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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 67 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 73 100 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.40% 3.09% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.34% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 36
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£275 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £203 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.45 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.33 £29.45 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.88 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.46%
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
2848 2991 2086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.68% 92.37% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1748 1840 1244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 186 150
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.93 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Bristol +15 23 £290 -3.33% 6
Wiltshire +10 13 £285 +40.86% 12
Gloucestershire -16 13 £283 -24.66% 3
Somerset -3 11 £250 -33.33% 3
Devon +7 9 £220 -22.80% 3
Dorset -6 1 £275 -31.25% 2
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 53 (27.46%) Linux
2 40 (20.73%) Windows
3 36 (18.65%) Security Cleared
4 35 (18.13%) SQL
5 32 (16.58%) SQL Server
6 29 (15.03%) Microsoft
7 27 (13.99%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (12.95%) Configuration Management
9 24 (12.44%) Active Directory
9 24 (12.44%) UNIX
9 24 (12.44%) VMware
10 23 (11.92%) WebSphere
10 23 (11.92%) Solaris
10 23 (11.92%) IBM
11 22 (11.40%) Red Hat
11 22 (11.40%) Finance
12 21 (10.88%) Migration
12 21 (10.88%) SC Cleared
13 20 (10.36%) Apache
14 18 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
14 18 (9.33%) Shell Script
14 18 (9.33%) Puppet
15 17 (8.81%) Python
15 17 (8.81%) CRM
16 16 (8.29%) Oracle
16 16 (8.29%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (8.29%) CentOS
17 15 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (11.92%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.36%) Apache
3 16 (8.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (5.18%) JBoss
4 10 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.66%) WebSphere Portal
6 8 (4.15%) IBM Notes
6 8 (4.15%) IIS
7 7 (3.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.59%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (2.07%) Oracle 9iAS
9 4 (2.07%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.55%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.04%) WordPress
11 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.04%) nginx
11 2 (1.04%) Confluence
11 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) MS Office
2 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.04%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.70%) DNS
2 10 (5.18%) Firewall
3 9 (4.66%) LDAP
4 6 (3.11%) X.509
5 5 (2.59%) HTTP
5 5 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.55%) OSPF
6 3 (1.55%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.55%) LAN
7 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.04%) SSL
7 2 (1.04%) IPv6
7 2 (1.04%) SAN
7 2 (1.04%) DHCP
7 2 (1.04%) BGP
7 2 (1.04%) VPN
7 2 (1.04%) IPsec
7 2 (1.04%) VLAN
7 2 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.74%) MySQL
6 12 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.18%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.66%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.59%) OLAP
11 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (2.59%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Subversion
2 10 (5.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.04%) Hudson
3 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.04%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (11.40%) Finance
2 1 (0.52%) Legal
2 1 (0.52%) Military
2 1 (0.52%) Banking
2 1 (0.52%) Retail
2 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
2 1 (0.52%) Marketing
2 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (6.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 12 (6.22%) Web Services
4 6 (3.11%) Middleware
5 4 (2.07%) XML
5 4 (2.07%) BSON
6 3 (1.55%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.55%) Mason
7 2 (1.04%) RESTful
7 2 (1.04%) JSON
7 2 (1.04%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.04%) HTML
7 2 (1.04%) .NET
7 2 (1.04%) COM
8 1 (0.52%) CSS
8 1 (0.52%) J2EE
8 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.52%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.70%) Open Source
3 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.63%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.11%) PKI
6 5 (2.59%) Clustering
6 5 (2.59%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.59%) Statistics
7 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.04%) Derivative
8 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.04%) NHS
8 2 (1.04%) Wiki
9 1 (0.52%) Blog
9 1 (0.52%) Social Network
9 1 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.46%) Linux
2 40 (20.73%) Windows
3 24 (12.44%) UNIX
4 23 (11.92%) Solaris
5 16 (8.29%) CentOS
6 15 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.63%) zOS
8 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.63%) AIX
9 6 (3.11%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.59%) Debian
10 5 (2.59%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.55%) VMS
12 2 (1.04%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.52%) HPUX
13 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.99%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (12.95%) Configuration Management
3 21 (10.88%) Migration
4 18 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (8.81%) CRM
6 14 (7.25%) ITIL
7 10 (5.18%) Project Management
7 10 (5.18%) Identity Management
8 9 (4.66%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.15%) Change Management
9 8 (4.15%) Service Management
10 7 (3.63%) ETL
11 6 (3.11%) Database Tuning
11 6 (3.11%) High Availability
11 6 (3.11%) Change Control
11 6 (3.11%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.11%) Workflow
11 6 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.59%) Asset Management
13 4 (2.07%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.13%) SQL
2 18 (9.33%) Shell Script
3 17 (8.81%) Python
4 12 (6.22%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.15%) Java
5 8 (4.15%) Perl
5 8 (4.15%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.63%) Ruby
7 3 (1.55%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) Jython
8 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (18.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.66%) Degree
4 5 (2.59%) RHCE
5 4 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) CCNA
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.04%) MCP
7 2 (1.04%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.04%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) RHCT
8 1 (0.52%) CCNP
8 1 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (12.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.63%) vSphere
3 5 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.55%) Xen
6 2 (1.04%) Varnish
6 2 (1.04%) iptables
6 2 (1.04%) Postfix
6 2 (1.04%) XenApp
6 2 (1.04%) XenServer
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.04%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) Samba
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) Puppet
2 11 (5.70%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 6 (3.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (2.59%) yum
4 5 (2.59%) SELinux
5 4 (2.07%) Ansible
5 4 (2.07%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.07%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.55%) Bcfg2
6 3 (1.55%) Ganeti
7 2 (1.04%) logstash
7 2 (1.04%) Salt
7 2 (1.04%) Netcool
8 1 (0.52%) Nagios
8 1 (0.52%) SCCM
8 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.52%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 29 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.44%) VMware
3 23 (11.92%) IBM
4 22 (11.40%) Red Hat
5 16 (8.29%) Oracle
6 12 (6.22%) Informatica
7 8 (4.15%) Lotus
7 8 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.63%) Citrix
9 6 (3.11%) Symantec
10 5 (2.59%) CommVault
10 5 (2.59%) McAfee
11 4 (2.07%) Cisco
11 4 (2.07%) HP
12 2 (1.04%) EMC
12 2 (1.04%) SAP
12 2 (1.04%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.04%) Red Gate
13 1 (0.52%) Facebook
13 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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