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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 92 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1325 1453 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.45% 2.64% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.78% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 887 765
Median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 94 80
Median hourly rate £13.60 £14.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.15 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £13.63
% change year-on-year
- -0.22%

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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -10 1207 £363 +3.57% 279
London -6 525 £380 +8.57% 101
South East -8 258 £365 -3.31% 47
Scotland -10 91 £321 -8.28% 13
City of London -8 90 £400 +10.34% 27
Berkshire +34 81 £288 -20.68% 8
Yorkshire +15 78 £400 +6.66% 16
North East -16 69 £273 -29.67% 8
North West -20 69 £349 +14.34% 25
East of England -33 67 £308 -12.14% 25
Tyne and Wear -27 65 £273 -35.88% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 64 £273 -35.88% 5
West Midlands -17 60 £345 +15.00% 13
Hampshire +7 57 £352 -2.89% 14
West Yorkshire +4 53 £430 +14.66% 11
Surrey -11 50 £400 - 10
South West -11 50 £350 +7.69% 19
Edinburgh -12 50 £400 +4.91% 10
Manchester -9 36 £300 - 13
Leeds -9 27 £345 -8.00% 9
East Midlands -14 27 £281 +18.42% 24
Cambridgeshire -17 25 £325 -7.14% 8
Hertfordshire +3 24 £248 -29.28% 11
Buckinghamshire -17 21 £275 -21.42% 2
Halifax +9 20 £443 +3.02% 1
Glasgow -11 20 £300 -9.09% 1
Bristol +9 19 £375 +15.38% 6
Cambridge -17 19 £333 -5.00% 7
Oxfordshire 0 18 £375 -19.35% 3
West Sussex -10 17 £365 +16.80% 2

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 973 (38.22%) Linux
2 609 (23.92%) Unix
3 605 (23.76%) Windows
4 518 (20.35%) Finance
5 428 (16.81%) SQL
6 423 (16.61%) Oracle
7 422 (16.58%) Red Hat
8 399 (15.67%) Microsoft
9 388 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 340 (13.35%) SAN
11 329 (12.92%) VMware
12 320 (12.57%) ITIL
12 320 (12.57%) Solaris
13 295 (11.59%) Migration
14 291 (11.43%) Active Directory
15 270 (10.60%) SQL Server
16 256 (10.05%) Windows Server
17 246 (9.66%) MS Excel
18 242 (9.51%) AIX
19 227 (8.92%) Security Cleared
20 224 (8.80%) DNS
21 222 (8.72%) IBM
22 216 (8.48%) Puppet
23 204 (8.01%) Banking
24 201 (7.89%) Veritas
24 201 (7.89%) Clustering
25 196 (7.70%) Shell Script
25 196 (7.70%) HP
26 194 (7.62%) EMC
27 188 (7.38%) Perl

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
1 164 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 145 (5.70%) Apache
3 112 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 77 (3.02%) MS Exchange
5 67 (2.63%) JBoss
6 66 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 64 (2.51%) WebLogic
8 60 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 58 (2.28%) IIS
10 45 (1.77%) SAS
10 45 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 33 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
12 32 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 31 (1.22%) Skype for Business
14 29 (1.14%) Confluence
15 28 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
16 24 (0.94%) nginx
17 23 (0.90%) IBM Notes
18 22 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
19 21 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 246 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 165 (6.48%) MS Office
3 73 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (0.94%) MS Project
6 14 (0.55%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.079%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.079%) SPSS
8 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.039%) HipChat
8 1 (0.039%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.039%) Simulink
8 1 (0.039%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.24%) HFM
7 6 (0.24%) ResourceLink
8 5 (0.20%) Sage CRM
8 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.12%) assyst
9 3 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.12%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.079%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.079%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (2.67%) Office 365
3 37 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.82%) Amazon S3
4 21 (0.82%) SaaS
5 19 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
9 6 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.24%) IaaS
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.20%) Route 53
10 5 (0.20%) Yammer
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.12%) Force.com
11 3 (0.12%) GitHub
11 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.12%) PaaS
11 3 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 340 (13.35%) SAN
2 224 (8.80%) DNS
3 121 (4.75%) Firewall
4 116 (4.56%) NAS
5 100 (3.93%) TCP/IP
6 87 (3.42%) DHCP
7 83 (3.26%) LDAP
8 77 (3.02%) SSL
9 76 (2.99%) HTTP
10 70 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
11 69 (2.71%) Internet
12 55 (2.16%) LAN
13 45 (1.77%) WAN
14 37 (1.45%) SMTP
15 36 (1.41%) VPN
16 33 (1.30%) Network Security
17 26 (1.02%) SSH
18 24 (0.94%) FTP
19 23 (0.90%) Intranet
20 16 (0.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 155 (6.09%) MySQL
3 139 (5.46%) Oracle Database
4 91 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 84 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 79 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (2.51%) Hadoop
8 60 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (2.12%) DB2
11 53 (2.08%) Relational Database
12 50 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 49 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 45 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 38 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
17 35 (1.37%) VLDB
18 32 (1.26%) Big Data
19 30 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 63 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 51 (2.00%) JIRA
4 40 (1.57%) Subversion
5 26 (1.02%) Introscope
6 18 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.39%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.39%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.35%) GitLab
12 7 (0.27%) ClearQuest
13 6 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.20%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.20%) RSpec
14 5 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 518 (20.35%) Finance
2 204 (8.01%) Banking
3 49 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 45 (1.77%) Marketing
5 42 (1.65%) Law
6 38 (1.49%) Retail
7 26 (1.02%) Back Office
8 24 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 22 (0.86%) Legal
11 20 (0.79%) Publishing
12 19 (0.75%) Billing
13 18 (0.71%) Advertising
13 18 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.55%) Games
15 10 (0.39%) International Banking
16 9 (0.35%) Electronics
16 9 (0.35%) Local Government
17 7 (0.27%) German Language
17 7 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.26%) Middleware
2 78 (3.06%) Web Services
3 62 (2.44%) XML
4 54 (2.12%) HTML
5 41 (1.61%) .NET
6 36 (1.41%) CSS
6 36 (1.41%) LAMP
7 35 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
8 23 (0.90%) SOAP
9 21 (0.82%) HTML5
10 20 (0.79%) Mason
11 17 (0.67%) J2EE
11 17 (0.67%) jQuery
12 13 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
13 11 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
13 11 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.39%) ASP.NET
14 10 (0.39%) JDBC
15 9 (0.35%) ELK Stack
15 9 (0.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 201 (7.89%) Clustering
2 135 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 121 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (4.01%) Replication
5 68 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 62 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 60 (2.36%) EMC VMAX
8 52 (2.04%) EMC VNX
9 42 (1.65%) Mainframe
10 23 (0.90%) CMDB
11 22 (0.86%) Blackberry
12 20 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
13 19 (0.75%) HACMP
14 15 (0.59%) iSeries
14 15 (0.59%) Mathematics
14 15 (0.59%) Wiki
15 13 (0.51%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.51%) Fintech
15 13 (0.51%) Hedge funds
16 12 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 973 (38.22%) Linux
2 609 (23.92%) Unix
3 605 (23.76%) Windows
4 388 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 320 (12.57%) Solaris
6 256 (10.05%) Windows Server
7 242 (9.51%) AIX
8 154 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 124 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (2.71%) CentOS
11 65 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (1.85%) HPUX
12 47 (1.85%) Ubuntu
13 44 (1.73%) Windows 7
14 36 (1.41%) SUSE
14 36 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 30 (1.18%) Mac OS X
16 25 (0.98%) zOS
17 22 (0.86%) Debian
17 22 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (12.57%) ITIL
2 295 (11.59%) Migration
3 184 (7.23%) High Availability
4 147 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 142 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
6 132 (5.18%) Change Management
7 131 (5.15%) DevOps
8 115 (4.52%) Configuration Management
9 99 (3.89%) Open Source
10 91 (3.57%) Project Management
11 84 (3.30%) CRM
12 83 (3.26%) Incident Management
13 75 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
14 72 (2.83%) Service Management
15 71 (2.79%) Performance Monitoring
16 68 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
17 66 (2.59%) Service Delivery
18 60 (2.36%) Change Control
19 57 (2.24%) ITSM
20 56 (2.20%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 428 (16.81%) SQL
2 196 (7.70%) Shell Script
3 188 (7.38%) Perl
4 183 (7.19%) PowerShell
5 180 (7.07%) Python
6 128 (5.03%) Java
7 111 (4.36%) Bash Shell
8 86 (3.38%) PHP
9 67 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 65 (2.55%) JavaScript
11 59 (2.32%) Ruby
12 44 (1.73%) PL/SQL
13 36 (1.41%) Jython
13 36 (1.41%) VBScript
14 35 (1.37%) C
15 29 (1.14%) Korn
16 27 (1.06%) VB
17 24 (0.94%) C#
18 13 (0.51%) C++
19 12 (0.47%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 227 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 163 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 90 (3.53%) Degree
4 51 (2.00%) RHCE
5 50 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 32 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (0.94%) CCNA
10 22 (0.86%) MCSE
11 20 (0.79%) OCP
11 20 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
12 15 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.47%) AAT
14 12 (0.47%) CCNP
14 12 (0.47%) MCITP
15 11 (0.43%) RHCSA
16 9 (0.35%) MCTS
16 9 (0.35%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.24%) SLA
2 35 (1.37%) QA
3 22 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.039%) BS7799
8 1 (0.039%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.039%) WCAG
System Software
1 291 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 182 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (4.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 94 (3.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 88 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
6 61 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
6 61 (2.40%) vSphere
7 59 (2.32%) NFS
8 45 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
9 43 (1.69%) KVM
10 40 (1.57%) Hyper-V
11 30 (1.18%) Veritas File System
12 28 (1.10%) iptables
13 27 (1.06%) GlusterFS
13 27 (1.06%) VMware ESX
14 25 (0.98%) Firmware
15 23 (0.90%) Docker
16 22 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
17 21 (0.82%) XenApp
18 19 (0.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 216 (8.48%) Puppet
2 116 (4.56%) NetBackup
3 92 (3.61%) Nagios
4 91 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 85 (3.34%) Ansible
6 75 (2.95%) SCCM
7 69 (2.71%) SCOM
8 51 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
9 46 (1.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 45 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
11 44 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
12 39 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 38 (1.49%) Data Guard
14 30 (1.18%) WSUS
15 29 (1.14%) Control-M
16 28 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
17 25 (0.98%) Tivoli
18 22 (0.86%) EMC VPLEX
19 21 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
19 21 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 423 (16.61%) Oracle
2 422 (16.58%) Red Hat
3 399 (15.67%) Microsoft
4 329 (12.92%) VMware
5 222 (8.72%) IBM
6 201 (7.89%) Veritas
7 196 (7.70%) HP
8 194 (7.62%) EMC
9 114 (4.48%) Cisco
10 102 (4.01%) NetApp
11 88 (3.46%) Sun
12 78 (3.06%) SAP
13 77 (3.02%) Brocade
14 72 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
15 61 (2.40%) Citrix
16 58 (2.28%) Symantec
17 49 (1.92%) ServiceNow
18 43 (1.69%) BMC
19 41 (1.61%) StorageTek
20 39 (1.53%) Remedy
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.50 - £9.20 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £10.68 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £323 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.50 - £9.20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Vale of Glamorgan
Vale of Glamorgan CC
Rate: From £27,394 to £31,288 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £8.50 - £11.50 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £140.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £110 to £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago