The median contractor rate for an IT Administrator was £203 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 577 564
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Administrator 31 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 33
Median daily rate £203 £145 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.65% -10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £90 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £262 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £143 £125
% change year-on-year +26.31% +14.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £9.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -31.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £9.00 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £13.35 £16.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £9.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +76.38% -33.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured IT Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Administrator in England

IT Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Administrator in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Administrator in England

IT Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Administrator in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Administrator in England

IT Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Administrator in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Administrator in England

IT Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Administrator in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Administrator in England

IT Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
South East +5 9 £325 +100.00% 8
London -4 9 £213 +46.55% 8
East of England -6 7 £170 +17.24% 2
North West +24 2 £140 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
South West +2 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £110 - 1
IT Administrator
UK

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the England region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) Windows
3 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 9 (16.07%) SCCM
7 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 7 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (10.71%) VMware
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
10 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
10 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.93%) DNS
10 5 (8.93%) Change Management
11 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.14%) ITIL
11 4 (7.14%) Retail
11 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
11 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
12 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
12 3 (5.36%) PMO
12 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
12 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
12 3 (5.36%) DHCP
12 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
12 3 (5.36%) Cisco

IT Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) DNS
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (1.79%) ADSL
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Skype
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.79%) CMDB
2 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) iPhone
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) PKI
2 1 (1.79%) VAX
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.57%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Android
7 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
1 5 (8.93%) Change Management
2 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (3.57%) Change Control
3 2 (3.57%) Contract Management
3 2 (3.57%) Information Security
3 2 (3.57%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.57%) Service Management
3 2 (3.57%) SIEM
3 2 (3.57%) Statistics
3 2 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (1.79%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (1.79%) IT Strategy
4 1 (1.79%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
1 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) PMO
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Aspera SmartTrack
2 2 (3.57%) WSUS
2 2 (3.57%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Snow
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) McAfee
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) Sun
6 1 (1.79%) Veritas
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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