The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 35 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.41% 2.02% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.11% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +64.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+36.53% -10.34%
Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 284 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.13% 95.62% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 156 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £27.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Dartford +5 1 £300 -
Maidstone - - - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Administrator
South East

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Advertising
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) OCP

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) HACMP
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) OCP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds