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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 69 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 270 247 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.72% 2.70% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 2.93% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 131 108
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.75 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +18.51%
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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +4 64 £393 +86.90% 8
Hampshire -19 61 £325 +6.41% 16
Surrey +13 52 £330 +1.53% 14
Berkshire -4 49 £300 +50.00% 16
Oxfordshire -17 19 £363 +7.40% 6
West Sussex -11 11 £328 +12.93% 3
East Sussex +1 7 £350 +101.43% 2
Middlesex +5 5 £338 -20.58% 1
Kent 0 2 - - 3
Home Counties - 1 - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 163 (31.41%) Windows
2 149 (28.71%) Linux
3 117 (22.54%) Microsoft
4 112 (21.58%) SQL
5 89 (17.15%) Oracle
6 88 (16.96%) UNIX
6 88 (16.96%) Finance
7 72 (13.87%) Red Hat
8 71 (13.68%) VMware
9 66 (12.72%) SQL Server
10 64 (12.33%) MS Excel
10 64 (12.33%) Active Directory
10 64 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
11 59 (11.37%) Shell Script
12 57 (10.98%) Telecoms
13 52 (10.02%) Data Centre
14 49 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 48 (9.25%) SAN
16 46 (8.86%) PowerShell
17 45 (8.67%) Solaris
18 41 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 41 (7.90%) SharePoint
18 41 (7.90%) Migration
19 40 (7.71%) Python
19 40 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 39 (7.51%) Performance Monitoring
20 39 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
21 38 (7.32%) Clustering
22 37 (7.13%) MS Office
22 37 (7.13%) Bash Shell

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (7.90%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.78%) IIS
3 19 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (3.28%) Apache
5 14 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.70%) SAS
6 10 (1.93%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.54%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.16%) Documentum
9 6 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.96%) JBoss
11 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.58%) TPMS
12 3 (0.58%) Lync
13 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 64 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.13%) MS Office
3 31 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.93%) MS Project
5 8 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.16%) Maximo
4 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.39%) assyst
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Staffware
6 1 (0.19%) HFM
6 1 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.93%) Office 365
2 9 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.77%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.25%) SAN
2 35 (6.74%) DNS
3 28 (5.39%) Firewall
4 23 (4.43%) NAS
5 18 (3.47%) LDAP
6 17 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.70%) VPN
8 12 (2.31%) Intranet
8 12 (2.31%) DHCP
9 10 (1.93%) HTTP
10 9 (1.73%) SSH
11 7 (1.35%) Internet
12 6 (1.16%) UMTS
12 6 (1.16%) SSL
12 6 (1.16%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.96%) FTP
13 5 (0.96%) VLAN
13 5 (0.96%) GSM
14 4 (0.77%) SMTP
14 4 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.74%) Oracle Database
3 25 (4.82%) PowerCenter
4 21 (4.05%) DB2
5 18 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.50%) MySQL
9 13 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (2.12%) Big Data
11 10 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.16%) SSDT
13 6 (1.16%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 18 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.50%) MSBuild
3 10 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (1.73%) Subversion
5 6 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.16%) WinDbg
6 4 (0.77%) RSpec
7 3 (0.58%) Maven
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.19%) Toad
8 1 (0.19%) MSI
8 1 (0.19%) Introscope
8 1 (0.19%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.19%) Yeoman
General
1 88 (16.96%) Finance
2 57 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.50%) Banking
4 11 (2.12%) Retail
5 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.54%) Legal
7 7 (1.35%) Marketing
7 7 (1.35%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.96%) Back Office
9 4 (0.77%) Electronics
9 4 (0.77%) Billing
10 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.24%) .NET
2 11 (2.12%) Web Services
2 11 (2.12%) XML
3 9 (1.73%) TIBCO EMS
4 8 (1.54%) HTML
5 7 (1.35%) CSS
6 6 (1.16%) Middleware
7 5 (0.96%) SAP XI
7 5 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.77%) Visualforce
8 4 (0.77%) HTML5
8 4 (0.77%) CSS3
8 4 (0.77%) J2EE
9 3 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.39%) EDI
10 2 (0.39%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.39%) Mason
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.19%) JNDI
11 1 (0.19%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.02%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.32%) Clustering
3 18 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.28%) Replication
5 8 (1.54%) Statistics
6 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.35%) FlexPod
7 6 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (1.16%) EPoS
7 6 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.77%) NHS
9 4 (0.77%) HACMP
10 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.58%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.39%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.39%) DTV
11 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 163 (31.41%) Windows
2 149 (28.71%) Linux
3 88 (16.96%) UNIX
4 49 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (8.67%) Solaris
6 41 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (6.36%) AIX
9 28 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (3.85%) Windows 7
11 16 (3.08%) CentOS
12 11 (2.12%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.93%) HPUX
14 9 (1.73%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.35%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.16%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.77%) Debian
17 4 (0.77%) Fedora
18 3 (0.58%) VMS
19 2 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (7.90%) Migration
3 39 (7.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 25 (4.82%) ITIL
5 23 (4.43%) Incident Management
6 22 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
6 22 (4.24%) High Availability
7 21 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 17 (3.28%) Capacity Management
9 14 (2.70%) Change Management
9 14 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 13 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (2.50%) Time Management
11 12 (2.31%) E-Commerce
11 12 (2.31%) DevOps
12 11 (2.12%) CRM
12 11 (2.12%) ETL
12 11 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (2.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.58%) SQL
2 59 (11.37%) Shell Script
3 46 (8.86%) PowerShell
4 40 (7.71%) Python
5 37 (7.13%) Bash Shell
6 30 (5.78%) Java
7 25 (4.82%) Perl
8 18 (3.47%) C#
9 17 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.28%) Korn
10 13 (2.50%) Ruby
11 11 (2.12%) VB
11 11 (2.12%) C++
12 8 (1.54%) C
13 7 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.16%) C++/CLI
15 5 (0.96%) JavaScript
16 4 (0.77%) VBScript
16 4 (0.77%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.70%) Degree
3 14 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.93%) CCNA
5 7 (1.35%) RHCE
6 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.39%) MCTS
8 2 (0.39%) MCITP
8 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ACCA
9 1 (0.19%) CISA
9 1 (0.19%) CIMA
9 1 (0.19%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.85%) SLA
2 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) BS25999
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 40 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.31%) vSphere
4 11 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.93%) XenApp
6 9 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.54%) NFS
7 8 (1.54%) ISA Server
8 7 (1.35%) Postfix
8 7 (1.35%) Oracle Clusterware
9 6 (1.16%) KVM
9 6 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.96%) Veritas File System
11 4 (0.77%) qmail
12 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.58%) SpamAssassin
12 3 (0.58%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 24 (4.62%) Puppet
2 21 (4.05%) SCOM
3 15 (2.89%) SCOrch
3 15 (2.89%) SCSM
4 13 (2.50%) SCCM
5 11 (2.12%) NetBackup
5 11 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (1.73%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.73%) Nagios
7 7 (1.35%) SELinux
8 6 (1.16%) EMC VPLEX
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.77%) WSUS
10 4 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 117 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 89 (17.15%) Oracle
3 72 (13.87%) Red Hat
4 71 (13.68%) VMware
5 29 (5.59%) Informatica
6 25 (4.82%) EMC
7 24 (4.62%) SAP
7 24 (4.62%) Cisco
8 22 (4.24%) Citrix
9 18 (3.47%) Sun
9 18 (3.47%) Remedy
10 16 (3.08%) HP
10 16 (3.08%) IBM
11 13 (2.50%) Veritas
11 13 (2.50%) TIBCO
12 12 (2.31%) NetApp
13 11 (2.12%) Symantec
14 9 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.54%) Juniper
16 7 (1.35%) CheckPoint
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