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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 51 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 102 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.29% 2.23% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 2.42% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 18
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£325 £388 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £18.80 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +4.20%
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
2899 2604 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.40% 92.11% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1539 1389
Average daily rate £383 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 147 162
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £39.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 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
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 March 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
Devon +21 30 £350 +22.80% 1
Bristol +16 30 £338 +3.84% 19
Wiltshire +15 21 £325 +10.16% 11
Gloucestershire -6 13 £290 +28.88% 6
Somerset -19 3 - - 7
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 58 (30.69%) Linux
2 43 (22.75%) Windows
3 35 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 33 (17.46%) Microsoft
5 32 (16.93%) SQL
5 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
6 30 (15.87%) VMware
7 28 (14.81%) UNIX
7 28 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 25 (13.23%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (12.70%) IBM
9 24 (12.70%) Apache
9 24 (12.70%) WebSphere
10 23 (12.17%) Solaris
10 23 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (11.64%) Red Hat
11 22 (11.64%) Migration
12 20 (10.58%) Configuration Management
12 20 (10.58%) SC Cleared
13 19 (10.05%) Finance
14 18 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
15 17 (8.99%) CRM
15 17 (8.99%) DNS
16 16 (8.47%) Python
16 16 (8.47%) Oracle
16 16 (8.47%) ITIL
16 16 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 24 (12.70%) Apache
1 24 (12.70%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.35%) JBoss
5 11 (5.82%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
7 8 (4.23%) IBM Notes
7 8 (4.23%) IIS
8 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (2.12%) CMS
9 4 (2.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.12%) Oracle 9iAS
9 4 (2.12%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.59%) iPlanet
10 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.12%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.99%) DNS
2 11 (5.82%) Firewall
3 10 (5.29%) DHCP
4 9 (4.76%) LDAP
5 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.17%) Intranet
6 6 (3.17%) X.509
7 5 (2.65%) LAN
8 4 (2.12%) WAN
8 4 (2.12%) HTTP
8 4 (2.12%) SAN
9 3 (1.59%) SSL
9 3 (1.59%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.06%) IPsec
10 2 (1.06%) Network Security
10 2 (1.06%) SSH
10 2 (1.06%) VPN
10 2 (1.06%) IPv6
10 2 (1.06%) BGP
10 2 (1.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.82%) MySQL
6 10 (5.29%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.65%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.65%) OLAP
9 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Subversion
2 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.06%) JIRA
3 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.06%) Hudson
4 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.59%) Military
3 3 (1.59%) Publishing
4 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (6.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 13 (6.88%) Web Services
3 4 (2.12%) XML
3 4 (2.12%) Middleware
3 4 (2.12%) BSON
4 3 (1.59%) Visualforce
4 3 (1.59%) Mason
5 2 (1.06%) HTML
5 2 (1.06%) COM
5 2 (1.06%) CSS
5 2 (1.06%) RESTful
5 2 (1.06%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.53%) Laravel
6 1 (0.53%) CGI
6 1 (0.53%) JDBC
6 1 (0.53%) .NET
6 1 (0.53%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.82%) Open Source
3 8 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.17%) PKI
6 5 (2.65%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.12%) Clustering
8 3 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (1.59%) FMCG
8 3 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.06%) Wiki
9 2 (1.06%) Statistics
9 2 (1.06%) Derivative
9 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.06%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.69%) Linux
2 43 (22.75%) Windows
3 28 (14.81%) UNIX
4 23 (12.17%) Solaris
4 23 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.47%) CentOS
6 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.23%) AIX
7 8 (4.23%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.70%) zOS
8 7 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.65%) Debian
11 4 (2.12%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.12%) VMS
12 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.23%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (11.64%) Migration
3 20 (10.58%) Configuration Management
4 17 (8.99%) CRM
5 16 (8.47%) ITIL
6 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.82%) Project Management
8 9 (4.76%) Change Management
9 8 (4.23%) ETL
10 7 (3.70%) Capacity Management
10 7 (3.70%) Content Management
10 7 (3.70%) Service Management
10 7 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (3.17%) Identity Management
11 6 (3.17%) Workflow
11 6 (3.17%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.17%) High Availability
11 6 (3.17%) Database Tuning
12 5 (2.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.93%) SQL
2 16 (8.47%) Python
3 15 (7.94%) Shell Script
4 11 (5.82%) Perl
4 11 (5.82%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.82%) Java
5 10 (5.29%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.70%) Ruby
7 4 (2.12%) PHP
8 3 (1.59%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.59%) C
9 2 (1.06%) Korn
10 1 (0.53%) COBOL
10 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.53%) Jython
Qualifications
1 35 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.82%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.17%) VCP4
5 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.12%) Degree
6 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.12%) RHCE
6 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.06%) MCITP
7 2 (1.06%) MCSE
7 2 (1.06%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.06%) CCNA
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) MCTS
8 1 (0.53%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.12%) QA
3 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.35%) vSphere
3 8 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.59%) Xen
5 3 (1.59%) Samba
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.06%) NFS
6 2 (1.06%) Firmware
6 2 (1.06%) Postfix
6 2 (1.06%) XenApp
6 2 (1.06%) XenServer
6 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.06%) Varnish
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (7.94%) Puppet
2 11 (5.82%) Tivoli
3 9 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.70%) SELinux
5 6 (3.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (3.17%) yum
6 5 (2.65%) HP SIM
6 5 (2.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (2.12%) Ansible
7 4 (2.12%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.59%) Bcfg2
8 3 (1.59%) Ganeti
9 2 (1.06%) SCCM
9 2 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.06%) logstash
9 2 (1.06%) Salt
9 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.53%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 33 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.87%) VMware
3 24 (12.70%) IBM
4 22 (11.64%) Red Hat
5 16 (8.47%) Oracle
6 10 (5.29%) Informatica
7 8 (4.23%) Lotus
7 8 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.23%) HP
8 7 (3.70%) Symantec
8 7 (3.70%) Citrix
9 5 (2.65%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.12%) McAfee
11 3 (1.59%) Remedy
12 2 (1.06%) SAP
12 2 (1.06%) Cisco
12 2 (1.06%) Sun
12 2 (1.06%) EMC
12 2 (1.06%) CommVault
12 2 (1.06%) Infoblox
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