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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 538 524 514
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 74 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 16
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£155 £145 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -30.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £112 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £255 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £156 £133 £125
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 28
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.50 £13.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £21.95 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £11.25 £13.05
% change year-on-year
+31.11% -13.79%

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
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
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 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -19 73 £155 -8.82% 21
London +18 33 £155 -22.50% 6
South East -21 18 £185 +8.82% 4
City of London +25 13 £160 -26.43%
East Midlands +2 5 £300 -
West Midlands -5 5 £100 -39.39% 3
Yorkshire 0 4 £105 - 3
West Yorkshire -6 4 £105 - 3
East of England -25 4 £123 -2.00% 1
Leeds - 4 £105 - 2
Warwickshire -11 3 £100 -39.39% 1
Surrey -4 2 - - 2
North West -10 2 - - 3
Hertfordshire -16 2 £130 -
Hampshire -29 2 £148 +28.26% 2
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Northampton -6 1 - -
Milton Keynes -8 1 - -
Northamptonshire -9 1 - -
Southampton -13 1 £115 -
Buckinghamshire -18 1 - -
South West -27 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 £180 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Crawley - - - -
Eastleigh - - - - 1

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 49 (41.18%) MS Office
2 35 (29.41%) Windows
3 33 (27.73%) MS Excel
4 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (21.01%) Finance
6 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
7 14 (11.76%) Service Management
8 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
9 11 (9.24%) Citrix
9 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
9 11 (9.24%) SQL
10 10 (8.40%) ITIL
11 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
12 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
12 8 (6.72%) MS Exchange
12 8 (6.72%) CRM
12 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
12 8 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (6.72%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (5.88%) Degree
13 7 (5.88%) VMware
13 7 (5.88%) Taleo
14 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis
14 6 (5.04%) Banking
14 6 (5.04%) SLA
14 6 (5.04%) Blackberry
14 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (4.20%) Data Entry
15 5 (4.20%) Remedy

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
1 8 (6.72%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.84%) Lync
4 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 49 (41.18%) MS Office
2 33 (27.73%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (6.72%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Taleo
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) WAN
2 4 (3.36%) LAN
3 2 (1.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) SSL
4 1 (0.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.84%) ADSL
4 1 (0.84%) Broadband
4 1 (0.84%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.84%) MySQL
General
1 25 (21.01%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.04%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.36%) Law
6 2 (1.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Local Government
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.84%) French Language
7 1 (0.84%) German Language
7 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) DCOM
1 2 (1.68%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.52%) FMCG
2 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.84%) Statistics
4 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.84%) CMDB
4 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.84%) iPhone
4 1 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.41%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.20%) Linux
5 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) UNIX
7 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.84%) Solaris
8 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.76%) Service Management
2 10 (8.40%) ITIL
3 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.72%) CRM
5 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.20%) Data Entry
7 4 (3.36%) Time Management
7 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.36%) ITSM
8 3 (2.52%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.52%) Change Management
8 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.52%) Data Management
8 3 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.68%) Line Management
9 2 (1.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.68%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.68%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.68%) ERP
9 2 (1.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.84%) C
4 1 (0.84%) VBScript
4 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.68%) MCSE
3 2 (1.68%) MCSA
3 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.84%) MCITP
4 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.84%) XenApp
5 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) SCCM
1 3 (2.52%) SCOM
2 2 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.68%) WMI
2 2 (1.68%) SCSM
3 1 (0.84%) WSUS
3 1 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.84%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) Citrix
3 7 (5.88%) VMware
4 5 (4.20%) Remedy
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle
6 3 (2.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.68%) Cognos
7 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.68%) Apple
7 2 (1.68%) CommVault
7 2 (1.68%) Orchard
7 2 (1.68%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.68%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.68%) Yardi
7 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.68%) EMC
8 1 (0.84%) Polycom
8 1 (0.84%) Lotus
8 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.84%) Avaya
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Rate: £15.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago