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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 80 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1388 1192 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.43% 2.18% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.36% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 667 627
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £162 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 95 92
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £32.30 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 0 1233 £350 +9.37% 331
London +16 484 £350 +7.69% 122
South East -10 259 £350 +16.66% 71
City of London +2 132 £375 +25.00% 30
East of England +42 130 £350 +16.66% 17
Scotland +39 95 £350 +19.65% 18
South West -1 85 £325 -3.70% 26
North West -13 82 £310 +23.80% 26
Yorkshire -17 75 £385 +2.66% 35
Edinburgh +23 60 £381 +27.08% 11
Hampshire -8 59 £360 +16.12% 12
West Yorkshire -3 56 £385 +1.31% 24
Buckinghamshire +1 55 £325 +18.18% 6
West Midlands -6 51 £263 -4.54% 22
Cambridgeshire +18 48 £350 +7.69% 9
Surrey +15 48 £350 +21.73% 14
Milton Keynes +5 46 £400 +100.00% 2
Berkshire -12 40 £209 -5.11% 22
Hertfordshire +3 38 £350 +41.41% 5
Cambridge +8 36 £363 +3.57% 6
North East +1 36 £363 +8.20% 4
Leeds -7 34 £375 +17.64% 15
Tyne and Wear +4 33 £375 +20.80% 2
Oxfordshire -4 31 £458 +26.20% 5
East Midlands -14 31 £163 -48.00% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 30 £375 +20.80% 2
Manchester -27 28 £310 +24.00% 16
Essex +11 26 £400 +90.47% 1
Glasgow +25 25 £330 +55.29% 2
Bristol -6 25 £353 +15.47% 5

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 821 (31.46%) Windows
2 721 (27.62%) Linux
3 475 (18.20%) Microsoft
4 447 (17.13%) Finance
5 414 (15.86%) SQL
6 411 (15.75%) VMware
7 388 (14.87%) Oracle
7 388 (14.87%) UNIX
8 369 (14.14%) Active Directory
9 326 (12.49%) SQL Server
10 280 (10.73%) MS Excel
11 277 (10.61%) Red Hat
12 259 (9.92%) Migration
13 231 (8.85%) SAN
14 224 (8.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 220 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 218 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 212 (8.12%) PowerShell
18 206 (7.89%) SharePoint
19 204 (7.82%) ITIL
20 197 (7.55%) Solaris
21 181 (6.93%) Puppet
22 180 (6.90%) Python
23 177 (6.78%) MS Office
24 172 (6.59%) DNS
24 172 (6.59%) Shell Script
25 171 (6.55%) Performance Tuning
26 167 (6.40%) Cisco
27 162 (6.21%) Banking
28 159 (6.09%) Data Centre

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 206 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 124 (4.75%) WebSphere
3 110 (4.21%) IIS
4 98 (3.75%) Apache
5 96 (3.68%) MS Exchange
6 73 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 70 (2.68%) JBoss
8 68 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 61 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 53 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 48 (1.84%) WebLogic
12 40 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 40 (1.53%) Lync
13 36 (1.38%) SAS
14 33 (1.26%) CICS
14 33 (1.26%) IBM Notes
15 29 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
16 27 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
17 23 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
18 21 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 280 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 177 (6.78%) MS Office
3 71 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (1.72%) MS Project
5 32 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.69%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.11%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.038%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.038%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.038%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.038%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 32 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 14 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.31%) Maximo
6 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 6 (0.23%) HFM
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
12 2 (0.077%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.077%) Oracle Retail
12 2 (0.077%) assyst
12 2 (0.077%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 81 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (2.49%) Office 365
3 25 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.57%) IaaS
5 14 (0.54%) SaaS
6 13 (0.50%) GitHub
7 11 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.27%) Force.com
8 7 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (0.19%) Yammer
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.15%) PaaS
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.077%) Joyent
14 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.038%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.038%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 231 (8.85%) SAN
2 172 (6.59%) DNS
3 139 (5.33%) Firewall
4 105 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 103 (3.95%) NAS
6 71 (2.72%) LAN
7 65 (2.49%) LDAP
8 63 (2.41%) SSL
9 52 (1.99%) Intranet
9 52 (1.99%) Internet
9 52 (1.99%) WAN
10 50 (1.92%) DHCP
11 45 (1.72%) HTTP
12 34 (1.30%) VPN
13 28 (1.07%) SMTP
14 25 (0.96%) Network Security
14 25 (0.96%) BIG-IP
15 24 (0.92%) VLAN
16 23 (0.88%) iSCSI
17 19 (0.73%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (12.49%) SQL Server
2 154 (5.90%) Oracle Database
3 121 (4.64%) MySQL
4 97 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (3.03%) DB2
6 77 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 70 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 63 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 61 (2.34%) Relational Database
10 60 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 46 (1.76%) Hadoop
12 42 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 37 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 34 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
15 33 (1.26%) Big Data
16 32 (1.23%) RDBMS
17 29 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
18 25 (0.96%) PowerCenter
19 21 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 37 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 31 (1.19%) Subversion
4 28 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (0.96%) JIRA
6 24 (0.92%) Introscope
7 17 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 16 (0.61%) MSBuild
9 15 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 14 (0.54%) Maven
11 12 (0.46%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.38%) MSI
12 10 (0.38%) Ant
13 8 (0.31%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.27%) Toad
15 6 (0.23%) ClearQuest
15 6 (0.23%) WinDbg
16 5 (0.19%) Hudson
17 3 (0.11%) CA Gen
18 2 (0.077%) Bugzilla
General
1 447 (17.13%) Finance
2 162 (6.21%) Banking
3 97 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 56 (2.15%) Retail
5 43 (1.65%) Marketing
6 33 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 30 (1.15%) Law
8 26 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.77%) Publishing
9 20 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.61%) Advertising
11 15 (0.57%) Legal
12 9 (0.34%) Electronics
13 8 (0.31%) Back Office
13 8 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.23%) Front Office
15 5 (0.19%) Games
15 5 (0.19%) Billing
15 5 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (3.30%) .NET
2 76 (2.91%) Web Services
3 58 (2.22%) HTML
4 53 (2.03%) Middleware
4 53 (2.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 38 (1.46%) XML
6 33 (1.26%) CSS
7 20 (0.77%) ASP.NET
8 19 (0.73%) J2EE
8 19 (0.73%) LAMP
9 18 (0.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 17 (0.65%) EJB
11 16 (0.61%) HTML5
12 12 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
13 11 (0.42%) .NET Framework
14 9 (0.34%) jQuery
15 8 (0.31%) Application Packaging
15 8 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
16 7 (0.27%) Visualforce
16 7 (0.27%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 159 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 121 (4.64%) Clustering
3 114 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (3.75%) Replication
5 53 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 43 (1.65%) Mainframe
7 34 (1.30%) Statistics
8 31 (1.19%) LPAR
9 30 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
10 24 (0.92%) Client/Server
11 22 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 22 (0.84%) Blackberry
11 22 (0.84%) Fat Client
12 21 (0.80%) Wiki
12 21 (0.80%) Computer Science
13 20 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.73%) EMC VNX
15 14 (0.54%) NHS
16 13 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
17 12 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 821 (31.46%) Windows
2 721 (27.62%) Linux
3 388 (14.87%) UNIX
4 224 (8.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 218 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 197 (7.55%) Solaris
7 147 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 141 (5.40%) AIX
9 138 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 95 (3.64%) Windows 7
11 74 (2.84%) CentOS
12 54 (2.07%) zOS
13 46 (1.76%) Ubuntu
14 41 (1.57%) HPUX
15 33 (1.26%) Windows XP
16 32 (1.23%) Windows 8
17 25 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
18 24 (0.92%) SUSE
19 19 (0.73%) Fedora
20 18 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (9.92%) Migration
2 204 (7.82%) ITIL
3 171 (6.55%) Performance Tuning
4 136 (5.21%) Configuration Management
5 122 (4.67%) DevOps
6 109 (4.18%) Change Management
7 85 (3.26%) Project Management
8 77 (2.95%) Performance Monitoring
9 75 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 69 (2.64%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (2.45%) Service Delivery
12 64 (2.45%) Workflow
13 63 (2.41%) CRM
14 61 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
15 59 (2.26%) Load Balancing
16 49 (1.88%) Open Source
16 49 (1.88%) E-Commerce
17 48 (1.84%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 414 (15.86%) SQL
2 212 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 180 (6.90%) Python
4 172 (6.59%) Shell Script
5 155 (5.94%) Perl
6 146 (5.59%) Bash Shell
7 130 (4.98%) Java
8 64 (2.45%) JavaScript
9 60 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 59 (2.26%) Ruby
11 53 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 48 (1.84%) C#
13 45 (1.72%) Korn
14 44 (1.69%) VB
15 39 (1.49%) PHP
16 37 (1.42%) C
17 33 (1.26%) VBScript
18 30 (1.15%) Jython
19 24 (0.92%) C++
20 13 (0.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 156 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 95 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 87 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (2.95%) Degree
5 42 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (1.57%) MCSE
7 32 (1.23%) CCNA
8 30 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (1.07%) RHCE
10 25 (0.96%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.84%) MCP
12 16 (0.61%) MCITP
13 15 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (0.46%) MCSA
16 11 (0.42%) MCDBA
16 11 (0.42%) CCNP
16 11 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
16 11 (0.42%) NCDA
17 9 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.91%) SLA
2 22 (0.84%) QA
3 21 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.15%) BS7799
7 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.077%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.077%) COBIT
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.038%) GxP
9 1 (0.038%) Basel III
9 1 (0.038%) BS25999
System Software
1 369 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 220 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (2.72%) vSphere
4 68 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 59 (2.26%) XenApp
6 56 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 45 (1.72%) NFS
8 43 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 38 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 35 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
11 33 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
12 30 (1.15%) VMware ESX
13 26 (1.00%) vCloud
14 20 (0.77%) Samba
15 18 (0.69%) Firmware
16 17 (0.65%) KVM
17 16 (0.61%) Terminal Services
18 15 (0.57%) Xen
18 15 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
19 14 (0.54%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 181 (6.93%) Puppet
2 75 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (2.38%) SCCM
4 48 (1.84%) SCOM
4 48 (1.84%) NetBackup
5 37 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 36 (1.38%) Tivoli
7 35 (1.34%) Ansible
8 34 (1.30%) Nagios
9 31 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 29 (1.11%) WSUS
11 27 (1.03%) Oracle ZFS
12 26 (1.00%) EMC VPLEX
13 22 (0.84%) SCSM
14 19 (0.73%) SCOrch
14 19 (0.73%) CA Wily
15 17 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 14 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
17 12 (0.46%) Data Guard
17 12 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 475 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 411 (15.75%) VMware
3 388 (14.87%) Oracle
4 277 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 167 (6.40%) Cisco
6 146 (5.59%) HP
7 145 (5.56%) IBM
8 133 (5.10%) Citrix
9 113 (4.33%) NetApp
10 93 (3.56%) EMC
11 80 (3.07%) Veritas
12 59 (2.26%) SAP
13 50 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
14 47 (1.80%) Symantec
15 46 (1.76%) Informatica
15 46 (1.76%) Sun
16 37 (1.42%) CA
17 35 (1.34%) Remedy
18 34 (1.30%) Lotus
19 31 (1.19%) F5
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
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Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Stirlingshire
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + 400+ dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Lancashire
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £225 - £300 per day
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