 (3.85%) RESTful
2 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Dojo
3 1 (1.92%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.92%) OpenID
3 1 (1.92%) Drools
3 1 (1.92%) Sass
3 1 (1.92%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.92%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.77%) Equities
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) iPhone
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) DataPower
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) UNIX
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.92%) zOS
6 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) ITIL
2 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 3 (5.77%) Time Management
3 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (5.77%) Migration
3 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.77%) Information Security
4 2 (3.85%) Android Development
4 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
4 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.85%) SIEM
4 2 (3.85%) Data Architecture
4 2 (3.85%) Scrum
4 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.85%) Logistics
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (1.92%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) Perl
3 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) COBOL
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) FATCA
1 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) RACF
2 1 (1.92%) ClearTrust
2 1 (1.92%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) yum
2 3 (5.77%) Control-M
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.92%) SCCM
4 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.69%) Symantec
4 3 (5.77%) Informatica
4 3 (5.77%) MKS
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) NetApp
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) McAfee
6 1 (1.92%) Reuters
6 1 (1.92%) CA
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) Intel
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
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