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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 82 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1150 1138 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.34% 2.37% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.56% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 653 636
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
- +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 72 94
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.15 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +6.66%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 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 22 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 22 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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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 +9 453 £350 - 179
South East +2 256 £350 +16.66% 86
East of England +43 137 £325 +8.33% 33
West Midlands -7 67 £325 -5.10% 14
South West -11 67 £280 -25.33% 31
North West -22 67 £300 +20.00% 34
Yorkshire -44 57 £345 -8.60% 18
East Midlands -20 35 £305 -12.85% 11
North East -2 14 £375 +64.24% 3
Midlands +1 3 £500 +81.81%
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 635 (28.53%) Windows
2 600 (26.95%) Linux
3 406 (18.24%) Microsoft
4 379 (17.03%) Finance
5 355 (15.95%) SQL
6 335 (15.05%) UNIX
7 324 (14.56%) Oracle
8 320 (14.38%) VMware
9 290 (13.03%) Active Directory
10 258 (11.59%) SQL Server
11 222 (9.97%) Red Hat
12 218 (9.79%) MS Excel
13 212 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 202 (9.07%) SAN
15 191 (8.58%) ITIL
16 189 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 178 (8.00%) Migration
18 170 (7.64%) Security Cleared
19 166 (7.46%) SharePoint
20 163 (7.32%) Solaris
21 158 (7.10%) IBM
22 156 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
23 151 (6.78%) MS Office
24 147 (6.60%) Puppet
25 144 (6.47%) Python
26 142 (6.38%) Oracle Database
27 141 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
28 135 (6.06%) Java
29 134 (6.02%) DNS
29 134 (6.02%) PowerShell

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 166 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 125 (5.62%) WebSphere
3 100 (4.49%) IIS
4 99 (4.45%) Apache
5 85 (3.82%) MS Exchange
6 65 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 64 (2.88%) Tomcat
8 59 (2.65%) WebLogic
9 45 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 44 (1.98%) JBoss
11 38 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 31 (1.39%) IBM Notes
12 31 (1.39%) SAS
13 30 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
15 25 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
16 23 (1.03%) Lync
17 22 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
18 21 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
19 19 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 218 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 151 (6.78%) MS Office
3 69 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (1.57%) MS Project
5 25 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (0.99%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.67%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.090%) Vectorworks
9 2 (0.090%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.045%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 30 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
4 10 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.27%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 6 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.27%) Maximo
6 5 (0.22%) HFM
7 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.18%) Agresso
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.13%) Unica
8 3 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.090%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.090%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.090%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (1.98%) Office 365
3 20 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.85%) SaaS
5 14 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.63%) IaaS
6 9 (0.40%) Force.com
7 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
8 6 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.18%) GitHub
9 4 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.13%) Yammer
10 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.13%) PaaS
11 2 (0.090%) Joyent
12 1 (0.045%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.045%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 202 (9.07%) SAN
2 134 (6.02%) DNS
3 99 (4.45%) Firewall
4 87 (3.91%) NAS
5 82 (3.68%) TCP/IP
6 68 (3.05%) LAN
7 67 (3.01%) LDAP
8 52 (2.34%) WAN
9 50 (2.25%) SSL
10 43 (1.93%) DHCP
11 42 (1.89%) Internet
12 38 (1.71%) HTTP
13 30 (1.35%) VPN
14 27 (1.21%) Intranet
15 26 (1.17%) VLAN
16 22 (0.99%) iSCSI
16 22 (0.99%) SMTP
17 21 (0.94%) Network Security
18 15 (0.67%) Wireless
19 14 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 142 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 85 (3.82%) MySQL
4 77 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 64 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 59 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 51 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 50 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 50 (2.25%) DB2
10 39 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
11 33 (1.48%) Hadoop
12 29 (1.30%) MongoDB
13 28 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
14 26 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 22 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (1.62%) Jenkins
2 29 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.12%) Subversion
4 20 (0.90%) Introscope
5 16 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.63%) Maven
7 13 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.54%) JIRA
8 12 (0.54%) ClearCase
9 10 (0.45%) Ant
9 10 (0.45%) MSI
10 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.31%) ClearQuest
10 7 (0.31%) Toad
11 6 (0.27%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.27%) JUnit
12 5 (0.22%) CA Gen
12 5 (0.22%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.18%) Hudson
13 4 (0.18%) WebLOAD
General
1 379 (17.03%) Finance
2 118 (5.30%) Banking
3 87 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 42 (1.89%) Retail
5 31 (1.39%) Marketing
6 29 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 22 (0.99%) Law
8 22 (0.99%) Legal
9 16 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.45%) Back Office
10 10 (0.45%) Advertising
10 10 (0.45%) Publishing
11 8 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.27%) Billing
12 6 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.22%) Electronics
14 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.18%) Front Office
14 4 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (3.68%) Web Services
2 62 (2.79%) .NET
3 49 (2.20%) Middleware
4 44 (1.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 42 (1.89%) HTML
5 42 (1.89%) XML
6 23 (1.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 19 (0.85%) J2EE
8 16 (0.72%) CSS
9 14 (0.63%) .NET Framework
10 13 (0.58%) Mason
11 10 (0.45%) Application Packaging
11 10 (0.45%) LAMP
12 9 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (0.40%) Visualforce
13 8 (0.36%) Worklight
14 7 (0.31%) Kafka
14 7 (0.31%) XML Messaging
14 7 (0.31%) EJB
14 7 (0.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 108 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (4.54%) Clustering
3 66 (2.96%) Replication
4 57 (2.56%) Open Source
5 55 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 31 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 29 (1.30%) Statistics
8 24 (1.08%) NHS
9 21 (0.94%) Blackberry
9 21 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 20 (0.90%) LPAR
11 16 (0.72%) Wiki
11 16 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 16 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 16 (0.72%) Thin Client
12 13 (0.58%) Data Integration
13 12 (0.54%) CMDB
14 10 (0.45%) Symmetrix
15 9 (0.40%) PKI
16 8 (0.36%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 635 (28.53%) Windows
2 600 (26.95%) Linux
3 335 (15.05%) UNIX
4 212 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 163 (7.32%) Solaris
7 141 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 115 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 106 (4.76%) AIX
10 70 (3.14%) CentOS
10 70 (3.14%) Windows 7
11 50 (2.25%) Ubuntu
12 34 (1.53%) HPUX
13 33 (1.48%) zOS
14 24 (1.08%) Windows XP
15 19 (0.85%) Debian
16 18 (0.81%) SUSE
17 16 (0.72%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 13 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (8.58%) ITIL
2 178 (8.00%) Migration
3 131 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 129 (5.80%) Configuration Management
5 98 (4.40%) DevOps
6 89 (4.00%) Change Management
7 78 (3.50%) Project Management
8 68 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 62 (2.79%) CRM
10 60 (2.70%) Service Delivery
10 60 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
12 54 (2.43%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (2.34%) Workflow
14 46 (2.07%) Service Management
15 42 (1.89%) Incident Management
16 41 (1.84%) Capacity Planning
17 40 (1.80%) Problem Management
18 38 (1.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 355 (15.95%) SQL
2 144 (6.47%) Python
3 135 (6.06%) Java
4 134 (6.02%) PowerShell
5 133 (5.97%) Perl
6 132 (5.93%) Shell Script
7 115 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 54 (2.43%) T-SQL
9 53 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 51 (2.29%) Ruby
11 42 (1.89%) JavaScript
12 41 (1.84%) Korn
13 38 (1.71%) PHP
14 32 (1.44%) C
15 28 (1.26%) VB
15 28 (1.26%) Jython
16 26 (1.17%) C#
17 19 (0.85%) VBScript
18 13 (0.58%) Apex Code
19 10 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 170 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 101 (4.54%) SC Cleared
3 77 (3.46%) Degree
4 64 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (1.21%) MCSE
6 27 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (0.90%) MCITP
8 20 (0.90%) CCNA
8 20 (0.90%) RHCE
9 17 (0.76%) MCP
10 12 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.45%) NCDA
13 9 (0.40%) MCDBA
13 9 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (0.36%) MCTS
15 7 (0.31%) RHCT
15 7 (0.31%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.74%) SLA
2 21 (0.94%) QA
3 18 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.045%) BS7799
8 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.045%) GxP
8 1 (0.045%) COBIT
8 1 (0.045%) Basel III
System Software
1 290 (13.03%) Active Directory
2 156 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.25%) vSphere
4 49 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 42 (1.89%) NFS
6 41 (1.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 36 (1.62%) XenApp
8 26 (1.17%) VMware ESX
9 24 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 20 (0.90%) XenDesktop
12 17 (0.76%) Samba
13 16 (0.72%) KVM
14 14 (0.63%) HDFS
14 14 (0.63%) vCloud
15 12 (0.54%) XenServer
15 12 (0.54%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 147 (6.60%) Puppet
2 55 (2.47%) SCOM
3 54 (2.43%) SCCM
4 49 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (1.98%) Tivoli
6 40 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 32 (1.44%) Nagios
8 31 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 22 (0.99%) SCSM
10 21 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 21 (0.94%) WSUS
11 20 (0.90%) SCOrch
12 16 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 16 (0.72%) Ansible
13 14 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
14 13 (0.58%) HP SIM
14 13 (0.58%) CA Wily
15 12 (0.54%) Data Guard
15 12 (0.54%) ZABBIX
16 10 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 406 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 324 (14.56%) Oracle
3 320 (14.38%) VMware
4 222 (9.97%) Red Hat
5 158 (7.10%) IBM
6 132 (5.93%) HP
7 128 (5.75%) Cisco
8 97 (4.36%) NetApp
9 87 (3.91%) Citrix
10 75 (3.37%) SAP
11 69 (3.10%) EMC
12 54 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
13 48 (2.16%) Veritas
14 44 (1.98%) Symantec
15 40 (1.80%) Sun
16 38 (1.71%) Remedy
17 34 (1.53%) Informatica
18 33 (1.48%) Lotus
19 30 (1.35%) Sybase
20 25 (1.12%) CA
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £8.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30k - £35k plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £160.00 - £185.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + 400+ dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago