The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Administrator
Rank 576 546 525
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -21
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 51 52 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 25
Average daily rate £150 £131 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £109 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £283 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £125 £145
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.60 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% +8.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.20 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.60 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-11.73% +13.29%
IT 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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

IT Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Administrator across the England region.

IT Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

IT Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Administrator across the England region.

IT Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT 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 IT Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 17 £158 -14.51% 6
South East -20 17 £128 -21.53% 6
East of England +6 8 £155 +24.00% 1
South West +9 4 £125 -51.69% 1
East Midlands +5 2 £200 +77.77% 1
Yorkshire -6 1 £160 +33.33%
West Midlands -7 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - -
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IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Administrator in their job title.

1 33 (27.05%) MS Office
2 30 (24.59%) Active Directory
3 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.95%) MS Excel
4 23 (18.85%) Windows
5 13 (10.66%) Finance
5 13 (10.66%) Legal
6 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (8.20%) Firewall
7 10 (8.20%) ITIL
7 10 (8.20%) DNS
7 10 (8.20%) SLA
8 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.38%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.38%) DHCP
8 9 (7.38%) FTP
9 8 (6.56%) HTTP
9 8 (6.56%) SMTP
9 8 (6.56%) VMware
9 8 (6.56%) SSH
9 8 (6.56%) Windows Server
9 8 (6.56%) Windows 8
10 7 (5.74%) CRM
10 7 (5.74%) SAP
10 7 (5.74%) HP
10 7 (5.74%) Remedy
11 6 (4.92%) Project Management
11 6 (4.92%) Cisco
11 6 (4.92%) ITSM
11 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) JBoss
2 1 (0.82%) SAS
2 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (27.05%) MS Office
2 28 (22.95%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) IaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) DNS
1 10 (8.20%) Firewall
2 9 (7.38%) DHCP
2 9 (7.38%) FTP
2 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.56%) HTTP
3 8 (6.56%) SMTP
3 8 (6.56%) SSH
4 4 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.46%) Network Security
6 2 (1.64%) Intranet
6 2 (1.64%) LAN
6 2 (1.64%) SAN
6 2 (1.64%) WAN
6 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.82%) 3G
7 1 (0.82%) Internet
7 1 (0.82%) PBX
7 1 (0.82%) VPN
7 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) PowerCenter
2 3 (2.46%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (10.66%) Finance
1 13 (10.66%) Legal
2 3 (2.46%) Banking
2 3 (2.46%) Billing
3 2 (1.64%) Law
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) International Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.82%) Publishing
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) CSS
1 2 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.64%) CMDB
2 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.64%) Social Media
3 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.82%) Clustering
3 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.82%) Life Science
3 1 (0.82%) NHS
3 1 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (0.82%) Replication
3 1 (0.82%) Statistics
3 1 (0.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.85%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Windows XP
3 8 (6.56%) Windows 8
3 8 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.28%) AIX
6 3 (2.46%) Linux
7 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.82%) CentOS
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.20%) ITIL
2 7 (5.74%) CRM
3 6 (4.92%) ITSM
3 6 (4.92%) Project Management
4 5 (4.10%) Asset Management
4 5 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (4.10%) Service Management
5 4 (3.28%) Data Analysis
5 4 (3.28%) Data Entry
5 4 (3.28%) Logistics
5 4 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.46%) Change Management
6 3 (2.46%) E-business
6 3 (2.46%) Invoice Processing
6 3 (2.46%) Migration
6 3 (2.46%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.46%) Software Licensing
7 2 (1.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.46%) SQL
3 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.64%) PHP
3 2 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (0.82%) C++
4 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.82%) Perl
4 1 (0.82%) Python
4 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) MCSE
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) BS7799
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) Samba
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) WSUS
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.56%) VMware
3 7 (5.74%) HP
3 7 (5.74%) Remedy
3 7 (5.74%) SAP
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco
5 4 (3.28%) Informatica
5 4 (3.28%) Symantec
6 3 (2.46%) Citrix
6 3 (2.46%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.64%) Apple
7 2 (1.64%) BMC
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.82%) Altiris
8 1 (0.82%) CommVault
8 1 (0.82%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.82%) Lotus
8 1 (0.82%) NetApp
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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