The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Administrator
Rank 599 594 566
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 62 68 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 16
Median daily rate £138 £215 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.04% +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £119 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £382 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £238 £200
% change year-on-year
-42.10% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 15
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £9.61 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.40 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.10 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +51.00%

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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

IT Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured IT Administrator in the job title.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 53 £138 -36.04% 13
London +5 20 £150 -30.23% 5
South East +13 16 £114 -3.19% 3
Hampshire 0 8 £103 -
Scotland +19 7 - -
Edinburgh +4 7 - -
North West +20 6 £250 +108.33% 2
Southampton +17 5 £90 -
East of England +12 5 £138 -45.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £138 -
Manchester -8 4 £250 -
Milton Keynes +16 3 £138 -
Berkshire +5 3 - - 1
City of London +28 2 £140 -26.79% 3
South West +12 2 £125 -
Hertfordshire +6 2 £180 - 1
North East -24 2 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 2 £310 -
Tyne and Wear -26 2 £310 -
West Midlands -36 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £300 -
Winchester - 2 £120 -
Watford - 2 £180 -
Norfolk - 2 £170 -
Cambridgeshire +19 1 £138 -45.81%
Cambridge +16 1 £138 -62.06%
Reading +11 1 - -
Leicestershire +4 1 £77 -14.44%
East Midlands -3 1 £77 -14.44%
Bracknell -4 1 - -

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (24.78%) Windows
2 28 (24.78%) MS Excel
3 24 (21.24%) MS Office
4 15 (13.27%) Finance
5 13 (11.50%) SLA
5 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
6 12 (10.62%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
8 9 (7.96%) ITIL
9 8 (7.08%) Linux
9 8 (7.08%) CRM
9 8 (7.08%) MS Exchange
9 8 (7.08%) Cisco
9 8 (7.08%) VMware
9 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
9 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
10 7 (6.19%) Degree
10 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.31%) NetApp
11 6 (5.31%) Project Management
11 6 (5.31%) Legal
11 6 (5.31%) Change Management
11 6 (5.31%) SCCM
11 6 (5.31%) Office 365

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (24.78%) MS Excel
2 24 (21.24%) MS Office
3 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) assyst
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) DHCP
1 5 (4.42%) DNS
1 5 (4.42%) Firewall
1 5 (4.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.65%) FTP
2 3 (2.65%) LAN
2 3 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.65%) SAN
2 3 (2.65%) SSL
2 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.65%) WAN
3 2 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.77%) HTTP
3 2 (1.77%) SMTP
3 2 (1.77%) SSH
3 2 (1.77%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) 3G
4 1 (0.88%) Broadband
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) DB2
2 1 (0.88%) Ingres
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Billing
3 3 (2.65%) French Language
3 3 (2.65%) German Language
3 3 (2.65%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.65%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.77%) Local Government
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Polish Language
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) CSS
1 1 (0.88%) HTML
1 1 (0.88%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.42%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.77%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.78%) Windows
2 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.62%) Windows 7
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.08%) Linux
5 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.42%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Unix
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (7.96%) ITIL
2 8 (7.08%) CRM
3 6 (5.31%) Change Management
3 6 (5.31%) Project Management
4 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.42%) ITSM
4 5 (4.42%) Migration
5 4 (3.54%) Data Entry
5 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.65%) B2B
6 3 (2.65%) Internal Audit
6 3 (2.65%) Service Management
7 2 (1.77%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (1.77%) E-Commerce
7 2 (1.77%) ERP
7 2 (1.77%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.77%) SDLC
7 2 (1.77%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.42%) Python
3 2 (1.77%) PHP
3 2 (1.77%) SQL
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.77%) MCSE
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.88%) BS7799
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 28 (24.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Ansible
2 5 (4.42%) Puppet
2 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Cisco
2 8 (7.08%) VMware
3 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.31%) NetApp
4 6 (5.31%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.42%) EMC
5 5 (4.42%) Remedy
6 4 (3.54%) SAP
7 3 (2.65%) Altiris
7 3 (2.65%) HP
7 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) Google
9 1 (0.88%) Infor
9 1 (0.88%) Lotus
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) Symantec