The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank - 62 55
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £342 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.75
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1216 740 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.14% 95.36% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 415 342
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 77 19
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.14 £18.47 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 North East region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris