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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 35 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.67% 2.43% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.55% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +64.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £435 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.89%
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
279 275 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.00% 95.49% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 157 129
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £13.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +29.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.01 £35.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
Dartford - 1 £300 -
Maidstone - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Administrator
South East

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Nagios
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Debian
4 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) MySQL
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
4 5 (29.41%) Cacti
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) ITSM
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Advertising
7 2 (11.76%) MS Project
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) DMZ
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) HACMP
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Debian
3 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) PHP
1 5 (29.41%) Ruby
1 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) OCP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.88%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
1 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
1 5 (29.41%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds