The table below looks at the statistics for the HR Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HR Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Resources Specialist
Rank 613 609 566
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -43
Contract jobs requiring an HR Specialist 11 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.014% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.014% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Average daily rate £355 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £333 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.00 - £19.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

HR Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HR Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HR Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK.

HR Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HR Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

HR Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HR Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK.

HR Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HR Specialist
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

HR Specialist Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

HR Specialist
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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
England -25 11 £355 +1.42% 1
London +8 4 - - 1
North West - 3 £355 -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £355 -
Northampton +14 1 £400 -27.27%
Northamptonshire +8 1 £400 -27.27%
Berkshire +5 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £400 -27.27%
South East -7 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £175 -
Leeds - 1 £175 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £175 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

HR Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited HR 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 HR Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (61.90%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 5 (23.81%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (23.81%) SAP HR
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
6 3 (14.29%) Tableau
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Workday HCM
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
7 2 (9.52%) SAP BI
7 2 (9.52%) ABAP
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
8 1 (4.76%) Games
8 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint

HR Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited HR 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 HR Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP HR
2 3 (14.29%) Workday HCM
3 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) SAP BI
2 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Chemistry
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) ABAP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) GxP
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft