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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 521 505 470
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -35
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 56 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 26
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£175 £148 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £100 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £323 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £125 £188
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.83 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.67% +0.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £11.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £14.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-27.61% -5.60%

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -22 53 £175 +18.64% 28
London +8 18 £165 -26.66% 5
South East -20 18 £210 +42.37% 7
East of England +1 6 - - 3
Cambridge -1 6 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -10 6 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £140 -56.92% 1
City of London +13 5 £165 -5.71% 1
North West -3 4 £155 - 4
Berkshire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes 0 3 £140 -
South West -25 3 £335 +235.00% 3
High Wycombe - 3 - - 1
Cheshire +4 2 £200 - 1
Fareham +2 2 £210 - 2
Hampshire -25 2 £210 +40.00% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £335 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
East Midlands +5 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1
Surrey -3 1 - -
West Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Scunthorpe - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 44 (34.38%) MS Office
2 42 (32.81%) Windows
3 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
4 29 (22.66%) MS Excel
5 22 (17.19%) Active Directory
6 20 (15.63%) Finance
7 14 (10.94%) SQL
8 12 (9.38%) VMware
8 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (8.59%) Windows 7
9 11 (8.59%) Windows XP
10 9 (7.03%) Project Management
10 9 (7.03%) SAP
10 9 (7.03%) ITIL
11 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
11 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
12 7 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (5.47%) Degree
13 6 (4.69%) Time Management
13 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (4.69%) Remedy
13 6 (4.69%) Linux
14 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
14 5 (3.91%) SLA
14 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
14 5 (3.91%) Service Management
14 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
15 4 (3.13%) PowerShell

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.13%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.34%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.56%) Lync
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (34.38%) MS Office
2 29 (22.66%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) LAN
1 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.34%) PABX
2 2 (1.56%) DNS
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.56%) ADSL
2 2 (1.56%) Broadband
2 2 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Law
4 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.56%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) Web Services
1 1 (0.78%) Flash
1 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.34%) CMDB
3 3 (2.34%) FMCG
4 1 (0.78%) iPhone
4 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.78%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.78%) Statistics
4 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.81%) Windows
2 11 (8.59%) Windows XP
2 11 (8.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.69%) Linux
4 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.34%) UNIX
6 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (7.03%) ITIL
1 9 (7.03%) Project Management
2 6 (4.69%) Time Management
3 5 (3.91%) Service Management
3 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 4 (3.13%) ITSM
4 4 (3.13%) Asset Management
4 4 (3.13%) Data Management
4 4 (3.13%) Data Entry
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Security
5 3 (2.34%) Data Analysis
5 3 (2.34%) Logistics
5 3 (2.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.34%) Change Management
6 2 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.56%) Information Security
6 2 (1.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (1.56%) Migration
6 2 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.94%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.56%) VBScript
4 2 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.34%) MCSE
3 3 (2.34%) MCSA
3 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) MCP
4 2 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.78%) CCA
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) SCOM
2 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.34%) SCSM
3 2 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) SCCM
4 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.38%) VMware
3 9 (7.03%) SAP
4 6 (4.69%) Remedy
5 4 (3.13%) Lotus
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle
6 3 (2.34%) EMC
6 3 (2.34%) Citrix
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.34%) IBM
7 2 (1.56%) BMC
7 2 (1.56%) CommVault
7 2 (1.56%) Yardi
7 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.56%) Orchard
7 2 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.56%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco
8 1 (0.78%) Avaya
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