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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 43 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.63% 1.45% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.50% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £400 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
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
284 267 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 92.81% 97.09% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 151 117
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 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
Canterbury - 1 £201 -
Administrator
South East

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) HACMP
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) VPN

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HFM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) IPv6
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) HACMP
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Aveksa
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec