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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 521 514 512
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 74 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 24
Average daily rate
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£161 £163 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £111 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £295 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £133 £215
% change year-on-year
+39.62% -38.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.83 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £22.25 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £11.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.53% -14.54%

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
50887 47919 48399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.76% 92.66% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32224 29016 27128
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2084 2089 2613
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
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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 +3 74 £161 -7.85% 24
London +27 37 £155 -22.50% 8
South East -15 18 £190 +16.92% 5
City of London +37 15 £160 -26.43% 3
West Midlands -8 5 £100 - 3
East Midlands +6 4 £300 -
Nottinghamshire +12 3 £300 -
Warwickshire -2 3 £100 - 1
North West -5 3 £200 - 4
East of England -15 3 £100 -20.00% 3
Nottingham - 3 £300 -
Cambridge +5 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire -6 2 £105 -
Leeds -9 2 £105 -
Cambridgeshire -10 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -16 2 £105 -
South West -29 2 - - 1
Hampshire -30 2 £148 +6.30% 1
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Northampton -6 1 - -
Surrey -10 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -12 1 - -
Southampton -13 1 £115 -17.11%
Brighton - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £180 -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 45 (38.14%) MS Office
2 38 (32.20%) Windows
3 32 (27.12%) MS Excel
3 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
4 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
5 20 (16.95%) Finance
6 14 (11.86%) Service Management
7 12 (10.17%) Windows 7
8 11 (9.32%) Citrix
8 11 (9.32%) Windows XP
9 10 (8.47%) SQL
9 10 (8.47%) ITIL
9 10 (8.47%) VMware
10 9 (7.63%) SharePoint
10 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (6.78%) MS Exchange
11 8 (6.78%) CRM
12 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
12 7 (5.93%) Taleo
13 6 (5.08%) Linux
13 6 (5.08%) Degree
13 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (4.24%) Time Management
14 5 (4.24%) Data Entry
14 5 (4.24%) Oracle
14 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
14 5 (4.24%) Remedy

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 9 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.69%) Lync
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) LiveLink
Applications
1 45 (38.14%) MS Office
2 32 (27.12%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Taleo
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) WAN
2 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.69%) ADSL
3 2 (1.69%) Broadband
3 2 (1.69%) LAN
3 2 (1.69%) DNS
3 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) PABX
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
General
1 20 (16.95%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Law
3 5 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
6 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) Middleware
1 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.54%) FMCG
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.85%) iPhone
5 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.20%) Windows
2 12 (10.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.32%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.08%) Linux
6 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) UNIX
7 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.69%) Solaris
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.86%) Service Management
2 10 (8.47%) ITIL
3 8 (6.78%) CRM
4 5 (4.24%) Time Management
4 5 (4.24%) Data Entry
5 4 (3.39%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.39%) Data Management
5 4 (3.39%) ITSM
5 4 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.39%) Project Management
6 3 (2.54%) Change Management
6 3 (2.54%) Risk Management
7 2 (1.69%) Information Management
7 2 (1.69%) Logistics
7 2 (1.69%) Supplier Management
7 2 (1.69%) Information Security
7 2 (1.69%) Migration
7 2 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.69%) ERP
7 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.47%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) VBScript
3 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.54%) MCSE
3 3 (2.54%) MCSA
4 2 (1.69%) MCP
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.54%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) XenServer
4 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) SCOM
2 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.69%) SCSM
3 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Citrix
3 10 (8.47%) VMware
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle
4 5 (4.24%) Remedy
5 3 (2.54%) EMC
5 3 (2.54%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) Orchard
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.69%) Cognos
6 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.69%) CommVault
6 2 (1.69%) Apple
6 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.69%) Yardi
6 2 (1.69%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.85%) Polycom
7 1 (0.85%) Symantec
7 1 (0.85%) McAfee
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