The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 74 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1352 1299 1536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.40% 2.72% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 2.94% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 679 740
Average daily rate £341 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 124 112
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £39.34 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -14 1228 £338 +12.50% 345
London -11 500 £338 -3.57% 151
South East -20 244 £308 +12.00% 78
City of London -5 140 £338 -3.57% 54
Yorkshire +22 117 £375 - 19
South West +18 106 £375 +25.00% 19
East of England -26 74 £315 +26.00% 33
Surrey +17 69 £320 -6.90% 11
Scotland +8 69 £450 +63.63% 11
West Yorkshire +20 67 £356 +179.41% 10
North West -17 67 £288 +18.55% 22
West Midlands -3 66 £325 +16.07% 13
Berkshire -25 59 £300 +122.22% 26
Hampshire +12 57 £300 +14.28% 17
Leeds +11 42 £333 +137.50% 5
East Midlands -10 35 £350 +62.79% 5
Somerset +15 34 £388 +25.00% 3
Edinburgh -16 30 £450 +134.68% 6
Manchester -9 29 £270 -14.28% 10
Cambridgeshire -27 28 £315 +14.54% 13
Taunton +4 27 £388 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire +15 26 £350 +40.28% 6
Cheshire -1 26 £400 +247.82% 8
Reading -24 26 £265 +165.00% 16
Buckinghamshire -37 25 £310 +37.77% 1
Sheffield +11 21 £350 +112.12% 3
Milton Keynes -31 18 £363 +102.79%
Staines +16 17 £130 - 1
Gloucestershire +14 17 £350 -4.10% 1
Hertfordshire -1 17 £350 +40.00% 7

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 609 (24.41%) Windows
2 592 (23.73%) Linux
3 484 (19.40%) Finance
4 480 (19.24%) UNIX
5 456 (18.28%) Microsoft
6 436 (17.47%) SQL
7 352 (14.11%) Oracle
7 352 (14.11%) SQL Server
8 321 (12.87%) VMware
9 304 (12.18%) MS Excel
10 276 (11.06%) Red Hat
11 273 (10.94%) ITIL
12 264 (10.58%) SharePoint
13 257 (10.30%) SAN
14 255 (10.22%) Active Directory
15 236 (9.46%) Solaris
16 213 (8.54%) Migration
17 206 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 206 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 200 (8.02%) MS Office
19 198 (7.94%) Banking
20 197 (7.90%) IBM
21 193 (7.74%) DNS
22 176 (7.05%) Security Cleared
23 172 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
23 172 (6.89%) HP
24 168 (6.73%) Apache
25 155 (6.21%) Perl
25 155 (6.21%) Oracle Database
26 150 (6.01%) Performance Tuning

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 264 (10.58%) SharePoint
2 168 (6.73%) Apache
3 126 (5.05%) MS Exchange
4 112 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 109 (4.37%) IIS
5 109 (4.37%) WebSphere
6 90 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 65 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 63 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
8 63 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 57 (2.28%) WebLogic
10 49 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 35 (1.40%) SAS
12 32 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 24 (0.96%) nginx
14 23 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (0.76%) Confluence
15 19 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
16 16 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 304 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 200 (8.02%) MS Office
3 64 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (1.84%) MS Project
5 40 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
8 14 (0.56%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.080%) InDesign
10 2 (0.080%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.040%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 18 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 14 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (0.32%) Agresso
9 6 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.20%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.20%) HFM
11 4 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
12 3 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (1.16%) Office 365
3 19 (0.76%) SaaS
4 15 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 13 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.24%) Joyent
7 5 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (0.20%) Force.com
7 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.12%) IaaS
9 2 (0.080%) Taleo
9 2 (0.080%) PaaS
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.040%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.040%) Route 53
10 1 (0.040%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 257 (10.30%) SAN
2 193 (7.74%) DNS
3 130 (5.21%) TCP/IP
4 122 (4.89%) Firewall
5 103 (4.13%) DHCP
6 80 (3.21%) NAS
7 72 (2.89%) LDAP
8 59 (2.36%) LAN
9 57 (2.28%) Internet
10 53 (2.12%) WAN
11 50 (2.00%) HTTP
12 49 (1.96%) SSL
13 46 (1.84%) VPN
13 46 (1.84%) SSH
14 41 (1.64%) FTP
15 35 (1.40%) Intranet
16 25 (1.00%) SMTP
17 23 (0.92%) Network Security
18 19 (0.76%) SNMP
19 17 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 155 (6.21%) Oracle Database
3 119 (4.77%) MySQL
4 116 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 85 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 78 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 76 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 75 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 72 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 67 (2.69%) Relational Database
11 55 (2.20%) DB2
12 54 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
13 48 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (1.32%) RDBMS
16 32 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
17 30 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (0.92%) MongoDB
19 18 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 35 (1.40%) JIRA
3 34 (1.36%) Subversion
4 29 (1.16%) ClearCase
5 27 (1.08%) ClearQuest
6 25 (1.00%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.56%) Hudson
9 11 (0.44%) FishEye
9 11 (0.44%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.32%) Toad
10 8 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.20%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.20%) Ant
13 4 (0.16%) Maven
13 4 (0.16%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.16%) Apache Continuum
14 3 (0.12%) JConsole
14 3 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 484 (19.40%) Finance
2 198 (7.94%) Banking
3 88 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 64 (2.57%) Publishing
5 55 (2.20%) Retail
6 50 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 39 (1.56%) Marketing
8 34 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.12%) Legal
11 22 (0.88%) Advertising
12 21 (0.84%) Law
13 18 (0.72%) Games
14 13 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.32%) Local Government
17 7 (0.28%) Dutch Language
17 7 (0.28%) French Language
17 7 (0.28%) Back Office
18 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (3.53%) .NET
2 77 (3.09%) Web Services
3 60 (2.40%) HTML
4 48 (1.92%) XML
5 43 (1.72%) Middleware
6 39 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 30 (1.20%) CSS
8 29 (1.16%) LAMP
9 28 (1.12%) Mason
10 23 (0.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 22 (0.88%) J2EE
12 20 (0.80%) ASP.NET
13 18 (0.72%) jQuery
14 14 (0.56%) JSON
14 14 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
15 13 (0.52%) Regular Expression
16 11 (0.44%) Visualforce
16 11 (0.44%) JMS
17 8 (0.32%) SOAP
17 8 (0.32%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 133 (5.33%) Clustering
2 90 (3.61%) Replication
3 58 (2.32%) Management Information System
4 33 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 29 (1.16%) Open Source
6 28 (1.12%) CLARiiON
7 27 (1.08%) NHS
8 24 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 23 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 23 (0.92%) Blackberry
10 20 (0.80%) AS400
11 16 (0.64%) Symmetrix DMX
12 15 (0.60%) Hedge funds
12 15 (0.60%) Wiki
13 13 (0.52%) FMCG
13 13 (0.52%) Statistics
14 12 (0.48%) PKI
14 12 (0.48%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (0.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 609 (24.41%) Windows
2 592 (23.73%) Linux
3 480 (19.24%) UNIX
4 236 (9.46%) Solaris
5 206 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 206 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 142 (5.69%) AIX
7 139 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (3.21%) Windows 7
9 68 (2.73%) Ubuntu
10 57 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (1.60%) zOS
11 40 (1.60%) Debian
11 40 (1.60%) CentOS
12 33 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 31 (1.24%) SUSE
13 31 (1.24%) HPUX
14 19 (0.76%) Windows 2000
15 14 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (10.94%) ITIL
2 213 (8.54%) Migration
3 150 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
4 121 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 103 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
6 96 (3.85%) Change Management
7 88 (3.53%) Project Management
8 69 (2.77%) Configuration Management
9 61 (2.44%) Workflow
10 59 (2.36%) Incident Management
11 56 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
12 54 (2.16%) CRM
12 54 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
13 53 (2.12%) Service Delivery
13 53 (2.12%) Service Management
14 43 (1.72%) Problem Management
15 42 (1.68%) Time Management
15 42 (1.68%) Asset Management
16 40 (1.60%) ERP
16 40 (1.60%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 436 (17.47%) SQL
2 155 (6.21%) Perl
3 145 (5.81%) Shell Script
4 115 (4.61%) Java
5 91 (3.65%) PowerShell
6 86 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 67 (2.69%) T-SQL
8 59 (2.36%) JavaScript
9 57 (2.28%) Python
10 47 (1.88%) Ruby
10 47 (1.88%) PHP
11 42 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 34 (1.36%) C#
12 34 (1.36%) Korn
13 32 (1.28%) VB
14 31 (1.24%) C
15 22 (0.88%) VBScript
16 15 (0.60%) VBA
17 11 (0.44%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.40%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 176 (7.05%) Security Cleared
2 116 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 73 (2.93%) Degree
4 62 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (1.80%) DV Cleared
6 39 (1.56%) MCSE
7 36 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (0.88%) CCNA
11 21 (0.84%) RHCE
12 19 (0.76%) MCITP
13 14 (0.56%) MCP
14 13 (0.52%) CCNP
15 11 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.40%) MCSA
17 9 (0.36%) MCTS
17 9 (0.36%) ISEB
17 9 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
18 7 (0.28%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.61%) SLA
2 26 (1.04%) QA
3 19 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.040%) EMIR
9 1 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.040%) HL7
9 1 (0.040%) COBIT
9 1 (0.040%) TickIT
9 1 (0.040%) GMP
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 255 (10.22%) Active Directory
2 172 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (2.93%) NFS
4 64 (2.57%) VMware ESX
5 57 (2.28%) vSphere
6 53 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
7 45 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 36 (1.44%) XenApp
8 36 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 33 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 33 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 27 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (0.88%) Samba
12 20 (0.80%) ISA Server
13 18 (0.72%) Veritas File System
14 17 (0.68%) XenServer
14 17 (0.68%) Sendmail
15 14 (0.56%) KVM
16 13 (0.52%) XenDesktop
16 13 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 138 (5.53%) Puppet
2 69 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 61 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 57 (2.28%) SCCM
6 52 (2.08%) Nagios
7 46 (1.84%) Data Guard
8 43 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 38 (1.52%) SCOM
10 21 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 20 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
12 18 (0.72%) HP SIM
13 17 (0.68%) Ganglia
14 15 (0.60%) WSUS
15 14 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
15 14 (0.56%) Cobbler
15 14 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
16 13 (0.52%) ZABBIX
17 12 (0.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 11 (0.44%) Foglight
Vendors
1 456 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 352 (14.11%) Oracle
3 321 (12.87%) VMware
4 276 (11.06%) Red Hat
5 197 (7.90%) IBM
6 172 (6.89%) HP
7 116 (4.65%) Veritas
8 112 (4.49%) EMC
9 95 (3.81%) Citrix
10 91 (3.65%) Cisco
11 81 (3.25%) Sun
12 73 (2.93%) SAP
13 72 (2.89%) NetApp
14 64 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
15 34 (1.36%) Dell
16 32 (1.28%) Cognos
17 31 (1.24%) JBoss
17 31 (1.24%) ServiceNow
18 29 (1.16%) Remedy
19 28 (1.12%) Symantec
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis IT
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £240 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £205 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £15 - £19.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Forman IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
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London
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