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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 559 531 528
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 47 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 12
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£138 £165 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £95 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £121 £109 £164
% change year-on-year
+11.49% -33.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 27
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £11.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -2.08%

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 -26 36 £130 -21.21% 16
London +14 17 £475 +137.50% 5
South East -21 6 £115 +21.05% 3
East Midlands +4 4 - -
East of England -24 4 £130 +36.84% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 - -
Hertfordshire -13 3 £130 -
City of London +16 2 £160 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Southampton -14 1 £115 -
Scotland -17 1 - - 1
Hampshire -19 1 £115 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
North East - 1 £95 - 1
North West - 1 £70 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 1 £95 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £95 - 1
Nuneaton - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Redditch - - - -
Salisbury - - - -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (34.04%) MS Office
2 30 (31.91%) MS Excel
3 27 (28.72%) Windows
4 19 (20.21%) Finance
5 17 (18.09%) ITIL
6 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
7 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
8 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
9 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
10 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
10 10 (10.64%) Service Management
11 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
11 9 (9.57%) Asset Management
11 9 (9.57%) Citrix
11 9 (9.57%) Degree
12 8 (8.51%) Banking
12 8 (8.51%) Linux
12 8 (8.51%) CRM
12 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
12 8 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (8.51%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (7.45%) Taleo
13 7 (7.45%) WAN
14 6 (6.38%) LAN
14 6 (6.38%) ERP
14 6 (6.38%) SQL
14 6 (6.38%) MCP
14 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
14 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
15 5 (5.32%) Capacity Management

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.06%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (34.04%) MS Office
2 30 (31.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.26%) MS Project
4 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (8.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Taleo
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) WAN
2 6 (6.38%) LAN
3 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.26%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.26%) Firewall
4 2 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (1.06%) DNS
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) SMS
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) ADSL
5 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.51%) Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.19%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
7 1 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) French Language
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
1 2 (2.13%) DCOM
1 2 (2.13%) LAMP
1 2 (2.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.26%) AS400
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Firmware
4 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.13%) FMCG
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) Statistics
5 1 (1.06%) DTV
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.51%) Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.13%) UNIX
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) ITIL
2 10 (10.64%) Service Management
3 9 (9.57%) Asset Management
4 8 (8.51%) CRM
5 6 (6.38%) ERP
5 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.32%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.26%) Time Management
7 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.26%) Project Management
8 3 (3.19%) Security Management
8 3 (3.19%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.13%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.13%) Logistics
9 2 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.13%) Change Management
9 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.13%) VBScript
3 2 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.06%) Lingo
4 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) MCP
3 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
1 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCOM
1 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.19%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.19%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) SCSM
3 2 (2.13%) WMI
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
4 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Citrix
3 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.19%) BMC
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) JBoss
5 2 (2.13%) Apple
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 2 (2.13%) Orchard
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (1.06%) Yardi
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) EMC
6 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.06%) Cognos
Farnborough, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £160 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £20000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £15 to £18 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £90.00 - £100.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago