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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Administrator
UK
Rank 559 553 538
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 38 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 28
Median daily rate £180 £175 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £330 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £160 £200
% change year-on-year
-5.46% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.28 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.43% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £9.50 £9.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £20.00 £26.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £11.28 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +4.88%

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +4 37 £180 +11.11% 30
London +11 16 £256 -21.15% 10
East Midlands - 7 £85 - 1
Northampton - 7 £85 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £85 -
City of London - 6 £288 - 5
South East -2 5 £164 +9.16% 6
East of England -2 3 £178 +42.00% 4
Yorkshire +9 2 £525 - 3
South West +7 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes +3 2 £210 -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £210 - 1
Hampshire -3 2 £104 -24.54% 2
West Midlands -11 2 £120 -46.66% 4
Shropshire - 2 £120 -
Essex - 2 £178 -
Telford - 2 £120 -
Colchester - 2 £178 -
Scotland +21 1 £125 -33.33% 1
Berkshire +14 1 - -
North Yorkshire +11 1 - -
Gloucestershire +6 1 - -
Glasgow +5 1 £125 -28.57%
Southampton +3 1 £90 -28.00% 1
Farnborough - 1 £118 -
Filton - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
4 15 (17.44%) Windows
5 14 (16.28%) MS Office
6 12 (13.95%) Finance
7 9 (10.47%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (9.30%) Asset Management
8 8 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (9.30%) SCCM
8 8 (9.30%) ServiceNow
9 7 (8.14%) Time Management
9 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
9 7 (8.14%) Change Management
10 6 (6.98%) Project Management
10 6 (6.98%) ITIL
10 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
11 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.81%) Application Packaging
11 5 (5.81%) SLA
11 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.81%) VMware
11 5 (5.81%) Office 365
11 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
12 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
12 4 (4.65%) Citrix
12 4 (4.65%) 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 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.28%) MS Office
3 9 (10.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) VPN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.33%) Billing
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.16%) French Language
4 1 (1.16%) German Language
4 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.16%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.16%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 2 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (2.33%) Wiki
4 1 (1.16%) CMDB
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) iPad
4 1 (1.16%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.33%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.30%) Asset Management
2 7 (8.14%) Change Management
2 7 (8.14%) Time Management
3 6 (6.98%) ITIL
3 6 (6.98%) Project Management
4 5 (5.81%) Application Packaging
4 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.49%) Data Entry
5 3 (3.49%) Line Management
5 3 (3.49%) Ticket Management
6 2 (2.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (2.33%) Change Control
6 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.33%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (2.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.33%) Service Management
6 2 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.16%) MCSA
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 4 (4.65%) WSUS
3 2 (2.33%) Ansible
3 2 (2.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) ServiceNow
3 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) Altiris
4 4 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (2.33%) EMC
5 2 (2.33%) NetApp
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy
6 1 (1.16%) Sun
6 1 (1.16%) Veeam
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £130 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
University of Brighton
Rate: £33,943 to £40,523 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago