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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 550 547 526
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 45 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.074% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.081% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 20
Average daily rate
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£220 £149 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.89% -18.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £93 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £130 £109
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +19.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £9.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £10.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -9.09%
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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

IT Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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 -11 14 £220 -53.68% 8
South East -5 13 £118 -20.33% 3
West Midlands +12 5 £275 -8.33% 3
East of England +6 5 £256 +97.11% 2
North East -24 2 - - 1
North West -29 2 £120 +71.42%
South West - 2 - - 3
East Midlands -16 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -27 1 - - 4
IT Administrator
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IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 34 (34.34%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Active Directory
3 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 21 (21.21%) Finance
5 20 (20.20%) MS Office
6 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.13%) ITIL
7 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
8 11 (11.11%) VMware
9 10 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (8.08%) SAP
11 8 (8.08%) Windows XP
11 8 (8.08%) Migration
11 8 (8.08%) Time Management
12 7 (7.07%) Data Entry
12 7 (7.07%) Asset Management
13 6 (6.06%) Project Management
13 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
13 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
13 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
13 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (5.05%) Change Control
14 5 (5.05%) vSphere
14 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
14 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (5.05%) Firewall
14 5 (5.05%) Retail
14 5 (5.05%) SharePoint

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.02%) WorkSite
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Lync
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (20.20%) MS Office
3 10 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.03%) MS Project
5 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.01%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Firewall
2 4 (4.04%) SAN
3 3 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (2.02%) WebEx
4 2 (2.02%) Intranet
5 1 (1.01%) DHCP
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) VPN
5 1 (1.01%) DNS
5 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.01%) VLAN
5 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.01%) Network Security
5 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Law
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Middleware
2 2 (2.02%) HTML
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.04%) Statistics
3 3 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.03%) EPoS
3 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.02%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (2.02%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.02%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.02%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.02%) Wiki
5 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.34%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.08%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.03%) UNIX
7 3 (3.03%) Linux
8 2 (2.02%) AIX
9 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.13%) ITIL
2 8 (8.08%) Migration
2 8 (8.08%) Time Management
3 7 (7.07%) Data Entry
3 7 (7.07%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.06%) Project Management
5 5 (5.05%) Change Control
6 4 (4.04%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.02%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (2.02%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.02%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.02%) ITIL V2
8 2 (2.02%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.02%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.02%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.02%) MCSA
3 2 (2.02%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.01%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) MOS
4 1 (1.01%) MCITP
4 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) COBIT
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (32.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) vSphere
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) XenApp
3 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.01%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) SCOM
2 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.01%) SCSM
2 1 (1.01%) Nagios
2 1 (1.01%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) VMware
3 8 (8.08%) SAP
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) Citrix
4 4 (4.04%) Remedy
4 4 (4.04%) McAfee
5 3 (3.03%) CommVault
5 3 (3.03%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) Symantec
6 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) EMC
6 2 (2.02%) Informatica
6 2 (2.02%) Sophos
7 1 (1.01%) BT
7 1 (1.01%) NetApp
7 1 (1.01%) Lotus
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) Apple
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