The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 73 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1364 1322 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.43% 2.73% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.95% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 699 736
Average daily rate £340 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 126 115
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £39.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £17.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +42.85%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -12 1237 £338 +12.50% 315
London -19 496 £339 -3.21% 127
South East -19 251 £308 +15.14% 70
City of London -3 142 £338 -9.09% 50
Yorkshire +21 116 £375 - 22
South West +27 108 £374 +24.58% 23
East of England -27 76 £320 +28.00% 37
North West -21 71 £281 +15.97% 16
Scotland +10 70 £450 +63.63% 10
Surrey +19 69 £323 -4.44% 13
West Midlands -7 66 £325 +16.07% 12
West Yorkshire +16 64 £356 +69.64% 13
Berkshire -16 60 £300 +200.00% 24
Hampshire +1 57 £300 +26.31% 11
Leeds +3 40 £340 +23.63% 7
Somerset +8 34 £388 +25.00% 3
East Midlands -13 33 £350 +52.17% 3
Manchester 0 32 £275 -12.69% 7
Edinburgh -10 31 £450 +237.07% 5
Cambridgeshire -25 29 £315 +14.54% 16
Buckinghamshire -35 29 £310 +37.77% 1
South Yorkshire +20 28 £375 +127.27% 7
Cheshire +5 27 £400 +247.82% 7
Taunton +4 27 £388 +25.00% 1
Reading -26 27 £289 +188.75% 14
Sheffield +12 22 £375 +127.27% 4
Milton Keynes -30 22 £363 +102.79% 1
Gloucestershire +20 18 £350 -4.10% 4
Staines +15 17 £130 - 1
Essex -4 17 £325 -23.52% 10

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 612 (24.66%) Windows
2 591 (23.81%) Linux
3 482 (19.42%) UNIX
3 482 (19.42%) Finance
4 461 (18.57%) Microsoft
5 426 (17.16%) SQL
6 349 (14.06%) SQL Server
7 348 (14.02%) Oracle
8 316 (12.73%) VMware
9 301 (12.13%) MS Excel
10 281 (11.32%) ITIL
11 275 (11.08%) Red Hat
12 268 (10.80%) SharePoint
13 260 (10.48%) Active Directory
14 249 (10.03%) SAN
15 234 (9.43%) Solaris
16 207 (8.34%) Migration
17 203 (8.18%) MS Office
17 203 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 202 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 201 (8.10%) Banking
20 198 (7.98%) IBM
21 194 (7.82%) DNS
22 178 (7.17%) Security Cleared
23 173 (6.97%) HP
24 171 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
25 169 (6.81%) Apache
26 159 (6.41%) Perl
27 155 (6.24%) Oracle Database
28 149 (6.00%) Performance Tuning

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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
1 268 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 169 (6.81%) Apache
3 125 (5.04%) MS Exchange
4 113 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 111 (4.47%) WebSphere
6 107 (4.31%) IIS
7 88 (3.55%) Tomcat
8 68 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 63 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
9 63 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 58 (2.34%) WebLogic
11 48 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 35 (1.41%) SAS
13 32 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
14 24 (0.97%) nginx
15 23 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (0.77%) Confluence
17 16 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
17 16 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 301 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 203 (8.18%) MS Office
3 60 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (1.85%) MS Project
5 39 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 26 (1.05%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 15 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.081%) InDesign
9 2 (0.081%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.040%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 18 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
5 13 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (0.32%) Agresso
9 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.24%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.20%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.16%) HFM
11 4 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
11 4 (0.16%) Summit
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.17%) Office 365
3 27 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (0.81%) SaaS
5 14 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.24%) Force.com
6 6 (0.24%) Joyent
7 5 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.12%) IaaS
10 2 (0.081%) PaaS
10 2 (0.081%) Taleo
11 1 (0.040%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.040%) Route 53
11 1 (0.040%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 249 (10.03%) SAN
2 194 (7.82%) DNS
3 128 (5.16%) TCP/IP
4 123 (4.96%) Firewall
5 102 (4.11%) DHCP
6 81 (3.26%) NAS
7 74 (2.98%) LDAP
8 62 (2.50%) Internet
9 60 (2.42%) LAN
10 54 (2.18%) WAN
11 52 (2.10%) HTTP
12 51 (2.05%) SSL
13 47 (1.89%) VPN
13 47 (1.89%) SSH
14 42 (1.69%) FTP
15 36 (1.45%) Intranet
16 27 (1.09%) SMTP
17 24 (0.97%) Network Security
18 19 (0.77%) SNMP
19 18 (0.73%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 155 (6.24%) Oracle Database
3 119 (4.79%) MySQL
4 115 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 87 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 80 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 76 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 74 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 71 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 68 (2.74%) Relational Database
11 54 (2.18%) DB2
12 52 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
13 49 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 31 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
17 29 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (0.89%) MongoDB
19 18 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
20 17 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (1.45%) JIRA
2 35 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 33 (1.33%) Subversion
4 29 (1.17%) ClearCase
5 28 (1.13%) ClearQuest
6 26 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.56%) Hudson
9 11 (0.44%) FishEye
9 11 (0.44%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.36%) Toad
11 8 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.20%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.20%) Ant
14 4 (0.16%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.16%) Maven
14 4 (0.16%) Introscope
14 4 (0.16%) Apache Continuum
15 3 (0.12%) JConsole
General
1 482 (19.42%) Finance
2 201 (8.10%) Banking
3 90 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 63 (2.54%) Publishing
5 55 (2.22%) Retail
6 49 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 39 (1.57%) Marketing
8 35 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.09%) Legal
11 21 (0.85%) Advertising
11 21 (0.85%) Law
12 18 (0.73%) Games
13 13 (0.52%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.28%) Back Office
15 7 (0.28%) Local Government
15 7 (0.28%) Dutch Language
15 7 (0.28%) French Language
16 6 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (3.46%) .NET
2 80 (3.22%) Web Services
3 59 (2.38%) HTML
4 49 (1.97%) XML
5 42 (1.69%) Middleware
6 40 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 31 (1.25%) CSS
8 29 (1.17%) Mason
9 28 (1.13%) LAMP
10 24 (0.97%) J2EE
11 23 (0.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 20 (0.81%) ASP.NET
13 18 (0.73%) jQuery
14 15 (0.60%) JSON
15 14 (0.56%) Regular Expression
16 13 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
17 12 (0.48%) Visualforce
18 11 (0.44%) JMS
19 10 (0.40%) SOAP
20 8 (0.32%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 138 (5.56%) Clustering
2 89 (3.59%) Replication
3 58 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 33 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 28 (1.13%) CLARiiON
6 27 (1.09%) Open Source
7 25 (1.01%) NHS
8 24 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 24 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 24 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 20 (0.81%) AS400
10 15 (0.60%) Hedge funds
10 15 (0.60%) Symmetrix DMX
11 14 (0.56%) Wiki
12 13 (0.52%) Statistics
13 12 (0.48%) FMCG
13 12 (0.48%) PKI
13 12 (0.48%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.44%) CMDB
15 10 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 612 (24.66%) Windows
2 591 (23.81%) Linux
3 482 (19.42%) UNIX
4 234 (9.43%) Solaris
5 203 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 202 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 140 (5.64%) AIX
8 135 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 83 (3.34%) Windows 7
10 69 (2.78%) Ubuntu
11 59 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (1.65%) CentOS
13 40 (1.61%) zOS
13 40 (1.61%) Debian
14 34 (1.37%) Windows XP
15 32 (1.29%) HPUX
16 30 (1.21%) SUSE
17 17 (0.68%) Windows 2000
18 13 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (11.32%) ITIL
2 207 (8.34%) Migration
3 149 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
4 118 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 102 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
6 99 (3.99%) Change Management
7 86 (3.46%) Project Management
8 67 (2.70%) Configuration Management
9 59 (2.38%) Incident Management
10 58 (2.34%) Workflow
11 57 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
12 56 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
13 54 (2.18%) Service Management
14 52 (2.10%) Service Delivery
15 50 (2.01%) CRM
16 42 (1.69%) ERP
16 42 (1.69%) Problem Management
16 42 (1.69%) Time Management
16 42 (1.69%) Asset Management
17 38 (1.53%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 426 (17.16%) SQL
2 159 (6.41%) Perl
3 147 (5.92%) Shell Script
4 113 (4.55%) Java
5 94 (3.79%) PowerShell
6 88 (3.55%) Bash Shell
7 63 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 61 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 57 (2.30%) Python
10 48 (1.93%) PHP
11 46 (1.85%) Ruby
12 35 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 35 (1.41%) VB
13 34 (1.37%) Korn
14 33 (1.33%) C
14 33 (1.33%) C#
15 26 (1.05%) VBScript
16 15 (0.60%) VBA
17 12 (0.48%) Apex Code
18 11 (0.44%) Jython
Qualifications
1 178 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 117 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 76 (3.06%) Degree
4 64 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 41 (1.65%) MCSE
7 37 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (0.97%) CCNA
11 20 (0.81%) RHCE
12 19 (0.77%) MCITP
13 14 (0.56%) MCP
14 13 (0.52%) CCNP
15 12 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (0.44%) MCSA
17 10 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
18 9 (0.36%) ISEB
18 9 (0.36%) MCTS
19 7 (0.28%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.63%) SLA
2 22 (0.89%) QA
3 20 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.040%) EMIR
9 1 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.040%) TickIT
9 1 (0.040%) GMP
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.040%) COBIT
9 1 (0.040%) HL7
System Software
1 260 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 171 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (2.90%) NFS
4 64 (2.58%) VMware ESX
5 60 (2.42%) vSphere
6 52 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
7 44 (1.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 35 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 33 (1.33%) Hyper-V
9 33 (1.33%) XenApp
10 31 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
11 27 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (0.85%) Samba
13 20 (0.81%) ISA Server
14 18 (0.73%) Veritas File System
15 17 (0.68%) XenServer
16 16 (0.64%) Sendmail
17 14 (0.56%) Squid
17 14 (0.56%) KVM
18 11 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 134 (5.40%) Puppet
2 65 (2.62%) NetBackup
2 65 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (2.46%) Tivoli
4 59 (2.38%) SCCM
5 50 (2.01%) Nagios
6 45 (1.81%) Data Guard
7 43 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 38 (1.53%) SCOM
9 22 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 21 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
11 18 (0.73%) HP SIM
12 16 (0.64%) Ganglia
13 15 (0.60%) WSUS
14 14 (0.56%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
14 14 (0.56%) Cobbler
15 13 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 10 (0.40%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 461 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 348 (14.02%) Oracle
3 316 (12.73%) VMware
4 275 (11.08%) Red Hat
5 198 (7.98%) IBM
6 173 (6.97%) HP
7 115 (4.63%) Veritas
8 112 (4.51%) EMC
9 93 (3.75%) Citrix
10 90 (3.63%) Cisco
11 78 (3.14%) Sun
12 75 (3.02%) SAP
13 69 (2.78%) NetApp
14 64 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
15 34 (1.37%) Dell
16 32 (1.29%) JBoss
17 31 (1.25%) Cognos
17 31 (1.25%) ServiceNow
18 30 (1.21%) Remedy
19 28 (1.13%) Symantec
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £205 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis IT
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago