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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 90 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1374 1463 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.54% 2.50% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 2.64% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 829 736
Median daily rate £365 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 137 117
Median hourly rate £13.60 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.27 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.85 £32.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.36% -6.25%

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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -4 1282 £370 +5.71% 297
London -14 515 £400 +8.10% 124
South East +7 286 £363 +10.41% 61
City of London -1 101 £425 +13.33% 36
Berkshire +29 91 £330 +65.00% 10
North West +8 84 £340 +4.61% 20
South West -10 83 £340 +4.61% 17
Yorkshire -9 79 £400 - 19
West Midlands -5 73 £350 +21.73% 17
North East +12 70 £280 -24.06% 10
Tyne and Wear +9 66 £280 -30.00% 10
Scotland -17 63 £390 +11.42% 9
East of England -8 61 £325 -9.72% 20
Hampshire +6 59 £350 +6.70% 23
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 59 £280 -30.00% 9
Manchester +15 53 £346 -1.07% 13
West Yorkshire -12 43 £420 +4.87% 13
Surrey -1 42 £450 +36.36% 9
Edinburgh -18 42 £425 +21.42% 8
Bristol -3 33 £344 -12.97% 7
Buckinghamshire -11 32 £275 -23.34% 5
South Yorkshire +9 28 £388 -7.51% 3
Sheffield +13 26 £413 -13.15% 3
Wiltshire +6 26 £340 +3.81% 2
East Midlands -3 25 £200 +25.00% 9
West Sussex +8 22 £365 +12.30%
Hertfordshire +16 21 £340 -5.55% 8
Cambridgeshire +2 21 £340 -2.85% 5
Leeds -14 21 £385 +1.31% 12
Reading +4 19 £350 +91.78% 3

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 976 (36.86%) Linux
2 605 (22.85%) Windows
3 584 (22.05%) Unix
4 542 (20.47%) Finance
5 448 (16.92%) Microsoft
6 428 (16.16%) Red Hat
7 420 (15.86%) SQL
8 414 (15.63%) Oracle
9 410 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 371 (14.01%) VMware
11 346 (13.07%) ITIL
12 334 (12.61%) SAN
13 332 (12.54%) Solaris
14 315 (11.90%) Active Directory
15 282 (10.65%) SQL Server
16 275 (10.39%) Migration
17 267 (10.08%) DNS
17 267 (10.08%) IBM
18 256 (9.67%) MS Excel
19 248 (9.37%) Puppet
20 244 (9.21%) AIX
21 227 (8.57%) PowerShell
22 226 (8.53%) Banking
23 225 (8.50%) Windows Server
24 221 (8.35%) Security Cleared
25 215 (8.12%) HP
26 212 (8.01%) Clustering
27 207 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
28 203 (7.67%) Perl
29 197 (7.44%) High Availability

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
1 186 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 171 (6.46%) Apache
3 153 (5.78%) WebSphere
4 85 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 79 (2.98%) MS Exchange
6 78 (2.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 68 (2.57%) WebLogic
8 65 (2.45%) IIS
9 52 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 51 (1.93%) JBoss
11 47 (1.77%) Confluence
12 36 (1.36%) Skype for Business
13 35 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 35 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 34 (1.28%) SAS
15 31 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
16 26 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
17 25 (0.94%) nginx
18 23 (0.87%) CMS
18 23 (0.87%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 256 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 160 (6.04%) MS Office
3 76 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 26 (0.98%) MS Project
6 24 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.49%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.15%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.076%) HipChat
11 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.038%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.038%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.26%) ResourceLink
7 7 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.19%) Sage CRM
9 5 (0.19%) Teamcenter
10 4 (0.15%) HFM
10 4 (0.15%) Primavera
11 3 (0.11%) assyst
11 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.076%) Sage 1000
12 2 (0.076%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.076%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 119 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (2.57%) Office 365
3 43 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 23 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (0.72%) SaaS
7 17 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.60%) GitHub
9 6 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.19%) IaaS
10 5 (0.19%) Route 53
11 4 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.15%) PaaS
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 334 (12.61%) SAN
2 267 (10.08%) DNS
3 151 (5.70%) Firewall
4 121 (4.57%) NAS
5 114 (4.31%) SSL
6 98 (3.70%) DHCP
7 96 (3.63%) TCP/IP
8 94 (3.55%) LDAP
9 89 (3.36%) Internet
10 81 (3.06%) HTTP
11 62 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
12 54 (2.04%) LAN
13 51 (1.93%) VPN
14 46 (1.74%) Network Security
15 43 (1.62%) WAN
16 32 (1.21%) SMTP
17 28 (1.06%) Wireless
18 25 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (0.94%) iSCSI
19 23 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 159 (6.00%) MySQL
3 120 (4.53%) Oracle Database
4 79 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 77 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 59 (2.23%) DB2
7 59 (2.23%) Hadoop
8 58 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 50 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 49 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 49 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 38 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 34 (1.28%) Big Data
14 32 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
15 31 (1.17%) RDBMS
16 29 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
17 26 (0.98%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 73 (2.76%) JIRA
2 69 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 54 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 44 (1.66%) Subversion
5 29 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 26 (0.98%) Introscope
7 20 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 14 (0.53%) Hudson
10 14 (0.53%) Vagrant
11 13 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (0.49%) Zephyr
12 12 (0.45%) ClearQuest
12 12 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (0.42%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
14 10 (0.38%) ClearCase
15 9 (0.34%) GitLab
16 8 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 542 (20.47%) Finance
2 226 (8.53%) Banking
3 47 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 40 (1.51%) Law
5 36 (1.36%) Marketing
6 34 (1.28%) Publishing
7 31 (1.17%) Retail
8 30 (1.13%) Back Office
9 29 (1.10%) Advertising
10 28 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 25 (0.94%) Legal
11 25 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.53%) Games
14 11 (0.42%) Billing
15 10 (0.38%) German Language
16 9 (0.34%) Electronics
16 9 (0.34%) International Banking
17 8 (0.30%) French Language
18 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (3.59%) Web Services
2 84 (3.17%) Middleware
3 58 (2.19%) XML
4 51 (1.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 50 (1.89%) HTML
6 47 (1.77%) LAMP
7 40 (1.51%) SOAP
8 38 (1.44%) CSS
9 37 (1.40%) .NET
10 27 (1.02%) REST
11 22 (0.83%) J2EE
12 21 (0.79%) HTML5
13 14 (0.53%) Java EE
13 14 (0.53%) JSON
13 14 (0.53%) Node.js
13 14 (0.53%) Servlets
13 14 (0.53%) Spring
14 13 (0.49%) IBM Integration Bus
14 13 (0.49%) RESTful
15 12 (0.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 212 (8.01%) Clustering
2 126 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (4.57%) Data Centre
4 109 (4.12%) Replication
5 76 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 46 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
7 43 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 42 (1.59%) EMC VNX
8 42 (1.59%) Mainframe
9 27 (1.02%) iSeries
10 24 (0.91%) DataPower
11 23 (0.87%) Blackberry
12 20 (0.76%) Wiki
13 19 (0.72%) CMDB
14 18 (0.68%) NHS
15 15 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
15 15 (0.57%) Mathematics
16 13 (0.49%) Fintech
16 13 (0.49%) HACMP
16 13 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 976 (36.86%) Linux
2 605 (22.85%) Windows
3 584 (22.05%) Unix
4 410 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 332 (12.54%) Solaris
6 244 (9.21%) AIX
7 225 (8.50%) Windows Server
8 179 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 132 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 76 (2.87%) CentOS
11 61 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (1.93%) HPUX
13 47 (1.77%) Ubuntu
14 43 (1.62%) Windows 7
15 40 (1.51%) SUSE
16 39 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 32 (1.21%) zOS
18 27 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
19 15 (0.57%) Debian
19 15 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (13.07%) ITIL
2 275 (10.39%) Migration
3 197 (7.44%) High Availability
4 176 (6.65%) Change Management
5 167 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
6 153 (5.78%) DevOps
7 138 (5.21%) Configuration Management
8 136 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 109 (4.12%) Project Management
10 106 (4.00%) Incident Management
11 94 (3.55%) CRM
12 90 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
13 84 (3.17%) Load Balancing
14 82 (3.10%) Open Source
15 81 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
16 78 (2.95%) Service Delivery
16 78 (2.95%) Service Management
17 72 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
18 62 (2.34%) ITSM
19 58 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 420 (15.86%) SQL
2 227 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 203 (7.67%) Perl
4 186 (7.02%) Shell Script
5 178 (6.72%) Python
6 172 (6.50%) Java
7 131 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 98 (3.70%) PHP
9 91 (3.44%) JavaScript
10 76 (2.87%) Ruby
11 54 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 46 (1.74%) Jython
13 40 (1.51%) C
14 38 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 36 (1.36%) VBScript
16 30 (1.13%) Korn
17 29 (1.10%) VB
18 18 (0.68%) C#
18 18 (0.68%) C++
19 13 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 221 (8.35%) Security Cleared
2 162 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 85 (3.21%) Degree
4 66 (2.49%) RHCE
5 62 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (1.74%) CCNA
8 44 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 36 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 31 (1.17%) CCNP
11 30 (1.13%) MCSE
12 26 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
13 23 (0.87%) OCP
14 20 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (0.64%) MCP
15 17 (0.64%) RHCA
16 15 (0.57%) AAT
17 14 (0.53%) RHCSA
18 13 (0.49%) MCITP
19 11 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.08%) SLA
2 26 (0.98%) QA
3 20 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 19 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.19%) WCAG
9 1 (0.038%) BS7799
9 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 315 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 207 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 85 (3.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 78 (2.95%) Oracle RAC
6 70 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
7 60 (2.27%) vSphere
8 48 (1.81%) NFS
9 45 (1.70%) Hyper-V
10 39 (1.47%) KVM
11 34 (1.28%) VMware ESX
12 30 (1.13%) Firmware
13 29 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
14 26 (0.98%) Docker
14 26 (0.98%) iptables
15 24 (0.91%) XenApp
16 22 (0.83%) Postfix
16 22 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
17 20 (0.76%) Veritas File System
18 18 (0.68%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 248 (9.37%) Puppet
2 124 (4.68%) NetBackup
3 115 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (4.08%) Ansible
5 105 (3.97%) Nagios
6 95 (3.59%) SCCM
7 92 (3.47%) SCOM
8 47 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
9 46 (1.74%) Oracle ZFS
10 43 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
11 38 (1.44%) WSUS
12 37 (1.40%) Data Guard
13 36 (1.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 31 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
14 31 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 30 (1.13%) Control-M
16 26 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
16 26 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
17 21 (0.79%) ZABBIX
18 20 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 448 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 428 (16.16%) Red Hat
3 414 (15.63%) Oracle
4 371 (14.01%) VMware
5 267 (10.08%) IBM
6 215 (8.12%) HP
7 192 (7.25%) EMC
8 171 (6.46%) Veritas
9 144 (5.44%) Cisco
10 98 (3.70%) NetApp
11 81 (3.06%) Sun
12 69 (2.61%) Citrix
13 67 (2.53%) SAP
14 61 (2.30%) Brocade
14 61 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
14 61 (2.30%) ServiceNow
14 61 (2.30%) Symantec
15 49 (1.85%) Dell
16 35 (1.32%) Remedy
17 34 (1.28%) CheckPoint
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £25.00 - £30.00 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £8.00 - £11.79 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Venn Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day Negotiable rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Rate: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Modis International
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.20 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago