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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 543 518 523
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 45 45 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 19
Average daily rate
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£150 £200 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £95 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £96 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.67% -45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 23
Average hourly rate £13.55 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.50 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.38
% change year-on-year
- +5.05%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 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 30 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 -35 35 £150 -25.00% 24
London +18 20 £150 -50.00% 8
City of London +20 7 £150 -50.00% 2
South East -16 5 £175 +84.21% 2
East Midlands -1 2 - - 1
Birmingham -3 2 - - 3
West Midlands -15 2 - - 4
South West -20 2 - - 4
North West - 2 £70 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Reading +7 1 - -
Milton Keynes +2 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
Southampton -9 1 £100 - 1
Hampshire -10 1 £100 - 2
East of England -21 1 - - 1
Scotland -26 1 - -
Wales - 1 £120 -
South Wales - 1 £120 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £70 -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 41 (35.96%) MS Office
1 41 (35.96%) MS Excel
2 29 (25.44%) Finance
3 28 (24.56%) Windows
4 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
5 21 (18.42%) Active Directory
6 19 (16.67%) ITIL
7 15 (13.16%) SharePoint
8 12 (10.53%) Service Management
8 12 (10.53%) Banking
9 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
10 10 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (8.77%) CRM
11 9 (7.89%) ERP
11 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
11 9 (7.89%) Citrix
11 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
12 8 (7.02%) Asset Management
12 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
12 8 (7.02%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (7.02%) Degree
13 7 (6.14%) Taleo
13 7 (6.14%) AS400
13 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
13 7 (6.14%) LAN
13 7 (6.14%) WAN
14 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
14 6 (5.26%) Linux
14 6 (5.26%) SQL
14 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) Lync
6 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 41 (35.96%) MS Office
1 41 (35.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Project
3 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (7.02%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) LAN
1 7 (6.14%) WAN
2 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.39%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.51%) Firewall
5 3 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) NAS
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) DSL
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) ADSL
6 1 (0.88%) FTP
6 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Banking
3 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) .NET
1 2 (1.75%) DCOM
1 2 (1.75%) LAMP
1 2 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) AS400
1 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.75%) Firmware
3 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
4 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.26%) Linux
4 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.75%) UNIX
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (10.53%) Service Management
3 10 (8.77%) CRM
4 9 (7.89%) ERP
5 8 (7.02%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.63%) Time Management
8 3 (2.63%) Supplier Management
8 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.63%) Data Entry
8 3 (2.63%) Security Management
8 3 (2.63%) E-Procurement
8 3 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.63%) Project Management
8 3 (2.63%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.75%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) VB
3 2 (1.75%) VBScript
3 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) Lingo
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.39%) MCP
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.88%) MCSE
4 1 (0.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
1 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.51%) SCSM
2 4 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
3 2 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) Citrix
3 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds
3 5 (4.39%) BMC
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) SAP
4 2 (1.75%) Progress
4 2 (1.75%) JBoss
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) Remedy
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) EMC
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £125 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Solmar Finance
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Real Staffing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 180-220 Per Day
Posted: 21 days ago