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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
UK
Rank 96 97 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1048 1154 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 2.27% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.40% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 679 768
Median daily rate £363 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 91 80
Median hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +24.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.59 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £15.26 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +32.69%

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -6 986 £363 +0.69% 266
London +5 446 £400 +6.66% 99
South East -6 200 £361 +9.46% 61
Yorkshire +16 76 £350 -10.25% 21
North West +19 64 £301 -15.79% 15
City of London -20 64 £403 +0.62% 25
North East +18 53 £350 +35.92% 2
Tyne and Wear +7 49 £350 +35.92% 2
West Yorkshire +24 47 £375 +5.63% 14
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 45 £350 +47.36% 1
Berkshire -5 45 £438 +23.23% 12
East of England -12 44 £300 -11.76% 23
South West -24 42 £338 -12.90% 21
Leeds +30 40 £333 -16.87% 10
Scotland +11 39 £350 +7.69% 7
Hampshire -3 39 £300 -14.28% 15
Surrey 0 38 £350 +7.69% 11
Manchester +19 31 £301 -13.92% 11
West Midlands -7 30 £250 +21.21% 13
East Midlands +10 28 £319 +27.50% 8
Buckinghamshire -6 25 £205 -36.92% 4
Oxfordshire +18 23 £438 +59.09% 9
Cambridgeshire +3 23 £291 -19.09% 11
Milton Keynes +5 20 £210 -37.77% 2
South Yorkshire -10 19 £350 -12.50% 5
Reading +9 18 £150 -59.18% 6
Edinburgh +13 17 £350 - 5
Sheffield -1 17 £350 -12.50% 4
Cheshire +23 16 £198 -60.40% 3
Oxford +18 16 £438 +59.09% 3

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 829 (35.90%) Linux
2 464 (20.10%) Windows
3 424 (18.36%) Unix
4 419 (18.15%) Microsoft
5 415 (17.97%) Finance
6 371 (16.07%) Red Hat
7 365 (15.81%) SQL
8 364 (15.76%) VMware
9 360 (15.59%) Oracle
10 312 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 251 (10.87%) SQL Server
12 250 (10.83%) ITIL
13 247 (10.70%) MS Excel
14 239 (10.35%) Puppet
15 234 (10.13%) Active Directory
16 205 (8.88%) SharePoint
17 203 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 202 (8.75%) Python
19 201 (8.71%) DNS
20 198 (8.58%) Solaris
20 198 (8.58%) Perl
21 189 (8.19%) Security Cleared
22 187 (8.10%) Migration
23 184 (7.97%) SAN
23 184 (7.97%) Bash Shell
24 174 (7.54%) Windows Server
25 171 (7.41%) Banking
26 163 (7.06%) Java
27 160 (6.93%) Change Management
27 160 (6.93%) PowerShell

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
1 205 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 154 (6.67%) Apache
3 91 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 80 (3.46%) WebSphere
5 58 (2.51%) IIS
6 57 (2.47%) MS Exchange
7 55 (2.38%) Confluence
8 53 (2.30%) WebLogic
9 48 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 45 (1.95%) Apache Spark
10 45 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 42 (1.82%) JBoss
11 42 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 33 (1.43%) nginx
13 31 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
14 30 (1.30%) SAS
15 29 (1.26%) Apache Pig
16 28 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
18 18 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 247 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 145 (6.28%) MS Office
3 100 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
5 30 (1.30%) MS Project
6 24 (1.04%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.17%) HipChat
8 4 (0.17%) Maya
8 4 (0.17%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.043%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 25 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.48%) SAP BPC
4 11 (0.48%) SAP MII
5 8 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.26%) HFM
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.22%) Primavera
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.13%) Maximo
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.13%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.13%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.087%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 2 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 144 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.03%) Office 365
3 83 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.04%) SaaS
5 39 (1.69%) IaaS
6 33 (1.43%) PaaS
7 31 (1.34%) GitHub
8 26 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.69%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.30%) Mimecast
14 6 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.22%) Route 53
15 5 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.13%) Boomi
16 3 (0.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 201 (8.71%) DNS
2 184 (7.97%) SAN
3 147 (6.37%) Firewall
4 114 (4.94%) LDAP
5 110 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 77 (3.33%) NAS
7 72 (3.12%) DHCP
8 67 (2.90%) Internet
9 59 (2.56%) SSL
10 58 (2.51%) LAN
11 55 (2.38%) WAN
12 51 (2.21%) HTTP
13 41 (1.78%) Kerberos
14 39 (1.69%) Intranet
15 35 (1.52%) VPN
16 34 (1.47%) SSH
17 29 (1.26%) Network Security
18 26 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
19 25 (1.08%) iSCSI
20 22 (0.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 111 (4.81%) Hadoop
3 109 (4.72%) MySQL
4 103 (4.46%) Oracle Database
5 90 (3.90%) Big Data
6 85 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
7 76 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 70 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (2.04%) Relational Database
11 45 (1.95%) Apache Hive
12 41 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 39 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
13 39 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 35 (1.52%) HBase
16 34 (1.47%) DB2
17 32 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
18 30 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 87 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 79 (3.42%) JIRA
3 64 (2.77%) Git (software)
4 30 (1.30%) Subversion
5 25 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (0.91%) TeamCity
7 19 (0.82%) Hudson
8 18 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (0.74%) Zephyr
10 13 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.48%) NWDI
11 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.39%) GitLab
12 9 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
13 8 (0.35%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.30%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.30%) ClearQuest
14 7 (0.30%) MSI
15 6 (0.26%) Maven
15 6 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 415 (17.97%) Finance
2 171 (7.41%) Banking
3 70 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 54 (2.34%) Advertising
5 35 (1.52%) Law
5 35 (1.52%) Legal
6 34 (1.47%) Publishing
7 29 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.17%) Retail
9 24 (1.04%) Marketing
10 21 (0.91%) Back Office
11 19 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.43%) Electronics
14 7 (0.30%) Games
15 5 (0.22%) Billing
15 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.22%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.13%) German Language
16 3 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (2.60%) HTML
2 59 (2.56%) Middleware
2 59 (2.56%) Web Services
3 43 (1.86%) CSS
4 38 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 35 (1.52%) .NET
6 32 (1.39%) Kafka
7 30 (1.30%) LAMP
8 24 (1.04%) REST
9 22 (0.95%) J2EE
10 21 (0.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 21 (0.91%) XML
11 19 (0.82%) SOAP
12 17 (0.74%) ELK Stack
12 17 (0.74%) Node.js
13 13 (0.56%) HTML5
14 12 (0.52%) JMS
15 11 (0.48%) SAP Basis
16 10 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
16 10 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 114 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
1 114 (4.94%) Clustering
2 110 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 64 (2.77%) Replication
4 58 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 18 (0.78%) CMDB
7 16 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 16 (0.69%) iSeries
7 16 (0.69%) NHS
8 15 (0.65%) Wiki
9 14 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 13 (0.56%) DataPower
11 12 (0.52%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.48%) User Experience
13 9 (0.39%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.39%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.39%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.35%) Grid Computing
14 8 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 829 (35.90%) Linux
2 464 (20.10%) Windows
3 424 (18.36%) Unix
4 312 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 198 (8.58%) Solaris
6 174 (7.54%) Windows Server
7 131 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 115 (4.98%) CentOS
9 106 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 97 (4.20%) AIX
11 73 (3.16%) Ubuntu
12 55 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (2.17%) SUSE
14 38 (1.65%) Windows 7
15 32 (1.39%) HPUX
16 29 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
17 24 (1.04%) Debian
18 19 (0.82%) Windows 10
19 16 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 16 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (10.83%) ITIL
2 187 (8.10%) Migration
3 160 (6.93%) Change Management
4 151 (6.54%) DevOps
5 149 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 146 (6.32%) High Availability
7 137 (5.93%) Configuration Management
8 117 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (4.42%) Project Management
10 90 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
11 87 (3.77%) Open Source
12 80 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 78 (3.38%) Data Management
14 71 (3.07%) Incident Management
15 68 (2.94%) Load Balancing
16 66 (2.86%) Problem Management
17 65 (2.82%) Workflow
18 57 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 54 (2.34%) Analytics
19 54 (2.34%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 365 (15.81%) SQL
2 202 (8.75%) Python
3 198 (8.58%) Perl
4 184 (7.97%) Bash Shell
5 163 (7.06%) Java
6 160 (6.93%) PowerShell
7 126 (5.46%) Shell Script
8 83 (3.59%) JavaScript
9 64 (2.77%) PHP
10 54 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.25%) Ruby
12 49 (2.12%) C
13 32 (1.39%) C++
14 30 (1.30%) C#
15 29 (1.26%) Korn
16 24 (1.04%) VB
17 19 (0.82%) Jython
17 19 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.78%) VBScript
19 16 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 189 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 134 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 57 (2.47%) Degree
4 41 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (1.30%) CCNA
7 26 (1.13%) MCSE
7 26 (1.13%) RHCE
8 21 (0.91%) CCNP
9 20 (0.87%) CISSP
9 20 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.82%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.43%) VCAP
13 9 (0.39%) HND
13 9 (0.39%) MCP
13 9 (0.39%) RHCSA
13 9 (0.39%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.38%) SLA
2 26 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (0.78%) QA
4 17 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.087%) GCP
7 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.087%) WCAG
8 1 (0.043%) BS25999
8 1 (0.043%) BS7799
8 1 (0.043%) EMIR
8 1 (0.043%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.043%) MiFID
System Software
1 234 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 203 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (2.99%) NFS
3 69 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 59 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 57 (2.47%) vSphere
6 55 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
7 47 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (1.86%) Docker
9 39 (1.69%) HDFS
9 39 (1.69%) VMware ESX
10 30 (1.30%) Hyper-V
11 25 (1.08%) Veritas File System
12 21 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
13 19 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (0.74%) KVM
15 15 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 14 (0.61%) Samba
17 12 (0.52%) XenApp
18 10 (0.43%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 239 (10.35%) Puppet
2 116 (5.02%) Nagios
3 111 (4.81%) Ansible
4 97 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 68 (2.94%) SCCM
6 55 (2.38%) NetBackup
7 28 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 27 (1.17%) SCOM
9 25 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 24 (1.04%) Data Guard
10 24 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
10 24 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 23 (1.00%) WSUS
12 19 (0.82%) Ambari
12 19 (0.82%) Control-M
13 18 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 17 (0.74%) Kibana
14 17 (0.74%) logstash
14 17 (0.74%) Oozie
14 17 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 419 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 371 (16.07%) Red Hat
3 364 (15.76%) VMware
4 360 (15.59%) Oracle
5 150 (6.50%) IBM
6 135 (5.85%) Cisco
7 129 (5.59%) HP
8 127 (5.50%) Veritas
9 88 (3.81%) SAP
10 86 (3.72%) Sun
11 82 (3.55%) EMC
11 82 (3.55%) NetApp
12 68 (2.94%) ServiceNow
13 66 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
14 42 (1.82%) Atlassian
14 42 (1.82%) Symantec
15 41 (1.78%) Splunk
16 40 (1.73%) Citrix
17 37 (1.60%) CheckPoint
18 30 (1.30%) Hortonworks
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £28.00 - £30.76 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £380 - £440 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Rate: £34305 - £37563 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £112.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £510 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £2225.00 - £2441.00 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £7.50 - £7.74 per hour + n/a
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £112.50 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £130 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago