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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 83 84 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1062 983 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.29% 2.24% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.41% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 543 626
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 83 109
Average hourly rate £13.62 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.33 £35.72 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -1.75%
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -10 424 £350 - 201
South East 0 210 £310 -4.61% 66
South West +22 112 £375 +36.36% 23
North West +20 70 £301 +9.54% 25
West Midlands +29 65 £275 +18.27% 19
East of England +1 58 £275 -15.38% 28
Yorkshire -33 51 £300 -20.00% 23
East Midlands +10 33 £320 +370.58% 11
North East -1 23 £290 +28.88% 2
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 519 (24.40%) Linux
2 512 (24.07%) Windows
3 403 (18.95%) Microsoft
4 377 (17.72%) Finance
5 352 (16.55%) UNIX
6 331 (15.56%) SQL
7 309 (14.53%) VMware
8 281 (13.21%) Active Directory
9 256 (12.04%) Oracle
10 253 (11.89%) MS Excel
11 227 (10.67%) SQL Server
12 211 (9.92%) ITIL
13 210 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 208 (9.78%) Red Hat
15 201 (9.45%) MS Office
15 201 (9.45%) Security Cleared
16 192 (9.03%) SAN
17 189 (8.89%) IBM
18 186 (8.74%) SharePoint
19 174 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 167 (7.85%) Solaris
21 160 (7.52%) Banking
22 157 (7.38%) Migration
23 155 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
24 151 (7.10%) Shell Script
25 141 (6.63%) HP
26 139 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
27 135 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
28 132 (6.21%) SC Cleared
29 124 (5.83%) PowerShell

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 186 (8.74%) SharePoint
2 115 (5.41%) Apache
3 107 (5.03%) MS Exchange
3 107 (5.03%) WebSphere
4 94 (4.42%) IIS
5 64 (3.01%) Tomcat
6 58 (2.73%) WebLogic
7 51 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 49 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 44 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 34 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 31 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (1.46%) Lotus Domino
12 29 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 28 (1.32%) JBoss
13 28 (1.32%) IBM Notes
14 24 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
14 24 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
15 22 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 253 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 201 (9.45%) MS Office
3 66 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (1.13%) MS Project
6 20 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.14%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.094%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.094%) Stata
11 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.047%) SPSS
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.38%) Agresso
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.24%) CA Clarity
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.19%) ResourceLink
9 4 (0.19%) HFM
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 2 (0.094%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.094%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.094%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (0.89%) SaaS
3 14 (0.66%) Office 365
3 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.33%) Force.com
7 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.094%) GitHub
8 2 (0.094%) Route 53
8 2 (0.094%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.094%) IaaS
8 2 (0.094%) Taleo
8 2 (0.094%) PaaS
9 1 (0.047%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.047%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 192 (9.03%) SAN
2 123 (5.78%) DNS
3 84 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 66 (3.10%) Firewall
5 65 (3.06%) DHCP
6 58 (2.73%) NAS
7 56 (2.63%) LAN
8 48 (2.26%) WAN
9 45 (2.12%) Internet
9 45 (2.12%) SSL
10 40 (1.88%) HTTP
11 38 (1.79%) LDAP
12 28 (1.32%) Intranet
13 26 (1.22%) FTP
14 22 (1.03%) VPN
15 21 (0.99%) SMTP
16 17 (0.80%) VLAN
17 14 (0.66%) Network Security
17 14 (0.66%) VoIP
18 11 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 119 (5.59%) Oracle Database
3 94 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 61 (2.87%) MySQL
6 58 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 56 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 46 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 37 (1.74%) DB2
12 34 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 26 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
15 22 (1.03%) MongoDB
15 22 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.99%) Hadoop
16 21 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 24 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 20 (0.94%) Subversion
4 18 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (0.75%) JIRA
5 16 (0.75%) Maven
6 15 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 14 (0.66%) ClearQuest
8 12 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.56%) Ant
8 12 (0.56%) Toad
9 10 (0.47%) ClearCase
10 9 (0.42%) Introscope
11 6 (0.28%) Hudson
11 6 (0.28%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.24%) JUnit
13 4 (0.19%) StarTeam
14 3 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.14%) PVCS
14 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 377 (17.72%) Finance
2 160 (7.52%) Banking
3 96 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 39 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 36 (1.69%) Retail
6 32 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.18%) Legal
8 24 (1.13%) Marketing
9 19 (0.89%) Advertising
9 19 (0.89%) Law
10 16 (0.75%) Publishing
11 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.52%) Back Office
13 9 (0.42%) Billing
14 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.33%) Automotive
16 6 (0.28%) Electronics
17 5 (0.24%) Games
17 5 (0.24%) Local Government
18 4 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.96%) .NET
2 60 (2.82%) Middleware
3 54 (2.54%) Web Services
4 47 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
5 45 (2.12%) HTML
6 34 (1.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 29 (1.36%) CSS
8 26 (1.22%) XML
9 25 (1.18%) Mason
10 14 (0.66%) Visualforce
11 13 (0.61%) Application Packaging
12 11 (0.52%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (0.47%) J2EE
14 9 (0.42%) LAMP
15 7 (0.33%) ASP.NET
15 7 (0.33%) Worklight
16 6 (0.28%) WSGI
16 6 (0.28%) Regular Expression
16 6 (0.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 124 (5.83%) Clustering
2 117 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (2.91%) Replication
4 58 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.07%) Open Source
6 39 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 31 (1.46%) Mainframe
8 30 (1.41%) NHS
9 20 (0.94%) Statistics
9 20 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 17 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 17 (0.80%) Wiki
11 12 (0.56%) CMDB
12 11 (0.52%) iSeries
13 10 (0.47%) Symmetrix DMX
14 9 (0.42%) DataPower
15 8 (0.38%) FMCG
15 8 (0.38%) Data Integration
16 6 (0.28%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.28%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 519 (24.40%) Linux
2 512 (24.07%) Windows
3 352 (16.55%) UNIX
4 210 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 174 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 167 (7.85%) Solaris
7 155 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 92 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 90 (4.23%) AIX
10 61 (2.87%) CentOS
11 49 (2.30%) Windows 7
12 43 (2.02%) HPUX
13 37 (1.74%) Ubuntu
14 31 (1.46%) SUSE
15 30 (1.41%) Windows XP
16 20 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 20 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (0.85%) zOS
18 16 (0.75%) Windows 2000
19 14 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (9.92%) ITIL
2 157 (7.38%) Migration
3 135 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
4 107 (5.03%) Change Management
5 85 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 78 (3.67%) Project Management
7 67 (3.15%) Workflow
7 67 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 66 (3.10%) DevOps
9 60 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (2.77%) CRM
11 48 (2.26%) Performance Monitoring
12 47 (2.21%) Service Management
13 44 (2.07%) Service Delivery
14 42 (1.97%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (1.83%) Incident Management
16 38 (1.79%) Validation
17 37 (1.74%) Problem Management
18 34 (1.60%) Capacity Planning
19 33 (1.55%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 331 (15.56%) SQL
2 151 (7.10%) Shell Script
3 124 (5.83%) PowerShell
4 94 (4.42%) Perl
5 86 (4.04%) Java
6 72 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 67 (3.15%) Python
8 53 (2.49%) PL/SQL
9 48 (2.26%) T-SQL
10 36 (1.69%) PHP
11 34 (1.60%) JavaScript
12 32 (1.50%) Korn
13 26 (1.22%) C#
14 24 (1.13%) C
15 23 (1.08%) VB
16 21 (0.99%) Ruby
17 15 (0.71%) VBScript
17 15 (0.71%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.61%) Jython
19 9 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 201 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 132 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 72 (3.39%) Degree
4 71 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (2.12%) MCSE
6 32 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.03%) MCITP
7 22 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.61%) MCP
10 11 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.42%) IBM Certification
11 9 (0.42%) CCNA
12 8 (0.38%) MCTS
13 7 (0.33%) CCNP
13 7 (0.33%) MCSA
13 7 (0.33%) RHCT
14 6 (0.28%) CCVP
14 6 (0.28%) HND
14 6 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.53%) SLA
2 33 (1.55%) QA
3 18 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.047%) GAMP
System Software
1 281 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 139 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.59%) vSphere
4 51 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 43 (2.02%) XenApp
6 40 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 33 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
7 33 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 31 (1.46%) Hyper-V
9 21 (0.99%) NFS
9 21 (0.99%) XenServer
9 21 (0.99%) XenDesktop
10 20 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 19 (0.89%) RACF
12 17 (0.80%) ISA Server
13 16 (0.75%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.66%) Samba
15 13 (0.61%) Firmware
15 13 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (0.56%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 93 (4.37%) Puppet
2 71 (3.34%) SCOM
3 68 (3.20%) SCCM
4 51 (2.40%) NetBackup
5 45 (2.12%) Tivoli
6 41 (1.93%) Nagios
7 32 (1.50%) HP SIM
7 32 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 22 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 20 (0.94%) BladeLogic
11 18 (0.85%) Ansible
11 18 (0.85%) Control-M
11 18 (0.85%) ARCserve
12 17 (0.80%) Data Guard
12 17 (0.80%) SCSM
13 12 (0.56%) SCOrch
13 12 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
14 10 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 10 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 403 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 309 (14.53%) VMware
3 256 (12.04%) Oracle
4 208 (9.78%) Red Hat
5 189 (8.89%) IBM
6 141 (6.63%) HP
7 111 (5.22%) Citrix
8 83 (3.90%) Cisco
8 83 (3.90%) EMC
9 74 (3.48%) SAP
10 68 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
11 53 (2.49%) Symantec
12 52 (2.44%) NetApp
13 50 (2.35%) Veritas
14 44 (2.07%) Lotus
15 38 (1.79%) CA
16 34 (1.60%) Sun
17 33 (1.55%) ServiceNow
17 33 (1.55%) Remedy
18 29 (1.36%) Websense
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