The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 34 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 6 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.90% 7.11% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 7.27% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 7
Median daily rate £325 £290 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.06% +45.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £301
% change year-on-year +3.32% +12.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 293 399 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.02% 97.79% 97.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 257 187
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 27
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +74.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Cambridge

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Cambridge

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Cambridge

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) WSUS
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (23.53%) LDAP
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) Clustering
5 3 (17.65%) PKI
5 3 (17.65%) OAuth
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
5 3 (17.65%) SAML
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) PMO
6 2 (11.76%) XenApp
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) LDAP
3 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) OAuth
1 3 (17.65%) SAML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (29.41%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) OpenAM
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) ForgeRock
4 1 (5.88%) Planview
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) VMware