The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Administrator
Rank 602 567 584
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Administrator 12 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.021% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.023% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
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£363 £297 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £144 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £456 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £168
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +146.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Administrator within the UK.

Technical Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Technical Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Administrator
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 12 £363 +22.05% 6
London +15 5 £300 +58.02% 1
City of London +21 3 £300 +206.37%
South East - 3 - - 2
East of England - 2 £290 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
South West - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Hove - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Reigate - - - -

Technical Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (13.33%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.33%) AS400
4 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) BPCS
4 4 (13.33%) iSeries
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.00%) Document Management
5 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Back Office
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (6.67%) Front Office
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware
6 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.67%) Apache
6 2 (6.67%) L2TP

Technical Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) BPCS
2 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) ADSL
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) L2TP
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) Ingres
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) JasperReports
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Synon
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) DAO
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.33%) Laravel
3 1 (3.33%) JDBC
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) CGI
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) AS400
1 4 (13.33%) iSeries
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) VMS
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ERP
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Document Management
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.33%) Logistics
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) RPG
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.33%) RPG III
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) ION Trading
2 2 (6.67%) Tradeweb
3 1 (3.33%) Brocade
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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