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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 543 507 525
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 72 62 62
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 26 25 14
Average daily rate
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£153 £145 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £112 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £133 £215
% change year-on-year
-7.54% -38.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 31
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -19.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £21.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.54%

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
52098 48552 51706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.77% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32589 29303 29138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2082 2105 2549
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 £38.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -11 71 £150 -4.76% 16
London +29 33 £155 -17.33% 2
City of London +26 14 £160 -26.43% 1
South East -14 14 £178 +26.78% 5
East Midlands +3 5 £300 -
Yorkshire -1 5 £105 +7.69% 3
West Yorkshire -1 5 £105 +7.69% 3
West Midlands -15 5 £100 -39.39% 2
East of England -25 4 £123 -18.33% 1
North West -9 3 £70 - 3
Warwickshire -13 3 £100 -39.39% 1
Surrey +2 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - -
Milton Keynes -8 2 - -
Hertfordshire -19 2 £130 -
Hampshire -27 2 £148 +28.26% 1
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Southampton -13 1 £115 -
South West -33 1 - -
North East -39 1 £95 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £95 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £95 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - - 1

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 48 (40.00%) MS Office
2 41 (34.17%) Windows
3 35 (29.17%) MS Excel
4 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.83%) Finance
6 22 (18.33%) Active Directory
7 17 (14.17%) Windows 7
8 16 (13.33%) ITIL
9 14 (11.67%) Service Management
10 12 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 11 (9.17%) Citrix
11 11 (9.17%) SQL
11 11 (9.17%) Windows XP
12 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
12 9 (7.50%) Asset Management
13 8 (6.67%) CRM
13 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (6.67%) Degree
14 7 (5.83%) Taleo
14 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
15 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
15 6 (5.00%) Banking
15 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis
15 6 (5.00%) VMware
15 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
15 6 (5.00%) Linux
15 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
15 6 (5.00%) MCP

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 48 (40.00%) MS Office
2 35 (29.17%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Taleo
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) WAN
2 5 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (1.67%) Firewall
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.83%) ADSL
4 1 (0.83%) Broadband
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.00%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.33%) Law
5 2 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) Application Packaging
1 2 (1.67%) DCOM
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) FMCG
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) DTV
5 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.17%) Windows
2 17 (14.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.17%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.00%) Linux
5 5 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.50%) UNIX
7 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.33%) ITIL
2 14 (11.67%) Service Management
3 9 (7.50%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.67%) CRM
5 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.17%) Data Entry
7 4 (3.33%) Time Management
7 4 (3.33%) ITSM
8 3 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.50%) Change Management
8 3 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.50%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.50%) Data Management
8 3 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.67%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.67%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.17%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.67%) VBScript
3 2 (1.67%) VB
4 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) MCP
2 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) MCSE
4 2 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.50%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.67%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
5 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) SCOM
1 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (2.50%) SCSM
2 3 (2.50%) SCCM
3 2 (1.67%) WMI
4 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.17%) Citrix
3 6 (5.00%) VMware
4 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.33%) Remedy
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle
5 3 (2.50%) SAP
5 3 (2.50%) BMC
6 2 (1.67%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.67%) Orchard
6 2 (1.67%) Yardi
6 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.67%) CommVault
6 2 (1.67%) Apple
6 2 (1.67%) EMC
6 2 (1.67%) Cognos
6 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
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