The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 57 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 100 83 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.96% 2.56% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.74% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 35
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£328 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £174 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £24.20 £25.05
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3175 3026 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.88% 93.37% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2014 1950 1285
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 169 167
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
Bristol +15 30 £408 +40.27% 7
Wiltshire -11 25 £340 +20.35% 5
Gloucestershire -2 16 £250 -23.07% 2
Somerset +8 7 £375 - 5
Dorset -2 7 - - 4
Devon -2 6 £225 -28.57% 5
Cornwall - 2 £200 -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 50 (31.25%) Windows
2 40 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 35 (21.88%) Linux
4 33 (20.63%) Oracle
4 33 (20.63%) VMware
5 31 (19.38%) SQL Server
6 29 (18.13%) MySQL
7 26 (16.25%) SC Cleared
7 26 (16.25%) Puppet
8 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 24 (15.00%) Finance
10 22 (13.75%) SQL
11 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
11 21 (13.13%) Migration
12 20 (12.50%) Firewall
12 20 (12.50%) ITIL
13 18 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (9.38%) Percona
16 15 (9.38%) Red Hat
17 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
17 14 (8.75%) Ansible
18 13 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
18 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (8.13%) Hyper-V
19 12 (7.50%) Replication
19 12 (7.50%) SharePoint

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.88%) Apache
3 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.75%) IIS
6 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.25%) CMS
8 2 (1.25%) Lync
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.63%) WordPress
9 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.25%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.50%) Firewall
2 9 (5.63%) DNS
3 6 (3.75%) HTTP
3 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.75%) Network Security
4 5 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.13%) DHCP
4 5 (3.13%) Junos
4 5 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (3.13%) LAN
5 4 (2.50%) WAN
6 3 (1.88%) VPN
6 3 (1.88%) Intranet
6 3 (1.88%) OSPF
6 3 (1.88%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (1.88%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.88%) NAS
6 3 (1.88%) VLAN
7 2 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.13%) MySQL
3 17 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.50%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.63%) DB2
5 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.38%) Big Data
7 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.50%) Ingres
10 4 (2.50%) Informix
10 4 (2.50%) MarkLogic
10 4 (2.50%) Impala
10 4 (2.50%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.63%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Subversion
2 5 (3.13%) Maven
2 5 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.50%) Bugzilla
3 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.63%) Toad
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 24 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (0.63%) Military
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.63%) Automotive
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Back Office
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) Web Services
2 6 (3.75%) Middleware
3 4 (2.50%) GraphX
4 3 (1.88%) HTML
4 3 (1.88%) .NET
5 2 (1.25%) Flash
5 2 (1.25%) JSON
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Streams
5 2 (1.25%) RESTful
5 2 (1.25%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.63%) BSON
6 1 (0.63%) CGI
6 1 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Replication
2 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.75%) Statistics
4 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.50%) Clustering
5 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.25%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.25%) Derivative
6 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) Blog
7 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.25%) Windows
2 35 (21.88%) Linux
3 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.25%) UNIX
7 9 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.63%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.38%) CentOS
8 7 (4.38%) Solaris
9 5 (3.13%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.50%) Fedora
11 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.25%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (1.25%) SUSE
11 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.13%) Migration
2 20 (12.50%) ITIL
3 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (6.88%) ETL
6 10 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.00%) Project Management
7 8 (5.00%) Change Management
8 7 (4.38%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.38%) Change Control
9 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.13%) Content Management
10 5 (3.13%) Database Tuning
10 5 (3.13%) DevOps
11 4 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (2.50%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.50%) Identity Management
11 4 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.75%) SQL
2 12 (7.50%) Java
3 11 (6.88%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.00%) Python
5 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.75%) Perl
6 6 (3.75%) C
7 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.88%) Degree
4 6 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.50%) CCNP
7 3 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.88%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.25%) RHCE
8 2 (1.25%) CCNA
8 2 (1.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.63%) OCP
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.63%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.75%) XenApp
5 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.50%) HDFS
7 2 (1.25%) Varnish
7 2 (1.25%) iptables
7 2 (1.25%) RACF
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.63%) Xen
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.63%) Firmware
8 1 (0.63%) KVM
8 1 (0.63%) Docker
8 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (16.25%) Puppet
2 14 (8.75%) Ansible
3 13 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.50%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.50%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.50%) yum
5 3 (1.88%) Netcool
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.25%) Nagios
6 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.25%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.25%) zSecure
6 2 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.63%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (20.63%) Oracle
1 33 (20.63%) VMware
2 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 15 (9.38%) Percona
4 10 (6.25%) McAfee
4 10 (6.25%) NetApp
4 10 (6.25%) Cisco
5 7 (4.38%) Juniper
5 7 (4.38%) SaltStack
6 6 (3.75%) CommVault
6 6 (3.75%) Symantec
6 6 (3.75%) Intel
6 6 (3.75%) Citrix
7 5 (3.13%) Informatica
7 5 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.13%) Sourcefire
7 5 (3.13%) IronPort
8 4 (2.50%) Lotus
8 4 (2.50%) CA
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