The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 53 42 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 23 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.72% 2.51% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.67% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £202 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £405 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.63 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% +101.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -5.26%
Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 486 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.03% 94.00% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 235 415
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Watford +2 5 £294 -2.08% 3
Stevenage +1 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead -9 3 - -
Letchworth - 1 £200 -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Administrator
East of England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) SAN
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
5 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
6 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle
6 5 (11.63%) MS Office
6 5 (11.63%) LAN
6 5 (11.63%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) Finance
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
6 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.30%) HP Superdome
7 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (9.30%) Software Deployment
7 4 (9.30%) CMS
7 4 (9.30%) Internet
7 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.30%) DNS

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) CMS
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Force.com
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) LAN
3 4 (9.30%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) Internet
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.98%) FTP
4 3 (6.98%) HTTP
5 2 (4.65%) ADSL
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) L2TP
5 2 (4.65%) Intranet
6 1 (2.33%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) WAAS
6 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.33%) snoop
6 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.30%) MS Access
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) ATL
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) Mason
1 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
1 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.30%) HP Superdome
3 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 2 (4.65%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) EPoS
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) UNIX
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) HPUX
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.65%) CentOS
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.65%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (9.30%) Software Deployment
2 4 (9.30%) Project Management
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.98%) Change Management
3 3 (6.98%) Time Management
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.33%) Data Management
5 1 (2.33%) Logistics
5 1 (2.33%) Scrum
5 1 (2.33%) Web Design
5 1 (2.33%) Information Security
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) VB
2 4 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) Korn
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) REXX
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.33%) JCL
4 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Orchard
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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