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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 539 487 472
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 43 72 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 37
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£183 £145 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £109 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £258 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £145 £188
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.59 £9.80 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.36 £50.00 £19.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +87.50%

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -52 37 £200 +48.14% 33
South East -22 13 £176 +35.57% 11
London -11 10 £175 +12.90% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £140 -56.92%
East of England +14 4 - - 3
South West -5 4 £300 +200.00% 4
City of London +11 3 £255 +88.88% 2
Scotland -11 3 £93 -61.87%
High Wycombe - 3 - -
Glasgow +1 2 £93 -
Fareham -1 2 £210 - 1
West Midlands -2 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -2 2 - -
West Yorkshire -7 2 - -
Hampshire -15 2 £210 +44.82% 4
North West -16 2 £110 -10.20% 3
Berkshire -5 1 - - 1
Leeds -16 1 - -
Devon - 1 £218 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £163 - 3
Bristol - 1 £300 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Eastleigh - - - - 1

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (37.07%) MS Office
2 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 38 (32.76%) Windows
4 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
5 23 (19.83%) Active Directory
6 16 (13.79%) Finance
7 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (11.21%) VMware
9 12 (10.34%) SQL
9 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (9.48%) SAP
11 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
12 9 (7.76%) ITIL
13 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
13 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
13 8 (6.90%) Project Management
13 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
15 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
15 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (5.17%) Linux
15 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
16 5 (4.31%) Remedy
16 5 (4.31%) SLA
16 5 (4.31%) Service Management
17 4 (3.45%) Degree
17 4 (3.45%) Data Analysis
17 4 (3.45%) Data Entry
17 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.59%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.59%) Lync
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.86%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (37.07%) MS Office
2 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Maximo
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) ADSL
1 3 (2.59%) LAN
1 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.59%) PABX
2 2 (1.72%) SAN
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) VPN
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
2 2 (1.72%) Broadband
3 1 (0.86%) PSTN
3 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.86%) DNS
3 1 (0.86%) X.509
3 1 (0.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.86%) Wireless
3 1 (0.86%) NAS
3 1 (0.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Law
4 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) Flash
1 1 (0.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) CMDB
4 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.86%) FMCG
4 1 (0.86%) iPhone
4 1 (0.86%) Clustering
4 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.86%) PKI
4 1 (0.86%) CCTV
4 1 (0.86%) Statistics
4 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.76%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.17%) Linux
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.72%) UNIX
7 2 (1.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.86%) Android
8 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (7.76%) ITIL
2 8 (6.90%) Project Management
3 5 (4.31%) Service Management
4 4 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 4 (3.45%) Data Management
4 4 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 4 (3.45%) Data Entry
5 3 (2.59%) Logistics
5 3 (2.59%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.59%) Document Management
5 3 (2.59%) Information Security
5 3 (2.59%) Asset Management
5 3 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.59%) Migration
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Security
5 3 (2.59%) Line Management
6 2 (1.72%) Capacity Management
6 2 (1.72%) Time Management
6 2 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (2.59%) VB
2 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.72%) MCSE
4 2 (1.72%) MCSA
4 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) MCP
5 1 (0.86%) HNC
5 1 (0.86%) VCP4
5 1 (0.86%) CCA
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (19.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) XenApp
4 1 (0.86%) XenServer
4 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.72%) SCOM
1 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.72%) SCSM
2 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) VMware
3 11 (9.48%) SAP
4 5 (4.31%) Remedy
5 4 (3.45%) Lotus
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle
5 4 (3.45%) Citrix
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco
6 3 (2.59%) IBM
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.59%) EMC
7 2 (1.72%) BMC
7 2 (1.72%) CommVault
7 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.72%) Dell
8 1 (0.86%) Avaya
8 1 (0.86%) Juniper
8 1 (0.86%) HP
8 1 (0.86%) Apple
8 1 (0.86%) Symantec
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