The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 77 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1228 1194 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.39% 2.77% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.99% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 649 704
Average daily rate £338 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 116 105
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.17% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.52 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Administrator
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -11 500 £338 -3.57% 156
South East -20 244 £308 +12.00% 82
Yorkshire +22 117 £375 - 21
South West +18 106 £375 +25.00% 20
East of England -26 74 £315 +26.00% 33
North West -17 67 £288 +18.55% 22
West Midlands -3 66 £325 +16.07% 12
East Midlands -10 35 £350 +62.79% 5
North East -46 9 £217 -27.51% 4
Midlands -3 1 £275 +37.50%
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 539 (23.91%) Linux
2 538 (23.87%) Windows
3 426 (18.90%) Microsoft
4 421 (18.68%) UNIX
5 409 (18.15%) Finance
6 398 (17.66%) SQL
7 330 (14.64%) SQL Server
8 308 (13.66%) Oracle
9 292 (12.95%) VMware
10 279 (12.38%) MS Excel
11 257 (11.40%) ITIL
12 255 (11.31%) Red Hat
13 252 (11.18%) SharePoint
14 236 (10.47%) SAN
15 234 (10.38%) Active Directory
16 213 (9.45%) Solaris
17 196 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
18 195 (8.65%) Migration
19 192 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 180 (7.99%) MS Office
21 179 (7.94%) DNS
22 167 (7.41%) Banking
23 163 (7.23%) Security Cleared
23 163 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
24 161 (7.14%) Apache
25 155 (6.88%) IBM
26 153 (6.79%) HP
27 145 (6.43%) Perl
28 139 (6.17%) Oracle Database
29 138 (6.12%) Shell Script

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 252 (11.18%) SharePoint
2 161 (7.14%) Apache
3 119 (5.28%) MS Exchange
4 105 (4.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 97 (4.30%) IIS
6 85 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 78 (3.46%) WebSphere
8 61 (2.71%) SharePoint Server
9 60 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 53 (2.35%) WebLogic
11 48 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 45 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 32 (1.42%) SAS
14 31 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
15 24 (1.06%) nginx
16 21 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
17 18 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (0.80%) Confluence
18 16 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
19 15 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 279 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 180 (7.99%) MS Office
3 62 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.95%) MS Project
5 31 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (1.11%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
8 13 (0.58%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.089%) InDesign
10 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.044%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 17 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.35%) Agresso
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.27%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.13%) Summit
12 2 (0.089%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.089%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.089%) HFM
12 2 (0.089%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 2 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (1.11%) Office 365
4 16 (0.71%) SaaS
5 15 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 13 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.22%) Joyent
7 5 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (0.22%) Force.com
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.13%) IaaS
9 2 (0.089%) PaaS
10 1 (0.044%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.044%) Route 53
10 1 (0.044%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.044%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.044%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 236 (10.47%) SAN
2 179 (7.94%) DNS
3 118 (5.24%) TCP/IP
4 116 (5.15%) Firewall
5 98 (4.35%) DHCP
6 75 (3.33%) NAS
7 66 (2.93%) LDAP
8 58 (2.57%) LAN
9 52 (2.31%) WAN
9 52 (2.31%) Internet
10 48 (2.13%) HTTP
11 46 (2.04%) SSH
12 41 (1.82%) SSL
13 40 (1.77%) FTP
13 40 (1.77%) VPN
14 32 (1.42%) Intranet
15 22 (0.98%) SMTP
16 18 (0.80%) SNMP
17 16 (0.71%) VLAN
17 16 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (14.64%) SQL Server
2 139 (6.17%) Oracle Database
3 117 (5.19%) MySQL
4 111 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 73 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 71 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 69 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
10 57 (2.53%) Relational Database
11 52 (2.31%) DB2
12 47 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 47 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
14 30 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 30 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (1.02%) MongoDB
16 17 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 35 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 32 (1.42%) JIRA
3 31 (1.38%) Subversion
4 25 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.67%) ClearQuest
5 15 (0.67%) ClearCase
6 14 (0.62%) Hudson
7 11 (0.49%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.44%) FishEye
9 8 (0.35%) Toad
10 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.22%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.18%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.18%) Apache Continuum
13 3 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.13%) MorphX
13 3 (0.13%) Maven
13 3 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 409 (18.15%) Finance
2 167 (7.41%) Banking
3 80 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 64 (2.84%) Publishing
5 51 (2.26%) Retail
6 49 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 37 (1.64%) Marketing
8 29 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 29 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.24%) Legal
10 20 (0.89%) Law
11 18 (0.80%) Games
12 16 (0.71%) Advertising
13 12 (0.53%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.31%) Back Office
15 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.27%) Billing
15 6 (0.27%) Dutch Language
15 6 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (3.42%) .NET
2 71 (3.15%) Web Services
3 56 (2.48%) HTML
4 47 (2.09%) XML
5 40 (1.77%) Middleware
6 28 (1.24%) LAMP
6 28 (1.24%) Mason
7 27 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
8 25 (1.11%) CSS
9 20 (0.89%) J2EE
9 20 (0.89%) ASP.NET
9 20 (0.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 18 (0.80%) jQuery
11 13 (0.58%) Regular Expression
11 13 (0.58%) JSON
12 12 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (0.49%) Visualforce
14 10 (0.44%) JMS
15 8 (0.35%) SOAP
15 8 (0.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 121 (5.37%) Clustering
2 87 (3.86%) Replication
3 39 (1.73%) Management Information System
4 30 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 28 (1.24%) Open Source
6 27 (1.20%) NHS
7 25 (1.11%) CLARiiON
8 24 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 22 (0.98%) Blackberry
10 20 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 19 (0.84%) AS400
12 16 (0.71%) Symmetrix DMX
13 15 (0.67%) Wiki
14 13 (0.58%) FMCG
14 13 (0.58%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.58%) Statistics
15 12 (0.53%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.49%) CMDB
16 11 (0.49%) PKI
17 10 (0.44%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 539 (23.91%) Linux
2 538 (23.87%) Windows
3 421 (18.68%) UNIX
4 213 (9.45%) Solaris
5 196 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 192 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 132 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 114 (5.06%) AIX
9 71 (3.15%) Windows 7
10 67 (2.97%) Ubuntu
11 52 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (1.77%) Debian
12 40 (1.77%) CentOS
13 30 (1.33%) HPUX
14 29 (1.29%) Windows XP
15 28 (1.24%) SUSE
16 22 (0.98%) zOS
17 19 (0.84%) Windows 2000
18 14 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
19 8 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (11.40%) ITIL
2 195 (8.65%) Migration
3 134 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
4 119 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 96 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 84 (3.73%) Project Management
6 84 (3.73%) Change Management
7 66 (2.93%) Configuration Management
8 58 (2.57%) Incident Management
9 53 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
10 52 (2.31%) CRM
11 50 (2.22%) Service Management
11 50 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
12 45 (2.00%) Workflow
13 42 (1.86%) Time Management
13 42 (1.86%) Service Delivery
14 40 (1.77%) ERP
14 40 (1.77%) Business Continuity
14 40 (1.77%) Asset Management
15 38 (1.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 398 (17.66%) SQL
2 145 (6.43%) Perl
3 138 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 113 (5.01%) Java
5 83 (3.68%) PowerShell
6 77 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 61 (2.71%) T-SQL
8 56 (2.48%) Python
9 55 (2.44%) JavaScript
10 47 (2.09%) PHP
11 46 (2.04%) Ruby
12 37 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 31 (1.38%) C
13 31 (1.38%) C#
14 30 (1.33%) VB
14 30 (1.33%) Korn
15 22 (0.98%) VBScript
16 13 (0.58%) VBA
17 11 (0.49%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 163 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 106 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 59 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (2.57%) Degree
5 43 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 38 (1.69%) MCSE
7 35 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (0.98%) CCNA
11 17 (0.75%) MCITP
11 17 (0.75%) RHCE
12 12 (0.53%) CCNP
12 12 (0.53%) MCP
13 11 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.40%) MCTS
14 9 (0.40%) ISEB
15 8 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
15 8 (0.35%) MCSA
16 7 (0.31%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.50%) SLA
2 24 (1.06%) QA
3 18 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.044%) EMIR
9 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.044%) HL7
9 1 (0.044%) GMP
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.044%) TickIT
System Software
1 234 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 163 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (3.06%) NFS
4 63 (2.80%) VMware ESX
5 53 (2.35%) vSphere
6 47 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
7 36 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 35 (1.55%) XenApp
9 32 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 31 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
11 30 (1.33%) Hyper-V
12 22 (0.98%) Samba
12 22 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
13 20 (0.89%) ISA Server
14 17 (0.75%) XenServer
14 17 (0.75%) Sendmail
15 16 (0.71%) Veritas File System
16 13 (0.58%) KVM
16 13 (0.58%) Squid
17 12 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 136 (6.03%) Puppet
2 67 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (2.62%) NetBackup
4 53 (2.35%) SCCM
5 48 (2.13%) Nagios
6 44 (1.95%) Tivoli
7 43 (1.91%) Data Guard
8 37 (1.64%) SCOM
9 25 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 20 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 18 (0.80%) HP SIM
12 17 (0.75%) Ganglia
13 14 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
13 14 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
13 14 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
13 14 (0.62%) Cobbler
14 13 (0.58%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.58%) WSUS
15 12 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 11 (0.49%) Foglight
Vendors
1 426 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 308 (13.66%) Oracle
3 292 (12.95%) VMware
4 255 (11.31%) Red Hat
5 155 (6.88%) IBM
6 153 (6.79%) HP
7 103 (4.57%) Veritas
8 99 (4.39%) EMC
9 92 (4.08%) Citrix
10 87 (3.86%) Cisco
11 71 (3.15%) NetApp
12 69 (3.06%) Sun
13 61 (2.71%) SAP
13 61 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
14 31 (1.38%) JBoss
14 31 (1.38%) ServiceNow
15 28 (1.24%) Dell
16 26 (1.15%) Remedy
16 26 (1.15%) Brocade
17 25 (1.11%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Experis IT
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £240 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £205 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £15 - £19.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: £300 - £320 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Wiltshire
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Rate: Unspecified
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