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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 85 85 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1106 1066 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.22% 2.26% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 2.44% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 582 660
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 99 126
Average hourly rate £13.46 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.15% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -5.60%
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
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 -20 431 £350 - 125
South East -2 230 £310 -4.61% 70
South West +9 102 £350 +27.27% 18
West Midlands +20 78 £275 - 23
Yorkshire -3 73 £330 -15.38% 31
North West +11 65 £258 -1.90% 19
East of England -33 48 £206 -36.53% 18
East Midlands +14 47 £300 +341.17% 2
North East -10 26 £278 +4.81% 2
Midlands +2 1 - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 555 (25.46%) Linux
2 525 (24.08%) Windows
3 412 (18.90%) Microsoft
4 366 (16.79%) Finance
5 357 (16.38%) UNIX
6 342 (15.69%) VMware
7 340 (15.60%) SQL
8 286 (13.12%) Active Directory
9 277 (12.71%) Oracle
10 271 (12.43%) MS Excel
11 232 (10.64%) SQL Server
12 230 (10.55%) ITIL
13 218 (10.00%) Security Cleared
14 211 (9.68%) Red Hat
15 206 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 194 (8.90%) SAN
17 188 (8.62%) MS Office
18 185 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 178 (8.17%) SharePoint
20 171 (7.84%) IBM
21 168 (7.71%) Banking
22 165 (7.57%) Shell Script
23 159 (7.29%) Migration
24 158 (7.25%) HP
25 156 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
26 152 (6.97%) Solaris
27 151 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
28 145 (6.65%) DNS
29 136 (6.24%) SC Cleared
30 133 (6.10%) Citrix

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 178 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 123 (5.64%) Apache
3 117 (5.37%) MS Exchange
4 100 (4.59%) WebSphere
5 89 (4.08%) IIS
6 79 (3.62%) Tomcat
7 56 (2.57%) WebLogic
8 52 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 48 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 43 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
11 39 (1.79%) JBoss
11 39 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 35 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 33 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 28 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
15 25 (1.15%) CMS
16 24 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
16 24 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (1.01%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 271 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 188 (8.62%) MS Office
3 58 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (1.56%) MS Project
5 29 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.01%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.23%) ProjectWise
8 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.23%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.18%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.092%) Stata
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.046%) SPSS
11 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 19 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.37%) Agresso
4 8 (0.37%) ResourceLink
5 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.23%) CA Clarity
7 4 (0.18%) HFM
7 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 3 (0.14%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.69%) SaaS
2 14 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.50%) Office 365
4 10 (0.46%) Force.com
4 10 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.41%) Taleo
5 9 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.23%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.092%) Route 53
8 2 (0.092%) GitHub
9 1 (0.046%) IaaS
9 1 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.046%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.046%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (8.90%) SAN
2 145 (6.65%) DNS
3 83 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 82 (3.76%) DHCP
5 69 (3.17%) Firewall
6 59 (2.71%) NAS
7 48 (2.20%) LAN
8 44 (2.02%) SSL
9 43 (1.97%) Internet
10 42 (1.93%) HTTP
11 41 (1.88%) LDAP
11 41 (1.88%) WAN
12 31 (1.42%) SMTP
13 30 (1.38%) FTP
14 29 (1.33%) Intranet
15 22 (1.01%) VPN
16 18 (0.83%) VLAN
17 15 (0.69%) SSH
18 14 (0.64%) Wireless
18 14 (0.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 119 (5.46%) Oracle Database
3 106 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (3.17%) MySQL
5 64 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 60 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 51 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 46 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (1.93%) DB2
11 39 (1.79%) Relational Database
12 35 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 34 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
15 31 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
16 27 (1.24%) RDBMS
17 23 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (0.78%) Big Data
18 17 (0.78%) Hadoop
19 14 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 24 (1.10%) Maven
3 22 (1.01%) Subversion
3 22 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 16 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.73%) JIRA
5 15 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 14 (0.64%) Ant
7 12 (0.55%) ClearQuest
8 10 (0.46%) Introscope
9 9 (0.41%) Toad
10 8 (0.37%) ClearCase
11 6 (0.28%) Hudson
11 6 (0.28%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.18%) StarTeam
14 3 (0.14%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.092%) Dreamweaver
15 2 (0.092%) PowerDesigner
15 2 (0.092%) MSI
General
1 366 (16.79%) Finance
2 168 (7.71%) Banking
3 109 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 38 (1.74%) Retail
5 33 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.33%) Legal
8 26 (1.19%) Marketing
9 22 (1.01%) Advertising
10 21 (0.96%) Law
11 19 (0.87%) Publishing
12 10 (0.46%) Back Office
12 10 (0.46%) Electronics
12 10 (0.46%) Billing
13 8 (0.37%) Automotive
14 7 (0.32%) Games
15 6 (0.28%) Military
16 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.23%) Front Office
16 5 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.52%) Middleware
2 48 (2.20%) .NET
3 47 (2.16%) HTML
4 44 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
5 36 (1.65%) Web Services
6 33 (1.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 31 (1.42%) CSS
8 28 (1.28%) Mason
9 17 (0.78%) XML
10 15 (0.69%) Visualforce
11 13 (0.60%) Application Packaging
12 11 (0.50%) LAMP
13 9 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (0.37%) Worklight
14 8 (0.37%) ASP.NET
15 7 (0.32%) jQuery
16 6 (0.28%) Java EE
16 6 (0.28%) J2EE
16 6 (0.28%) SAP Basis
17 5 (0.23%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 133 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (5.73%) Clustering
3 67 (3.07%) Replication
4 61 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 38 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 31 (1.42%) Open Source
7 27 (1.24%) Statistics
8 26 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 26 (1.19%) NHS
9 19 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 18 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.60%) iSeries
12 12 (0.55%) Wiki
12 12 (0.55%) Data Integration
13 11 (0.50%) DataPower
13 11 (0.50%) CMDB
14 10 (0.46%) Symmetrix DMX
15 7 (0.32%) FMCG
16 6 (0.28%) GIS
16 6 (0.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 555 (25.46%) Linux
2 525 (24.08%) Windows
3 357 (16.38%) UNIX
4 206 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 185 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 156 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 152 (6.97%) Solaris
8 91 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 79 (3.62%) AIX
10 68 (3.12%) Windows 7
11 67 (3.07%) CentOS
12 46 (2.11%) HPUX
13 38 (1.74%) Windows XP
14 36 (1.65%) Ubuntu
15 32 (1.47%) SUSE
16 21 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 19 (0.87%) zOS
18 18 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
19 16 (0.73%) Debian
19 16 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (10.55%) ITIL
2 159 (7.29%) Migration
3 122 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
4 100 (4.59%) Change Management
5 84 (3.85%) Project Management
6 79 (3.62%) Configuration Management
7 62 (2.84%) Workflow
8 61 (2.80%) DevOps
9 60 (2.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 60 (2.75%) CRM
10 59 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 50 (2.29%) Service Management
13 44 (2.02%) Service Delivery
14 43 (1.97%) Validation
15 41 (1.88%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (1.79%) E-Commerce
16 39 (1.79%) ERP
16 39 (1.79%) Load Balancing
17 35 (1.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 340 (15.60%) SQL
2 165 (7.57%) Shell Script
3 128 (5.87%) PowerShell
4 100 (4.59%) Perl
5 79 (3.62%) Bash Shell
6 68 (3.12%) Python
7 66 (3.03%) Java
8 61 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 52 (2.39%) T-SQL
10 32 (1.47%) Korn
11 30 (1.38%) PHP
11 30 (1.38%) C
12 29 (1.33%) JavaScript
13 28 (1.28%) Ruby
14 25 (1.15%) VB
15 24 (1.10%) C#
16 19 (0.87%) VBScript
17 16 (0.73%) Apex Code
18 11 (0.50%) Jython
19 8 (0.37%) JCL
Qualifications
1 218 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 136 (6.24%) SC Cleared
3 79 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (3.12%) Degree
5 45 (2.06%) MCSE
6 44 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.15%) MCITP
8 23 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.55%) MCP
11 11 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.46%) RHCE
13 8 (0.37%) MCTS
13 8 (0.37%) MCSA
14 7 (0.32%) CCNP
14 7 (0.32%) CCDP
14 7 (0.32%) RHCT
14 7 (0.32%) CCVP
15 6 (0.28%) CCNA
15 6 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.72%) SLA
2 34 (1.56%) QA
3 19 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.046%) GAMP
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 286 (13.12%) Active Directory
2 151 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.89%) vSphere
4 59 (2.71%) VMware ESX
5 53 (2.43%) XenApp
6 49 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 48 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
8 37 (1.70%) Hyper-V
8 37 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 29 (1.33%) XenServer
10 23 (1.06%) XenDesktop
10 23 (1.06%) RACF
11 22 (1.01%) NFS
12 19 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 16 (0.73%) Samba
14 15 (0.69%) Terminal Services
15 13 (0.60%) Firmware
16 11 (0.50%) ISA Server
16 11 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
17 10 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 84 (3.85%) Puppet
2 76 (3.49%) SCCM
3 71 (3.26%) SCOM
4 61 (2.80%) NetBackup
5 60 (2.75%) Tivoli
6 49 (2.25%) Nagios
7 42 (1.93%) HP SIM
8 37 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 33 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 26 (1.19%) Data Guard
11 20 (0.92%) ARCserve
11 20 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 19 (0.87%) Control-M
13 17 (0.78%) Ansible
13 17 (0.78%) SCSM
14 15 (0.69%) BladeLogic
15 13 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
15 13 (0.60%) yum
16 12 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 412 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 342 (15.69%) VMware
3 277 (12.71%) Oracle
4 211 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 171 (7.84%) IBM
6 158 (7.25%) HP
7 133 (6.10%) Citrix
8 89 (4.08%) EMC
9 84 (3.85%) Cisco
10 70 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
11 61 (2.80%) Symantec
12 60 (2.75%) SAP
13 59 (2.71%) NetApp
14 49 (2.25%) Veritas
15 38 (1.74%) Lotus
16 35 (1.61%) CA
17 34 (1.56%) ServiceNow
18 33 (1.51%) 3PAR
18 33 (1.51%) Remedy
19 29 (1.33%) Sun
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £16000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: As per market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago