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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 72 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 249 244 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.50% 2.62% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.85% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 107 141
Average daily rate
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£338 £308 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.57% +15.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £127 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £451 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 44
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.30% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.25 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.06 £27.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.80 £14.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -15.00%
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
9125 8569 7745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.48% 91.87% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4744 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 448 606
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Surrey -8 56 £400 +24.03% 20
Hampshire -15 48 £263 -12.50% 21
Berkshire -7 46 £375 +25.00% 20
Buckinghamshire +9 41 £285 -8.06% 4
Oxfordshire -6 24 £413 +26.92% 13
West Sussex -4 17 £314 +19.52% 5
Kent -1 13 £408 +25.46% 7
Middlesex +8 3 £174 -48.51% 1
East Sussex -9 3 £350 +42.85% 6
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 137 (29.34%) Windows
2 118 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 106 (22.70%) Linux
4 80 (17.13%) UNIX
5 75 (16.06%) MS Excel
6 72 (15.42%) Finance
7 71 (15.20%) Oracle
8 69 (14.78%) SQL
9 48 (10.28%) SharePoint
9 48 (10.28%) VMware
10 46 (9.85%) MS Office
10 46 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (9.85%) Performance Tuning
11 45 (9.64%) Active Directory
12 44 (9.42%) Telecoms
13 42 (8.99%) Migration
14 40 (8.57%) Red Hat
15 39 (8.35%) Solaris
16 37 (7.92%) Security Cleared
17 36 (7.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 35 (7.49%) SAN
19 33 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
19 33 (7.07%) Clustering
19 33 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
20 32 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
20 32 (6.85%) SQL Server
21 31 (6.64%) Shell Script
22 29 (6.21%) ITIL
22 29 (6.21%) Degree
22 29 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 48 (10.28%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.93%) Apache
3 22 (4.71%) IIS
3 22 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (4.07%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.71%) Lync
9 8 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.50%) Documentum
10 7 (1.50%) JBoss
10 7 (1.50%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.28%) uWSGI
12 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.07%) CMS
12 5 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (16.06%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.85%) MS Office
3 32 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) Staffware
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.21%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) SaaS
2 6 (1.28%) Office 365
3 2 (0.43%) Yammer
3 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.43%) Force.com
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.49%) SAN
2 24 (5.14%) DNS
3 23 (4.93%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.21%) NAS
5 14 (3.00%) LDAP
6 13 (2.78%) Firewall
7 12 (2.57%) Intranet
8 11 (2.36%) SSL
9 9 (1.93%) SMTP
10 8 (1.71%) VPN
11 7 (1.50%) HTTP
11 7 (1.50%) SSH
12 6 (1.28%) VLAN
12 6 (1.28%) HTTPS
12 6 (1.28%) LAN
13 5 (1.07%) UMTS
13 5 (1.07%) DHCP
14 4 (0.86%) FTP
14 4 (0.86%) WAN
14 4 (0.86%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.21%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.36%) MySQL
4 10 (2.14%) DB2
4 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.71%) Oracle Discoverer
6 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.28%) PowerCenter
8 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.64%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.36%) Subversion
2 8 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.07%) Toad
5 4 (0.86%) Introscope
5 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.86%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.64%) WebLOAD
7 2 (0.43%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.43%) MSI
7 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.21%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.21%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (15.42%) Finance
2 44 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.57%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.93%) Marketing
5 7 (1.50%) Legal
5 7 (1.50%) Retail
6 4 (0.86%) Spanish Language
6 4 (0.86%) Banking
6 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.64%) Publishing
8 2 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.07%) .NET
2 17 (3.64%) Web Services
3 16 (3.43%) Middleware
4 9 (1.93%) .NET Framework
4 9 (1.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (1.93%) J2EE
5 8 (1.71%) XML
5 8 (1.71%) HTML
6 6 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.28%) Regular Expression
6 6 (1.28%) WSGI
7 4 (0.86%) Mason
7 4 (0.86%) EJB
7 4 (0.86%) CSS
8 3 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.43%) SOAP
9 2 (0.43%) JDBC
9 2 (0.43%) Flash
9 2 (0.43%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.07%) Clustering
2 26 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.57%) Replication
4 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.50%) Statistics
5 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.28%) Wiki
5 6 (1.28%) iSeries
6 4 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.86%) CMDB
6 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.86%) HACMP
6 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.43%) PKI
7 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.43%) iPhone
7 2 (0.43%) Open Source
7 2 (0.43%) iPad
7 2 (0.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 137 (29.34%) Windows
2 106 (22.70%) Linux
3 80 (17.13%) UNIX
4 46 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (8.35%) Solaris
6 36 (7.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (5.78%) AIX
9 19 (4.07%) CentOS
10 8 (1.71%) HPUX
11 7 (1.50%) Fedora
11 7 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.28%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.86%) SUSE
13 4 (0.86%) Debian
13 4 (0.86%) zOS
13 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.86%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (9.85%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (8.99%) Migration
3 29 (6.21%) ITIL
4 27 (5.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 24 (5.14%) Configuration Management
5 24 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (4.28%) Incident Management
7 18 (3.85%) CRM
8 17 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (3.21%) Service Delivery
10 14 (3.00%) Change Management
11 13 (2.78%) Capacity Management
12 12 (2.57%) DevOps
12 12 (2.57%) Project Management
13 11 (2.36%) Data Entry
13 11 (2.36%) Time Management
14 9 (1.93%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (1.93%) Workflow
15 8 (1.71%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (1.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.78%) SQL
2 31 (6.64%) Shell Script
3 27 (5.78%) Java
4 22 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 22 (4.71%) Python
5 21 (4.50%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.07%) Perl
7 12 (2.57%) VB
8 11 (2.36%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.14%) PHP
10 9 (1.93%) C
11 7 (1.50%) C#
11 7 (1.50%) Korn
12 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.86%) C++
13 4 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.86%) VBScript
13 4 (0.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (0.64%) Jython
15 2 (0.43%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.21%) Degree
3 25 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.71%) MCSE
6 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.28%) RHCT
7 5 (1.07%) MCP
7 5 (1.07%) RHCE
7 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.86%) HND
8 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.64%) MCSA
9 3 (0.64%) CCNA
9 3 (0.64%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.64%) SCSA
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.21%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.43%) SLA
2 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 45 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.78%) ISA Server
3 13 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (1.93%) NFS
4 9 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.50%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.28%) Postfix
6 6 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (1.28%) Shibboleth
7 5 (1.07%) Veritas File System
7 5 (1.07%) vSphere
7 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.86%) qmail
8 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.64%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (0.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (5.14%) Puppet
2 22 (4.71%) SCOM
3 16 (3.43%) SCSM
4 15 (3.21%) SCOrch
5 13 (2.78%) Nagios
6 9 (1.93%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.28%) ARCserve
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.07%) SCCM
9 5 (1.07%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.07%) SELinux
10 4 (0.86%) vMotion
10 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.86%) CA Wily
10 4 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 118 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.20%) Oracle
3 48 (10.28%) VMware
4 40 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 27 (5.78%) IBM
6 22 (4.71%) SAP
6 22 (4.71%) EMC
7 21 (4.50%) HP
8 17 (3.64%) Remedy
9 16 (3.43%) Veritas
10 14 (3.00%) Sun
11 12 (2.57%) Citrix
11 12 (2.57%) Cisco
11 12 (2.57%) Symantec
12 10 (2.14%) NetApp
13 8 (1.71%) Informatica
13 8 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.50%) CA
14 7 (1.50%) Lotus
15 6 (1.28%) CommVault
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