The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HR Specialist
Rank 591 547 567
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +20
Contract jobs requiring an HR Specialist 12 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.010% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.011% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 19
Average daily rate £500 £563 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £533 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £563 £575
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 2014.

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
Top 5 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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -26 12 £500 - 1
England -27 12 £500 -4.76% 2
City of London - 10 £525 - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

HR Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) SLA
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (40.00%) System Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
8 3 (15.00%) Change Management
8 3 (15.00%) Validation
9 2 (10.00%) Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) MS Office
9 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (10.00%) MS Access
9 2 (10.00%) Data Entry
10 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.00%) Law
10 1 (5.00%) FMCG
10 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
10 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
10 1 (5.00%) CIPD

HR Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (40.00%) System Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Entry
6 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
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