Period
to 21 September 2021

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 102 129
Rank change year-on-year -44 +27 +78
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 27 15 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.85% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.92% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 84
10th Percentile £293 £350 £206
25th Percentile £363 £406 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% +21.53%
75th Percentile £488 £490 £513
90th Percentile £534 " £559
Central London median daily rate £400 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
10th Percentile " " £11.90
25th Percentile £11.50 " £12.13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.91% +69.23% -7.14%
75th Percentile £14.50 " £14.38
90th Percentile " " £14.90
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -40.91% +69.23% -7.14%

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 3,383 1,631 5,842
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.81% 92.83% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,511 1,210 4,620
10th Percentile £356 £313 £317
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £503 £513
Median % change year-on-year +9.45% -1.95% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 74
10th Percentile £12.88 £16.25 £11.25
25th Percentile £15.00 £20.00 £12.76
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.75 £19.16
Median % change year-on-year -25.17% +91.78% +2.47%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.44 £22.89
90th Percentile £62.35 £53.70 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £35.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -24.48% +83.33% +4.28%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) Banking
4 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Azure
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) DHCP
4 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 5 (18.52%) EMC
5 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Skype
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.81%) Ansible
6 4 (14.81%) AWS
6 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (14.81%) Avaya
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) Unix
7 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
7 3 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (11.11%) Solaris

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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Domino
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) FileNet
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Azure
2 4 (14.81%) AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (11.11%) GitHub
3 3 (11.11%) IaaS
3 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 3 (11.11%) SaaS
4 2 (7.41%) GCP
4 2 (7.41%) Power Platform
4 2 (7.41%) PowerApps
4 2 (7.41%) ShareGate
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Force.com
5 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) Skype
4 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
5 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
5 3 (11.11%) WebEx
6 2 (7.41%) SMTP
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Power BI
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
1 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.11%) Social Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) International Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.70%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) API Integration
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Security Hardening
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Management
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) NFS
3 2 (7.41%) Veritas File System
3 2 (7.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
2 3 (11.11%) QRadar
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (7.41%) Control-M
3 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Netcool
3 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) EMC
2 5 (18.52%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Avaya
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) CyberArk
4 3 (11.11%) Qualys
4 3 (11.11%) Speakerbus
4 3 (11.11%) Splunk
5 2 (7.41%) BMC
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Lotus
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Proofpoint
5 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.70%) SAP