Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Specialist was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Specialist
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +104
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £375 - -
South West median daily rate £450 £255 £425
% change year-on-year +76.47% -40.00% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £18.93 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,781 1,460 1,577
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.99% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,182 1,005 1,148
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £221 £230 £244
90th Percentile £525 £562 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 74 84
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +32.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £11.76 £12.20 £12.15
90th Percentile £57.88 £47.50 £47.05
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Technical Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Bristol

Technical Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Specialist in Bristol

Technical Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Specialist in Bristol

Technical Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Specialist in Bristol

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Bristol region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) VMware