The first table below looks at the demand for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 31 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 18 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.85% 7.55% 6.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 8.01% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £280 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £26.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
436 362 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.36% 94.27% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 159 216
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 105
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Administrator
Cambridgeshire

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Administrator across the Cambridge region.

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) EMC
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (16.67%) Puppet
7 5 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.67%) MS Office
7 5 (16.67%) SAP
7 5 (16.67%) Perl
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (16.67%) DHCP
7 5 (16.67%) ERP
7 5 (16.67%) MySQL
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) Nagios
8 4 (13.33%) RHCE
8 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (13.33%) Apache

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) InfiniBand
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) PBX
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) XSLT
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) Mason
2 1 (3.33%) FFmpeg
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) MPEG
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (6.67%) HPUX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) ERP
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Data Security
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Market Research
5 2 (6.67%) Information Management
5 2 (6.67%) E-business
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) AWK
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) RHCE
2 3 (10.00%) OCP
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.33%) RHCA
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) qmail
4 1 (3.33%) Samba
4 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
1 5 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) Munin
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) EMC
4 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Percona
5 3 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
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