The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 87 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1021 1050 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.21% 2.34% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.52% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 596 583
Average daily rate
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£325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 73 98
Average hourly rate £13.62 £17.33 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.53 £35.72 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +11.66%
Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42753 41594 37674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.57% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26488 25160 22087
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 1766 2081
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -22 399 £350 - 197
South East -3 230 £325 +3.50% 90
South West +26 106 £325 -16.12% 47
North West +17 71 £300 -7.69% 29
West Midlands +5 57 £300 -4.38% 17
East of England +7 55 £205 -36.92% 41
Yorkshire -44 46 £250 -28.57% 34
East Midlands -5 22 £325 +388.72% 10
North East +8 14 £305 +36.37% 6
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 535 (25.07%) Windows
2 521 (24.41%) Linux
3 397 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 366 (17.15%) Finance
5 347 (16.26%) SQL
6 329 (15.42%) UNIX
7 294 (13.78%) VMware
8 272 (12.75%) Active Directory
9 266 (12.46%) Oracle
10 229 (10.73%) MS Excel
11 228 (10.68%) SQL Server
12 204 (9.56%) Red Hat
13 197 (9.23%) Security Cleared
14 195 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 195 (9.14%) ITIL
15 183 (8.58%) MS Office
16 179 (8.39%) SharePoint
17 171 (8.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 166 (7.78%) IBM
19 164 (7.69%) Solaris
19 164 (7.69%) Migration
20 159 (7.45%) SAN
21 157 (7.36%) Shell Script
22 143 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
23 139 (6.51%) Banking
24 138 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
25 134 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
26 129 (6.04%) SC Cleared
27 123 (5.76%) Apache
28 121 (5.67%) HP

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 179 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 123 (5.76%) Apache
3 116 (5.44%) WebSphere
4 96 (4.50%) MS Exchange
5 90 (4.22%) IIS
6 64 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 63 (2.95%) Tomcat
8 57 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 53 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 34 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
12 33 (1.55%) IBM Notes
13 31 (1.45%) JBoss
13 31 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (1.08%) Lync
14 23 (1.08%) SAS
14 23 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
15 22 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 229 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 183 (8.58%) MS Office
3 68 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 25 (1.17%) MS Project
6 14 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.14%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.094%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.094%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.094%) Stata
10 1 (0.047%) SPSS
10 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.42%) HFM
6 8 (0.37%) Agresso
7 7 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.094%) TIBCO iProcess
12 2 (0.094%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.094%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (0.94%) SaaS
3 19 (0.89%) Office 365
4 15 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.28%) Force.com
8 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.23%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.14%) Yammer
10 2 (0.094%) Route 53
10 2 (0.094%) GitHub
11 1 (0.047%) IaaS
11 1 (0.047%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.047%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.047%) Taleo
11 1 (0.047%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (7.45%) SAN
2 112 (5.25%) DNS
3 75 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 69 (3.23%) Firewall
5 55 (2.58%) LAN
5 55 (2.58%) DHCP
6 54 (2.53%) NAS
7 48 (2.25%) WAN
8 47 (2.20%) LDAP
9 46 (2.16%) Internet
10 43 (2.01%) SSL
10 43 (2.01%) HTTP
11 28 (1.31%) VPN
11 28 (1.31%) Intranet
12 21 (0.98%) FTP
13 17 (0.80%) SMTP
14 16 (0.75%) VLAN
14 16 (0.75%) Network Security
15 13 (0.61%) Wireless
15 13 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 112 (5.25%) Oracle Database
3 88 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (3.66%) MySQL
5 66 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 56 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 56 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (1.83%) DB2
10 37 (1.73%) Relational Database
11 35 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
14 27 (1.27%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (1.08%) MongoDB
17 22 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
18 21 (0.98%) RDBMS
19 19 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 28 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.22%) Subversion
4 16 (0.75%) Maven
5 14 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.61%) ClearQuest
7 12 (0.56%) Toad
7 12 (0.56%) Introscope
7 12 (0.56%) JIRA
7 12 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.52%) Ant
9 8 (0.37%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.28%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.28%) Hudson
11 5 (0.23%) JUnit
12 4 (0.19%) MSI
12 4 (0.19%) StarTeam
12 4 (0.19%) WebLOAD
12 4 (0.19%) CA Gen
General
1 366 (17.15%) Finance
2 139 (6.51%) Banking
3 88 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 31 (1.45%) Retail
4 31 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 29 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.17%) Legal
7 24 (1.12%) Marketing
8 20 (0.94%) Law
9 16 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.70%) Publishing
11 14 (0.66%) Advertising
12 9 (0.42%) Back Office
13 8 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.33%) Automotive
14 7 (0.33%) Billing
15 6 (0.28%) Electronics
16 5 (0.23%) Games
16 5 (0.23%) Local Government
16 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.95%) Web Services
2 57 (2.67%) .NET
3 54 (2.53%) Middleware
4 47 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
5 44 (2.06%) HTML
6 34 (1.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 28 (1.31%) XML
8 26 (1.22%) Mason
9 21 (0.98%) CSS
10 15 (0.70%) J2EE
11 14 (0.66%) Visualforce
12 11 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (0.47%) Application Packaging
13 10 (0.47%) LAMP
14 9 (0.42%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.37%) Worklight
16 7 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 7 (0.33%) jQuery
16 7 (0.33%) Flash
17 6 (0.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 121 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (5.30%) Clustering
3 67 (3.14%) Replication
4 61 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 51 (2.39%) Open Source
6 28 (1.31%) NHS
7 27 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 24 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 22 (1.03%) Statistics
10 21 (0.98%) Computer Science
11 18 (0.84%) Wiki
12 16 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.66%) CMDB
14 11 (0.52%) Symmetrix DMX
15 10 (0.47%) Data Integration
16 9 (0.42%) DataPower
16 9 (0.42%) PKI
17 8 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
17 8 (0.37%) iSeries
17 8 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 535 (25.07%) Windows
2 521 (24.41%) Linux
3 329 (15.42%) UNIX
4 195 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 171 (8.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 164 (7.69%) Solaris
7 138 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 91 (4.26%) AIX
9 86 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (3.37%) CentOS
11 54 (2.53%) Windows 7
12 48 (2.25%) Ubuntu
13 39 (1.83%) HPUX
14 32 (1.50%) Windows XP
15 19 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 17 (0.80%) SUSE
16 17 (0.80%) Debian
16 17 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
17 16 (0.75%) Windows 2000
18 15 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (9.14%) ITIL
2 164 (7.69%) Migration
3 143 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
4 106 (4.97%) Change Management
5 105 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 77 (3.61%) Project Management
7 72 (3.37%) DevOps
8 68 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 67 (3.14%) CRM
10 63 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (2.76%) Workflow
11 59 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 57 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (2.58%) Service Delivery
14 50 (2.34%) Service Management
15 42 (1.97%) Incident Management
16 41 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
17 37 (1.73%) E-Commerce
18 36 (1.69%) Problem Management
19 34 (1.59%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 347 (16.26%) SQL
2 157 (7.36%) Shell Script
3 107 (5.01%) PowerShell
3 107 (5.01%) Perl
4 99 (4.64%) Java
5 94 (4.40%) Python
6 79 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 56 (2.62%) PL/SQL
8 41 (1.92%) PHP
9 40 (1.87%) JavaScript
10 39 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 33 (1.55%) Korn
12 28 (1.31%) C
13 25 (1.17%) C#
14 22 (1.03%) Ruby
15 20 (0.94%) VB
16 19 (0.89%) Jython
17 17 (0.80%) VBScript
18 14 (0.66%) Apex Code
19 9 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 197 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 129 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 76 (3.56%) Degree
4 66 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (1.59%) MCSE
5 34 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.27%) VCP4
7 25 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (0.89%) MCITP
9 15 (0.70%) MCP
9 15 (0.70%) CCNA
10 12 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.47%) RHCE
12 9 (0.42%) IBM Certification
13 8 (0.37%) MCTS
13 8 (0.37%) MCSA
13 8 (0.37%) MCDBA
14 7 (0.33%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.95%) SLA
2 33 (1.55%) QA
3 14 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.047%) GAMP
System Software
1 272 (12.75%) Active Directory
2 134 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.06%) vSphere
4 39 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 38 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 34 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 30 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 29 (1.36%) XenApp
8 29 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
9 23 (1.08%) Samba
10 19 (0.89%) NFS
11 16 (0.75%) Terminal Services
12 15 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 15 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (0.66%) XenServer
13 14 (0.66%) XenDesktop
14 12 (0.56%) ISA Server
14 12 (0.56%) RACF
14 12 (0.56%) HDFS
15 9 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 108 (5.06%) Puppet
2 60 (2.81%) SCOM
3 55 (2.58%) SCCM
4 40 (1.87%) NetBackup
4 40 (1.87%) Tivoli
4 40 (1.87%) Nagios
5 34 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 24 (1.12%) HP SIM
8 20 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 19 (0.89%) SCSM
10 18 (0.84%) Ansible
10 18 (0.84%) BladeLogic
11 16 (0.75%) ARCserve
12 15 (0.70%) Control-M
13 13 (0.61%) SCOrch
14 12 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (0.52%) WSUS
15 11 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (0.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 397 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 294 (13.78%) VMware
3 266 (12.46%) Oracle
4 204 (9.56%) Red Hat
5 166 (7.78%) IBM
6 121 (5.67%) HP
7 95 (4.45%) Cisco
8 80 (3.75%) Citrix
9 78 (3.66%) SAP
10 72 (3.37%) EMC
11 67 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
12 50 (2.34%) Lotus
13 47 (2.20%) NetApp
14 42 (1.97%) Veritas
15 41 (1.92%) Symantec
16 37 (1.73%) Sun
17 35 (1.64%) Remedy
18 31 (1.45%) CA
19 24 (1.12%) Informatica
19 24 (1.12%) ServiceNow
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