The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 524 522 523
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 48 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.093% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 16
Average daily rate
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£143 £200 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £94 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £95 £183
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -47.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.50 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.38
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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 July 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
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 July 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 -14 34 £150 -29.41% 21
London +17 18 £150 -52.00% 5
City of London +26 6 £150 -30.23%
South East -11 5 £175 +89.18% 8
Scotland -12 5 £121 +13.84%
Yorkshire -3 2 £185 -17.77%
East Midlands -5 2 - - 1
Birmingham -5 2 - - 3
West Midlands -10 2 - - 4
Edinburgh -24 2 £121 +13.84%
South West -28 2 - - 3
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
South Yorkshire 0 1 £185 -
Southampton -8 1 £100 - 1
Hampshire -11 1 £100 - 3
East of England -24 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £120 -
South Wales - 1 £120 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Rotherham - 1 £185 -
Salford - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basildon - - - -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 42 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 41 (34.45%) MS Office
3 34 (28.57%) Windows
4 31 (26.05%) Finance
5 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
6 26 (21.85%) Active Directory
7 20 (16.81%) ITIL
8 17 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 14 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 12 (10.08%) Service Management
10 12 (10.08%) Banking
11 11 (9.24%) CRM
11 11 (9.24%) ERP
11 11 (9.24%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (8.40%) LAN
12 10 (8.40%) WAN
12 10 (8.40%) Citrix
12 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
13 9 (7.56%) AS400
13 9 (7.56%) Manufacturing
14 8 (6.72%) Blackberry
14 8 (6.72%) Asset Management
14 8 (6.72%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (6.72%) Degree
14 8 (6.72%) Windows 8
15 7 (5.88%) SQL
15 7 (5.88%) Oracle
15 7 (5.88%) Linux
15 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.84%) Lync
5 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 41 (34.45%) MS Office
3 5 (4.20%) MS Project
4 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.72%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.84%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) LAN
1 10 (8.40%) WAN
2 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.88%) Firewall
3 6 (5.04%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.52%) SAN
4 3 (2.52%) VPN
5 1 (0.84%) SSL
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.84%) NAS
5 1 (0.84%) ADSL
5 1 (0.84%) Intranet
5 1 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.84%) DSL
5 1 (0.84%) FTP
5 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.84%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 31 (26.05%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Banking
3 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Law
6 2 (1.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
7 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
1 2 (1.68%) DCOM
1 2 (1.68%) LAMP
1 2 (1.68%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.84%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) AS400
2 8 (6.72%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.68%) Firmware
5 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) CMDB
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.84%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.84%) DTV
6 1 (0.84%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.57%) Windows
2 14 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.72%) Windows 8
4 7 (5.88%) Linux
5 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.52%) UNIX
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.81%) ITIL
2 12 (10.08%) Service Management
3 11 (9.24%) CRM
3 11 (9.24%) ERP
4 8 (6.72%) Asset Management
5 7 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.04%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.52%) Change Management
8 3 (2.52%) E-Procurement
8 3 (2.52%) Migration
8 3 (2.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.52%) Project Management
8 3 (2.52%) Time Management
8 3 (2.52%) Data Entry
8 3 (2.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (2.52%) VB
3 2 (1.68%) VBScript
3 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.84%) C
4 1 (0.84%) VBA
4 1 (0.84%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) MCP
2 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.84%) HNC
4 1 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (21.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.36%) SCSM
2 4 (3.36%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.36%) SCOM
3 3 (2.52%) SCCM
3 3 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) Citrix
3 7 (5.88%) Oracle
4 5 (4.20%) HP
4 5 (4.20%) BMC
4 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.36%) VMware
5 4 (3.36%) LANDesk
6 3 (2.52%) Veeam
6 3 (2.52%) Lumension
6 3 (2.52%) SAP
6 3 (2.52%) McAfee
7 2 (1.68%) JBoss
7 2 (1.68%) Progress
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.84%) EMC
8 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
8 1 (0.84%) Remedy
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