Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Advisor was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 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 Adviser
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 902 -
Rank change year-on-year +60 - +856
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Advisor 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.005% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
UK median daily rate £360 £825 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.36% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £9.27 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.27 -

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 90422 104428 107002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58668 67939 66296
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2875 3108 4133
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.80 £47.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

Technical Advisor
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Advisor in the UK

Technical Advisor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Advisor in the UK

Technical Advisor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Advisor in the UK

Technical Advisor
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Advisor within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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
England +58 7 £360 -56.36% 1
North of England +61 5 £360 -
UK excluding London +49 5 £360 - 1
North West +43 5 £360 -
London +6 2 - -

Technical Advisor Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Technical Advisor 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 Advisor in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Postgraduate
2 5 (71.43%) MBA
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Product Management
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
2 5 (71.43%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM

Technical Advisor Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
2 5 (71.43%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (71.43%) Product Management
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MBA
1 5 (71.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow