The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 92 102 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1228 1190 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.48% 2.16% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.28% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 703 793
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 90 83
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £30.00 £30.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.30 £13.60 £13.19
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +3.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Administrator in the job title.

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Administrator within the UK.

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Administrator within the UK.

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Administrator
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 1144 £375 +3.09% 286
London +20 533 £395 +5.33% 104
South East +5 216 £320 -5.18% 67
Yorkshire +27 82 £350 -7.89% 15
East of England +8 71 £300 -6.97% 23
City of London -6 68 £400 -3.03% 26
South West -12 67 £300 -22.58% 19
North West -5 60 £375 +3.37% 33
Berkshire -16 52 £275 -23.87% 14
Scotland -7 49 £340 +11.47% 13
North East -2 46 £350 +19.65% 2
Hampshire +9 44 £275 -21.42% 19
West Midlands -7 44 £375 +33.92% 12
Surrey +24 43 £338 +17.39% 9
West Yorkshire +21 42 £400 +13.87% 9
Tyne and Wear -10 40 £356 +26.10% 2
Leeds +37 37 £400 -3.03% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 37 £363 +34.25% 2
South Yorkshire -2 29 £350 -12.50% 3
Manchester -3 28 £303 -13.57% 15
Hertfordshire +10 27 £338 +3.84% 8
Cambridgeshire +2 26 £300 -19.46% 5
Reading -1 24 £150 -60.00% 8
Sheffield -3 24 £350 -12.50% 2
East Midlands +4 22 £425 +70.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -7 21 £200 -38.46% 7
South Wales +15 20 £431 -4.16% 2
Wales +3 20 £431 +18.96% 2
Oxfordshire +8 19 £480 +106.45% 8
Milton Keynes +2 19 £313 +109.73% 6

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 892 (34.65%) Linux
2 529 (20.55%) Windows
3 476 (18.49%) Unix
4 465 (18.07%) Finance
5 457 (17.75%) Microsoft
6 446 (17.33%) VMware
7 397 (15.42%) SQL
8 389 (15.11%) Oracle
9 387 (15.03%) Red Hat
10 352 (13.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 285 (11.07%) Puppet
12 284 (11.03%) Active Directory
13 281 (10.92%) ITIL
14 269 (10.45%) MS Excel
15 268 (10.41%) SQL Server
16 254 (9.87%) DNS
17 248 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 236 (9.17%) Solaris
19 228 (8.86%) SharePoint
19 228 (8.86%) SAN
20 226 (8.78%) Python
21 223 (8.66%) Perl
22 214 (8.31%) Security Cleared
23 211 (8.20%) PowerShell
23 211 (8.20%) Migration
24 203 (7.89%) Bash Shell
25 195 (7.58%) Banking
25 195 (7.58%) Windows Server
26 192 (7.46%) Java
27 185 (7.19%) IBM

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 228 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 181 (7.03%) Apache
3 112 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 109 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 76 (2.95%) IIS
6 67 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 66 (2.56%) MS Exchange
8 58 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 55 (2.14%) Confluence
10 50 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 49 (1.90%) JBoss
12 45 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
13 39 (1.52%) Apache Spark
14 36 (1.40%) nginx
15 33 (1.28%) SAS
16 31 (1.20%) Apache Pig
17 30 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
17 30 (1.17%) Skype for Business
18 28 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
19 22 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 269 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 155 (6.02%) MS Office
3 87 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
5 38 (1.48%) MS Project
6 29 (1.13%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.16%) Maya
8 4 (0.16%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.12%) HipChat
10 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.039%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.039%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.039%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 25 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
4 8 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.23%) HFM
6 6 (0.23%) Primavera
6 6 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.16%) Maximo
8 4 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.16%) SAP MII
9 3 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.12%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 156 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (3.81%) Office 365
3 80 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.20%) SaaS
5 29 (1.13%) Amazon S3
6 28 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (1.01%) GitHub
8 24 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.93%) IaaS
9 18 (0.70%) PaaS
10 16 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.19%) Route 53
14 4 (0.16%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.12%) Boomi
15 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 254 (9.87%) DNS
2 228 (8.86%) SAN
3 175 (6.80%) Firewall
4 116 (4.51%) LDAP
5 115 (4.47%) TCP/IP
6 104 (4.04%) DHCP
7 93 (3.61%) Internet
8 86 (3.34%) NAS
9 77 (2.99%) SSL
10 60 (2.33%) LAN
11 53 (2.06%) WAN
12 49 (1.90%) VPN
13 46 (1.79%) HTTP
14 45 (1.75%) Kerberos
15 43 (1.67%) Network Security
16 36 (1.40%) Intranet
17 31 (1.20%) Wireless
18 30 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
18 30 (1.17%) iSCSI
19 29 (1.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 121 (4.70%) MySQL
3 112 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 106 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 92 (3.57%) Big Data
6 81 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 76 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 71 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (2.02%) Relational Database
10 51 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 49 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (1.71%) Apache Hive
13 38 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
14 37 (1.44%) DB2
14 37 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 35 (1.36%) HBase
16 33 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
17 30 (1.17%) NoSQL
17 30 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (3.19%) Jenkins
2 78 (3.03%) JIRA
3 66 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 34 (1.32%) Subversion
5 27 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 24 (0.93%) Hudson
7 22 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 18 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (0.66%) Zephyr
10 12 (0.47%) ClearQuest
11 11 (0.43%) ClearCase
12 10 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
13 9 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.31%) Vagrant
15 7 (0.27%) MSI
15 7 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.19%) Gerrit
16 5 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 465 (18.07%) Finance
2 195 (7.58%) Banking
3 62 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 50 (1.94%) Advertising
5 41 (1.59%) Publishing
6 40 (1.55%) Law
7 32 (1.24%) Back Office
8 31 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 28 (1.09%) Retail
10 26 (1.01%) Legal
11 22 (0.85%) Marketing
12 17 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.35%) Electronics
14 9 (0.35%) Games
15 7 (0.27%) German Language
16 6 (0.23%) French Language
17 5 (0.19%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (3.15%) Web Services
2 72 (2.80%) Middleware
3 60 (2.33%) HTML
4 49 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 46 (1.79%) CSS
6 39 (1.52%) LAMP
7 36 (1.40%) .NET
8 31 (1.20%) XML
9 28 (1.09%) J2EE
9 28 (1.09%) REST
9 28 (1.09%) SOAP
10 27 (1.05%) Kafka
11 22 (0.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 17 (0.66%) Node.js
13 16 (0.62%) ELK Stack
13 16 (0.62%) HTML5
13 16 (0.62%) RESTful
14 15 (0.58%) JSON
15 14 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
16 12 (0.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 149 (5.79%) Clustering
2 139 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (4.78%) Data Centre
4 70 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 69 (2.68%) Replication
6 24 (0.93%) iSeries
7 22 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 22 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 19 (0.74%) NHS
9 18 (0.70%) CMDB
9 18 (0.70%) DataPower
10 17 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 17 (0.66%) Wiki
11 14 (0.54%) Blackberry
12 13 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.47%) Fintech
13 12 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (0.43%) Statistics
15 10 (0.39%) CESG
16 9 (0.35%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 892 (34.65%) Linux
2 529 (20.55%) Windows
3 476 (18.49%) Unix
4 352 (13.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 236 (9.17%) Solaris
6 195 (7.58%) Windows Server
7 168 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 133 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 132 (5.13%) AIX
10 118 (4.58%) CentOS
11 76 (2.95%) Ubuntu
12 64 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 44 (1.71%) Windows 7
14 42 (1.63%) SUSE
15 37 (1.44%) HPUX
16 33 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
17 27 (1.05%) Debian
18 20 (0.78%) Windows 10
18 20 (0.78%) Windows XP
19 16 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (10.92%) ITIL
2 211 (8.20%) Migration
3 183 (7.11%) Change Management
4 177 (6.88%) High Availability
5 172 (6.68%) DevOps
6 163 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
7 151 (5.87%) Configuration Management
8 106 (4.12%) Project Management
9 104 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
10 99 (3.85%) Incident Management
11 90 (3.50%) Load Balancing
12 84 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
13 82 (3.19%) Open Source
14 78 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 76 (2.95%) Performance Monitoring
16 68 (2.64%) CRM
17 66 (2.56%) Service Delivery
18 65 (2.53%) Workflow
19 62 (2.41%) Data Management
19 62 (2.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 397 (15.42%) SQL
2 226 (8.78%) Python
3 223 (8.66%) Perl
4 211 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 203 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 192 (7.46%) Java
7 139 (5.40%) Shell Script
8 89 (3.46%) JavaScript
9 78 (3.03%) PHP
10 69 (2.68%) Ruby
11 52 (2.02%) C
12 49 (1.90%) T-SQL
13 39 (1.52%) Korn
14 34 (1.32%) C++
15 27 (1.05%) C#
15 27 (1.05%) PL/SQL
16 24 (0.93%) VB
17 22 (0.85%) Jython
17 22 (0.85%) VBScript
18 16 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 214 (8.31%) Security Cleared
2 157 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 67 (2.60%) Degree
4 59 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (1.90%) CCNA
7 48 (1.86%) RHCE
8 32 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (1.24%) MCSE
9 31 (1.20%) CCNP
10 25 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 24 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (0.74%) MCP
13 17 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
14 16 (0.62%) RHCSA
15 13 (0.51%) CISSP
15 13 (0.51%) RHCA
16 10 (0.39%) MCITP
16 10 (0.39%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.11%) SLA
2 35 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.70%) QA
6 11 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.16%) WCAG
9 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.039%) BS7799
10 1 (0.039%) EMIR
10 1 (0.039%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
10 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.039%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.039%) MiFID
System Software
1 284 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 248 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.19%) vSphere
4 64 (2.49%) NFS
4 64 (2.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 61 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
6 54 (2.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 51 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
8 42 (1.63%) Hyper-V
9 40 (1.55%) HDFS
10 38 (1.48%) Docker
11 35 (1.36%) VMware ESX
12 24 (0.93%) KVM
12 24 (0.93%) XenApp
13 22 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (0.74%) Firmware
15 17 (0.66%) Veritas File System
15 17 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (0.62%) Postfix
16 16 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 285 (11.07%) Puppet
2 129 (5.01%) Ansible
3 126 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
4 119 (4.62%) Nagios
5 83 (3.22%) NetBackup
6 77 (2.99%) SCCM
7 52 (2.02%) SCOM
8 31 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 29 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 28 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
11 27 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
11 27 (1.05%) WSUS
12 25 (0.97%) Data Guard
13 21 (0.82%) Control-M
14 20 (0.78%) logstash
15 19 (0.74%) Ambari
16 18 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
16 18 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
16 18 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 17 (0.66%) Oozie
Vendors
1 457 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 446 (17.33%) VMware
3 389 (15.11%) Oracle
4 387 (15.03%) Red Hat
5 185 (7.19%) IBM
6 172 (6.68%) Cisco
7 164 (6.37%) HP
8 125 (4.86%) Veritas
9 107 (4.16%) EMC
10 94 (3.65%) NetApp
11 87 (3.38%) Sun
12 81 (3.15%) SAP
13 76 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
14 68 (2.64%) ServiceNow
15 61 (2.37%) Citrix
16 54 (2.10%) Symantec
17 45 (1.75%) CheckPoint
18 44 (1.71%) Splunk
19 42 (1.63%) Dell
20 41 (1.59%) Atlassian
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Sussex
Premier IT
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £9.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £80 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day + market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Page International
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ripon, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Networkers
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago