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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 71 48 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 75 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 3.11% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.34% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 36
Average daily rate
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£308 £340 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £138 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £11.75 £115.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.82% -89.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -11.20%
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
3068 2067 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.14% 93.11% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 1312 1746
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 162 247
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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
Wiltshire -18 27 £283 -31.09% 1
Gloucestershire -9 17 £325 - 1
Bristol -14 15 £273 -0.81% 6
Devon -16 9 £315 +7.69% 2
Dorset -3 4 £450 +5.88% 7
Somerset -14 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 79 (44.89%) Linux
2 66 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 61 (34.66%) Windows
4 52 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 49 (27.84%) VMware
6 45 (25.57%) DNS
7 41 (23.30%) ITIL
8 36 (20.45%) SC Cleared
9 32 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (17.05%) Red Hat
11 30 (17.05%) Perl
12 29 (16.48%) MS Excel
12 29 (16.48%) SharePoint
12 29 (16.48%) HP
13 28 (15.91%) Firewall
14 27 (15.34%) Active Directory
14 27 (15.34%) SLA
14 27 (15.34%) Apache
14 27 (15.34%) DV Cleared
15 26 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (14.77%) LDAP
15 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
16 24 (13.64%) DHCP
16 24 (13.64%) Telecoms
17 23 (13.07%) SQL
18 20 (11.36%) Cisco
19 19 (10.80%) Symantec
19 19 (10.80%) NetBackup
19 19 (10.80%) SQL Server 2008

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 29 (16.48%) SharePoint
2 27 (15.34%) Apache
3 17 (9.66%) MS Exchange
4 14 (7.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (6.82%) IIS
5 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.98%) nginx
9 6 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.41%) Confluence
9 6 (3.41%) MediaWiki
9 6 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.84%) Lync
11 3 (1.70%) Moodle
11 3 (1.70%) Drupal
11 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.68%) MS Office
3 6 (3.41%) MS Project
4 5 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Agresso
2 3 (1.70%) Summit
3 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.57%) DNS
2 28 (15.91%) Firewall
3 26 (14.77%) LDAP
4 24 (13.64%) DHCP
5 18 (10.23%) HTTP
6 17 (9.66%) LAN
6 17 (9.66%) WAN
6 17 (9.66%) SMTP
7 15 (8.52%) Internet
8 14 (7.95%) SSL
8 14 (7.95%) SAN
9 10 (5.68%) TCP/IP
10 9 (5.11%) Network Security
11 7 (3.98%) NAS
11 7 (3.98%) VPN
11 7 (3.98%) SNMP
12 6 (3.41%) IPv6
12 6 (3.41%) OSPF
12 6 (3.41%) BGP
12 6 (3.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.23%) MySQL
4 14 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.39%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.27%) PowerCenter
12 3 (1.70%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (1.70%) OLAP
12 3 (1.70%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (1.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Subversion
1 8 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.41%) Hudson
3 6 (3.41%) JIRA
General
1 24 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (3.41%) Military
3 6 (3.41%) Banking
4 5 (2.84%) Retail
5 4 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.70%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) LAMP
2 3 (1.70%) OC4J
3 2 (1.14%) Middleware
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
4 1 (0.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.57%) HTML5
4 1 (0.57%) CSS3
4 1 (0.57%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.41%) Wiki
2 6 (3.41%) Open Source
3 5 (2.84%) Clustering
4 4 (2.27%) Statistics
4 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.70%) VLE
5 3 (1.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.57%) DTV
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) IPTV
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (44.89%) Linux
2 61 (34.66%) Windows
3 32 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (10.23%) UNIX
7 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.82%) Ubuntu
8 12 (6.82%) CentOS
8 12 (6.82%) Solaris
9 11 (6.25%) Debian
10 7 (3.98%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.84%) HPUX
12 3 (1.70%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (1.70%) SELinux
13 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 17 (9.66%) Migration
2 17 (9.66%) Load Balancing
3 15 (8.52%) DevOps
4 11 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (5.68%) Capacity Management
6 9 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.98%) Service Management
9 6 (3.41%) Data Modelling
9 6 (3.41%) OO
9 6 (3.41%) Change Management
10 5 (2.84%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.84%) ETL
10 5 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.27%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.27%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.27%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.05%) Perl
2 23 (13.07%) SQL
3 19 (10.80%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.82%) PHP
4 12 (6.82%) Python
5 11 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 11 (6.25%) Ruby
6 9 (5.11%) Java
7 7 (3.98%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.84%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.84%) Korn
10 1 (0.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 66 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 36 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 27 (15.34%) DV Cleared
4 14 (7.95%) LPIC
4 14 (7.95%) CCENT
5 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.27%) MCSE
7 3 (1.70%) Degree
8 2 (1.14%) MCTS
8 2 (1.14%) MCITP
8 2 (1.14%) CCNA
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) RHCE
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.34%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.70%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 27 (15.34%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.09%) Squid
4 13 (7.39%) Samba
5 12 (6.82%) qmail
6 10 (5.68%) Postfix
6 10 (5.68%) vSphere
7 9 (5.11%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.98%) XenServer
9 6 (3.41%) NFS
9 6 (3.41%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.84%) Sendmail
10 5 (2.84%) XenApp
10 5 (2.84%) ISA Server
11 4 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.70%) Xen
12 3 (1.70%) KVM
13 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (10.80%) NetBackup
2 17 (9.66%) HP SIM
2 17 (9.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (7.95%) SCCM
3 14 (7.95%) Zenoss
4 11 (6.25%) SCOM
4 11 (6.25%) Puppet
5 6 (3.41%) ZABBIX
6 5 (2.84%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.84%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.14%) YUM
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.57%) MOM
9 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 49 (27.84%) VMware
3 30 (17.05%) Red Hat
4 29 (16.48%) HP
5 20 (11.36%) Cisco
6 19 (10.80%) Symantec
7 17 (9.66%) Oracle
8 16 (9.09%) Juniper
9 14 (7.95%) F5
10 13 (7.39%) Citrix
11 10 (5.68%) 3PAR
12 8 (4.55%) Remedy
13 6 (3.41%) EMC
13 6 (3.41%) JBoss
14 5 (2.84%) Informatica
14 5 (2.84%) Barracuda Networks
15 4 (2.27%) McAfee
15 4 (2.27%) Brocade
16 3 (1.70%) NetApp
16 3 (1.70%) SAP