Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Specialist was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 86 90
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 23 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.86% 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.24% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -30.00% +81.82%
South West median daily rate £480 £340 £463
% change year-on-year +41.18% -26.49% +54.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1175 1241 1450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.30% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 866 975
Wiltshire median daily rate £419 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +0.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £221 £225
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £37.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +76.19% +4.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.90 £11.93
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Wiltshire

Technical Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Specialist in Wiltshire

Technical Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Specialist in Wiltshire

Technical Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Specialist in Wiltshire

Technical Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Swindon +4 9 £450 +28.57%
Corsham - 8 £638 -
Technical Specialist
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wiltshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (39.13%) Finance
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
3 7 (30.43%) Service Design
3 7 (30.43%) ISDN
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) SAP
4 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
4 6 (26.09%) Electronics
4 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (26.09%) Marketing
4 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (21.74%) PKI
5 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (21.74%) Gemalto
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) CA
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Actimize
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Actimize
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) ISDN
1 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) AIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Service Design
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (4.35%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) CA
2 5 (21.74%) Gemalto
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Dynatrace
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat