The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 25 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 36 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.14% 3.85% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.61% 4.13% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.80 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.01% +7.14%
Administrator
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
473 436 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.85% 93.36% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 295 159
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 51
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 37 (63.79%) Linux
2 24 (41.38%) Ruby
2 24 (41.38%) Puppet
2 24 (41.38%) DevOps
3 22 (37.93%) UNIX
3 22 (37.93%) Configuration Management
4 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (22.41%) Web Services
7 13 (22.41%) Python
8 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
8 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (18.97%) VMware
10 9 (15.52%) Windows
11 8 (13.79%) Ansible
12 7 (12.07%) Data Security
13 6 (10.34%) NetApp
13 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
13 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
13 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
13 6 (10.34%) Statistics
14 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
14 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (8.62%) Cisco
15 4 (6.90%) RHCE
15 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (6.90%) DNS
15 4 (6.90%) LAN

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Zope
5 1 (1.72%) Plone
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) LAN
1 4 (6.90%) WAN
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
1 4 (6.90%) VLAN
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (5.17%) Network Security
2 3 (5.17%) VPN
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Statistics
2 2 (3.45%) NHS
2 2 (3.45%) LIMS
3 1 (1.72%) Life Science
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) UNIX
3 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Windows
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) DevOps
2 22 (37.93%) Configuration Management
3 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.07%) Data Security
5 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) B2B
6 3 (5.17%) Market Research
7 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL
7 2 (3.45%) Workflow
7 2 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (1.72%) Information Management
8 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.72%) High Availability
8 1 (1.72%) Change Control
8 1 (1.72%) Database Security
8 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Ruby
2 13 (22.41%) Python
3 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.90%) Perl
5 3 (5.17%) SQL
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) RHCE
2 4 (6.90%) RHCA
3 3 (5.17%) CCIE
3 3 (5.17%) CCNP
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) MCDBA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (41.38%) Puppet
2 14 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.79%) Ansible
4 4 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) NetApp
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Veeam
5 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.45%) Splunk
5 2 (3.45%) Nintex
6 1 (1.72%) EMC
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Polycom
6 1 (1.72%) Sun