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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 82 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1185 1187 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.26% 2.34% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.54% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 672 627
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 81 109
Average hourly rate £13.65 £16.33 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% -6.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.82 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £36.91 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +11.66%

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
48551 46784 42135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.38% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29792 27671 24104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1968 2263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -10 1051 £325 - 491
London -12 419 £350 - 206
South East -4 237 £325 +5.51% 91
South West +20 104 £334 -13.87% 39
City of London -24 79 £344 -1.85% 83
Scotland -7 74 £300 -33.33% 7
North West +17 69 £300 -7.69% 35
Berkshire +20 65 £339 +38.36% 17
West Midlands +3 58 £300 -4.00% 22
East of England -10 54 £200 -38.46% 38
Yorkshire -51 49 £268 -23.57% 32
Buckinghamshire +3 47 £145 -55.38% 9
Surrey -8 41 £360 +18.42% 17
Milton Keynes +4 37 £145 -42.00% 7
Edinburgh -11 36 £400 -8.57% 5
Oxfordshire +3 33 £290 -10.76% 15
West Yorkshire -46 31 £300 -4.76% 24
Devon +17 29 £356 +25.00%
Bristol +15 29 £350 - 16
Hampshire -41 29 £300 -11.11% 14
Wales +12 26 £325 -7.14% 5
East Midlands +4 25 £310 +355.88% 17
Glasgow +11 24 £300 -7.69%
Reading +11 24 £375 +177.77% 9
Cambridgeshire 0 24 £200 -38.46% 14
Wiltshire +14 21 £325 +12.06% 10
Leeds -39 21 £310 +3.33% 17
South Wales +14 20 £325 -7.14% 3
Manchester -11 20 £225 -29.68% 17
Merseyside - 19 £228 - 9

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 596 (24.81%) Windows
2 591 (24.60%) Linux
3 430 (17.90%) Microsoft
4 414 (17.24%) Finance
5 380 (15.82%) UNIX
6 378 (15.74%) SQL
7 324 (13.49%) VMware
8 310 (12.91%) Oracle
9 292 (12.16%) Active Directory
10 272 (11.32%) MS Excel
11 262 (10.91%) SQL Server
12 248 (10.32%) Red Hat
13 228 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 226 (9.41%) ITIL
15 222 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 216 (8.99%) Security Cleared
17 208 (8.66%) MS Office
18 196 (8.16%) SharePoint
19 191 (7.95%) Migration
20 187 (7.79%) Solaris
21 182 (7.58%) IBM
22 179 (7.45%) SAN
23 166 (6.91%) Shell Script
24 162 (6.74%) Banking
25 158 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
26 150 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
27 146 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
28 143 (5.95%) SC Cleared
29 139 (5.79%) Apache
29 139 (5.79%) Analytical Skills

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 196 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 139 (5.79%) Apache
3 129 (5.37%) WebSphere
4 103 (4.29%) MS Exchange
5 100 (4.16%) IIS
6 79 (3.29%) Tomcat
7 64 (2.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 62 (2.58%) WebLogic
9 60 (2.50%) JBoss
10 55 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 41 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 38 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 36 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
14 35 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
14 35 (1.46%) IBM Notes
15 34 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
16 27 (1.12%) SAS
17 25 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
18 23 (0.96%) Lync
19 22 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 272 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 208 (8.66%) MS Office
3 74 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 26 (1.08%) MS Project
6 20 (0.83%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.12%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.083%) Stata
9 2 (0.083%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.083%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.042%) SPSS
10 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.37%) HFM
6 8 (0.33%) Agresso
7 7 (0.29%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 7 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.083%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.083%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.083%) TIBCO iProcess
12 2 (0.083%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (0.92%) Office 365
3 21 (0.87%) SaaS
4 14 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.29%) Force.com
7 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.12%) Yammer
8 3 (0.12%) IaaS
8 3 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.083%) PaaS
9 2 (0.083%) GitHub
9 2 (0.083%) Route 53
10 1 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.042%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 179 (7.45%) SAN
2 114 (4.75%) DNS
3 85 (3.54%) Firewall
4 79 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 60 (2.50%) HTTP
6 59 (2.46%) LAN
6 59 (2.46%) NAS
7 56 (2.33%) DHCP
7 56 (2.33%) LDAP
8 53 (2.21%) SSL
8 53 (2.21%) WAN
9 49 (2.04%) Internet
10 30 (1.25%) Intranet
11 29 (1.21%) VPN
12 22 (0.92%) FTP
13 18 (0.75%) SMTP
14 17 (0.71%) Network Security
14 17 (0.71%) VLAN
15 16 (0.67%) VoIP
16 14 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 134 (5.58%) Oracle Database
3 96 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 77 (3.21%) MySQL
6 67 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 58 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 47 (1.96%) Relational Database
11 45 (1.87%) DB2
12 44 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 36 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (1.29%) RDBMS
16 30 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
16 30 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
17 29 (1.21%) MongoDB
18 27 (1.12%) Hadoop
19 20 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (1.58%) Jenkins
2 28 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.12%) Subversion
4 20 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.79%) Maven
6 14 (0.58%) JIRA
6 14 (0.58%) Introscope
6 14 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.54%) ClearQuest
7 13 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.50%) Toad
9 11 (0.46%) Ant
10 8 (0.33%) ClearCase
11 7 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.29%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.25%) JUnit
12 6 (0.25%) Hudson
13 4 (0.17%) StarTeam
13 4 (0.17%) Fiddler
13 4 (0.17%) WebLOAD
General
1 414 (17.24%) Finance
2 162 (6.74%) Banking
3 95 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 36 (1.50%) Retail
5 31 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 31 (1.29%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.04%) Legal
6 25 (1.04%) Marketing
7 21 (0.87%) Law
8 20 (0.83%) Publishing
9 16 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.58%) Advertising
11 11 (0.46%) Back Office
12 8 (0.33%) Billing
12 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.33%) Automotive
13 6 (0.25%) Electronics
13 6 (0.25%) Games
14 5 (0.21%) Front Office
14 5 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.79%) Middleware
1 67 (2.79%) Web Services
2 66 (2.75%) .NET
3 52 (2.16%) HTML
4 48 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 33 (1.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 30 (1.25%) XML
7 29 (1.21%) CSS
8 25 (1.04%) Mason
9 15 (0.62%) Application Packaging
10 14 (0.58%) Visualforce
11 13 (0.54%) J2EE
12 12 (0.50%) .NET Framework
13 11 (0.46%) jQuery
13 11 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.42%) LAMP
14 10 (0.42%) ASP.NET
15 9 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 9 (0.37%) Worklight
16 7 (0.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 139 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (5.41%) Clustering
3 85 (3.54%) Replication
4 68 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 58 (2.41%) Open Source
6 33 (1.37%) NHS
7 27 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 26 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 22 (0.92%) Statistics
9 22 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 20 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.75%) Wiki
12 16 (0.67%) CMDB
13 11 (0.46%) Symmetrix DMX
14 10 (0.42%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.37%) DataPower
15 9 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
16 8 (0.33%) iSeries
16 8 (0.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 596 (24.81%) Windows
2 591 (24.60%) Linux
3 380 (15.82%) UNIX
4 228 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 222 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 187 (7.79%) Solaris
7 158 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 102 (4.25%) AIX
9 99 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 82 (3.41%) CentOS
11 65 (2.71%) Windows 7
12 50 (2.08%) Ubuntu
13 46 (1.92%) HPUX
14 32 (1.33%) Windows XP
15 21 (0.87%) SUSE
15 21 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 19 (0.79%) Windows 2000
17 18 (0.75%) Debian
18 17 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
19 16 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (9.41%) ITIL
2 191 (7.95%) Migration
3 146 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
4 124 (5.16%) Change Management
5 108 (4.50%) Configuration Management
6 87 (3.62%) Project Management
7 76 (3.16%) DevOps
8 75 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 70 (2.91%) CRM
10 65 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (2.66%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (2.58%) Service Delivery
13 60 (2.50%) Workflow
14 59 (2.46%) Performance Monitoring
15 51 (2.12%) Service Management
16 43 (1.79%) Incident Management
17 41 (1.71%) Capacity Planning
18 39 (1.62%) E-Commerce
19 38 (1.58%) Asset Management
20 37 (1.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 378 (15.74%) SQL
2 166 (6.91%) Shell Script
3 116 (4.83%) Perl
3 116 (4.83%) PowerShell
4 114 (4.75%) Java
5 98 (4.08%) Python
6 84 (3.50%) Bash Shell
7 55 (2.29%) PL/SQL
8 44 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 42 (1.75%) PHP
10 38 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 33 (1.37%) Korn
12 29 (1.21%) C
12 29 (1.21%) C#
13 28 (1.17%) VB
14 23 (0.96%) Ruby
15 20 (0.83%) Jython
16 18 (0.75%) VBScript
17 15 (0.62%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 216 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 143 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 91 (3.79%) Degree
4 71 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 34 (1.42%) MCSE
7 24 (1.00%) VCP4
7 24 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (0.79%) RHCE
8 19 (0.79%) MCITP
9 14 (0.58%) MCP
9 14 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.58%) CCNA
10 13 (0.54%) MCDBA
11 10 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.37%) IBM Certification
12 9 (0.37%) MCTS
13 8 (0.33%) MCSA
14 7 (0.29%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.12%) SLA
2 36 (1.50%) QA
3 19 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.042%) GAMP
System Software
1 292 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 150 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.12%) vSphere
4 42 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 41 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 38 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 38 (1.58%) Hyper-V
7 35 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
8 30 (1.25%) XenApp
9 23 (0.96%) Samba
10 20 (0.83%) RACF
11 19 (0.79%) NFS
11 19 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 17 (0.71%) XenServer
12 17 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (0.62%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.58%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.50%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.50%) HDFS
16 11 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 113 (4.70%) Puppet
2 65 (2.71%) SCOM
3 62 (2.58%) SCCM
4 42 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 40 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 40 (1.67%) Nagios
6 35 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 27 (1.12%) HP SIM
9 22 (0.92%) SCSM
10 21 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 21 (0.87%) Ansible
11 18 (0.75%) BladeLogic
11 18 (0.75%) Control-M
11 18 (0.75%) ARCserve
12 15 (0.62%) Data Guard
13 13 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
13 13 (0.54%) SCOrch
14 12 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 430 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 324 (13.49%) VMware
3 310 (12.91%) Oracle
4 248 (10.32%) Red Hat
5 182 (7.58%) IBM
6 134 (5.58%) HP
7 109 (4.54%) Cisco
8 88 (3.66%) EMC
9 84 (3.50%) Citrix
10 80 (3.33%) SAP
11 67 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
12 54 (2.25%) NetApp
13 53 (2.21%) Lotus
14 50 (2.08%) Veritas
15 42 (1.75%) Symantec
16 40 (1.67%) Sun
17 39 (1.62%) Remedy
18 36 (1.50%) CA
19 29 (1.21%) ServiceNow
20 25 (1.04%) Brocade
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