Period
to 21 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Technical Specialist was £733 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Senior Technical Specialist
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.099% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £733 - -
North East median daily rate £733 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 975 1,266 1,481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 94.48% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 870 947
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.99% +0.14%
10th Percentile £250 £261 £238
90th Percentile £579 £528 £545
North East median daily rate £375 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +1.35% +1.37% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 65 50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.44% +15.38% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.33 £10.05
90th Percentile £50.11 £40.00 £28.08
North East median hourly rate £17.10 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +28.57% +34.62%

Senior Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Specialist within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £733 -
Senior Technical Specialist
North East

Senior Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, Senior Technical Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Senior Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) MBCS
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) CITP
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) SFIA
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
1 1 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance

Senior Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Domain Models
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SFIA
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CITP
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
1 1 (100.00%) MBCS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF Certification