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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 570 558 531
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 52 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.077% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.083% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 21
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£215 £150 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £120 £96
% change year-on-year
+54.16% +24.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.02 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.40% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £15.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £10.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+56.09% -21.15%

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -1 50 £215 +43.33% 22
London +6 22 £215 +38.70% 7
South East -19 13 £118 -32.85% 6
City of London -9 9 £220 +46.66% 2
Hampshire -2 7 - -
West Midlands +10 5 £275 - 2
East of England -4 4 £363 - 1
Berkshire +1 3 £118 - 1
Birmingham 0 3 £275 -
Buckinghamshire -2 3 - -
East Midlands -4 3 £120 - 2
Eastleigh - 3 - -
Leicestershire +6 2 £120 -
Southampton 0 2 - -
Hertfordshire -5 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Ilford - 2 £155 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Leicester +9 1 - -
Milton Keynes -1 1 - -
South West -3 1 - - 2
Reading -7 1 - - 1
North West -26 1 £120 +71.42% 1
North East - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £120 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
3 28 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 26 (24.76%) MS Office
5 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 18 (17.14%) Finance
7 15 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 13 (12.38%) ITIL
9 11 (10.48%) VMware
9 11 (10.48%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (9.52%) Windows XP
11 8 (7.62%) MS Exchange
11 8 (7.62%) SAP
11 8 (7.62%) Migration
11 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
11 8 (7.62%) Data Entry
12 7 (6.67%) Time Management
12 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (5.71%) Project Management
13 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
14 5 (4.76%) Retail
14 5 (4.76%) Firewall
14 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
14 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000
14 5 (4.76%) SLA
14 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
14 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
14 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (4.76%) vSphere
14 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (7.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.95%) Lync
6 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (24.76%) MS Office
3 11 (10.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.86%) MS Project
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.95%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Maximo
2 1 (0.95%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Firewall
2 4 (3.81%) VPN
2 4 (3.81%) SAN
3 2 (1.90%) WebEx
3 2 (1.90%) Broadband
4 1 (0.95%) PSTN
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
4 1 (0.95%) LDAP
4 1 (0.95%) ADSL
4 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.95%) VLAN
4 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.95%) PowerCenter
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Law
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.86%) Back Office
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.81%) Statistics
2 4 (3.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) EPoS
3 3 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.90%) Wiki
4 2 (1.90%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (1.90%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (1.90%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.90%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.81%) Linux
7 3 (2.86%) UNIX
8 1 (0.95%) AIX
8 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.38%) ITIL
2 8 (7.62%) Migration
2 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
2 8 (7.62%) Data Entry
3 7 (6.67%) Time Management
4 6 (5.71%) Project Management
5 5 (4.76%) Change Control
6 4 (3.81%) Financial Analysis
6 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.86%) Service Management
7 3 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (1.90%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (1.90%) Software Licensing
8 2 (1.90%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (1.90%) ITIL V2
8 2 (1.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.90%) PRINCE
8 2 (1.90%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.86%) SQL
3 2 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.90%) MCP
3 2 (1.90%) MCSA
3 2 (1.90%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MOS
4 1 (0.95%) MCITP
4 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) vSphere
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.90%) XenApp
3 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.95%) SCOM
2 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.95%) SCSM
2 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.95%) Nagios
2 1 (0.95%) OPNET
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) VMware
3 8 (7.62%) SAP
4 4 (3.81%) Cisco
4 4 (3.81%) HP
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle
4 4 (3.81%) Citrix
4 4 (3.81%) Remedy
4 4 (3.81%) McAfee
5 3 (2.86%) CommVault
5 3 (2.86%) Symantec
6 2 (1.90%) Sophos
6 2 (1.90%) EMC
7 1 (0.95%) Avaya
7 1 (0.95%) Dell
7 1 (0.95%) BT
7 1 (0.95%) Informatica
7 1 (0.95%) NetApp
7 1 (0.95%) Lotus
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
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