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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 95 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1063 1159 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.03% 2.40% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.59% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 659 659
Average daily rate
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£310 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 79 113
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.96 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.82 £36.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+36.53% -10.34%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 -13 451 £325 -7.14% 177
South East +4 246 £300 -10.44% 70
South West -31 72 £300 -24.05% 24
North West +1 67 £313 +4.16% 33
West Midlands +10 65 £248 -22.65% 20
Yorkshire -9 59 £320 -14.66% 38
East of England -46 51 £223 -25.83% 25
East Midlands +16 37 £288 +130.00% 8
North East -28 15 £301 +6.48% 5
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 600 (26.89%) Linux
2 578 (25.91%) Windows
3 412 (18.47%) Microsoft
4 383 (17.17%) Finance
5 362 (16.23%) UNIX
6 348 (15.60%) SQL
7 343 (15.37%) VMware
8 301 (13.49%) Oracle
9 282 (12.64%) Active Directory
10 276 (12.37%) MS Excel
11 266 (11.92%) ITIL
12 258 (11.56%) SQL Server
13 244 (10.94%) Red Hat
14 220 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 208 (9.32%) Banking
16 196 (8.79%) HP
17 195 (8.74%) SharePoint
17 195 (8.74%) Security Cleared
18 191 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 178 (7.98%) SAN
19 178 (7.98%) DNS
20 172 (7.71%) IBM
20 172 (7.71%) Citrix
21 171 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
22 168 (7.53%) Shell Script
23 165 (7.40%) Windows Server 2003
24 163 (7.31%) MS Office
25 153 (6.86%) Perl
26 143 (6.41%) Oracle Database
27 140 (6.28%) Apache

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 195 (8.74%) SharePoint
2 140 (6.28%) Apache
3 121 (5.42%) MS Exchange
4 107 (4.80%) WebSphere
5 78 (3.50%) IIS
6 76 (3.41%) Tomcat
7 68 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 67 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 57 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 41 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 41 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 36 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 34 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 30 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 28 (1.26%) SAS
14 28 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
15 24 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
16 23 (1.03%) CMS
17 22 (0.99%) GlassFish
18 20 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 276 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 163 (7.31%) MS Office
3 63 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (2.42%) MS Project
5 31 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 27 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.18%) MicroStation
8 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.090%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.40%) Agresso
5 7 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
6 6 (0.27%) ResourceLink
6 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.22%) Summit
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.18%) CA Clarity
8 4 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
8 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.67%) SaaS
3 15 (0.67%) Office 365
4 13 (0.58%) Force.com
5 11 (0.49%) Taleo
6 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.22%) Joyent
7 5 (0.22%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.13%) IaaS
9 2 (0.090%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.045%) PaaS
10 1 (0.045%) GitHub
10 1 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 178 (7.98%) SAN
1 178 (7.98%) DNS
2 121 (5.42%) Firewall
3 93 (4.17%) DHCP
4 88 (3.94%) TCP/IP
5 74 (3.32%) LAN
6 72 (3.23%) HTTP
7 69 (3.09%) LDAP
8 63 (2.82%) WAN
9 60 (2.69%) SSL
10 56 (2.51%) Internet
11 44 (1.97%) NAS
12 43 (1.93%) SMTP
13 40 (1.79%) VPN
14 31 (1.39%) FTP
15 27 (1.21%) SSH
15 27 (1.21%) Intranet
16 25 (1.12%) VoIP
17 24 (1.08%) NetScaler
18 19 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 143 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 110 (4.93%) MySQL
4 104 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 73 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 68 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 59 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 56 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 47 (2.11%) DB2
12 42 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
13 41 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 35 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
16 32 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
19 20 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
20 15 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 34 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 32 (1.43%) JIRA
4 28 (1.26%) Subversion
5 23 (1.03%) Introscope
6 19 (0.85%) Hudson
7 17 (0.76%) Maven
8 11 (0.49%) Toad
9 10 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.40%) ClearQuest
10 9 (0.40%) ClearCase
10 9 (0.40%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.31%) Ant
12 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.27%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.18%) MSI
14 2 (0.090%) VisualVM
14 2 (0.090%) FishEye
14 2 (0.090%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 383 (17.17%) Finance
2 208 (9.32%) Banking
3 103 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 59 (2.64%) Retail
5 42 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 34 (1.52%) Marketing
7 32 (1.43%) Legal
8 25 (1.12%) Publishing
9 21 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.76%) Advertising
10 17 (0.76%) Law
11 11 (0.49%) Back Office
11 11 (0.49%) Billing
12 10 (0.45%) Games
13 9 (0.40%) Automotive
13 9 (0.40%) Electronics
14 7 (0.31%) Military
15 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.22%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.29%) Middleware
2 50 (2.24%) .NET
3 45 (2.02%) HTML
4 40 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 40 (1.79%) CSS
5 34 (1.52%) Web Services
6 26 (1.17%) LAMP
7 25 (1.12%) Mason
8 23 (1.03%) XML
9 18 (0.81%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.67%) Visualforce
11 14 (0.63%) jQuery
11 14 (0.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 12 (0.54%) Application Packaging
13 10 (0.45%) Worklight
14 9 (0.40%) JSON
15 8 (0.36%) XMPP
15 8 (0.36%) J2EE
16 7 (0.31%) JDBC
16 7 (0.31%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (4.80%) Clustering
3 65 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 57 (2.55%) Replication
5 38 (1.70%) Blackberry
6 37 (1.66%) Mainframe
7 33 (1.48%) Open Source
8 27 (1.21%) NHS
9 25 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 22 (0.99%) Statistics
10 22 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.67%) Firmware
12 13 (0.58%) Wiki
13 12 (0.54%) AS400
14 11 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.45%) PKI
15 10 (0.45%) iSeries
15 10 (0.45%) E-Learning
16 8 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 600 (26.89%) Linux
2 578 (25.91%) Windows
3 362 (16.23%) UNIX
4 220 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 191 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 165 (7.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 137 (6.14%) Solaris
8 105 (4.71%) Windows 7
9 96 (4.30%) AIX
10 93 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (2.33%) Ubuntu
12 43 (1.93%) HPUX
13 42 (1.88%) CentOS
14 38 (1.70%) Windows XP
15 31 (1.39%) SUSE
15 31 (1.39%) Debian
16 21 (0.94%) Windows 2000
17 19 (0.85%) zOS
18 10 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (11.92%) ITIL
2 133 (5.96%) Migration
3 127 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
4 93 (4.17%) Change Management
5 73 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 73 (3.27%) Project Management
6 68 (3.05%) DevOps
7 56 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
8 54 (2.42%) Load Balancing
8 54 (2.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 52 (2.33%) CRM
10 51 (2.29%) ERP
11 50 (2.24%) Workflow
12 49 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (2.20%) Service Management
13 45 (2.02%) Service Delivery
13 45 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (1.75%) Configuration Management
15 37 (1.66%) E-Commerce
16 35 (1.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 348 (15.60%) SQL
2 168 (7.53%) Shell Script
3 153 (6.86%) Perl
4 126 (5.65%) PowerShell
5 100 (4.48%) Bash Shell
6 93 (4.17%) Java
7 85 (3.81%) Python
8 64 (2.87%) T-SQL
9 45 (2.02%) PHP
10 44 (1.97%) PL/SQL
11 40 (1.79%) JavaScript
11 40 (1.79%) C
11 40 (1.79%) VBScript
12 37 (1.66%) Korn
13 35 (1.57%) Ruby
14 33 (1.48%) VB
15 26 (1.17%) C#
16 20 (0.90%) Jython
17 16 (0.72%) Apex Code
18 11 (0.49%) JCL
Qualifications
1 195 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 128 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 86 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (3.23%) Degree
5 50 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 38 (1.70%) MCSE
7 34 (1.52%) MCITP
8 32 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (0.90%) CCNA
11 18 (0.81%) RHCE
12 15 (0.67%) LPIC
12 15 (0.67%) MCTS
13 14 (0.63%) CCENT
14 11 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
14 11 (0.49%) MCSA
15 9 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.36%) OCP
16 8 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.81%) SLA
2 30 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (0.81%) QA
5 9 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.090%) EMIR
9 2 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.045%) HL7
10 1 (0.045%) BS25999
10 1 (0.045%) COBIT
System Software
1 282 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 171 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.50%) vSphere
4 65 (2.91%) XenApp
5 61 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 55 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
7 45 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 44 (1.97%) XenServer
9 43 (1.93%) Hyper-V
10 31 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 28 (1.26%) XenDesktop
12 27 (1.21%) NFS
13 23 (1.03%) Squid
14 22 (0.99%) RACF
15 18 (0.81%) qmail
16 17 (0.76%) Samba
16 17 (0.76%) Sendmail
17 14 (0.63%) KVM
17 14 (0.63%) Postfix
17 14 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 88 (3.94%) Puppet
2 78 (3.50%) SCCM
3 59 (2.64%) NetBackup
3 59 (2.64%) SCOM
4 53 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 49 (2.20%) HP SIM
6 42 (1.88%) Data Guard
7 41 (1.84%) Nagios
8 40 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 32 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 25 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 20 (0.90%) ZABBIX
13 17 (0.76%) Zenoss
14 15 (0.67%) Backup Exec
14 15 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
15 14 (0.63%) Control-M
16 13 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
16 13 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
16 13 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 412 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 343 (15.37%) VMware
3 301 (13.49%) Oracle
4 244 (10.94%) Red Hat
5 196 (8.79%) HP
6 172 (7.71%) IBM
6 172 (7.71%) Citrix
7 114 (5.11%) Cisco
8 77 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
9 74 (3.32%) EMC
10 58 (2.60%) NetApp
11 55 (2.47%) Symantec
12 53 (2.38%) SAP
13 47 (2.11%) Veritas
14 42 (1.88%) JBoss
15 35 (1.57%) SolarWinds
16 31 (1.39%) Juniper
16 31 (1.39%) CA
16 31 (1.39%) ServiceNow
17 30 (1.34%) 3PAR
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