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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 87 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1086 1137 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.12% 2.36% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.55% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 623 679
Average daily rate
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£314 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 75 125
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.74 £33.70 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -13 444 £325 -7.14% 137
South East +2 252 £300 -7.69% 66
South West -12 84 £315 -7.35% 18
North West -1 71 £316 +4.02% 23
West Midlands +3 65 £248 -19.18% 19
East of England -37 62 £249 -23.46% 29
Yorkshire -15 59 £350 -6.66% 29
East Midlands +7 35 £281 +125.00% 10
North East -27 13 £323 -7.85% 7
South Coast - - - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 592 (26.39%) Windows
2 591 (26.35%) Linux
3 417 (18.59%) Microsoft
4 384 (17.12%) Finance
5 371 (16.54%) UNIX
6 337 (15.02%) SQL
6 337 (15.02%) VMware
7 302 (13.46%) Oracle
8 285 (12.71%) Active Directory
9 264 (11.77%) SQL Server
9 264 (11.77%) ITIL
10 261 (11.64%) MS Excel
11 241 (10.74%) Red Hat
12 214 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 204 (9.09%) Banking
14 193 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 190 (8.47%) SharePoint
16 188 (8.38%) SAN
17 184 (8.20%) HP
18 183 (8.16%) Security Cleared
19 178 (7.94%) DNS
20 173 (7.71%) IBM
21 169 (7.53%) Citrix
22 166 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
23 163 (7.27%) Shell Script
23 163 (7.27%) Perl
24 157 (7.00%) MS Office
25 156 (6.95%) Windows Server 2003
26 147 (6.55%) Apache
27 141 (6.29%) Migration

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 190 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 147 (6.55%) Apache
3 113 (5.04%) MS Exchange
4 104 (4.64%) WebSphere
5 77 (3.43%) IIS
6 75 (3.34%) Tomcat
7 69 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 64 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 55 (2.45%) WebLogic
10 41 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
11 40 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 36 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
13 33 (1.47%) SAS
14 28 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
15 24 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 23 (1.03%) CMS
17 20 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
18 19 (0.85%) GlassFish
19 18 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 261 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 157 (7.00%) MS Office
3 58 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (2.41%) MS Project
5 33 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 27 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.18%) MicroStation
9 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.089%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.45%) Agresso
6 7 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
7 6 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.27%) ResourceLink
8 5 (0.22%) Summit
8 5 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.22%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.18%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.71%) Office 365
3 15 (0.67%) Force.com
3 15 (0.67%) SaaS
4 11 (0.49%) Taleo
5 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.22%) Joyent
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.045%) PaaS
9 1 (0.045%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.045%) GitHub
9 1 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 188 (8.38%) SAN
2 178 (7.94%) DNS
3 124 (5.53%) Firewall
4 90 (4.01%) DHCP
5 84 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 73 (3.25%) LAN
7 70 (3.12%) HTTP
7 70 (3.12%) LDAP
8 63 (2.81%) WAN
9 57 (2.54%) SSL
10 54 (2.41%) Internet
11 52 (2.32%) NAS
12 43 (1.92%) VPN
13 41 (1.83%) SMTP
14 29 (1.29%) SSH
15 26 (1.16%) FTP
16 25 (1.11%) Intranet
16 25 (1.11%) VoIP
17 24 (1.07%) NetScaler
18 20 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (11.77%) SQL Server
2 141 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 108 (4.81%) MySQL
4 101 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 73 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 69 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 60 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 54 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (2.05%) DB2
11 43 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
12 42 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (1.65%) RDBMS
15 33 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
18 19 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
19 16 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 37 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 32 (1.43%) JIRA
4 29 (1.29%) Subversion
5 21 (0.94%) Introscope
6 20 (0.89%) Hudson
7 17 (0.76%) Maven
8 11 (0.49%) ClearQuest
8 11 (0.49%) Toad
8 11 (0.49%) ClearCase
9 9 (0.40%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.31%) Ant
12 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.27%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.18%) MSI
14 3 (0.13%) MorphX
15 2 (0.089%) VisualVM
15 2 (0.089%) FishEye
General
1 384 (17.12%) Finance
2 204 (9.09%) Banking
3 94 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.54%) Retail
5 41 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 36 (1.60%) Marketing
7 30 (1.34%) Legal
8 26 (1.16%) Publishing
8 26 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.80%) Advertising
10 12 (0.53%) Back Office
10 12 (0.53%) Games
11 11 (0.49%) Law
11 11 (0.49%) Billing
12 10 (0.45%) Electronics
13 7 (0.31%) Automotive
14 6 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.18%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.10%) Middleware
2 43 (1.92%) HTML
2 43 (1.92%) Web Services
3 41 (1.83%) .NET
4 38 (1.69%) CSS
4 38 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 30 (1.34%) Mason
6 29 (1.29%) XML
7 27 (1.20%) LAMP
8 16 (0.71%) Visualforce
9 15 (0.67%) jQuery
10 14 (0.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 14 (0.62%) ASP.NET
11 13 (0.58%) JSON
11 13 (0.58%) Application Packaging
12 10 (0.45%) XMPP
12 10 (0.45%) SOAP
13 9 (0.40%) JDBC
13 9 (0.40%) Worklight
14 8 (0.36%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (4.77%) Clustering
2 61 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 56 (2.50%) Replication
4 38 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 35 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 31 (1.38%) Open Source
7 28 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 25 (1.11%) NHS
9 24 (1.07%) Statistics
10 19 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 16 (0.71%) AS400
12 14 (0.62%) Firmware
13 13 (0.58%) Wiki
14 12 (0.53%) PKI
15 11 (0.49%) iSeries
15 11 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
17 8 (0.36%) E-Learning
18 7 (0.31%) DTV
18 7 (0.31%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 592 (26.39%) Windows
2 591 (26.35%) Linux
3 371 (16.54%) UNIX
4 214 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 193 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 156 (6.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 134 (5.97%) Solaris
8 104 (4.64%) Windows 7
9 98 (4.37%) AIX
10 88 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (2.32%) Ubuntu
12 41 (1.83%) CentOS
13 38 (1.69%) HPUX
13 38 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 33 (1.47%) Debian
15 29 (1.29%) SUSE
16 23 (1.03%) Windows 2000
17 21 (0.94%) zOS
18 8 (0.36%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (11.77%) ITIL
2 141 (6.29%) Migration
3 123 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
4 90 (4.01%) Change Management
5 80 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (3.30%) Project Management
7 71 (3.17%) DevOps
8 56 (2.50%) ERP
9 54 (2.41%) Load Balancing
9 54 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
10 52 (2.32%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (2.18%) Workflow
11 49 (2.18%) CRM
12 48 (2.14%) Performance Monitoring
13 47 (2.10%) Service Delivery
14 46 (2.05%) Service Management
15 39 (1.74%) Configuration Management
16 38 (1.69%) Incident Management
17 34 (1.52%) PRINCE2
17 34 (1.52%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 337 (15.02%) SQL
2 163 (7.27%) Shell Script
2 163 (7.27%) Perl
3 120 (5.35%) PowerShell
4 106 (4.73%) Bash Shell
5 93 (4.15%) Java
6 85 (3.79%) Python
7 68 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 44 (1.96%) PHP
9 40 (1.78%) PL/SQL
9 40 (1.78%) Korn
10 39 (1.74%) Ruby
10 39 (1.74%) VBScript
11 38 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 34 (1.52%) C
12 34 (1.52%) VB
13 24 (1.07%) C#
14 19 (0.85%) Jython
15 16 (0.71%) Apex Code
16 12 (0.53%) JCL
Qualifications
1 183 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 123 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 87 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 73 (3.25%) Degree
5 42 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 40 (1.78%) MCSE
7 36 (1.60%) MCITP
8 35 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (1.11%) CCNA
11 18 (0.80%) RHCE
12 15 (0.67%) LPIC
13 14 (0.62%) CCENT
13 14 (0.62%) MCTS
14 13 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
15 11 (0.49%) MCP
15 11 (0.49%) MCSA
16 9 (0.40%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.01%) SLA
2 27 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.67%) QA
5 14 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.089%) EMIR
8 2 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.045%) GMP
9 1 (0.045%) COBIT
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) BS25999
System Software
1 285 (12.71%) Active Directory
2 166 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (3.17%) vSphere
4 63 (2.81%) XenApp
5 57 (2.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 52 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
7 46 (2.05%) VMware ESX
8 41 (1.83%) Hyper-V
9 39 (1.74%) XenServer
10 29 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 28 (1.25%) NFS
11 28 (1.25%) XenDesktop
12 24 (1.07%) Squid
13 20 (0.89%) RACF
14 18 (0.80%) qmail
15 17 (0.76%) Samba
15 17 (0.76%) Sendmail
16 16 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (0.58%) ISA Server
17 13 (0.58%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 91 (4.06%) Puppet
2 79 (3.52%) SCCM
3 61 (2.72%) NetBackup
4 57 (2.54%) SCOM
5 54 (2.41%) Tivoli
6 42 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 41 (1.83%) HP SIM
8 40 (1.78%) Nagios
9 39 (1.74%) Data Guard
10 31 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 30 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (0.94%) ZABBIX
13 19 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 17 (0.76%) Zenoss
15 15 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
15 15 (0.67%) Backup Exec
16 13 (0.58%) WSUS
16 13 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
17 12 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
17 12 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 417 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 337 (15.02%) VMware
3 302 (13.46%) Oracle
4 241 (10.74%) Red Hat
5 184 (8.20%) HP
6 173 (7.71%) IBM
7 169 (7.53%) Citrix
8 116 (5.17%) Cisco
9 84 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
10 78 (3.48%) EMC
11 72 (3.21%) NetApp
12 57 (2.54%) SAP
13 52 (2.32%) Symantec
14 45 (2.01%) Veritas
15 39 (1.74%) JBoss
16 35 (1.56%) SolarWinds
17 31 (1.38%) Juniper
18 29 (1.29%) ServiceNow
19 26 (1.16%) CA
20 25 (1.11%) 3PAR
London
Comtecs
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Direct Advertiser
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough
Real Staffing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £160 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £190 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rates Apply.
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £20000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago