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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 547 509 496
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 32 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 14
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£149 £165 £154
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £95 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £107 £138
% change year-on-year
+22.06% -22.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 28
Average hourly rate £10.25 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £12.38
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.01%
IT Administrator
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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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £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 1836 1956 2521
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 £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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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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 +8 14 £475 +137.50% 5
South East -4 5 - - 3
East Midlands +13 4 - - 1
East of England -17 4 £130 +36.84%
Yorkshire -1 3 - - 3
North West - 1 £70 - 2
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 1
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IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 18 (22.22%) MS Office
4 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
5 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
5 13 (16.05%) ITIL
5 13 (16.05%) Finance
6 10 (12.35%) Degree
6 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
7 9 (11.11%) Banking
7 9 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 8 (9.88%) Asset Management
9 7 (8.64%) LAN
9 7 (8.64%) WAN
9 7 (8.64%) Taleo
9 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
10 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.41%) ERP
10 6 (7.41%) Linux
10 6 (7.41%) Blackberry
11 5 (6.17%) Time Management
11 5 (6.17%) Capacity Management
11 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
11 5 (6.17%) SQL
12 4 (4.94%) AS400
12 4 (4.94%) Firewall
12 4 (4.94%) MS Project
12 4 (4.94%) SharePoint

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (4.94%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Lync
3 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (22.22%) MS Office
3 4 (4.94%) MS Project
4 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) LAN
1 7 (8.64%) WAN
2 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) NAS
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) DSL
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) ADSL
5 1 (1.23%) SMS
5 1 (1.23%) FTP
5 1 (1.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
2 9 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) French Language
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
6 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
1 2 (2.47%) LAMP
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.94%) AS400
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Firmware
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) DTV
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.41%) Linux
4 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) UNIX
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Asset Management
3 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 6 (7.41%) ERP
4 5 (6.17%) Time Management
4 5 (6.17%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.94%) Project Management
6 3 (3.70%) Security Management
6 3 (3.70%) Supplier Management
6 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.47%) Logistics
7 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.47%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.47%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.47%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.23%) Change Control
8 1 (1.23%) Data Entry
8 1 (1.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) VB
3 2 (2.47%) VBScript
4 1 (1.23%) C
4 1 (1.23%) VBA
4 1 (1.23%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.47%) MCP
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCOM
1 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) SCSM
2 3 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.47%) WMI
4 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
3 3 (3.70%) BMC
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Orchard
4 2 (2.47%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco
4 2 (2.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.23%) Remedy
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