The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2225 2468 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.76% 95.18% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1386 1172
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 75 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £24.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) .NET

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) PBX
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
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