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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 86 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1131 1193 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.24% 2.41% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.60% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 699 656
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +21.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 75 113
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £28.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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 -5 442 £350 - 152
South East +4 269 £350 +13.63% 86
East of England +25 103 £288 -4.16% 34
South West -4 79 £275 -24.13% 30
West Midlands -3 75 £350 +7.69% 13
North West -33 63 £300 +10.09% 26
Yorkshire -43 57 £325 -13.33% 28
East Midlands -5 32 £305 -12.85% 10
North East -6 10 £438 +95.93% 3
Midlands +4 2 £500 +81.81%
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 623 (28.31%) Windows
2 561 (25.49%) Linux
3 406 (18.45%) Microsoft
4 381 (17.31%) Finance
5 357 (16.22%) SQL
6 340 (15.45%) UNIX
7 314 (14.27%) Oracle
8 313 (14.22%) VMware
9 302 (13.72%) Active Directory
10 258 (11.72%) SQL Server
11 219 (9.95%) MS Excel
12 215 (9.77%) Red Hat
13 210 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 198 (9.00%) SAN
15 181 (8.22%) ITIL
16 175 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 171 (7.77%) Security Cleared
18 170 (7.72%) Migration
19 169 (7.68%) SharePoint
20 165 (7.50%) Solaris
20 165 (7.50%) IBM
21 153 (6.95%) MS Office
22 152 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
23 150 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
24 142 (6.45%) Shell Script
24 142 (6.45%) DNS
25 139 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
26 138 (6.27%) Python
27 137 (6.22%) Puppet
28 132 (6.00%) HP

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 169 (7.68%) SharePoint
2 130 (5.91%) WebSphere
3 105 (4.77%) Apache
4 96 (4.36%) IIS
5 87 (3.95%) MS Exchange
6 74 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 65 (2.95%) WebLogic
8 63 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 47 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 41 (1.86%) JBoss
11 40 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (1.32%) SAS
13 28 (1.27%) IBM Notes
14 27 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 26 (1.18%) Lync
16 25 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
16 25 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
16 25 (1.14%) WebSphere Portal
17 21 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 219 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 153 (6.95%) MS Office
3 66 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.32%) MS Project
4 29 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.82%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.091%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.045%) SPSS
10 1 (0.045%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 31 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.27%) Maximo
7 5 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.23%) Agresso
7 5 (0.23%) HFM
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.18%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.14%) Unica
9 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.091%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (2.04%) Office 365
3 18 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.73%) SaaS
5 12 (0.55%) IaaS
6 10 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.36%) Force.com
9 6 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
10 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.14%) Yammer
11 3 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.091%) GitHub
12 2 (0.091%) Joyent
12 2 (0.091%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.091%) PaaS
13 1 (0.045%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.045%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 198 (9.00%) SAN
2 142 (6.45%) DNS
3 89 (4.04%) Firewall
4 84 (3.82%) TCP/IP
5 76 (3.45%) NAS
6 65 (2.95%) LAN
7 62 (2.82%) LDAP
8 52 (2.36%) DHCP
9 48 (2.18%) SSL
9 48 (2.18%) WAN
10 43 (1.95%) Internet
11 39 (1.77%) HTTP
12 30 (1.36%) VPN
13 27 (1.23%) Intranet
14 25 (1.14%) VLAN
15 20 (0.91%) SMTP
16 18 (0.82%) Network Security
17 16 (0.73%) iSCSI
17 16 (0.73%) Wireless
18 14 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 129 (5.86%) Oracle Database
3 87 (3.95%) MySQL
4 78 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 66 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 54 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 43 (1.95%) DB2
11 40 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (1.50%) MongoDB
13 33 (1.50%) Hadoop
14 31 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
15 30 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
16 28 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (1.09%) RDBMS
18 20 (0.91%) Big Data
19 18 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 31 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 25 (1.14%) Subversion
3 20 (0.91%) Introscope
4 16 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 12 (0.55%) Maven
6 11 (0.50%) ClearCase
6 11 (0.50%) JIRA
7 9 (0.41%) MSI
8 7 (0.32%) Toad
8 7 (0.32%) Ant
9 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.27%) JUnit
9 6 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.23%) ClearQuest
10 5 (0.23%) CA Gen
11 4 (0.18%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.18%) WebLOAD
General
1 381 (17.31%) Finance
2 127 (5.77%) Banking
3 78 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 38 (1.73%) Retail
5 30 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 28 (1.27%) Marketing
6 28 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 21 (0.95%) Legal
8 18 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 16 (0.73%) Law
10 9 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.41%) Advertising
10 9 (0.41%) Back Office
11 8 (0.36%) Billing
11 8 (0.36%) Publishing
12 6 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.27%) Electronics
13 5 (0.23%) Front Office
14 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (3.68%) Web Services
2 66 (3.00%) .NET
3 50 (2.27%) Middleware
4 48 (2.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 46 (2.09%) HTML
6 39 (1.77%) XML
7 31 (1.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 19 (0.86%) CSS
9 17 (0.77%) J2EE
10 16 (0.73%) Mason
11 14 (0.64%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.55%) Visualforce
12 12 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (0.50%) Application Packaging
14 8 (0.36%) Worklight
15 7 (0.32%) LAMP
15 7 (0.32%) ASP.NET
15 7 (0.32%) HTML5
15 7 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (0.32%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 115 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (5.04%) Clustering
3 66 (3.00%) Replication
4 63 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 54 (2.45%) Open Source
6 28 (1.27%) NHS
7 27 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 25 (1.14%) Statistics
9 21 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 20 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 18 (0.82%) LPAR
12 17 (0.77%) Wiki
13 16 (0.73%) Fat Client
13 16 (0.73%) Thin Client
14 15 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.59%) Data Integration
16 11 (0.50%) CMDB
17 10 (0.45%) PKI
17 10 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
17 10 (0.45%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 623 (28.31%) Windows
2 561 (25.49%) Linux
3 340 (15.45%) UNIX
4 210 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 175 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 165 (7.50%) Solaris
7 150 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 121 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 104 (4.73%) AIX
10 81 (3.68%) CentOS
11 61 (2.77%) Windows 7
12 47 (2.14%) Ubuntu
13 41 (1.86%) HPUX
14 30 (1.36%) zOS
15 26 (1.18%) Windows XP
16 21 (0.95%) SUSE
16 21 (0.95%) Debian
17 15 (0.68%) VMS
17 15 (0.68%) Windows 2000
18 14 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (8.22%) ITIL
2 170 (7.72%) Migration
3 139 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
4 125 (5.68%) Configuration Management
5 93 (4.23%) Change Management
6 92 (4.18%) DevOps
7 76 (3.45%) Project Management
8 72 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 69 (3.13%) CRM
10 67 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (2.77%) Workflow
12 60 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
13 58 (2.64%) Service Delivery
14 54 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
15 47 (2.14%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (2.04%) Service Management
17 41 (1.86%) Problem Management
17 41 (1.86%) Incident Management
17 41 (1.86%) Load Balancing
18 40 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 357 (16.22%) SQL
2 142 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 138 (6.27%) Python
4 130 (5.91%) PowerShell
5 118 (5.36%) Java
6 113 (5.13%) Perl
7 96 (4.36%) Bash Shell
8 56 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 54 (2.45%) T-SQL
10 41 (1.86%) Ruby
11 40 (1.82%) PHP
11 40 (1.82%) JavaScript
12 36 (1.64%) Korn
13 30 (1.36%) C
14 27 (1.23%) Jython
15 26 (1.18%) C#
16 25 (1.14%) VB
17 20 (0.91%) VBScript
18 16 (0.73%) Apex Code
19 9 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 171 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 99 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 77 (3.50%) Degree
4 67 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (1.32%) MCSE
7 28 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 23 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (0.95%) CCNA
9 21 (0.95%) MCITP
10 18 (0.82%) MCP
11 16 (0.73%) RHCE
12 10 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.41%) MCTS
14 8 (0.36%) NCDA
14 8 (0.36%) MCDBA
14 8 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.32%) NCIE
15 7 (0.32%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (2.73%) SLA
2 23 (1.04%) QA
3 16 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.045%) GxP
System Software
1 302 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 152 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 46 (2.09%) vSphere
5 40 (1.82%) XenApp
6 38 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 35 (1.59%) NFS
8 31 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
9 25 (1.14%) VMware ESX
10 22 (1.00%) XenDesktop
10 22 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 20 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (0.86%) Samba
13 15 (0.68%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.68%) vCloud
14 13 (0.59%) ISA Server
14 13 (0.59%) KVM
14 13 (0.59%) HDFS
15 11 (0.50%) XenServer
16 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 137 (6.22%) Puppet
2 59 (2.68%) SCCM
2 59 (2.68%) SCOM
3 47 (2.14%) Tivoli
3 47 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (1.73%) Nagios
5 31 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 30 (1.36%) NetBackup
7 27 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 23 (1.04%) SCSM
9 21 (0.95%) WSUS
10 20 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 19 (0.86%) Ansible
12 18 (0.82%) SCOrch
13 14 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
14 13 (0.59%) Control-M
14 13 (0.59%) Data Guard
14 13 (0.59%) CA Wily
14 13 (0.59%) HP SIM
15 12 (0.55%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 406 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 314 (14.27%) Oracle
3 313 (14.22%) VMware
4 215 (9.77%) Red Hat
5 165 (7.50%) IBM
6 132 (6.00%) HP
7 125 (5.68%) Cisco
8 88 (4.00%) NetApp
9 85 (3.86%) Citrix
10 79 (3.59%) EMC
11 69 (3.13%) SAP
12 57 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
13 50 (2.27%) Veritas
14 40 (1.82%) Sun
15 36 (1.64%) Symantec
15 36 (1.64%) Remedy
16 31 (1.41%) Informatica
17 30 (1.36%) Lotus
18 28 (1.27%) CA
19 27 (1.23%) 3PAR
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum + 6 month rolling contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Rate: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day N/A
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200.00 - £227.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £400 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FRAGOMEN
Rate: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £175 - £185 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £120 - £160 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago