The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 125 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £353
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.55% +21.25%
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2348 2869 2471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.45% 94.25% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1508 1876 1529
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 158 146
Median hourly rate £14.81 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +3 4 £325 -18.75% 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Yorkshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Law
4 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) iSeries
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) RACF
6 2 (14.29%) JCL
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) FTP
6 2 (14.29%) DMZ
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) IIS
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Tandem
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) ISPF
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) ACF2
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) Server Building

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DMZ
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Law
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ISPF
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 3 (21.43%) iSeries
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Tandem
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Server Building
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JCL
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) ACF2
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
1 2 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) zSecure
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) VMware