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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 90 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1199 1086 1137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.23% 2.12% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.30% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 637 623
Average daily rate
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£350 £314 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 91 75
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.74 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +18.51%
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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +13 489 £375 +15.38% 156
South East -3 268 £329 +9.50% 65
South West +4 99 £325 +3.17% 23
East of England +28 89 £361 +45.22% 31
North West -13 79 £325 +2.76% 25
Yorkshire -11 78 £380 +8.57% 26
West Midlands -16 40 £288 +16.16% 13
North East -7 31 £375 +16.27% 6
East Midlands -21 23 £160 -43.11% 3
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 728 (30.76%) Windows
2 692 (29.24%) Linux
3 451 (19.05%) Finance
4 436 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 390 (16.48%) UNIX
6 380 (16.05%) VMware
7 379 (16.01%) SQL
8 373 (15.76%) Oracle
9 323 (13.65%) Active Directory
10 312 (13.18%) SQL Server
11 273 (11.53%) Red Hat
12 248 (10.48%) MS Excel
13 226 (9.55%) SAN
14 206 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 200 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 198 (8.37%) Migration
17 195 (8.24%) PowerShell
18 193 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 186 (7.86%) SharePoint
20 178 (7.52%) ITIL
21 177 (7.48%) Solaris
22 176 (7.44%) DNS
23 172 (7.27%) Shell Script
24 171 (7.22%) Puppet
25 170 (7.18%) Banking
26 156 (6.59%) MS Office
27 155 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
28 149 (6.29%) Bash Shell
29 145 (6.13%) Python
29 145 (6.13%) Cisco

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 99 (4.18%) WebSphere
3 98 (4.14%) IIS
4 86 (3.63%) Apache
5 81 (3.42%) MS Exchange
6 70 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 50 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 49 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 45 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 44 (1.86%) WebLogic
11 43 (1.82%) JBoss
12 38 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 34 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
14 29 (1.23%) SAS
14 29 (1.23%) Lync
15 22 (0.93%) CICS
16 20 (0.84%) IBM Notes
16 20 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (0.76%) Apache Spark
18 17 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 248 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 156 (6.59%) MS Office
3 62 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (1.65%) MS Project
5 28 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.59%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.042%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.042%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.042%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.68%) HFM
3 14 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.30%) Maximo
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
11 3 (0.13%) Magento
12 2 (0.084%) Oracle Retail
12 2 (0.084%) assyst
12 2 (0.084%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 75 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (2.37%) Office 365
3 24 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.68%) IaaS
5 14 (0.59%) GitHub
5 14 (0.59%) SaaS
6 12 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.42%) Force.com
8 7 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
9 6 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.17%) PaaS
10 4 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.084%) Yammer
11 2 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.084%) Joyent
12 1 (0.042%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.042%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.042%) Heroku
12 1 (0.042%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 226 (9.55%) SAN
2 176 (7.44%) DNS
3 137 (5.79%) Firewall
4 115 (4.86%) TCP/IP
5 107 (4.52%) NAS
6 76 (3.21%) LDAP
7 61 (2.58%) Intranet
8 60 (2.53%) Internet
8 60 (2.53%) LAN
9 59 (2.49%) SSL
10 52 (2.20%) DHCP
11 46 (1.94%) HTTP
12 42 (1.77%) WAN
13 35 (1.48%) VPN
14 31 (1.31%) Network Security
15 30 (1.27%) BIG-IP
16 29 (1.23%) SMTP
17 27 (1.14%) VLAN
18 26 (1.10%) iSCSI
19 23 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 141 (5.96%) Oracle Database
3 130 (5.49%) MySQL
4 91 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (3.21%) DB2
6 66 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 61 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 58 (2.45%) Relational Database
10 51 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 50 (2.11%) Hadoop
12 45 (1.90%) Big Data
13 41 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
17 32 (1.35%) PowerCenter
18 31 (1.31%) RDBMS
19 29 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
20 25 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 47 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 34 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.10%) Subversion
5 22 (0.93%) JIRA
6 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (0.59%) Maven
7 13 (0.55%) MSBuild
8 12 (0.51%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.46%) Ant
9 11 (0.46%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.42%) Introscope
11 9 (0.38%) ClearCase
12 7 (0.30%) ClearQuest
13 6 (0.25%) MSI
13 6 (0.25%) WinDbg
14 5 (0.21%) Toad
15 4 (0.17%) RSpec
15 4 (0.17%) Bugzilla
16 3 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 451 (19.05%) Finance
2 170 (7.18%) Banking
3 108 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 46 (1.94%) Retail
5 44 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 42 (1.77%) Marketing
7 29 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 23 (0.97%) Law
9 22 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.63%) Advertising
10 15 (0.63%) Publishing
11 12 (0.51%) Electronics
12 11 (0.46%) Legal
13 10 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.34%) Front Office
15 7 (0.30%) Back Office
15 7 (0.30%) Billing
16 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.21%) Games
17 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (3.13%) Web Services
2 72 (3.04%) .NET
3 53 (2.24%) HTML
4 52 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
5 42 (1.77%) Middleware
6 40 (1.69%) XML
7 34 (1.44%) CSS
8 18 (0.76%) J2EE
8 18 (0.76%) LAMP
8 18 (0.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 16 (0.68%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.59%) EJB
12 13 (0.55%) HTML5
13 11 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
14 9 (0.38%) SOAP
15 8 (0.34%) XSLT
15 8 (0.34%) Ajax
15 8 (0.34%) CGI
15 8 (0.34%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 128 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 109 (4.60%) Clustering
3 93 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (3.76%) Replication
5 46 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 35 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 28 (1.18%) Statistics
7 28 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
8 25 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 24 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.01%) LPAR
10 20 (0.84%) Wiki
10 20 (0.84%) EMC VNX
11 17 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 17 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 17 (0.72%) Thin Client
12 16 (0.68%) NHS
13 13 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (0.46%) Symmetrix
15 10 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 728 (30.76%) Windows
2 692 (29.24%) Linux
3 390 (16.48%) UNIX
4 206 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 200 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 177 (7.48%) Solaris
7 155 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 128 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 123 (5.20%) AIX
10 78 (3.30%) Windows 7
11 58 (2.45%) CentOS
12 43 (1.82%) zOS
13 36 (1.52%) SUSE
13 36 (1.52%) HPUX
14 32 (1.35%) Ubuntu
15 30 (1.27%) Windows 8
16 26 (1.10%) Windows XP
16 26 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
17 16 (0.68%) Debian
18 14 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (8.37%) Migration
2 178 (7.52%) ITIL
3 142 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
4 114 (4.82%) DevOps
5 109 (4.60%) Configuration Management
6 78 (3.30%) Change Management
7 74 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (3.08%) Project Management
9 70 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (2.62%) CRM
11 61 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 61 (2.58%) Performance Monitoring
12 59 (2.49%) Load Balancing
13 54 (2.28%) Workflow
13 54 (2.28%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
15 47 (1.99%) Incident Management
16 46 (1.94%) E-Commerce
16 46 (1.94%) ETL
16 46 (1.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 379 (16.01%) SQL
2 195 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 172 (7.27%) Shell Script
4 149 (6.29%) Bash Shell
5 145 (6.13%) Python
6 144 (6.08%) Perl
7 121 (5.11%) Java
8 72 (3.04%) T-SQL
9 63 (2.66%) Ruby
10 59 (2.49%) JavaScript
11 48 (2.03%) PL/SQL
11 48 (2.03%) Korn
12 44 (1.86%) C
13 42 (1.77%) VB
14 40 (1.69%) C#
15 38 (1.61%) PHP
16 30 (1.27%) VBScript
17 20 (0.84%) C++
18 16 (0.68%) Apex Code
19 15 (0.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 142 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 85 (3.59%) SC Cleared
3 66 (2.79%) Degree
3 66 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (1.31%) MCSE
6 29 (1.23%) CCNA
7 26 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (0.93%) RHCE
9 18 (0.76%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.63%) MCP
11 13 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (0.51%) CCNP
12 12 (0.51%) MCITP
13 11 (0.46%) NCDA
13 11 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.38%) MCSA
16 7 (0.30%) CCA
16 7 (0.30%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.38%) SLA
2 18 (0.76%) QA
3 15 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.17%) BS7799
7 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.084%) COBIT
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.042%) GxP
9 1 (0.042%) Basel III
9 1 (0.042%) BS25999
System Software
1 323 (13.65%) Active Directory
2 193 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 62 (2.62%) vSphere
5 60 (2.53%) NFS
6 56 (2.37%) XenApp
7 51 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 45 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
9 42 (1.77%) XenDesktop
10 41 (1.73%) VMware ESX
11 34 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 21 (0.89%) Firmware
14 20 (0.84%) vCloud
15 16 (0.68%) KVM
16 15 (0.63%) Samba
17 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 13 (0.55%) Terminal Services
19 12 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
20 11 (0.46%) iptables
Systems Management
1 171 (7.22%) Puppet
2 76 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (2.20%) SCCM
4 46 (1.94%) NetBackup
5 38 (1.61%) SCOM
6 36 (1.52%) Ansible
7 35 (1.48%) Tivoli
7 35 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 34 (1.44%) Nagios
9 31 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
10 25 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
11 24 (1.01%) EMC VPLEX
12 21 (0.89%) WSUS
13 20 (0.84%) Data Guard
14 16 (0.68%) SCSM
15 15 (0.63%) SCOrch
16 14 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 13 (0.55%) CA Wily
18 10 (0.42%) SELinux
19 9 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 436 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 380 (16.05%) VMware
3 373 (15.76%) Oracle
4 273 (11.53%) Red Hat
5 145 (6.13%) Cisco
6 135 (5.70%) IBM
7 132 (5.58%) HP
8 128 (5.41%) Citrix
9 112 (4.73%) NetApp
10 86 (3.63%) EMC
11 80 (3.38%) Veritas
12 62 (2.62%) SAP
13 57 (2.41%) Informatica
14 49 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
15 44 (1.86%) Symantec
15 44 (1.86%) Sun
16 39 (1.65%) F5
17 38 (1.61%) Remedy
18 36 (1.52%) Sybase
19 30 (1.27%) 3PAR
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