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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 53 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 94 60 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.08% 2.82% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 3.00% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 45
Average daily rate
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£338 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.09%
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
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 28 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
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 28 July 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 28 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 -7 26 £300 -16.66% 3
Bristol -7 21 £305 +56.53% 6
Gloucestershire -8 18 £375 +7.14% 2
Dorset +14 10 £450 +20.00% 6
Devon -12 9 £315 +3.27% 2
Somerset -16 5 £338 - 1
Cornwall - - - - 3
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 79 (41.15%) Linux
2 64 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 61 (31.77%) Microsoft
4 60 (31.25%) Windows
5 50 (26.04%) VMware
6 44 (22.92%) DNS
7 43 (22.40%) ITIL
8 37 (19.27%) SC Cleared
9 36 (18.75%) Perl
10 33 (17.19%) SQL Server
11 32 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 31 (16.15%) SharePoint
12 31 (16.15%) Firewall
13 29 (15.10%) SQL
14 28 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (14.06%) LDAP
16 26 (13.54%) MS Excel
17 25 (13.02%) SLA
17 25 (13.02%) Oracle
17 25 (13.02%) Apache
17 25 (13.02%) Migration
18 23 (11.98%) Active Directory
18 23 (11.98%) DV Cleared
18 23 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (11.46%) UNIX
19 22 (11.46%) Cisco
20 21 (10.94%) HP
21 20 (10.42%) MySQL
21 20 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 31 (16.15%) SharePoint
2 25 (13.02%) Apache
3 17 (8.85%) MS Exchange
4 15 (7.81%) IIS
5 13 (6.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (3.65%) nginx
10 6 (3.13%) Confluence
10 6 (3.13%) MediaWiki
10 6 (3.13%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (1.56%) Moodle
12 3 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.29%) MS Office
3 7 (3.65%) MS Project
4 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Agresso
2 3 (1.56%) Summit
3 2 (1.04%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.92%) DNS
2 31 (16.15%) Firewall
3 27 (14.06%) LDAP
4 18 (9.38%) DHCP
5 17 (8.85%) SMTP
5 17 (8.85%) Internet
6 16 (8.33%) HTTP
7 14 (7.29%) LAN
7 14 (7.29%) WAN
7 14 (7.29%) SSL
7 14 (7.29%) SAN
8 12 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.21%) Network Security
10 8 (4.17%) SSH
11 7 (3.65%) NAS
11 7 (3.65%) VPN
11 7 (3.65%) SNMP
12 6 (3.13%) IPv6
12 6 (3.13%) OSPF
12 6 (3.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.42%) MySQL
2 20 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (2.08%) PowerCenter
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (1.56%) OLAP
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Subversion
1 8 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.65%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.13%) Hudson
3 6 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 19 (9.90%) Finance
2 18 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.17%) Banking
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
5 6 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.60%) Publishing
7 3 (1.56%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Military
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.69%) LAMP
2 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.56%) OC4J
4 2 (1.04%) Middleware
4 2 (1.04%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) jQuery
5 1 (0.52%) HTML5
5 1 (0.52%) CSS3
5 1 (0.52%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.13%) Wiki
1 6 (3.13%) Open Source
2 5 (2.60%) Clustering
3 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.08%) Statistics
4 3 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.56%) VLE
5 2 (1.04%) NHS
5 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) DTV
6 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.52%) HACMP
6 1 (0.52%) IPTV
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) CMDB
6 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (41.15%) Linux
2 60 (31.25%) Windows
3 28 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (11.46%) UNIX
6 14 (7.29%) CentOS
6 14 (7.29%) Ubuntu
7 13 (6.77%) Debian
8 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.25%) Solaris
9 5 (2.60%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.08%) zOS
10 4 (2.08%) HPUX
11 3 (1.56%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (1.56%) SELinux
12 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.40%) ITIL
2 25 (13.02%) Migration
3 19 (9.90%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (7.81%) DevOps
6 11 (5.73%) Capacity Management
6 11 (5.73%) Incident Management
7 9 (4.69%) Change Management
7 9 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.13%) Information Management
9 6 (3.13%) Service Management
9 6 (3.13%) OO
9 6 (3.13%) Data Modelling
10 5 (2.60%) ETL
10 5 (2.60%) Time Management
10 5 (2.60%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.75%) Perl
2 29 (15.10%) SQL
3 19 (9.90%) Bash Shell
4 14 (7.29%) PHP
5 12 (6.25%) Python
6 11 (5.73%) Ruby
7 10 (5.21%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.69%) Java
8 9 (4.69%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.65%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.08%) Bourne shell
10 4 (2.08%) Korn
11 1 (0.52%) PHP5
11 1 (0.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 64 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 37 (19.27%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.98%) DV Cleared
4 14 (7.29%) CCENT
4 14 (7.29%) LPIC
5 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.08%) MCSE
8 3 (1.56%) Degree
8 3 (1.56%) NCDA
9 2 (1.04%) MCITP
9 2 (1.04%) MCSA
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.04%) MCP
10 1 (0.52%) RHCE
10 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.02%) SLA
2 5 (2.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.56%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.04%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (11.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.33%) Squid
4 13 (6.77%) Samba
4 13 (6.77%) NFS
5 12 (6.25%) qmail
6 10 (5.21%) Postfix
7 9 (4.69%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.65%) ISA Server
8 7 (3.65%) XenApp
8 7 (3.65%) XenServer
8 7 (3.65%) vSphere
9 5 (2.60%) Sendmail
10 4 (2.08%) Hyper-V
10 4 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.56%) Xen
11 3 (1.56%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.56%) KVM
12 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) NetBackup
2 14 (7.29%) Zenoss
3 13 (6.77%) HP SIM
3 13 (6.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (6.25%) SCCM
5 11 (5.73%) SCOM
5 11 (5.73%) Puppet
6 6 (3.13%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.60%) Data Guard
7 5 (2.60%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.08%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.04%) YUM
9 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.52%) MOM
10 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (31.77%) Microsoft
2 50 (26.04%) VMware
3 32 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 25 (13.02%) Oracle
5 22 (11.46%) Cisco
6 21 (10.94%) HP
7 16 (8.33%) Citrix
7 16 (8.33%) Juniper
8 15 (7.81%) Symantec
9 14 (7.29%) F5
10 8 (4.17%) NetApp
11 7 (3.65%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (3.13%) 3PAR
12 6 (3.13%) IBM
12 6 (3.13%) JBoss
13 5 (2.60%) Informatica
14 4 (2.08%) EMC
15 3 (1.56%) SAP
15 3 (1.56%) Remedy
16 2 (1.04%) McAfee
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