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 20 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 525 510 508
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 72 61 58
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 28 22 24
Average daily rate
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£158 £154 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -30.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £111 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £270 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £133 £170
% change year-on-year
+33.96% -22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.65 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £22.30 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £13.74
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.66%

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
51721 47458 47769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.64% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32625 28720 26837
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 £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2093 2063 2513
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 £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 20 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 20 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 20 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 -6 72 £158 -10.00% 21
London +19 37 £155 -22.50% 8
South East -20 18 £190 +16.92% 3
City of London +26 15 £160 -26.43% 1
West Midlands -15 5 £100 - 2
East Midlands +12 4 £300 -
Nottinghamshire +12 3 £300 -
Warwickshire -3 3 £100 -
Nottingham - 3 £300 -
North West -1 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -10 2 £105 -
West Yorkshire -12 2 £105 -
Leeds -12 2 £105 -
East of England -22 2 £100 -20.00% 3
Hampshire -27 2 £148 +6.30% 1
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Cambridge +4 1 - - 2
Northampton -9 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire -11 1 - -
Southampton -13 1 £115 -17.11%
Surrey -14 1 - -
South West -23 1 - - 2
North East -31 1 £95 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £95 -
Farnborough - 1 £180 -
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 46 (40.00%) MS Office
2 37 (32.17%) Windows
3 32 (27.83%) MS Excel
3 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
4 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
5 18 (15.65%) Finance
6 14 (12.17%) Service Management
7 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
8 11 (9.57%) Citrix
8 11 (9.57%) Windows XP
9 10 (8.70%) VMware
10 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
10 9 (7.83%) ITIL
10 9 (7.83%) SQL
10 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (6.96%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (6.96%) CRM
11 8 (6.96%) MS Exchange
12 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
12 7 (6.09%) Taleo
13 6 (5.22%) Linux
13 6 (5.22%) Degree
14 5 (4.35%) Data Entry
14 5 (4.35%) Oracle
14 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
14 5 (4.35%) Remedy
14 5 (4.35%) SLA
14 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.74%) Lync
5 1 (0.87%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (40.00%) MS Office
2 32 (27.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Taleo
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) WAN
1 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.74%) DNS
2 2 (1.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.74%) ADSL
2 2 (1.74%) Broadband
3 1 (0.87%) LAN
3 1 (0.87%) DHCP
3 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.87%) MySQL
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.48%) Law
4 4 (3.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Local Government
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.87%) French Language
6 1 (0.87%) German Language
6 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) Web Services
1 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
1 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) FMCG
3 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.87%) Statistics
4 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.87%) iPhone
4 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.17%) Windows
2 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.57%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.22%) Linux
6 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) UNIX
8 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.74%) Solaris
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.17%) Service Management
2 9 (7.83%) ITIL
3 8 (6.96%) CRM
4 5 (4.35%) Data Entry
5 4 (3.48%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.48%) Data Management
5 4 (3.48%) Time Management
5 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.48%) ITSM
6 3 (2.61%) Risk Management
6 3 (2.61%) Change Management
7 2 (1.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.74%) ERP
7 2 (1.74%) Migration
7 2 (1.74%) Information Security
7 2 (1.74%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.74%) Project Management
7 2 (1.74%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.74%) Supplier Management
7 2 (1.74%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.87%) VBScript
3 1 (0.87%) VB
3 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.61%) MCSE
3 3 (2.61%) MCSA
4 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.61%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCOM
2 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.74%) SCSM
3 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.87%) WSUS
3 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) Citrix
3 10 (8.70%) VMware
4 5 (4.35%) Remedy
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle
5 3 (2.61%) SAP
5 3 (2.61%) EMC
6 2 (1.74%) Orchard
6 2 (1.74%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.74%) Apple
6 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.74%) Yardi
6 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.74%) Cognos
6 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.74%) CommVault
7 1 (0.87%) Lotus
7 1 (0.87%) Avaya
7 1 (0.87%) BMC
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