The median contractor rate for a Technical Specialist was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 95 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.15% 0.30% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.31% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £340
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1240 1286 1313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 93.58% 96.40% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 846 701
Median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 89 65
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.35 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Surrey

Technical Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Specialist in Surrey

Technical Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Specialist in Surrey

Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 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
Staines -1 1 - -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Surrey region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XML

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle