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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 78 76 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 230 202 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.32% 2.37% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.58% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 87 122
Average daily rate
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£307 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £119 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 50
Average hourly rate £12.19 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.08 £10.90 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £23.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.19 £14.08 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.44% -2.89%
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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Berkshire +20 58 £271 +8.50% 17
Surrey +15 56 £325 -7.14% 10
Buckinghamshire -13 36 £210 +66.66% 3
Hampshire -40 33 £315 -12.50% 22
Oxfordshire -16 15 £290 -10.76% 7
West Sussex -2 7 £338 -30.58% 5
Middlesex +2 6 £378 +58.94% 5
Kent -5 4 £175 -36.36% 4
East Sussex -9 2 - - 2
Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 129 (27.10%) Windows
2 118 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 101 (21.22%) MS Excel
4 82 (17.23%) Linux
5 70 (14.71%) MS Office
6 69 (14.50%) VMware
7 67 (14.08%) SQL
8 63 (13.24%) UNIX
9 59 (12.39%) Active Directory
10 54 (11.34%) Finance
11 53 (11.13%) Telecoms
11 53 (11.13%) SharePoint
12 51 (10.71%) Security Cleared
13 49 (10.29%) Oracle
14 48 (10.08%) SQL Server
15 45 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (8.82%) SAN
17 41 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 39 (8.19%) ITIL
19 37 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 36 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
21 35 (7.35%) IBM
21 35 (7.35%) SC Cleared
22 34 (7.14%) HP
23 32 (6.72%) Citrix
23 32 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
23 32 (6.72%) Red Hat
24 30 (6.30%) Migration
25 29 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
26 28 (5.88%) PowerShell

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (11.13%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.25%) IIS
3 23 (4.83%) MS Exchange
4 20 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (2.94%) Apache
6 9 (1.89%) IBM Notes
6 9 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.47%) CMS
8 7 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 101 (21.22%) MS Excel
2 70 (14.71%) MS Office
3 18 (3.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.52%) MS Project
4 12 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) ResourceLink
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.42%) Staffware
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.21%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.05%) SaaS
2 3 (0.63%) Force.com
2 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Taleo
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.82%) SAN
2 18 (3.78%) SMTP
3 16 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.15%) DNS
4 15 (3.15%) NAS
5 14 (2.94%) LAN
6 13 (2.73%) SSL
7 12 (2.52%) WAN
7 12 (2.52%) FTP
8 10 (2.10%) Internet
9 9 (1.89%) Firewall
9 9 (1.89%) DHCP
10 8 (1.68%) LDAP
11 7 (1.47%) VPN
12 6 (1.26%) VLAN
12 6 (1.26%) Intranet
13 5 (1.05%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.84%) SNMP
14 4 (0.84%) PABX
15 3 (0.63%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.10%) DB2
6 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.47%) MySQL
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.42%) OLTP
12 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.47%) Subversion
2 7 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.84%) Maven
5 3 (0.63%) Ant
5 3 (0.63%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.21%) Trac
6 1 (0.21%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.21%) Toad
6 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 54 (11.34%) Finance
2 53 (11.13%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.73%) Marketing
4 10 (2.10%) Legal
5 8 (1.68%) Law
6 7 (1.47%) Retail
7 6 (1.26%) Banking
7 6 (1.26%) Back Office
7 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.84%) Publishing
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Automotive
9 3 (0.63%) Korean Language
10 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.36%) .NET
2 15 (3.15%) HTML
3 8 (1.68%) Mason
4 7 (1.47%) Middleware
4 7 (1.47%) CSS
5 5 (1.05%) WSH
6 4 (0.84%) Flash
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.63%) Web Services
7 3 (0.63%) XML
7 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.63%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.42%) XHTML
8 2 (0.42%) XSL
8 2 (0.42%) WSGI
8 2 (0.42%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.88%) Clustering
3 13 (2.73%) Replication
4 11 (2.31%) Statistics
5 8 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.47%) iSeries
6 7 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.05%) CMDB
7 5 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.63%) New Media
9 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.63%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (0.42%) Wiki
10 2 (0.42%) iPhone
10 2 (0.42%) iPad
10 2 (0.42%) HACMP
10 2 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 129 (27.10%) Windows
2 82 (17.23%) Linux
3 63 (13.24%) UNIX
4 41 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.20%) Solaris
9 13 (2.73%) AIX
10 12 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (2.31%) HPUX
12 10 (2.10%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.89%) Windows NT
13 9 (1.89%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.47%) CentOS
15 5 (1.05%) SUSE
15 5 (1.05%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.42%) zOS
17 2 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (8.19%) ITIL
2 30 (6.30%) Migration
3 24 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (4.83%) Project Management
5 22 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (3.99%) Configuration Management
6 19 (3.99%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 17 (3.57%) Capacity Management
8 16 (3.36%) Change Management
9 14 (2.94%) CRM
10 13 (2.73%) Mentoring
10 13 (2.73%) Service Management
11 12 (2.52%) Asset Management
11 12 (2.52%) Workflow
12 10 (2.10%) Programme Management
12 10 (2.10%) PRINCE2
13 9 (1.89%) Service Delivery
13 9 (1.89%) Content Management
13 9 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (14.08%) SQL
2 28 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.78%) Shell Script
4 14 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 13 (2.73%) Perl
6 11 (2.31%) C#
6 11 (2.31%) Python
7 10 (2.10%) Korn
8 8 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.47%) VBScript
9 7 (1.47%) VB
10 6 (1.26%) C
10 6 (1.26%) Java
11 5 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.05%) PHP
12 4 (0.84%) AWK
13 3 (0.63%) sed
13 3 (0.63%) VBA
13 3 (0.63%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.46%) Degree
5 25 (5.25%) MCSE
6 11 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.84%) RHCT
8 4 (0.84%) MCSA
8 4 (0.84%) MCP
9 3 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.63%) HND
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.42%) CCVP
10 2 (0.42%) MCITP
10 2 (0.42%) CIPD
10 2 (0.42%) RHCE
10 2 (0.42%) CCDP
10 2 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.88%) SLA
2 7 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.47%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 59 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.99%) VMware ESX
4 12 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (2.31%) Terminal Services
6 9 (1.89%) vSphere
6 9 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (1.68%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.47%) ISA Server
8 7 (1.47%) NFS
9 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.26%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (1.05%) XenApp
11 3 (0.63%) Docker
11 3 (0.63%) LXC
11 3 (0.63%) vCloud
11 3 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.63%) Veritas File System
11 3 (0.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (4.62%) SCOM
2 18 (3.78%) ARCserve
3 15 (3.15%) HP SIM
4 14 (2.94%) SCSM
5 12 (2.52%) SCOrch
6 11 (2.31%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.10%) BladeLogic
8 8 (1.68%) SCCM
8 8 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.47%) Nagios
9 7 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (1.47%) Puppet
10 6 (1.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (1.26%) Tivoli
11 5 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.63%) logstash
13 3 (0.63%) Ansible
13 3 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 118 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 69 (14.50%) VMware
3 49 (10.29%) Oracle
4 35 (7.35%) IBM
5 34 (7.14%) HP
6 32 (6.72%) Citrix
6 32 (6.72%) Red Hat
7 23 (4.83%) Symantec
8 20 (4.20%) CA
9 17 (3.57%) SAP
9 17 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.94%) Cisco
10 14 (2.94%) Remedy
11 13 (2.73%) EMC
12 11 (2.31%) Veritas
12 11 (2.31%) Lotus
12 11 (2.31%) 3PAR
13 8 (1.68%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.68%) Altiris
13 8 (1.68%) Intel
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