The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 53 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 91 63 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.11% 2.92% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 3.10% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 44
Average daily rate
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£338 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £164 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.25 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -2.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2727 2029 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.14% 94.02% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1259 1677
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 134 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Administrator
England

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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 -6 26 £300 -28.57% 4
Bristol -5 20 £305 +56.53% 10
Gloucestershire -6 18 £383 +9.28% 2
Dorset +10 8 £400 +6.66% 7
Devon -8 8 £315 -10.00% 3
Somerset -10 6 £338 - 1
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 76 (38.38%) Linux
2 73 (36.87%) Security Cleared
3 69 (34.85%) Microsoft
4 59 (29.80%) Windows
5 48 (24.24%) VMware
6 47 (23.74%) SC Cleared
7 44 (22.22%) DNS
8 43 (21.72%) ITIL
9 40 (20.20%) SQL Server
9 40 (20.20%) SharePoint
10 37 (18.69%) Firewall
11 35 (17.68%) Perl
12 34 (17.17%) Migration
13 30 (15.15%) Red Hat
14 28 (14.14%) SQL
14 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (13.13%) LDAP
17 25 (12.63%) Oracle
18 24 (12.12%) MS Excel
18 24 (12.12%) SLA
18 24 (12.12%) Active Directory
19 23 (11.62%) Apache
19 23 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
20 22 (11.11%) UNIX
20 22 (11.11%) DV Cleared
21 21 (10.61%) IIS
21 21 (10.61%) Finance
21 21 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 20 (10.10%) MySQL

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (20.20%) SharePoint
2 23 (11.62%) Apache
3 21 (10.61%) IIS
4 18 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 18 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (8.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (8.08%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (3.54%) nginx
9 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (3.03%) Confluence
10 6 (3.03%) MediaWiki
11 5 (2.53%) WebSphere
12 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
12 4 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (2.02%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (1.52%) Moodle
13 3 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.59%) MS Office
3 7 (3.54%) MS Project
4 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Agresso
2 4 (2.02%) Summit
3 2 (1.01%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.22%) DNS
2 37 (18.69%) Firewall
3 26 (13.13%) LDAP
4 19 (9.60%) DHCP
5 17 (8.59%) Internet
6 16 (8.08%) HTTP
6 16 (8.08%) SMTP
7 14 (7.07%) LAN
7 14 (7.07%) WAN
7 14 (7.07%) SSL
7 14 (7.07%) SAN
8 11 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.05%) Network Security
10 8 (4.04%) SSH
11 7 (3.54%) NAS
11 7 (3.54%) VPN
12 6 (3.03%) IPv6
12 6 (3.03%) OSPF
12 6 (3.03%) BGP
12 6 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (10.10%) Oracle Database
3 20 (10.10%) MySQL
4 19 (9.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.02%) PowerCenter
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (1.52%) OLAP
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Subversion
1 8 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.03%) Hudson
3 6 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 21 (10.61%) Finance
2 19 (9.60%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.05%) Publishing
4 7 (3.54%) Banking
4 7 (3.54%) Retail
5 6 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Marketing
7 2 (1.01%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.55%) LAMP
2 4 (2.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.52%) OC4J
4 2 (1.01%) Middleware
4 2 (1.01%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) jQuery
5 1 (0.51%) HTML5
5 1 (0.51%) CSS3
5 1 (0.51%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.03%) Wiki
1 6 (3.03%) Open Source
2 5 (2.53%) Clustering
3 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.02%) Statistics
4 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.52%) VLE
5 2 (1.01%) NHS
5 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.51%) DTV
6 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.51%) HACMP
6 1 (0.51%) IPTV
6 1 (0.51%) Replication
6 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.51%) CMDB
6 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.51%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 76 (38.38%) Linux
2 59 (29.80%) Windows
3 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (11.11%) UNIX
6 21 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (7.07%) Ubuntu
8 13 (6.57%) Debian
9 12 (6.06%) CentOS
9 12 (6.06%) Solaris
10 11 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.53%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.02%) zOS
12 4 (2.02%) HPUX
13 3 (1.52%) Scientific Linux
14 2 (1.01%) SELinux
14 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.72%) ITIL
2 34 (17.17%) Migration
3 20 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (9.60%) Load Balancing
5 15 (7.58%) Incident Management
5 15 (7.58%) DevOps
6 10 (5.05%) Capacity Management
6 10 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.55%) Change Management
7 9 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.04%) Information Management
8 8 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.03%) Service Management
9 6 (3.03%) OO
9 6 (3.03%) Data Modelling
10 5 (2.53%) ETL
10 5 (2.53%) Time Management
10 5 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.68%) Perl
2 28 (14.14%) SQL
3 19 (9.60%) Bash Shell
4 16 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.07%) PHP
6 12 (6.06%) Python
7 10 (5.05%) Ruby
8 9 (4.55%) Java
9 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.54%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.02%) Korn
11 4 (2.02%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.51%) PHP5
12 1 (0.51%) REXX
Qualifications
1 73 (36.87%) Security Cleared
2 47 (23.74%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 14 (7.07%) CCENT
4 14 (7.07%) LPIC
5 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.53%) MCSE
6 5 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.52%) CCNA
8 3 (1.52%) MCP
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.52%) NCDA
9 2 (1.01%) MCSA
9 2 (1.01%) MCITP
9 2 (1.01%) Degree
10 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.12%) SLA
2 6 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.02%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.58%) Squid
4 13 (6.57%) ISA Server
4 13 (6.57%) Samba
4 13 (6.57%) NFS
5 11 (5.56%) qmail
6 10 (5.05%) Postfix
6 10 (5.05%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.04%) XenApp
8 7 (3.54%) XenServer
9 6 (3.03%) vSphere
10 5 (2.53%) Sendmail
11 4 (2.02%) Hyper-V
11 4 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.52%) Xen
12 3 (1.52%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.52%) vCloud
12 3 (1.52%) KVM
13 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (7.58%) NetBackup
2 14 (7.07%) Zenoss
3 13 (6.57%) HP SIM
3 13 (6.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (6.57%) SCCM
4 12 (6.06%) SCOM
5 11 (5.56%) Puppet
6 6 (3.03%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.53%) Data Guard
7 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.02%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.51%) YUM
10 1 (0.51%) MOM
10 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 48 (24.24%) VMware
3 30 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 25 (12.63%) Oracle
5 20 (10.10%) Cisco
5 20 (10.10%) HP
6 18 (9.09%) Citrix
7 16 (8.08%) Juniper
8 15 (7.58%) Symantec
9 14 (7.07%) F5
10 13 (6.57%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (4.04%) NetApp
12 5 (2.53%) IBM
12 5 (2.53%) JBoss
12 5 (2.53%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.53%) Informatica
13 4 (2.02%) EMC
14 3 (1.52%) SAP
14 3 (1.52%) Remedy
15 2 (1.01%) McAfee
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