The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 548 532 499
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -33
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 59 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 28
Average daily rate
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£150 £150 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £168 £180
% change year-on-year
-25.37% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.51 £11.10 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.40 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

IT Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Administrator within the UK.

IT Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

IT Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Administrator within the UK.

IT Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

IT Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IT 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 IT Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -19 52 £150 -7.69% 24
London -4 19 £215 +43.33% 8
South East -11 15 £175 -30.00% 8
City of London +8 7 £375 +150.00% 3
East of England +12 6 £125 +28.20% 1
South West +13 5 £259 - 3
Hampshire +1 5 £180 +80.00% 1
East Midlands -13 5 £116 -53.50%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £125 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £125 -
Leicestershire 0 4 £120 -
Yorkshire -13 4 £123 -33.44%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £125 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £125 -
Bedford - 4 £125 -
Cambridge - 4 £125 -
Leicester +3 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £115 -
Farnborough - 3 £180 -
Leeds - 3 £115 -
Yeovil - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Surrey 0 2 £200 -43.66% 2
Edinburgh -1 2 - -
Scotland -7 2 - -
West Midlands -9 2 £70 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 - 2
East Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 1 £120 -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Administrator in their job title.

1 31 (28.44%) Windows
2 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
3 26 (23.85%) MS Office
3 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
3 26 (23.85%) Active Directory
4 22 (20.18%) Finance
5 13 (11.93%) ITIL
6 12 (11.01%) VMware
6 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (10.09%) SAP
8 10 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (8.26%) Project Management
10 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
10 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
10 8 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
11 7 (6.42%) Data Entry
11 7 (6.42%) Windows XP
11 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
12 6 (5.50%) SQL
12 6 (5.50%) Linux
12 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
12 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (4.59%) Change Control
13 5 (4.59%) Time Management
13 5 (4.59%) VPN
13 5 (4.59%) Cisco
13 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.83%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.92%) Lync
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
2 26 (23.85%) MS Office
3 10 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Maximo
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) assyst
2 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) VPN
2 4 (3.67%) Firewall
2 4 (3.67%) SAN
3 3 (2.75%) LAN
4 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.83%) Broadband
4 2 (1.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.83%) PABX
4 2 (1.83%) WebEx
5 1 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.92%) NAS
5 1 (0.92%) VLAN
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.92%) PSTN
5 1 (0.92%) ADSL
5 1 (0.92%) LDAP
5 1 (0.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.92%) DHCP
5 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Law
2 3 (2.75%) Legal
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.92%) Back Office
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.92%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) Middleware
2 1 (0.92%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.67%) Statistics
4 3 (2.75%) CMDB
4 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.83%) Wiki
6 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.92%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) CCTV
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) EPoS
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.44%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.42%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.50%) Linux
5 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.75%) UNIX
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.92%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.93%) ITIL
2 9 (8.26%) Project Management
3 7 (6.42%) Data Entry
3 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
4 5 (4.59%) Change Control
4 5 (4.59%) Time Management
4 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (3.67%) Migration
5 4 (3.67%) Service Management
5 4 (3.67%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (2.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.75%) Project Planning
6 3 (2.75%) Computer Security
6 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.75%) Document Management
7 2 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.83%) Information Security
7 2 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.50%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.83%) VB
4 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.83%) MCITP
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) MCP
5 1 (0.92%) HNC
5 1 (0.92%) CCA
5 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.92%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) COBIT
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (23.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.83%) XenApp
3 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) SCOM
1 2 (1.83%) SCSM
2 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) VMware
3 11 (10.09%) SAP
4 5 (4.59%) Cisco
5 4 (3.67%) Remedy
6 3 (2.75%) Citrix
6 3 (2.75%) CommVault
6 3 (2.75%) Lotus
6 3 (2.75%) Symantec
6 3 (2.75%) McAfee
7 2 (1.83%) Dell
7 2 (1.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.92%) Veeam
8 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.92%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.92%) Qualys
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle
8 1 (0.92%) Apple
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
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