Period
to 9 May 2021

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 133 155
Rank change year-on-year +17 +22 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 31 28 100
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.15% 0.81% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.86% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 78
10th Percentile £229 £124 £216
25th Percentile £368 £157 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £300 £450
Median % change year-on-year +58.33% -33.33% +11.80%
75th Percentile £516 £430 £550
90th Percentile £600 £456 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £375 £418
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.18% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £11.69 " £12.63
25th Percentile £11.97 £12.50 £12.81
Median hourly rate £13.38 £13.00 £13.75
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% -5.45% +3.58%
75th Percentile £14.41 £13.50 £14.81
90th Percentile £14.46 " £15.08
Central London median hourly rate £13.38 £13.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +2.88% -5.45% -12.70%

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 2,540 3,257 6,150
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 93.67% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,863 2,454 4,781
10th Percentile £325 £300 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 54 59
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.53 £13.88
Median hourly rate £17.98 £23.37 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -23.08% +19.83% +4.28%
75th Percentile £28.00 £38.66 £28.96
90th Percentile £39.55 £51.95 £43.37
Central London median hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.40% +5.00% +6.95%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Administrator in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Administrator in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Administrator in the City of London.

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 9 May 2021, 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 City of London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
4 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 10 (32.26%) DNS
4 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (29.03%) Azure
5 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Banking
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 8 (25.81%) Social Skills
7 7 (22.58%) AWS
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) Python
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (19.35%) ITSM
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft 365
8 6 (19.35%) Terraform
9 5 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) High Availability
9 5 (16.13%) Replication
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) EMC
9 5 (16.13%) IBM
9 5 (16.13%) Service Management

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 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Domino
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Azure
2 7 (22.58%) AWS
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
5 3 (9.68%) GCP
5 3 (9.68%) GitHub
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.45%) IaaS
6 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
6 2 (6.45%) PaaS
6 2 (6.45%) SaaS
6 2 (6.45%) Serverless
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (3.23%) Datadog
7 1 (3.23%) Force.com
7 1 (3.23%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 3 (9.68%) Kerberos
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) VSAN
4 2 (6.45%) Skype
4 2 (6.45%) SMTP
5 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) PSTN
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
1 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
1 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
2 8 (25.81%) Social Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.45%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (6.45%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.23%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (19.35%) ITSM
3 5 (16.13%) High Availability
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Security Hardening
5 3 (9.68%) Storage Management
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.23%) AWK
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Go
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) PROC SQL
6 1 (3.23%) R
6 1 (3.23%) sed
6 1 (3.23%) SOQL
6 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) NFS
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Terraform
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Control-M
2 3 (9.68%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (9.68%) Netcool
2 3 (9.68%) PowerCLI
2 3 (9.68%) QRadar
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.68%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (6.45%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Foglight
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Icinga
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) EMC
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) BMC
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Splunk
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) CyberArk
5 3 (9.68%) Qualys
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Ivanti
6 2 (6.45%) Lotus
6 2 (6.45%) Proofpoint
6 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (6.45%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (3.23%) Zerto