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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 98 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1301 1426 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.39% 2.58% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.73% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 868 756
Median daily rate £360 £330 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.01% -5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 88 85
Median hourly rate £13.06 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% +1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £34.40 £27.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -5.08%

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -19 1190 £363 +11.53% 325
London -4 553 £375 +7.14% 135
South East -12 257 £358 +2.35% 67
City of London +6 100 £400 +10.34% 39
Scotland -8 83 £310 -11.42% 20
Yorkshire +20 76 £400 +15.94% 21
Surrey 0 73 £400 - 21
Berkshire +22 72 £363 +16.00% 19
West Midlands -16 60 £338 +3.84% 16
East of England -42 55 £325 - 15
North West -26 54 £360 +20.00% 28
West Yorkshire +11 52 £430 +24.56% 13
South West -26 50 £325 +13.04% 14
North East -10 48 £265 -29.33% 9
Hampshire -17 47 £325 +4.00% 12
Edinburgh -1 45 £375 -3.84% 11
Tyne and Wear -16 43 £265 -28.85% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 41 £269 -27.85% 7
East Midlands -5 27 £275 -15.38% 19
Cambridgeshire -17 27 £333 +2.30% 5
Leeds -4 25 £363 +3.57% 9
Bristol +8 23 £356 +22.84% 6
Manchester -30 23 £350 +16.66% 17
Cambridge -16 22 £340 +4.61% 3
Halifax +14 20 £443 - 2
Cheshire -5 19 £360 +6.66%
Camberley +5 18 £425 +9.67%
Oxfordshire 0 18 £330 -29.78% 2
Hertfordshire -19 18 £165 -52.85% 4
Glasgow -2 16 £300 -9.09% 4

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 928 (37.89%) Linux
2 587 (23.97%) Windows
3 568 (23.19%) Unix
4 517 (21.11%) Finance
5 426 (17.39%) SQL
6 399 (16.29%) Red Hat
7 393 (16.05%) Microsoft
8 392 (16.01%) Oracle
9 373 (15.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 294 (12.00%) SAN
11 291 (11.88%) Migration
12 289 (11.80%) Active Directory
13 288 (11.76%) VMware
14 287 (11.72%) Solaris
15 283 (11.56%) ITIL
16 275 (11.23%) SQL Server
17 253 (10.33%) Windows Server
18 229 (9.35%) MS Excel
19 228 (9.31%) AIX
20 207 (8.45%) Security Cleared
21 206 (8.41%) Shell Script
22 200 (8.17%) IBM
23 198 (8.08%) Banking
24 197 (8.04%) DNS
25 191 (7.80%) Veritas
26 187 (7.64%) PowerShell
26 187 (7.64%) Puppet
27 181 (7.39%) HP
28 177 (7.23%) Clustering
29 171 (6.98%) EMC

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
1 159 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 126 (5.14%) Apache
3 96 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 66 (2.69%) MS Exchange
5 63 (2.57%) JBoss
6 61 (2.49%) IIS
7 60 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 57 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 56 (2.29%) WebLogic
10 42 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 39 (1.59%) SAS
12 33 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
13 31 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 27 (1.10%) Confluence
15 26 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (1.06%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.78%) CMS
17 18 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
18 17 (0.69%) nginx
19 16 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 229 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 149 (6.08%) MS Office
3 54 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (0.90%) MS Project
6 17 (0.69%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.65%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.082%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.082%) SPSS
9 1 (0.041%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.041%) HipChat
9 1 (0.041%) Maple
9 1 (0.041%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.24%) HFM
7 6 (0.24%) ResourceLink
7 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.20%) Sage CRM
9 4 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.12%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.082%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.082%) SAP Payroll
11 2 (0.082%) SAP SCM
11 2 (0.082%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 98 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.74%) Office 365
3 42 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (0.82%) SaaS
5 19 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 15 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
9 8 (0.33%) IaaS
10 6 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.24%) Route 53
11 5 (0.20%) Yammer
12 4 (0.16%) PaaS
13 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.12%) GitHub
13 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.12%) Veeva
14 2 (0.082%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 294 (12.00%) SAN
2 197 (8.04%) DNS
3 113 (4.61%) Firewall
4 109 (4.45%) NAS
5 104 (4.25%) TCP/IP
6 83 (3.39%) HTTP
7 76 (3.10%) SSL
8 68 (2.78%) DHCP
9 66 (2.69%) LDAP
10 55 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
11 54 (2.20%) Internet
12 51 (2.08%) LAN
13 41 (1.67%) WAN
14 36 (1.47%) SMTP
15 32 (1.31%) SSH
16 29 (1.18%) VPN
17 28 (1.14%) FTP
18 27 (1.10%) Network Security
19 26 (1.06%) Intranet
20 16 (0.65%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 140 (5.72%) Oracle Database
3 137 (5.59%) MySQL
4 92 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 88 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 88 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 64 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (2.45%) Hadoop
8 55 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 52 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 50 (2.04%) DB2
10 50 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 50 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 47 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 40 (1.63%) RDBMS
13 39 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
14 36 (1.47%) MongoDB
15 32 (1.31%) Big Data
15 32 (1.31%) VLDB
16 27 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 65 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 60 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 53 (2.16%) JIRA
4 33 (1.35%) Subversion
5 25 (1.02%) Introscope
6 16 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.49%) GitLab
8 12 (0.49%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.41%) ClearQuest
9 10 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (0.37%) ClearCase
10 9 (0.37%) RSpec
10 9 (0.37%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.24%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 517 (21.11%) Finance
2 198 (8.08%) Banking
3 53 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 46 (1.88%) Marketing
5 43 (1.76%) Law
5 43 (1.76%) Retail
6 25 (1.02%) Back Office
7 24 (0.98%) Legal
7 24 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 21 (0.86%) Advertising
8 21 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 19 (0.78%) Billing
10 17 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.57%) Games
12 12 (0.49%) Publishing
13 10 (0.41%) Local Government
13 10 (0.41%) Military
14 9 (0.37%) Electronics
15 6 (0.24%) Automotive
15 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.18%) Web Services
2 77 (3.14%) Middleware
3 61 (2.49%) XML
4 56 (2.29%) HTML
5 53 (2.16%) .NET
6 40 (1.63%) CSS
7 33 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 25 (1.02%) LAMP
9 21 (0.86%) jQuery
10 20 (0.82%) HTML5
10 20 (0.82%) Mason
11 18 (0.73%) J2EE
11 18 (0.73%) SOAP
12 12 (0.49%) ASP.NET
13 11 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
14 10 (0.41%) IBM Integration Bus
14 10 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.41%) XSLT
15 9 (0.37%) CSS3
15 9 (0.37%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 177 (7.23%) Clustering
2 122 (4.98%) Data Centre
3 102 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (4.04%) Replication
5 73 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 60 (2.45%) EMC VMAX
7 55 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 48 (1.96%) EMC VNX
9 37 (1.51%) Mainframe
10 23 (0.94%) CMDB
11 22 (0.90%) HACMP
12 21 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 16 (0.65%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.61%) User Experience
15 14 (0.57%) iSeries
15 14 (0.57%) NHS
16 13 (0.53%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.53%) DataPower
16 13 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 928 (37.89%) Linux
2 587 (23.97%) Windows
3 568 (23.19%) Unix
4 373 (15.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 287 (11.72%) Solaris
6 253 (10.33%) Windows Server
7 228 (9.31%) AIX
8 133 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 114 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (2.20%) CentOS
12 47 (1.92%) Windows 7
13 43 (1.76%) HPUX
14 38 (1.55%) Ubuntu
15 35 (1.43%) SUSE
16 34 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 33 (1.35%) Mac OS X
18 22 (0.90%) zOS
19 21 (0.86%) Windows 8
20 20 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (11.88%) Migration
2 283 (11.56%) ITIL
3 165 (6.74%) High Availability
4 131 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 131 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
5 125 (5.10%) Change Management
6 107 (4.37%) DevOps
7 101 (4.12%) Configuration Management
8 93 (3.80%) Project Management
9 90 (3.67%) Open Source
10 82 (3.35%) CRM
11 77 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
13 62 (2.53%) Incident Management
14 61 (2.49%) Performance Monitoring
15 60 (2.45%) Service Management
16 58 (2.37%) Change Control
17 53 (2.16%) Workflow
18 49 (2.00%) Data Migration
18 49 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 426 (17.39%) SQL
2 206 (8.41%) Shell Script
3 187 (7.64%) PowerShell
4 171 (6.98%) Perl
5 158 (6.45%) Python
6 119 (4.86%) Java
7 108 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 73 (2.98%) T-SQL
9 71 (2.90%) PHP
10 67 (2.74%) JavaScript
11 54 (2.20%) Ruby
12 39 (1.59%) Jython
12 39 (1.59%) PL/SQL
13 37 (1.51%) VBScript
14 34 (1.39%) C#
15 32 (1.31%) C
16 27 (1.10%) Korn
17 26 (1.06%) VB
18 16 (0.65%) C++
19 13 (0.53%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 207 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 141 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 90 (3.67%) Degree
4 46 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.14%) RHCE
7 25 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (0.78%) OCP
8 19 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
9 18 (0.73%) MCSE
10 14 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (0.53%) CCNA
11 13 (0.53%) MCITP
12 12 (0.49%) MCTS
13 9 (0.37%) MCAD
13 9 (0.37%) MCSD
14 8 (0.33%) EMCISA
14 8 (0.33%) EMCSA
14 8 (0.33%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.12%) SLA
2 41 (1.67%) QA
3 21 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.082%) WCAG
9 1 (0.041%) BS7799
9 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 289 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 159 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (4.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 89 (3.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 60 (2.45%) NFS
6 53 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
7 41 (1.67%) vSphere
8 40 (1.63%) Hyper-V
9 36 (1.47%) KVM
10 34 (1.39%) Veritas File System
11 28 (1.14%) VMware ESX
12 26 (1.06%) GlusterFS
13 22 (0.90%) Firmware
14 20 (0.82%) iptables
14 20 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (0.69%) Docker
16 16 (0.65%) RHEV
17 14 (0.57%) XenApp
18 12 (0.49%) GPFS
19 11 (0.45%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 187 (7.64%) Puppet
2 94 (3.84%) NetBackup
3 74 (3.02%) Nagios
4 72 (2.94%) SCCM
5 69 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (2.57%) SCOM
7 60 (2.45%) Ansible
8 45 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
9 39 (1.59%) Data Guard
9 39 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
9 39 (1.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 38 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
11 31 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 26 (1.06%) Control-M
12 26 (1.06%) WSUS
13 24 (0.98%) Tivoli
14 23 (0.94%) EMC VPLEX
15 22 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
16 13 (0.53%) Cacti
17 12 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 399 (16.29%) Red Hat
2 393 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 392 (16.01%) Oracle
4 288 (11.76%) VMware
5 200 (8.17%) IBM
6 191 (7.80%) Veritas
7 181 (7.39%) HP
8 171 (6.98%) EMC
9 100 (4.08%) Cisco
9 100 (4.08%) NetApp
10 75 (3.06%) SAP
11 73 (2.98%) Sun
12 71 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
13 68 (2.78%) Brocade
14 50 (2.04%) Citrix
15 47 (1.92%) ServiceNow
16 42 (1.71%) Symantec
17 40 (1.63%) BMC
18 36 (1.47%) Remedy
19 34 (1.39%) StorageTek
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Manchester, Lancashire
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London
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Edinburgh & Lothians
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