The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 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.

Administrator
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 26 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 10 19 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.38% 5.31% 13.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 5.51% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 45
Median daily rate £275 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.29% +2.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +8.65% -4.37%  

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 278 345 431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.92% 96.37% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 205 304
Median daily rate £340 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 42
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.19 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 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 24 June 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) MediaWiki
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL

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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) MediaWiki
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) IMAP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) RavenDB
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Signage
1 1 (6.25%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
1 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.25%) Invoice Processing
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Psychology
2 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (6.25%) OpenAM
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com