Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 100 88
Rank change year-on-year -70 -12 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 77 160 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 2.56% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 2.68% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 131 137
City of London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £165 £283 £177
90th Percentile £531 £556 £543
Central London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
City of London median hourly rate £26.50 £24.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +100.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £17.63 £12.11 £8.46
90th Percentile £27.50 £28.75 £25.85
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £22.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year +16.48% +89.58% -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,655 5,971 6,759
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.24% 95.43% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,272 4,739 5,329
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £648
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 67 98
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -9.98% +19.37%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.84 £10.94
90th Percentile £31.00 £55.00 £40.53
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.35 £19.25
% change year-on-year +4.35% -9.90% +16.67%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 City of London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 30 (38.96%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Linux
3 19 (24.68%) Finance
4 17 (22.08%) Banking
5 15 (19.48%) Unix
6 13 (16.88%) Python
7 12 (15.58%) VMware
8 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
10 9 (11.69%) SAN
10 9 (11.69%) Oracle
10 9 (11.69%) JIRA
10 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (10.39%) SQL
11 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
11 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
11 8 (10.39%) Proactive Monitoring
12 7 (9.09%) Runbook
12 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (9.09%) ServiceNow
12 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
13 6 (7.79%) CMake
13 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
13 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) SAS
2 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Jetty
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.30%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.30%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) SAN
2 3 (3.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) NAS
4 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) SMS
4 1 (1.30%) SMTP
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Big Data
2 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.49%) MySQL
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) HBase
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) JIRA
2 6 (7.79%) CMake
3 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Law
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) CGI
2 4 (5.19%) SOAP
3 3 (3.90%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) Ajax
4 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) Kafka
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.30%) Middleware
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Clustering
2 4 (5.19%) Replication
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) CMDB
4 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) DataPower
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Linux
3 15 (19.48%) Unix
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.19%) Solaris
6 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.60%) CentOS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.30%) Debian
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.39%) Proactive Monitoring
3 7 (9.09%) Runbook
4 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing
5 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.49%) Service Management
6 4 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.19%) Change Control
6 4 (5.19%) Data Management
6 4 (5.19%) DevOps
6 4 (5.19%) ETL
6 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.19%) Project Management
7 3 (3.90%) Analytics
7 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.90%) CRM
7 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) Python
2 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 8 (10.39%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) Java
5 5 (6.49%) Perl
6 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) C#
8 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.30%) Korn
9 1 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) RHCE
5 1 (1.30%) VCP5
5 1 (1.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) COBIT
1 1 (1.30%) GCP
1 1 (1.30%) MiFID
1 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.19%) HDFS
3 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.60%) Docker
4 2 (2.60%) KVM
4 2 (2.60%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.60%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) PowerDNS
5 1 (1.30%) vCloud
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.19%) Ansible
2 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.19%) Puppet
2 4 (5.19%) SCCM
3 3 (3.90%) vRealize
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.60%) Netcool
4 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.60%) PowerCLI
4 2 (2.60%) Terraform
4 2 (2.60%) vMotion
5 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.30%) Nagios
5 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.30%) WMI
5 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) VMware
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 6 (7.79%) Citrix
7 5 (6.49%) HP
7 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.19%) Cisco
8 4 (5.19%) McAfee
8 4 (5.19%) Veritas
9 3 (3.90%) NetApp
10 2 (2.60%) arcserve
10 2 (2.60%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.60%) CyberArk
10 2 (2.60%) EMC
10 2 (2.60%) Snow
10 2 (2.60%) Splunk