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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 92 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1313 1494 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.44% 2.62% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.76% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 878 709
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 116 108
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £38.80 £30.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.80 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.84% -3.33%

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 2016.

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 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 1202 £350 - 278
London -17 469 £380 +8.57% 105
South East +2 270 £365 +4.28% 57
City of London +2 95 £400 +6.66% 27
Berkshire +38 88 £275 +31.73% 18
North East +1 83 £273 -24.82% 3
Scotland -9 79 £350 - 7
South West -18 78 £340 +4.61% 21
Tyne and Wear -8 77 £273 -27.33% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 73 £273 -27.33% 3
North West -10 73 £375 +22.88% 34
East of England -24 69 £325 -7.14% 12
Yorkshire -15 64 £360 -6.49% 19
West Midlands -15 64 £350 +33.33% 15
Hampshire -2 60 £354 -0.28% 12
Edinburgh -13 48 £425 +11.47% 5
Manchester +15 45 £350 +12.90% 18
Surrey -21 42 £450 +28.57% 10
West Yorkshire -19 37 £400 +3.89% 10
Buckinghamshire -7 30 £275 -15.38% 3
Bristol +7 29 £363 -5.22% 7
East Midlands -1 29 £281 +73.07% 12
Cambridgeshire -11 28 £340 -2.85% 4
Hertfordshire +1 23 £320 -8.57% 4
Wiltshire -1 22 £330 +1.53% 4
Leeds -11 22 £310 -17.33% 7
Milton Keynes -13 20 £275 -31.25% 2
West Sussex -1 19 £365 +15.41% 2
South Yorkshire -4 19 £388 -6.06% 3
Coventry -6 19 £340 +156.60% 6

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 954 (36.57%) Linux
2 607 (23.27%) Windows
3 604 (23.15%) Unix
4 538 (20.62%) Finance
5 435 (16.67%) SQL
6 433 (16.60%) Oracle
7 430 (16.48%) Microsoft
8 422 (16.17%) Red Hat
9 400 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 356 (13.65%) VMware
11 341 (13.07%) Solaris
12 333 (12.76%) ITIL
13 331 (12.69%) SAN
14 314 (12.04%) Active Directory
15 289 (11.08%) SQL Server
16 288 (11.04%) Migration
17 246 (9.43%) MS Excel
18 245 (9.39%) AIX
19 244 (9.35%) DNS
20 238 (9.12%) Puppet
21 237 (9.08%) Windows Server
22 232 (8.89%) IBM
23 231 (8.85%) Security Cleared
24 221 (8.47%) Banking
25 214 (8.20%) PowerShell
26 209 (8.01%) High Availability
27 206 (7.90%) HP
28 204 (7.82%) Clustering
29 187 (7.17%) EMC
29 187 (7.17%) Perl

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
1 176 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 150 (5.75%) Apache
3 134 (5.14%) WebSphere
4 79 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 75 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 70 (2.68%) Tomcat
7 62 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 58 (2.22%) IIS
9 52 (1.99%) JBoss
10 44 (1.69%) SAS
10 44 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 41 (1.57%) Confluence
12 36 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 34 (1.30%) Skype for Business
14 33 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 32 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
16 24 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (0.92%) IBM Notes
17 23 (0.88%) nginx
18 19 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 246 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 160 (6.13%) MS Office
3 75 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 27 (1.03%) MS Project
6 14 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.46%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.077%) HipChat
8 2 (0.077%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.038%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.038%) Simulink
9 1 (0.038%) SPSS
9 1 (0.038%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.31%) ResourceLink
7 6 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.19%) HFM
8 5 (0.19%) Sage CRM
8 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.11%) assyst
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.077%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.077%) Magento
11 2 (0.077%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 96 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (2.61%) Office 365
3 43 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.84%) Amazon S3
4 22 (0.84%) SaaS
5 20 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (0.23%) IaaS
8 5 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.19%) Route 53
8 5 (0.19%) Yammer
9 4 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.15%) PaaS
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.11%) Force.com
10 3 (0.11%) GitHub
11 2 (0.077%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 331 (12.69%) SAN
2 244 (9.35%) DNS
3 140 (5.37%) Firewall
4 108 (4.14%) NAS
5 95 (3.64%) DHCP
5 95 (3.64%) SSL
6 94 (3.60%) TCP/IP
7 80 (3.07%) LDAP
8 79 (3.03%) Internet
9 74 (2.84%) HTTP
10 70 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
11 56 (2.15%) LAN
12 45 (1.72%) VPN
13 44 (1.69%) Network Security
13 44 (1.69%) WAN
14 33 (1.26%) SMTP
15 24 (0.92%) Wireless
16 20 (0.77%) Intranet
17 19 (0.73%) FTP
17 19 (0.73%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 159 (6.09%) MySQL
3 129 (4.94%) Oracle Database
4 91 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 66 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 63 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 57 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (2.18%) Relational Database
10 56 (2.15%) DB2
11 48 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 48 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 44 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 42 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 39 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (1.26%) Big Data
16 31 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (1.19%) VLDB
17 28 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 67 (2.57%) JIRA
2 65 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 53 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 40 (1.53%) Subversion
5 27 (1.03%) Introscope
6 22 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 22 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 17 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (0.50%) Zephyr
11 11 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.38%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.38%) Hudson
12 10 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
12 10 (0.38%) Vagrant
13 9 (0.34%) ClearQuest
14 7 (0.27%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.27%) GitLab
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 538 (20.62%) Finance
2 221 (8.47%) Banking
3 43 (1.65%) Law
4 41 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 38 (1.46%) Retail
6 36 (1.38%) Marketing
7 26 (1.00%) Back Office
7 26 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 24 (0.92%) Legal
8 24 (0.92%) Publishing
9 21 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.65%) Advertising
12 14 (0.54%) Games
13 12 (0.46%) Billing
14 11 (0.42%) German Language
15 10 (0.38%) International Banking
16 7 (0.27%) Electronics
16 7 (0.27%) French Language
17 6 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (3.14%) Web Services
2 81 (3.10%) Middleware
3 58 (2.22%) XML
4 46 (1.76%) HTML
5 42 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 40 (1.53%) LAMP
7 33 (1.26%) SOAP
8 32 (1.23%) .NET
9 31 (1.19%) CSS
10 21 (0.80%) REST
11 20 (0.77%) HTML5
11 20 (0.77%) J2EE
12 15 (0.57%) JDBC
12 15 (0.57%) Mason
13 12 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
13 12 (0.46%) Servlets
14 11 (0.42%) ELK Stack
15 10 (0.38%) Java EE
15 10 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 10 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 204 (7.82%) Clustering
2 125 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 109 (4.18%) Replication
5 80 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 52 (1.99%) EMC VMAX
7 49 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 48 (1.84%) EMC VNX
9 43 (1.65%) Mainframe
10 21 (0.80%) Blackberry
11 19 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
11 19 (0.73%) iSeries
12 17 (0.65%) DataPower
13 15 (0.57%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.57%) NHS
13 15 (0.57%) Wiki
14 14 (0.54%) Fintech
15 13 (0.50%) HACMP
15 13 (0.50%) Statistics
16 12 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 954 (36.57%) Linux
2 607 (23.27%) Windows
3 604 (23.15%) Unix
4 400 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 341 (13.07%) Solaris
6 245 (9.39%) AIX
7 237 (9.08%) Windows Server
8 169 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 133 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (2.53%) CentOS
11 63 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (1.99%) HPUX
13 46 (1.76%) Windows 7
14 41 (1.57%) Ubuntu
15 38 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 31 (1.19%) SUSE
16 31 (1.19%) zOS
17 24 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
18 16 (0.61%) Debian
18 16 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (12.76%) ITIL
2 288 (11.04%) Migration
3 209 (8.01%) High Availability
4 160 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
5 159 (6.09%) Change Management
6 143 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 139 (5.33%) DevOps
8 131 (5.02%) Configuration Management
9 98 (3.76%) Incident Management
10 97 (3.72%) CRM
11 92 (3.53%) Project Management
12 88 (3.37%) Open Source
13 78 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
14 76 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
15 73 (2.80%) Service Delivery
15 73 (2.80%) Service Management
16 69 (2.64%) Business Intelligence
17 68 (2.61%) Load Balancing
18 56 (2.15%) Change Control
19 53 (2.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 435 (16.67%) SQL
2 214 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 187 (7.17%) Perl
4 178 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 173 (6.63%) Python
6 146 (5.60%) Java
7 118 (4.52%) Bash Shell
8 93 (3.56%) PHP
9 79 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 71 (2.72%) T-SQL
11 63 (2.41%) Ruby
12 45 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 40 (1.53%) Jython
14 39 (1.49%) C
14 39 (1.49%) VBScript
15 31 (1.19%) Korn
16 30 (1.15%) VB
17 19 (0.73%) C#
18 16 (0.61%) C++
19 12 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 231 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 166 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 85 (3.26%) Degree
4 63 (2.41%) RHCE
5 58 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (1.57%) CCNA
7 41 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 39 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.03%) MCSE
10 23 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
11 22 (0.84%) CCNP
12 20 (0.77%) OCP
13 16 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (0.57%) AAT
14 15 (0.57%) RHCA
14 15 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.54%) RHCSA
16 13 (0.50%) MCP
17 12 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.72%) SLA
2 27 (1.03%) QA
3 26 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.19%) WCAG
9 1 (0.038%) BS7799
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 314 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 184 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (3.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 84 (3.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 75 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
6 69 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
7 60 (2.30%) vSphere
8 48 (1.84%) KVM
9 45 (1.72%) Hyper-V
10 43 (1.65%) NFS
11 34 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
12 30 (1.15%) Firmware
13 28 (1.07%) iptables
13 28 (1.07%) XenApp
14 25 (0.96%) Veritas File System
15 23 (0.88%) GlusterFS
15 23 (0.88%) VMware ESX
15 23 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
16 22 (0.84%) Postfix
17 21 (0.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 238 (9.12%) Puppet
2 127 (4.87%) NetBackup
3 98 (3.76%) Nagios
4 97 (3.72%) Ansible
5 96 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
6 95 (3.64%) SCOM
7 91 (3.49%) SCCM
8 51 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
9 50 (1.92%) Oracle ZFS
10 45 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
11 41 (1.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 38 (1.46%) Data Guard
13 34 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 33 (1.26%) WSUS
15 32 (1.23%) Control-M
16 27 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
17 24 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
17 24 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
18 21 (0.80%) Tivoli
19 19 (0.73%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 433 (16.60%) Oracle
2 430 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 422 (16.17%) Red Hat
4 356 (13.65%) VMware
5 232 (8.89%) IBM
6 206 (7.90%) HP
7 187 (7.17%) EMC
8 185 (7.09%) Veritas
9 128 (4.91%) Cisco
10 107 (4.10%) NetApp
11 86 (3.30%) Sun
12 77 (2.95%) Citrix
13 72 (2.76%) Brocade
14 66 (2.53%) SAP
15 63 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
16 62 (2.38%) Symantec
17 54 (2.07%) ServiceNow
18 44 (1.69%) Dell
19 36 (1.38%) StorageTek
20 33 (1.26%) CA
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £130 - £140 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £8.81 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Anthony James Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.20 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £200 - £222 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £10.68 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Royal Geographical Society
Rate: From £18,081 to £19,338 per annum (3 days per week)
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago