The median contractor rate for a Technical Administrator was £121 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Administrator
UK
Rank 576 623 598
Rank change year-on-year +47 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Administrator 10 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.013% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.014% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £121 £468 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -74.07% +55.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £243 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £538 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £121 £273 £251
% change year-on-year -55.50% +8.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £14.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Administrator in the UK

Technical Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Administrator in the UK

Technical Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Administrator in the UK

Technical Administrator
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 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
England +48 6 £123 -75.52% 2
Glasgow - 3 £116 -
Scotland - 3 £116 -
South East - 3 - -
East of England - 2 £123 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £123 -
Essex - 2 £123 -
Leeds - 1 £120 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £120 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £120 - 1

Technical Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Technical Administrator 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 featuring Technical Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) MS Office
4 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Retail
6 4 (13.79%) Remedy
6 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.79%) Unix
7 3 (10.34%) ERD
7 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Management Information System

Technical Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Documentum
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
3 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.45%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Analytics
1 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
2 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) ERD
2 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.34%) Validation
2 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) ITSM
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Remedy
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) BMC
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos