Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Administrator
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 36 29
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 11 23 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.58% 3.73% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 3.93% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 38
Cambridge median daily rate £275 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £230 £131 £252
90th Percentile £403 £388 £416
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £275 £325 £363
% change year-on-year -15.38% -10.34% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.50
10th Percentile £36.25 - £20.25
90th Percentile £38.75 - £20.80
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £11.87 £26.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year -55.85% +31.10% -16.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 657 585 914
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 94.97% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 299 601
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £208 £250
90th Percentile £546 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 57 63
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +28.71%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.63 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.50 £57.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +33.93% +36.59% -16.33%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Cambridge

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Debian
4 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) MediaWiki
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (9.09%) PMO
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Search
5 1 (9.09%) Data Quality

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) MediaWiki
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Debian
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Search
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) GAMP
1 1 (9.09%) GCP
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com