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 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 81 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1075 1114 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.21% 2.40% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.59% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 589 711
Average daily rate
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£320 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £153 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 79 117
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.22 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.06% -11.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 421 £330 -5.71% 131
South East +10 250 £300 - 85
South West +1 94 £338 +8.87% 29
North West +8 73 £258 -16.39% 27
Yorkshire -2 69 £375 +10.29% 23
East of England -46 61 £300 -8.39% 25
West Midlands -1 60 £275 -10.20% 20
East Midlands +12 35 £313 +150.00% 10
North East -32 10 £335 +5.51% 1
South Coast - - - -
Administrator
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Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 583 (25.27%) Linux
2 561 (24.32%) Windows
3 424 (18.38%) Microsoft
4 387 (16.78%) Finance
5 372 (16.12%) UNIX
6 367 (15.91%) SQL
7 308 (13.35%) Oracle
8 305 (13.22%) VMware
9 297 (12.87%) SQL Server
10 272 (11.79%) ITIL
11 260 (11.27%) MS Excel
12 255 (11.05%) Active Directory
13 250 (10.84%) SharePoint
14 241 (10.45%) Red Hat
15 198 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 192 (8.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 192 (8.32%) Banking
17 189 (8.19%) Security Cleared
18 175 (7.59%) IBM
19 171 (7.41%) SAN
20 167 (7.24%) Migration
21 166 (7.20%) HP
22 165 (7.15%) DNS
23 164 (7.11%) MS Office
24 158 (6.85%) Perl
25 153 (6.63%) Apache
26 148 (6.42%) Shell Script
27 146 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
28 145 (6.29%) Oracle Database
29 144 (6.24%) Solaris

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 250 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 153 (6.63%) Apache
3 113 (4.90%) WebSphere
4 104 (4.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 102 (4.42%) MS Exchange
6 89 (3.86%) IIS
7 75 (3.25%) Tomcat
8 67 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 56 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
10 53 (2.30%) WebLogic
11 49 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 46 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 40 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
14 37 (1.60%) SAS
15 31 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
16 22 (0.95%) CMS
17 20 (0.87%) Confluence
18 18 (0.78%) nginx
18 18 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
19 17 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 260 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 164 (7.11%) MS Office
3 59 (2.56%) MS Project
4 55 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (1.08%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.61%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.087%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.087%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.087%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.043%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.52%) Agresso
4 11 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.30%) JDE OneWorld
8 6 (0.26%) Summit
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (0.22%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.17%) BPCS
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.00%) SaaS
2 21 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (0.78%) Office 365
4 17 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.52%) Force.com
6 9 (0.39%) Taleo
7 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.22%) Joyent
10 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.087%) IaaS
12 2 (0.087%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.043%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.043%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.043%) Route 53
13 1 (0.043%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 171 (7.41%) SAN
2 165 (7.15%) DNS
3 137 (5.94%) Firewall
4 85 (3.68%) TCP/IP
5 83 (3.60%) DHCP
6 74 (3.21%) LDAP
7 68 (2.95%) LAN
7 68 (2.95%) HTTP
8 66 (2.86%) Internet
9 58 (2.51%) WAN
10 53 (2.30%) SSL
11 52 (2.25%) NAS
12 42 (1.82%) VPN
13 38 (1.65%) Intranet
13 38 (1.65%) SSH
14 37 (1.60%) SMTP
15 32 (1.39%) FTP
16 22 (0.95%) Wireless
16 22 (0.95%) iSCSI
17 19 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 145 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 125 (5.42%) MySQL
4 109 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 66 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 64 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 58 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (2.04%) DB2
11 45 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 44 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 35 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (0.78%) MongoDB
18 17 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
19 15 (0.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 38 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 38 (1.65%) Subversion
2 38 (1.65%) JIRA
3 21 (0.91%) Hudson
4 16 (0.69%) Introscope
5 11 (0.48%) Maven
5 11 (0.48%) ClearQuest
6 9 (0.39%) ClearCase
6 9 (0.39%) Toad
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.30%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.26%) Ant
9 5 (0.22%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.13%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.13%) MorphX
10 3 (0.13%) FishEye
11 2 (0.087%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.087%) VisualVM
General
1 387 (16.78%) Finance
2 192 (8.32%) Banking
3 99 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 50 (2.17%) Retail
5 41 (1.78%) Marketing
6 39 (1.69%) Publishing
7 36 (1.56%) Legal
8 35 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.65%) Advertising
10 15 (0.65%) Law
11 12 (0.52%) Games
12 11 (0.48%) Billing
13 10 (0.43%) Electronics
14 9 (0.39%) Back Office
14 9 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.30%) Automotive
16 6 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.51%) Web Services
2 55 (2.38%) HTML
3 51 (2.21%) .NET
4 50 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 42 (1.82%) XML
6 41 (1.78%) Middleware
7 39 (1.69%) CSS
8 34 (1.47%) Mason
9 32 (1.39%) LAMP
10 24 (1.04%) ASP.NET
11 22 (0.95%) jQuery
12 20 (0.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 17 (0.74%) Visualforce
14 16 (0.69%) JSON
15 12 (0.52%) SOAP
16 11 (0.48%) J2EE
16 11 (0.48%) XMPP
17 10 (0.43%) Ajax
18 9 (0.39%) Application Packaging
18 9 (0.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 99 (4.29%) Clustering
2 68 (2.95%) Replication
3 60 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 36 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 30 (1.30%) Open Source
6 27 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 26 (1.13%) NHS
8 25 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 24 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 22 (0.95%) AS400
11 20 (0.87%) Statistics
12 13 (0.56%) Wiki
12 13 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.52%) PKI
14 10 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.39%) E-Learning
15 9 (0.39%) iSeries
15 9 (0.39%) CMDB
16 8 (0.35%) FMCG
16 8 (0.35%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 583 (25.27%) Linux
2 561 (24.32%) Windows
3 372 (16.12%) UNIX
4 198 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 192 (8.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 144 (6.24%) Solaris
7 135 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 102 (4.42%) Windows 7
9 99 (4.29%) AIX
10 73 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 67 (2.90%) Ubuntu
12 49 (2.12%) Debian
13 47 (2.04%) CentOS
14 38 (1.65%) Windows XP
15 35 (1.52%) HPUX
16 25 (1.08%) zOS
17 21 (0.91%) Windows 2000
18 18 (0.78%) SUSE
19 11 (0.48%) Windows 8
20 7 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (11.79%) ITIL
2 167 (7.24%) Migration
3 126 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
4 97 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 90 (3.90%) Change Management
6 89 (3.86%) Project Management
7 75 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
8 68 (2.95%) DevOps
9 61 (2.64%) ERP
10 59 (2.56%) Service Management
10 59 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
11 55 (2.38%) Configuration Management
11 55 (2.38%) CRM
12 52 (2.25%) Incident Management
13 47 (2.04%) Load Balancing
14 45 (1.95%) Workflow
15 44 (1.91%) Performance Monitoring
16 42 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
17 41 (1.78%) Service Delivery
18 37 (1.60%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 367 (15.91%) SQL
2 158 (6.85%) Perl
3 148 (6.42%) Shell Script
4 109 (4.72%) Java
5 105 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 102 (4.42%) Bash Shell
7 78 (3.38%) Python
8 62 (2.69%) T-SQL
9 56 (2.43%) JavaScript
10 53 (2.30%) PHP
11 40 (1.73%) Ruby
12 39 (1.69%) C
13 37 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 37 (1.60%) Korn
14 36 (1.56%) VBScript
15 29 (1.26%) VB
16 26 (1.13%) C#
17 17 (0.74%) Jython
17 17 (0.74%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 189 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 129 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 76 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (3.21%) Degree
5 48 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 39 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 37 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (1.39%) MCSE
9 28 (1.21%) MCITP
10 27 (1.17%) CCNA
11 21 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (0.74%) RHCE
13 15 (0.65%) LPIC
14 14 (0.61%) CCENT
15 12 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (0.48%) MCSA
16 11 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
17 10 (0.43%) MCP
17 10 (0.43%) MCTS
18 9 (0.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.73%) SLA
2 28 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.56%) QA
6 8 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.087%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.087%) EMIR
8 2 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.043%) HL7
9 1 (0.043%) BS25999
9 1 (0.043%) COBIT
9 1 (0.043%) TickIT
9 1 (0.043%) GMP
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 255 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 146 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.56%) vSphere
4 53 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
5 50 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 50 (2.17%) XenApp
6 44 (1.91%) VMware ESX
7 42 (1.82%) Hyper-V
8 38 (1.65%) NFS
9 32 (1.39%) XenServer
10 25 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 24 (1.04%) Squid
12 23 (1.00%) XenDesktop
13 18 (0.78%) RACF
13 18 (0.78%) Samba
13 18 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (0.74%) ISA Server
14 17 (0.74%) qmail
15 16 (0.69%) KVM
16 15 (0.65%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 96 (4.16%) Puppet
2 72 (3.12%) SCCM
3 60 (2.60%) NetBackup
4 54 (2.34%) Tivoli
5 47 (2.04%) SCOM
6 43 (1.86%) Data Guard
7 36 (1.56%) Nagios
8 33 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 32 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
10 31 (1.34%) HP SIM
11 29 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 24 (1.04%) ZABBIX
13 16 (0.69%) Zenoss
13 16 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 15 (0.65%) Backup Exec
14 15 (0.65%) WSUS
15 13 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
15 13 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
15 13 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
16 12 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 424 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 308 (13.35%) Oracle
3 305 (13.22%) VMware
4 241 (10.45%) Red Hat
5 175 (7.59%) IBM
6 166 (7.20%) HP
7 133 (5.77%) Citrix
8 108 (4.68%) Cisco
9 83 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
10 75 (3.25%) NetApp
11 72 (3.12%) EMC
12 61 (2.64%) SAP
13 49 (2.12%) Veritas
14 41 (1.78%) Symantec
14 41 (1.78%) JBoss
15 36 (1.56%) Juniper
16 33 (1.43%) ServiceNow
17 30 (1.30%) Sun
18 25 (1.08%) BMC
18 25 (1.08%) Remedy
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Arvato UK
Rate: Competitive depending on Experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £9 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
West London
MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £297 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago