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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Administrator
Rank 588 578 551
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 42 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 31
Median daily rate £178 £168 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £124 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £325 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £165 £195
% change year-on-year
-27.16% -15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Median hourly rate £11.50 £10.15 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.30% -24.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £10.15 £11.88
% change year-on-year
+13.30% -14.52%

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
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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 41 £178 +5.97% 21
London +12 20 £203 -37.69% 6
East Midlands +4 7 £85 - 1
East of England +7 6 £178 +42.00% 3
Northampton -6 6 £85 -
Northamptonshire -10 6 £85 - 1
City of London - 3 £363 - 1
South East +15 2 £90 -41.93% 4
South West +8 2 - - 1
Essex +7 2 £178 - 1
West Midlands -21 2 £120 -46.66% 4
Shropshire - 2 £120 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 -
Colchester - 2 £178 -
Telford - 2 £120 -
Hampshire +17 1 £90 -40.00% 3
Scotland +8 1 £125 -33.33% 1
Bristol +6 1 - -
Southampton +5 1 £90 -28.00% 3
Gloucestershire +4 1 - -
Glasgow +3 1 £125 -28.57%
North East -34 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £110 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £110 - 2
Durham - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.23%) MS Excel
3 22 (20.56%) Windows
4 18 (16.82%) Active Directory
5 17 (15.89%) MS Office
6 13 (12.15%) Finance
7 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
9 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
9 10 (9.35%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (9.35%) Project Management
10 9 (8.41%) Change Management
10 9 (8.41%) Asset Management
10 9 (8.41%) VMware
10 9 (8.41%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (7.48%) ServiceNow
11 8 (7.48%) ITIL
12 7 (6.54%) Office 365
12 7 (6.54%) Windows 7
12 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
13 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
13 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (5.61%) Linux
13 6 (5.61%) SLA
14 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
14 5 (4.67%) Python
14 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.67%) EMC

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 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (25.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.89%) MS Office
3 10 (9.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (8.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
1 3 (2.80%) SSL
2 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
3 1 (0.93%) Skype
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) DB2
2 1 (0.93%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
3 3 (2.80%) French Language
3 3 (2.80%) German Language
3 3 (2.80%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.80%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.87%) Billing
4 2 (1.87%) Polish Language
4 2 (1.87%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) HTML
2 2 (1.87%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.87%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.87%) Wiki
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.56%) Windows
2 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.54%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.61%) Linux
7 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.87%) Unix
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.35%) Project Management
2 9 (8.41%) Asset Management
2 9 (8.41%) Change Management
3 8 (7.48%) ITIL
4 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.67%) Time Management
5 4 (3.74%) Data Entry
5 4 (3.74%) Migration
5 4 (3.74%) Programme Management
5 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.80%) B2B
6 3 (2.80%) CRM
6 3 (2.80%) ERP
6 3 (2.80%) Internal Audit
6 3 (2.80%) Line Management
6 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.80%) Ticket Management
6 3 (2.80%) Validation
7 2 (1.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.67%) Python
3 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) MCSA
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (16.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Ansible
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
1 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (4.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) VMware
3 8 (7.48%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.67%) EMC
4 5 (4.67%) NetApp
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.74%) Altiris
5 4 (3.74%) Citrix
6 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Remedy
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) Veeam
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