The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 82 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1375 1201 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.46% 2.27% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.45% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 694 648
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 76 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.68 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.30 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.83% -1.66%

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
England +1 1231 £350 +7.69% 382
London +9 500 £350 - 157
South East +1 269 £375 +25.00% 75
East of England +40 150 £350 - 22
City of London -11 131 £363 +11.53% 58
Scotland +33 83 £350 +16.66% 10
North West -6 82 £305 +22.00% 39
South West -23 68 £325 -10.59% 35
Buckinghamshire +11 61 £350 +17.64% 8
Cambridgeshire +19 60 £325 -13.62% 9
Yorkshire -30 60 £375 - 30
Hampshire -2 57 £363 +16.93% 13
Surrey +8 54 £394 +21.15% 18
Milton Keynes +12 52 £350 +75.00% 7
West Midlands -2 48 £275 -13.38% 13
Cambridge +17 46 £350 -4.10% 6
Edinburgh +16 46 £375 +25.00% 6
West Yorkshire -16 42 £375 - 17
Hertfordshire +7 41 £350 +41.41% 7
Berkshire -9 35 £375 +20.00% 16
Oxfordshire -7 34 £450 +28.57% 6
Manchester -10 30 £300 +20.00% 22
East Midlands -12 30 £163 -45.83% 7
Glasgow +23 28 £330 +164.00% 1
Leeds -17 28 £375 +3.44% 10
North East -2 27 £388 +28.81% 2
Essex +3 24 £400 +77.77%
Tyne and Wear -2 24 £425 +55.72% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 23 £425 +55.72% 1
Wiltshire -1 22 £338 +28.57% 6

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 788 (30.26%) Windows
2 710 (27.27%) Linux
3 484 (18.59%) Microsoft
4 453 (17.40%) Finance
5 418 (16.05%) SQL
6 399 (15.32%) UNIX
7 398 (15.28%) VMware
8 372 (14.29%) Oracle
9 365 (14.02%) Active Directory
10 319 (12.25%) SQL Server
11 279 (10.71%) Red Hat
12 273 (10.48%) MS Excel
13 247 (9.49%) Migration
14 241 (9.25%) SAN
15 233 (8.95%) Windows Server 2008
16 224 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 215 (8.26%) SharePoint
18 214 (8.22%) Solaris
19 205 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
20 199 (7.64%) ITIL
21 184 (7.07%) PowerShell
22 178 (6.84%) DNS
23 177 (6.80%) Python
24 175 (6.72%) MS Office
25 174 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
26 173 (6.64%) IBM
27 170 (6.53%) Cisco
28 166 (6.37%) Puppet
29 165 (6.34%) Shell Script
30 164 (6.30%) Security Cleared

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 215 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 138 (5.30%) WebSphere
3 118 (4.53%) IIS
4 111 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 96 (3.69%) Apache
6 72 (2.76%) Tomcat
7 71 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 65 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 63 (2.42%) JBoss
10 60 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 55 (2.11%) WebLogic
12 42 (1.61%) SAS
13 40 (1.54%) Lync
14 39 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 36 (1.38%) IBM Notes
16 33 (1.27%) CICS
16 33 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
17 31 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
18 25 (0.96%) WebSphere Process Server
19 23 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 273 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 175 (6.72%) MS Office
3 76 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (1.61%) MS Project
5 32 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 26 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.73%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.12%) Vectorworks
10 2 (0.077%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.038%) InDesign
11 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.038%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.038%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 35 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 14 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.31%) Maximo
8 6 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.23%) HFM
9 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.00%) Office 365
3 21 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.61%) SaaS
4 16 (0.61%) IaaS
5 13 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.35%) GitHub
7 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.27%) Force.com
9 6 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (0.19%) PaaS
10 5 (0.19%) Yammer
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.077%) Joyent
14 1 (0.038%) Heroku
14 1 (0.038%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 241 (9.25%) SAN
2 178 (6.84%) DNS
3 146 (5.61%) Firewall
4 105 (4.03%) TCP/IP
5 104 (3.99%) NAS
6 81 (3.11%) LAN
7 72 (2.76%) LDAP
8 67 (2.57%) SSL
9 64 (2.46%) WAN
10 56 (2.15%) DHCP
11 54 (2.07%) HTTP
12 50 (1.92%) Internet
13 47 (1.80%) Intranet
14 38 (1.46%) VPN
15 28 (1.08%) SMTP
15 28 (1.08%) Network Security
16 26 (1.00%) VLAN
17 24 (0.92%) iSCSI
18 23 (0.88%) BIG-IP
19 20 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 158 (6.07%) Oracle Database
3 99 (3.80%) MySQL
4 92 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 73 (2.80%) DB2
7 70 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 66 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 65 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 56 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 46 (1.77%) Hadoop
12 39 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 37 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (1.23%) RDBMS
17 27 (1.04%) MongoDB
17 27 (1.04%) Big Data
18 26 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
19 22 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (1.88%) Jenkins
2 34 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.04%) Subversion
4 25 (0.96%) Introscope
4 25 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (0.88%) JIRA
6 19 (0.73%) Maven
7 18 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 16 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 16 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 13 (0.50%) Ant
9 13 (0.50%) MSBuild
10 11 (0.42%) ClearCase
11 10 (0.38%) MSI
12 7 (0.27%) ClearQuest
12 7 (0.27%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.27%) Toad
12 7 (0.27%) JUnit
12 7 (0.27%) Hudson
13 5 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 453 (17.40%) Finance
2 163 (6.26%) Banking
3 98 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.04%) Retail
5 44 (1.69%) Marketing
6 40 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.00%) Law
9 20 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.69%) Legal
11 15 (0.58%) Publishing
12 13 (0.50%) Back Office
13 12 (0.46%) Advertising
14 9 (0.35%) Electronics
15 6 (0.23%) Front Office
15 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.19%) Billing
16 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.15%) International Banking
17 4 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (3.38%) .NET
2 84 (3.23%) Web Services
3 49 (1.88%) HTML
4 47 (1.80%) Middleware
5 46 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 40 (1.54%) XML
7 22 (0.84%) CSS
8 21 (0.81%) J2EE
9 18 (0.69%) ASP.NET
9 18 (0.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 14 (0.54%) EJB
11 13 (0.50%) LAMP
11 13 (0.50%) .NET Framework
12 11 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
13 10 (0.38%) HTML5
14 9 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (0.31%) Visualforce
15 8 (0.31%) Mason
15 8 (0.31%) Application Packaging
15 8 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 158 (6.07%) Data Centre
2 129 (4.95%) Clustering
3 117 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (3.76%) Replication
5 63 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 50 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 33 (1.27%) Statistics
7 33 (1.27%) LPAR
8 30 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
9 26 (1.00%) Blackberry
10 25 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 22 (0.84%) Computer Science
12 21 (0.81%) Fat Client
12 21 (0.81%) Thin Client
13 20 (0.77%) NHS
14 19 (0.73%) EMC VNX
15 18 (0.69%) Wiki
16 15 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
17 12 (0.46%) Symmetrix
17 12 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 788 (30.26%) Windows
2 710 (27.27%) Linux
3 399 (15.32%) UNIX
4 233 (8.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 224 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 214 (8.22%) Solaris
7 154 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 149 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 130 (4.99%) AIX
10 92 (3.53%) Windows 7
11 70 (2.69%) CentOS
12 48 (1.84%) zOS
13 46 (1.77%) Ubuntu
14 39 (1.50%) HPUX
15 30 (1.15%) Windows XP
15 30 (1.15%) Windows 8
16 24 (0.92%) SUSE
17 22 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
18 20 (0.77%) Fedora
19 17 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (9.49%) Migration
2 199 (7.64%) ITIL
3 174 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
4 142 (5.45%) Configuration Management
5 117 (4.49%) DevOps
6 105 (4.03%) Change Management
7 82 (3.15%) Project Management
8 80 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 74 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
11 69 (2.65%) CRM
12 68 (2.61%) Service Delivery
13 66 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
13 66 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (2.38%) Workflow
15 58 (2.23%) Load Balancing
16 56 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
17 54 (2.07%) Open Source
17 54 (2.07%) High Availability
18 49 (1.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 418 (16.05%) SQL
2 184 (7.07%) PowerShell
3 177 (6.80%) Python
4 165 (6.34%) Shell Script
5 156 (5.99%) Perl
6 144 (5.53%) Java
7 136 (5.22%) Bash Shell
8 55 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 55 (2.11%) Ruby
9 54 (2.07%) JavaScript
10 50 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 47 (1.80%) Korn
12 42 (1.61%) C#
13 40 (1.54%) VB
14 39 (1.50%) C
15 37 (1.42%) PHP
16 33 (1.27%) Jython
17 29 (1.11%) VBScript
18 22 (0.84%) C++
19 12 (0.46%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 164 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 99 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 83 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 81 (3.11%) Degree
5 42 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (1.42%) CCNA
6 37 (1.42%) MCSE
7 28 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 26 (1.00%) RHCE
8 26 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (0.88%) MCP
10 18 (0.69%) MCITP
11 15 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (0.42%) NCDA
14 10 (0.38%) MCSA
14 10 (0.38%) MCDBA
15 9 (0.35%) CCNP
15 9 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
16 7 (0.27%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (2.80%) SLA
2 22 (0.84%) QA
3 21 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.077%) BS7799
6 2 (0.077%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.038%) GxP
7 1 (0.038%) COBIT
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.038%) Basel III
System Software
1 365 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 205 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (2.76%) vSphere
4 67 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 56 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 51 (1.96%) XenApp
7 46 (1.77%) NFS
8 34 (1.31%) XenDesktop
9 33 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 33 (1.27%) VMware ESX
10 32 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
12 21 (0.81%) Samba
13 20 (0.77%) vCloud
14 17 (0.65%) KVM
15 16 (0.61%) Terminal Services
15 16 (0.61%) Firmware
16 15 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (0.58%) HDFS
17 14 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 166 (6.37%) Puppet
2 66 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (2.42%) SCCM
4 55 (2.11%) SCOM
5 49 (1.88%) NetBackup
6 37 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 37 (1.42%) Tivoli
7 35 (1.34%) Nagios
8 31 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 29 (1.11%) WSUS
10 28 (1.08%) Ansible
11 26 (1.00%) EMC VPLEX
12 21 (0.81%) SCSM
13 19 (0.73%) SCOrch
13 19 (0.73%) CA Wily
13 19 (0.73%) Oracle ZFS
14 16 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 14 (0.54%) Data Guard
15 14 (0.54%) HP SIM
15 14 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 484 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 398 (15.28%) VMware
3 372 (14.29%) Oracle
4 279 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 173 (6.64%) IBM
6 170 (6.53%) Cisco
7 155 (5.95%) HP
8 121 (4.65%) Citrix
9 105 (4.03%) NetApp
10 91 (3.49%) EMC
11 78 (3.00%) SAP
11 78 (3.00%) Veritas
12 51 (1.96%) Symantec
13 49 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
14 48 (1.84%) Sun
15 45 (1.73%) CA
16 42 (1.61%) Informatica
17 38 (1.46%) Remedy
17 38 (1.46%) Lotus
18 32 (1.23%) BMC
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day 3 Months +
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Negotiable DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
Advantage Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £112.50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - 415 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday