The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 59 73 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 260 223 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.79% 2.55% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 2.75% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 124
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£300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £143 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £30.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
Administrator
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8583 8102 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.73% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4763 4277 4206
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 501 624
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.43 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 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
Hampshire +33 81 £310 -7.46% 14
Berkshire +3 52 £208 -2.35% 13
Buckinghamshire -3 45 £220 -8.33% 8
Surrey -4 36 £306 -15.51% 11
Oxfordshire -16 13 £350 +24.44% 8
West Sussex +5 8 £290 +141.66% 3
Kent -4 8 £288 -28.12% 1
Middlesex -10 5 £425 +93.18%
East Sussex -8 4 £174 -44.40% 4
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 138 (27.82%) Windows
2 116 (23.39%) Microsoft
3 101 (20.36%) MS Excel
4 83 (16.73%) SQL
5 77 (15.52%) Linux
6 70 (14.11%) SQL Server
6 70 (14.11%) UNIX
7 64 (12.90%) Oracle
8 63 (12.70%) Finance
8 63 (12.70%) VMware
9 59 (11.90%) Active Directory
10 57 (11.49%) MS Office
11 54 (10.89%) ITIL
12 47 (9.48%) SharePoint
13 45 (9.07%) Telecoms
14 42 (8.47%) Security Cleared
14 42 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (7.46%) IBM
16 36 (7.26%) Project Management
17 33 (6.65%) SAN
17 33 (6.65%) Red Hat
18 32 (6.45%) HP
18 32 (6.45%) Clustering
18 32 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 30 (6.05%) MS PowerPoint
20 29 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (5.44%) Degree
22 25 (5.04%) SC Cleared
23 24 (4.84%) Solaris
23 24 (4.84%) Performance Tuning

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.44%) IIS
3 20 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.03%) Apache
4 16 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.61%) Liferay
10 7 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.41%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.81%) FileNet
Applications
1 101 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.49%) MS Office
3 30 (6.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (4.44%) MS Project
5 19 (3.83%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.62%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (1.01%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.81%) BPCS
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.60%) AWD
3 3 (0.60%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) Staffware
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) Force.com
1 5 (1.01%) SaaS
2 4 (0.81%) Taleo
2 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.65%) SAN
2 23 (4.64%) Firewall
3 22 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.43%) DNS
5 15 (3.02%) HTTP
5 15 (3.02%) Internet
6 14 (2.82%) SSL
7 12 (2.42%) LAN
7 12 (2.42%) DHCP
8 10 (2.02%) WAN
9 9 (1.81%) Intranet
9 9 (1.81%) NAS
10 8 (1.61%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.41%) SMTP
11 7 (1.41%) SSH
12 6 (1.21%) VPN
13 5 (1.01%) FTP
13 5 (1.01%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.01%) DMZ
14 4 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.03%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (3.23%) MySQL
5 15 (3.02%) DB2
5 15 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.40%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.40%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Introscope
2 7 (1.41%) Subversion
3 5 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.81%) Ant
4 4 (0.81%) Toad
4 4 (0.81%) Maven
4 4 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.20%) Hudson
7 1 (0.20%) Gradle
7 1 (0.20%) Trac
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.20%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 63 (12.70%) Finance
2 45 (9.07%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.63%) Marketing
4 9 (1.81%) Banking
4 9 (1.81%) Retail
5 7 (1.41%) Billing
5 7 (1.41%) Legal
6 6 (1.21%) Back Office
6 6 (1.21%) Publishing
7 3 (0.60%) Korean Language
7 3 (0.60%) Electronics
7 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.40%) Advertising
8 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.02%) .NET
2 13 (2.62%) Mason
3 9 (1.81%) HTML
4 8 (1.61%) J2EE
5 7 (1.41%) Web Services
5 7 (1.41%) JDBC
6 6 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (1.21%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.01%) CSS
7 5 (1.01%) WSH
7 5 (1.01%) SOAP
7 5 (1.01%) JNDI
8 4 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.81%) Visualforce
8 4 (0.81%) WebCenter
9 3 (0.60%) Middleware
9 3 (0.60%) XML
10 2 (0.40%) XSL
10 2 (0.40%) Flash
10 2 (0.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.45%) Clustering
2 18 (3.63%) Replication
3 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.61%) Statistics
5 6 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.81%) iSeries
6 4 (0.81%) AS400
6 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.60%) DTV
7 3 (0.60%) NHS
7 3 (0.60%) EMC Centera
8 2 (0.40%) PKI
8 2 (0.40%) EPoS
8 2 (0.40%) HACMP
8 2 (0.40%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.40%) Online Games
8 2 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 138 (27.82%) Windows
2 77 (15.52%) Linux
3 70 (14.11%) UNIX
4 42 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (4.84%) Solaris
7 23 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.23%) AIX
9 16 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.82%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.41%) Debian
11 7 (1.41%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.01%) HPUX
12 5 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.60%) SUSE
13 3 (0.60%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.60%) CentOS
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (10.89%) ITIL
2 36 (7.26%) Project Management
3 24 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (4.64%) PRINCE2
5 17 (3.43%) Migration
6 14 (2.82%) Programme Management
6 14 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (2.82%) Resource Management
7 13 (2.62%) Business Continuity
7 13 (2.62%) CRM
7 13 (2.62%) Performance Analysis
7 13 (2.62%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (2.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (2.42%) Capacity Management
8 12 (2.42%) Change Management
8 12 (2.42%) Content Management
9 11 (2.22%) Document Management
9 11 (2.22%) Incident Management
9 11 (2.22%) Workflow
9 11 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.73%) SQL
2 22 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 22 (4.44%) Java
3 21 (4.23%) Bash Shell
4 19 (3.83%) PowerShell
5 17 (3.43%) Korn
6 14 (2.82%) PHP
6 14 (2.82%) VB
7 13 (2.62%) Python
7 13 (2.62%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.22%) C#
9 10 (2.02%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.61%) VBScript
10 8 (1.61%) Perl
10 8 (1.61%) Ruby
11 7 (1.41%) C
12 6 (1.21%) Jython
13 5 (1.01%) AWK
14 4 (0.81%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.81%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.44%) Degree
3 25 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.62%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.22%) MCSE
7 10 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.21%) CCNA
10 5 (1.01%) MCSA
11 4 (0.81%) CCNP
11 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.60%) HND
13 2 (0.40%) MCP
13 2 (0.40%) CCDP
13 2 (0.40%) CCSA
13 2 (0.40%) CCVP
13 2 (0.40%) CCSE
13 2 (0.40%) CCSP
13 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.43%) SLA
2 11 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.60%) QA
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) BS25999
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.81%) vSphere
6 8 (1.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.01%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.81%) XenApp
9 4 (0.81%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.60%) NFS
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.40%) Xen
11 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.40%) Samba
11 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (4.03%) NetBackup
2 18 (3.63%) SCOM
3 17 (3.43%) SCCM
3 17 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 16 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 14 (2.82%) HP SIM
6 10 (2.02%) CA Wily
7 9 (1.81%) SAP Afaria
8 8 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (1.61%) Nagios
9 7 (1.41%) MOM
9 7 (1.41%) Puppet
10 6 (1.21%) WSUS
10 6 (1.21%) SCSM
11 5 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.01%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.01%) Cacti
12 4 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 116 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 64 (12.90%) Oracle
3 63 (12.70%) VMware
4 37 (7.46%) IBM
5 33 (6.65%) Red Hat
6 32 (6.45%) HP
7 23 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (3.83%) Cisco
9 17 (3.43%) EMC
9 17 (3.43%) Symantec
10 16 (3.23%) Citrix
11 15 (3.02%) Intel
12 10 (2.02%) SAP
12 10 (2.02%) Sophos
12 10 (2.02%) Altiris
13 9 (1.81%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.81%) Remedy
14 8 (1.61%) Lotus
14 8 (1.61%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.41%) Qualys
Buckinghamshire
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £150 to £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Rate: From £8 to £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 100-140 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 150-250 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago