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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Administrator
Rank 600 603 556
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -47
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 60 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 21
Median daily rate £145 £215 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £375 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £200 £155
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £10.66 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £21.50 £16.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £13.80 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+41.32% +0.34%

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -32 49 £145 -32.55% 16
London +2 21 £153 -29.06% 7
South East -2 13 £103 -40.14% 2
Scotland +11 8 £110 -51.11%
Edinburgh -1 8 £110 -51.11%
East of England +19 6 £141 -14.39% 2
Hampshire 0 5 £96 -
Hertfordshire +16 3 £163 -
Milton Keynes +15 3 £138 -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £138 -
Watford +10 3 £163 -
South West +5 3 £219 - 1
North West -6 3 £275 +129.16%
Southampton +7 2 £90 -
Berkshire +5 2 - - 1
Norfolk +1 2 £170 +3.03%
Winchester 0 2 £103 -
Manchester -7 2 £250 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 2 £310 -
North East -45 2 £310 -
Tyne and Wear -47 2 £310 -
Swindon - 2 £219 -
Wiltshire - 2 £219 -
City of London +42 1 £140 -36.36%
Cambridge +16 1 £138 -62.06% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 1 £138 -45.81% 2
Leicestershire +8 1 £77 -26.66%
Surrey 0 1 - -
East Midlands -3 1 £77 -26.66% 1
Bracknell -11 1 - - 1

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 30 (25.21%) MS Office
1 30 (25.21%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 26 (21.85%) Windows
4 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.92%) Finance
4 13 (10.92%) SLA
5 12 (10.08%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.40%) ITIL
6 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (7.56%) CRM
7 9 (7.56%) VMware
8 8 (6.72%) Linux
8 8 (6.72%) Cisco
8 8 (6.72%) DNS
8 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.88%) Office 365
9 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 7 (5.88%) Degree
9 7 (5.88%) DHCP
9 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
9 7 (5.88%) Legal
9 7 (5.88%) Firewall
10 6 (5.04%) Change Management
10 6 (5.04%) Migration
10 6 (5.04%) Windows XP

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 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) SAS
5 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (25.21%) MS Office
2 28 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.84%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) assyst
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) DNS
2 7 (5.88%) DHCP
2 7 (5.88%) Firewall
3 5 (4.20%) FTP
3 5 (4.20%) Internet
3 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.36%) HTTP
4 4 (3.36%) SMTP
4 4 (3.36%) SSH
5 3 (2.52%) LAN
5 3 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.52%) SAN
5 3 (2.52%) SSL
5 3 (2.52%) WAN
6 2 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.68%) VPN
7 1 (0.84%) NAS
7 1 (0.84%) Network Security
7 1 (0.84%) Skype
7 1 (0.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) MySQL
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) DB2
2 1 (0.84%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Billing
4 3 (2.52%) French Language
4 3 (2.52%) German Language
4 3 (2.52%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.52%) Turkish Language
5 2 (1.68%) Local Government
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) International Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.84%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) .NET
1 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.84%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.36%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.68%) Social Media
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) CMDB
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.84%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.84%) Fintech
5 1 (0.84%) Life Science
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.85%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.08%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.72%) Linux
6 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.04%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.84%) Unix
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.40%) ITIL
2 9 (7.56%) CRM
3 6 (5.04%) Change Management
3 6 (5.04%) Migration
4 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
4 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.20%) Data Entry
4 5 (4.20%) Project Management
5 4 (3.36%) ITSM
5 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.52%) B2B
6 3 (2.52%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.52%) Invoice Processing
6 3 (2.52%) Logistics
6 3 (2.52%) Service Management
7 2 (1.68%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (1.68%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.68%) Internal Audit
7 2 (1.68%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.68%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.36%) Python
3 2 (1.68%) PHP
3 2 (1.68%) SQL
4 1 (0.84%) C++
4 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) Degree
1 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.68%) MCSE
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.84%) MCP
5 1 (0.84%) MCSA
5 1 (0.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) SLA
2 6 (5.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.84%) BS7799
4 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 30 (25.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) SCCM
2 4 (3.36%) Ansible
2 4 (3.36%) Puppet
2 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) VMware
3 8 (6.72%) Cisco
4 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.20%) NetApp
5 5 (4.20%) SAP
6 4 (3.36%) EMC
6 4 (3.36%) HP
6 4 (3.36%) Remedy
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix
7 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.68%) Altiris
8 2 (1.68%) Lotus
9 1 (0.84%) Infor
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle
9 1 (0.84%) Symantec
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