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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Administrator
Rank 589 573 567
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 52 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 23
Median daily rate £148 £158 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £111 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £335 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £125 £168
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -25.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 14
Median hourly rate £9.63 £13.60 £12.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.53 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.45 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.63 £13.60 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +4.57%

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -28 45 £160 +1.58% 28
South East -6 18 £163 -7.14% 5
London -3 16 £158 -26.74% 5
Hampshire +9 11 £163 -9.72% 2
Scotland -10 5 £110 - 1
Hertfordshire +14 4 £145 - 1
Watford +10 4 £145 -
East of England +4 4 £145 +16.00% 2
Edinburgh -4 4 £110 -
South West -7 4 £219 -15.45%
Surrey -10 3 - - 1
Bristol +3 2 - -
Winchester -6 2 £195 -
Sandwich - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £219 -
Kent - 2 - -
East Midlands +9 1 - - 6
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
North Yorkshire +6 1 £160 -
Leicestershire -1 1 - - 1
Berkshire -3 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -4 1 £160 +29.94% 2
North West -11 1 - - 5
South Wales - 1 £200 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £200 - 1
Wales - 1 £200 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £100 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - - 2

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 39 (32.23%) Active Directory
2 34 (28.10%) MS Office
2 34 (28.10%) MS Excel
3 30 (24.79%) Windows
3 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.74%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.92%) DNS
5 12 (9.92%) ITIL
6 11 (9.09%) Cisco
6 11 (9.09%) Finance
6 11 (9.09%) Legal
6 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (8.26%) Windows Server
7 10 (8.26%) Firewall
7 10 (8.26%) DHCP
8 9 (7.44%) FTP
8 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.44%) SLA
8 9 (7.44%) Windows XP
9 8 (6.61%) SSH
9 8 (6.61%) VMware
9 8 (6.61%) MS Exchange
9 8 (6.61%) SMTP
9 8 (6.61%) CRM
9 8 (6.61%) HTTP
9 8 (6.61%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (6.61%) Windows 8
10 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (5.79%) HP
10 7 (5.79%) Service Management

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 (6.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (28.10%) MS Excel
1 34 (28.10%) MS Office
2 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.83%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.65%) assyst
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.92%) DNS
2 10 (8.26%) DHCP
2 10 (8.26%) Firewall
3 9 (7.44%) FTP
3 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.61%) HTTP
4 8 (6.61%) SMTP
4 8 (6.61%) SSH
5 4 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.48%) Network Security
6 3 (2.48%) VPN
7 2 (1.65%) Broadband
7 2 (1.65%) LAN
7 2 (1.65%) SAN
7 2 (1.65%) WAN
8 1 (0.83%) 3G
8 1 (0.83%) Internet
8 1 (0.83%) Intranet
8 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) MySQL
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.83%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (9.09%) Finance
1 11 (9.09%) Legal
2 3 (2.48%) Billing
3 2 (1.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Local Government
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) International Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.83%) Korean Language
4 1 (0.83%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) CSS
1 2 (1.65%) HTML
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.83%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.96%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.65%) CMDB
3 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.65%) Social Media
4 1 (0.83%) Clustering
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.83%) Life Science
4 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.79%) Windows
2 13 (10.74%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.44%) Windows XP
5 8 (6.61%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.48%) Linux
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.83%) AIX
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.92%) ITIL
2 8 (6.61%) CRM
3 7 (5.79%) Service Management
4 6 (4.96%) ITSM
5 5 (4.13%) Asset Management
5 5 (4.13%) Project Management
6 4 (3.31%) Data Entry
6 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.48%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.48%) E-business
7 3 (2.48%) Invoice Processing
7 3 (2.48%) Logistics
7 3 (2.48%) Migration
7 3 (2.48%) Software Licensing
8 2 (1.65%) Information Governance
8 2 (1.65%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (1.65%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.65%) Security Patching
8 2 (1.65%) Server Building
8 2 (1.65%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.48%) SQL
2 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.65%) PHP
2 2 (1.65%) VB
3 1 (0.83%) C++
3 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.83%) Perl
3 1 (0.83%) Python
3 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) MCP
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 8 (6.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) BS7799
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (32.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.83%) Samba
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) Cisco
3 8 (6.61%) VMware
4 7 (5.79%) HP
5 6 (4.96%) Remedy
5 6 (4.96%) SAP
6 3 (2.48%) Citrix
6 3 (2.48%) Guidewire
6 3 (2.48%) Symantec
7 2 (1.65%) Apple
7 2 (1.65%) BMC
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.83%) Altiris
8 1 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Lotus
8 1 (0.83%) NetApp
8 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow