The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 209 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.18% 94.57% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 80 65
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £6.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £6.50 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Technical Specialist
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Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Specialist
Top 1 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) ARCserve

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ARCserve