Period
to 1 April 2020

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 181 188
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 -69
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 62 118 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.17% 1.33% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.40% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 94 87
Median daily rate £375 £409 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.26% -0.79% +3.00%
10th Percentile £124 £202 £189
90th Percentile £510 £588 £521
London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.63
10th Percentile £12.50 - £10.48
90th Percentile £13.50 - £32.50
London median hourly rate £19.00 £13.34 £17.63
% change year-on-year +42.43% -24.31% +10.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 4,941 8,435 8,739
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 94.73% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,635 6,391 6,802
Median daily rate £500 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 83 136
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +4.28% +8.59%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.85 £41.25 £45.50
Median hourly rate £32.45 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +47.50% +2.33% -6.52%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Central London

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Administrator in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Administrator in Central London

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Administrator in Central London over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Administrator in Central London

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Administrator in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Administrator in Central London

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Central London region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 42 £220 -48.24% 31
Camden +8 3 £430 +79.17%
Administrator
London

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (25.81%) Windows
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (17.74%) Firewall
3 11 (17.74%) Migration
4 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (16.13%) VPN
5 9 (14.52%) Adobe
5 9 (14.52%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (14.52%) Change Management
5 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
6 8 (12.90%) Office 365
6 8 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (12.90%) VXLAN
6 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
6 8 (12.90%) JNCIP
6 8 (12.90%) Wireshark
6 8 (12.90%) Juniper
6 8 (12.90%) Nagios
6 8 (12.90%) OSPF
6 8 (12.90%) IPv4
6 8 (12.90%) IPv6
6 8 (12.90%) CCNP
6 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (12.90%) Cisco
6 8 (12.90%) Ethernet
6 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
7 7 (11.29%) Unix
8 6 (9.68%) Mac OS
8 6 (9.68%) Time Management

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.61%) GCP
4 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Firewall
2 10 (16.13%) VPN
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (12.90%) Ethernet
3 8 (12.90%) IPv4
3 8 (12.90%) IPv6
3 8 (12.90%) OSPF
3 8 (12.90%) VXLAN
3 8 (12.90%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.23%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) SSH
5 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) Maven
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
1 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) J2EE
2 2 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Mac OS
4 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) SUSE
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Migration
2 9 (14.52%) Change Management
3 6 (9.68%) Time Management
4 5 (8.06%) CRM
4 5 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.45%) Validation
6 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.84%) Data Validation
6 3 (4.84%) Database Optimisation
6 3 (4.84%) Decision-Making
6 3 (4.84%) ITIL
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.84%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.23%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps
7 2 (3.23%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) AWK
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) Groovy
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) sed
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) CCNP
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (12.90%) JNCIP
2 5 (8.06%) JNCIS
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.61%) VMFS
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Nagios
2 5 (8.06%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) Ansible
3 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.61%) logstash
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.61%) Terraform
4 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.61%) vMotion
4 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Adobe
2 9 (14.52%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco
3 8 (12.90%) Juniper
3 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.61%) Huawei
6 1 (1.61%) Informatica
6 1 (1.61%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.61%) McAfee
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) Workday