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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 372 374 361
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 38 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 17
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £633 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -10.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.09%
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +26 10 £400 -33.33% 3
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Finance
3 13 (22.41%) Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Java
5 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle
5 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
6 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.79%) UNIX
7 7 (12.07%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) Banking
8 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
8 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (10.34%) Migration
8 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.34%) VMware
8 6 (10.34%) Information Security
8 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
9 5 (8.62%) Change Management
9 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.62%) HTML
9 5 (8.62%) LDAP
9 5 (8.62%) XML Schema
9 5 (8.62%) IBM
9 5 (8.62%) Symantec
9 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.90%) SCCM
10 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 4 (6.90%) Android

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.72%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) LDAP
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
2 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) SAN
4 2 (3.45%) DMZ
4 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Grunt
2 1 (1.72%) Bower
2 1 (1.72%) Introscope
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) XML Schema
2 5 (8.62%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) XSD
3 3 (5.17%) JSON
3 3 (5.17%) Middleware
3 3 (5.17%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) Spring
4 2 (3.45%) RESTful
4 2 (3.45%) SAML
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
5 1 (1.72%) J2EE
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
5 1 (1.72%) Web Services
5 1 (1.72%) OpenID
5 1 (1.72%) Dojo
5 1 (1.72%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.72%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.17%) LPAR
4 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.72%) Equities
5 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) SCADA
5 1 (1.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Linux
3 8 (13.79%) UNIX
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Android
5 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.34%) Information Security
1 6 (10.34%) Migration
1 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (8.62%) Change Management
3 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.17%) Time Management
4 3 (5.17%) SIEM
4 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.17%) CRM
4 3 (5.17%) ITIL
4 3 (5.17%) Process Management
5 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.45%) DNA
5 2 (3.45%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.45%) Android Development
5 2 (3.45%) iOS Development
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Java
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.72%) RACF
3 1 (1.72%) ClearTrust
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.45%) yum
4 1 (1.72%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) Symantec
4 5 (8.62%) IBM
5 4 (6.90%) Hitachi
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.90%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Dell
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix
6 3 (5.17%) CA
6 3 (5.17%) Sun
6 3 (5.17%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.72%) McAfee
7 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) Altiris
7 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
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