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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 77 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1183 1101 1301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.32% 2.29% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.47% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 603 655
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 91 121
Average hourly rate £13.62 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.18 £36.91 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -1.75%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1062 £325 -2.98% 398
London -10 424 £350 - 201
South East 0 210 £310 -4.61% 66
South West +22 112 £375 +36.36% 23
City of London -23 83 £350 - 74
Scotland 0 79 £300 -20.00% 6
North West +20 70 £301 +9.54% 25
West Midlands +29 65 £275 +18.27% 19
Berkshire +17 58 £344 +24.52% 17
East of England +1 58 £275 -15.38% 27
Yorkshire -33 51 £300 -20.00% 23
Edinburgh -7 40 £438 +9.37% 3
Surrey +10 38 £350 +71.77% 5
Devon +20 36 £438 +100.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 36 £145 -42.00% 8
West Yorkshire -26 36 £300 -4.76% 15
East Midlands +10 33 £320 +370.58% 11
Milton Keynes -7 29 £145 -9.37% 5
Hampshire -54 28 £301 -15.26% 17
Glasgow +9 27 £300 -7.69% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 27 £200 -38.46% 10
Leeds -24 27 £325 +30.00% 8
Plymouth +17 26 £450 +105.71%
Oxfordshire +2 25 £275 -21.42% 6
Wiltshire +11 23 £325 +12.06% 5
North East -1 23 £290 +28.88% 2
Cheshire +15 22 £306 -4.29% 4
Reading +11 22 £425 +61.90% 8
Cambridge +9 21 £200 -38.46% 7
Bristol +5 20 £475 +86.27% 8

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 573 (24.29%) Linux
2 572 (24.25%) Windows
3 429 (18.19%) Microsoft
4 423 (17.93%) Finance
5 409 (17.34%) UNIX
6 356 (15.09%) SQL
7 330 (13.99%) VMware
8 302 (12.80%) Oracle
9 299 (12.67%) Active Directory
10 287 (12.17%) MS Excel
11 256 (10.85%) SQL Server
12 243 (10.30%) Red Hat
13 236 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 230 (9.75%) ITIL
15 223 (9.45%) MS Office
16 222 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 217 (9.20%) Security Cleared
18 207 (8.77%) SAN
19 200 (8.48%) IBM
19 200 (8.48%) SharePoint
20 191 (8.10%) Solaris
21 176 (7.46%) Migration
21 176 (7.46%) Banking
22 175 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
23 161 (6.82%) Shell Script
24 150 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
25 146 (6.19%) SC Cleared
25 146 (6.19%) HP
26 143 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
27 138 (5.85%) Clustering

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 200 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 127 (5.38%) Apache
3 119 (5.04%) WebSphere
4 114 (4.83%) MS Exchange
5 102 (4.32%) IIS
6 79 (3.35%) Tomcat
7 67 (2.84%) WebLogic
8 53 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 51 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 49 (2.08%) JBoss
11 46 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 38 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 35 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
14 33 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
15 32 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
16 30 (1.27%) IBM Notes
16 30 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 29 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
18 25 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
19 23 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 287 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 223 (9.45%) MS Office
3 71 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (1.02%) MS Project
6 23 (0.97%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.085%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.085%) Stata
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.042%) SPSS
11 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 24 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.34%) Agresso
7 7 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.21%) CA Clarity
9 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.17%) ResourceLink
9 4 (0.17%) HFM
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.13%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.085%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.085%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.085%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (0.85%) SaaS
3 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.59%) Office 365
4 12 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.30%) Force.com
7 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.17%) IaaS
9 3 (0.13%) PaaS
10 2 (0.085%) Taleo
10 2 (0.085%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.085%) GitHub
10 2 (0.085%) Route 53
11 1 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 207 (8.77%) SAN
2 124 (5.26%) DNS
3 85 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 76 (3.22%) Firewall
5 66 (2.80%) DHCP
6 64 (2.71%) NAS
7 58 (2.46%) LAN
8 52 (2.20%) HTTP
8 52 (2.20%) SSL
9 51 (2.16%) WAN
10 49 (2.08%) LDAP
11 48 (2.03%) Internet
12 36 (1.53%) Intranet
13 27 (1.14%) FTP
13 27 (1.14%) VPN
14 21 (0.89%) SMTP
15 18 (0.76%) VLAN
16 16 (0.68%) VoIP
16 16 (0.68%) Network Security
17 12 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 136 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 98 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 69 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 63 (2.67%) MySQL
8 62 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 51 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 44 (1.87%) DB2
12 41 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 32 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.19%) MongoDB
16 26 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
17 22 (0.93%) Big Data
18 21 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 25 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (0.93%) Subversion
4 19 (0.81%) Maven
5 18 (0.76%) JIRA
6 15 (0.64%) Visual Studio
7 14 (0.59%) ClearQuest
8 13 (0.55%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.51%) Toad
9 12 (0.51%) Ant
10 10 (0.42%) ClearCase
11 9 (0.38%) Introscope
12 7 (0.30%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.25%) JUnit
13 6 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.25%) Hudson
14 4 (0.17%) StarTeam
15 3 (0.13%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.13%) Fiddler
General
1 423 (17.93%) Finance
2 176 (7.46%) Banking
3 99 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 40 (1.70%) Investment Banking
5 37 (1.57%) Retail
6 32 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.06%) Legal
8 24 (1.02%) Marketing
9 20 (0.85%) Law
10 19 (0.81%) Advertising
11 16 (0.68%) Publishing
12 12 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.47%) Back Office
14 10 (0.42%) Billing
15 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.30%) Automotive
17 6 (0.25%) Electronics
18 5 (0.21%) Local Government
18 5 (0.21%) Games
19 4 (0.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (3.14%) .NET
2 66 (2.80%) Middleware
3 60 (2.54%) Web Services
4 52 (2.20%) HTML
5 47 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
6 34 (1.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 32 (1.36%) CSS
8 28 (1.19%) XML
9 26 (1.10%) Mason
10 18 (0.76%) Application Packaging
11 14 (0.59%) Visualforce
11 14 (0.59%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.42%) J2EE
12 10 (0.42%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (0.38%) LAMP
14 7 (0.30%) Worklight
14 7 (0.30%) jQuery
14 7 (0.30%) SAP Basis
14 7 (0.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 138 (5.85%) Clustering
2 130 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (3.31%) Replication
4 64 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.12%) Open Source
6 40 (1.70%) Blackberry
7 35 (1.48%) NHS
8 32 (1.36%) Mainframe
9 21 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 20 (0.85%) Statistics
11 18 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.72%) Wiki
13 15 (0.64%) CMDB
14 11 (0.47%) iSeries
15 10 (0.42%) Symmetrix DMX
16 9 (0.38%) DataPower
17 8 (0.34%) FMCG
17 8 (0.34%) Data Integration
18 6 (0.25%) Thin Client
18 6 (0.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 573 (24.29%) Linux
2 572 (24.25%) Windows
3 409 (17.34%) UNIX
4 236 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 222 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 191 (8.10%) Solaris
7 175 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 109 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 101 (4.28%) AIX
10 68 (2.88%) CentOS
11 58 (2.46%) Windows 7
12 51 (2.16%) HPUX
13 39 (1.65%) Ubuntu
14 32 (1.36%) SUSE
15 31 (1.31%) Windows XP
16 21 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
17 20 (0.85%) Windows 2000
17 20 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 19 (0.81%) zOS
19 14 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (9.75%) ITIL
2 176 (7.46%) Migration
3 143 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 125 (5.30%) Change Management
5 89 (3.77%) Configuration Management
6 86 (3.65%) Project Management
7 74 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 72 (3.05%) Workflow
9 70 (2.97%) DevOps
10 65 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (2.63%) CRM
12 51 (2.16%) Service Delivery
13 49 (2.08%) Service Management
13 49 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
14 43 (1.82%) Incident Management
15 41 (1.74%) Validation
16 39 (1.65%) Load Balancing
17 38 (1.61%) Problem Management
18 35 (1.48%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 356 (15.09%) SQL
2 161 (6.82%) Shell Script
3 126 (5.34%) PowerShell
4 102 (4.32%) Perl
5 98 (4.15%) Java
6 76 (3.22%) Bash Shell
7 69 (2.92%) Python
8 54 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 48 (2.03%) T-SQL
10 36 (1.53%) PHP
11 35 (1.48%) JavaScript
12 33 (1.40%) Korn
13 30 (1.27%) C#
13 30 (1.27%) VB
14 25 (1.06%) C
15 23 (0.97%) Ruby
16 17 (0.72%) VBScript
17 15 (0.64%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.55%) Jython
19 10 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 217 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 146 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 83 (3.52%) Degree
4 77 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (1.95%) MCSE
6 32 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 22 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 22 (0.93%) MCITP
8 17 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.64%) RHCE
10 13 (0.55%) MCP
10 13 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.38%) IBM Certification
11 9 (0.38%) CCNA
12 8 (0.34%) MCDBA
12 8 (0.34%) MCTS
13 7 (0.30%) RHCT
13 7 (0.30%) MCSA
13 7 (0.30%) CCNP
14 6 (0.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.65%) SLA
2 35 (1.48%) QA
3 22 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.042%) GAMP
System Software
1 299 (12.67%) Active Directory
2 150 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.54%) vSphere
4 53 (2.25%) VMware ESX
5 48 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 43 (1.82%) XenApp
7 37 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 36 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
9 31 (1.31%) Hyper-V
10 26 (1.10%) RACF
11 25 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 21 (0.89%) XenServer
12 21 (0.89%) XenDesktop
12 21 (0.89%) NFS
13 17 (0.72%) ISA Server
14 16 (0.68%) Terminal Services
15 15 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (0.59%) Firmware
16 14 (0.59%) Samba
17 12 (0.51%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 97 (4.11%) Puppet
2 74 (3.14%) SCOM
3 73 (3.09%) SCCM
4 54 (2.29%) NetBackup
5 47 (1.99%) Tivoli
6 41 (1.74%) Nagios
7 33 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (1.36%) HP SIM
9 31 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 25 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 21 (0.89%) Ansible
12 20 (0.85%) Control-M
12 20 (0.85%) BladeLogic
12 20 (0.85%) SCSM
13 19 (0.81%) ARCserve
14 18 (0.76%) Data Guard
15 12 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
15 12 (0.51%) SCOrch
16 11 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
16 11 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 429 (18.19%) Microsoft
2 330 (13.99%) VMware
3 302 (12.80%) Oracle
4 243 (10.30%) Red Hat
5 200 (8.48%) IBM
6 146 (6.19%) HP
7 115 (4.87%) Citrix
8 99 (4.20%) EMC
9 92 (3.90%) Cisco
10 80 (3.39%) SAP
11 70 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
12 60 (2.54%) Veritas
13 57 (2.42%) NetApp
14 54 (2.29%) Symantec
15 47 (1.99%) Lotus
16 42 (1.78%) CA
17 37 (1.57%) Remedy
17 37 (1.57%) Sun
18 33 (1.40%) ServiceNow
19 29 (1.23%) Websense
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £15.00 - £16.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South West
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Rate: £10 - £25 per hour
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Rate: £10 - £11.00 per hour
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Rate: £200 - £240 per day
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