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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 386 389 372
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 22 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 19
Average daily rate £370 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £375 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +45 4 £575 +43.75% 3
Greenford - 1 £585 -
Greenwich - 1 £320 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 15 (22.73%) Finance
3 13 (19.70%) Oracle
4 12 (18.18%) Banking
5 11 (16.67%) Unix
5 11 (16.67%) Windows
6 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (13.64%) ServiceNow
8 8 (12.12%) Java
8 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.61%) Linux
9 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.61%) SLA
9 7 (10.61%) Process Improvement
9 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
10 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
10 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 6 (9.09%) SQL
10 6 (9.09%) VMware
11 5 (7.58%) Migration
11 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
11 5 (7.58%) PHP
11 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.06%) Facebook
12 4 (6.06%) Twitter
12 4 (6.06%) OAuth2

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) IaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
1 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.52%) PaaS
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Firewall
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) SAN
2 3 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (3.03%) BGP
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.03%) FabricPath
3 2 (3.03%) FCoE
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.03%) OSPF
3 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.52%) ATM
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.52%) OLAP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Legal
5 3 (4.55%) Law
5 3 (4.55%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) CSS
1 4 (6.06%) HTML
1 4 (6.06%) OAuth
1 4 (6.06%) OAuth2
1 4 (6.06%) OpenID
1 4 (6.06%) RESTful
2 3 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) iSeries
4 3 (4.55%) Tandem
5 2 (3.03%) FMCG
5 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.52%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Unix
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.55%) OpenVMS
4 3 (4.55%) zOS
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.52%) AIX
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.61%) Process Improvement
4 5 (7.58%) Migration
4 5 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.06%) Android Development
5 4 (6.06%) iOS Development
5 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.06%) Product Management
5 4 (6.06%) Web Development
5 4 (6.06%) Workflow
6 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) Java
2 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) PHP
4 4 (6.06%) Ruby
5 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.52%) LPIC
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.55%) XenApp
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.52%) KVM
3 1 (1.52%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
1 3 (4.55%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.03%) Nagios
2 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.52%) Control-M
3 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) ServiceNow
3 6 (9.09%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.06%) Facebook
5 4 (6.06%) Google
5 4 (6.06%) Twitter
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) Citrix
6 3 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (4.55%) F5
6 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.03%) Juniper
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.03%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.52%) Adobe
8 1 (1.52%) CA
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
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