Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 153 93
Rank change year-on-year -14 -60 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 82 95 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 1.47% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.54% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 69 149
City of London median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £151 £262 £239
90th Percentile £571 £538 £514
Central London median daily rate £388 £405 £388
% change year-on-year -4.32% +4.52% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 0
City of London median hourly rate £15.75 £18.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.44% - -
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £15.75 -

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 6,657 6,176 6,530
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.84% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,230 4,739 5,244
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £455
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.14% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 75 80
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -7.68% +1.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.48
90th Percentile £31.50 £30.04 £35.86
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.41% -13.74% +7.51%

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 23 July 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
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. 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
London Bridge -14 1 £120 -59.15%
Administrator
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 25 (30.49%) Linux
3 17 (20.73%) Unix
4 16 (19.51%) Windows
4 16 (19.51%) Red Hat
5 13 (15.85%) SQL
6 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
6 11 (13.41%) Migration
7 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.20%) Perl
7 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (10.98%) Banking
9 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
9 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
9 8 (9.76%) VMware
9 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
10 7 (8.54%) DNS
11 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (7.32%) Firewall
11 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
11 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (6.10%) Puppet
12 5 (6.10%) Middleware
12 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (6.10%) Change Management
12 5 (6.10%) Python
12 5 (6.10%) LDAP

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 4 (4.88%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
2 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.44%) JBoss
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) DNS
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 4 (4.88%) SAN
4 3 (3.66%) SSL
5 2 (2.44%) DHCP
5 2 (2.44%) LAN
5 2 (2.44%) NAS
5 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.44%) SMS
5 2 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.22%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.22%) FTP
6 1 (1.22%) HTTP
6 1 (1.22%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.22%) Skype
6 1 (1.22%) SNMP
6 1 (1.22%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Big Data
2 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.44%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.44%) DB2
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Power BI
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) OLAP
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.66%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.44%) Front Office
5 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Billing
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) LDAP
1 5 (6.10%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (2.44%) Kafka
2 2 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) J2EE
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) CMDB
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) PACS
4 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Equities
5 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Unix
3 16 (19.51%) Windows
4 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.10%) AIX
6 5 (6.10%) Solaris
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.22%) CentOS
10 1 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.22%) VMS
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.41%) Migration
2 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.10%) Change Management
4 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.88%) Runbook
5 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.66%) DevOps
5 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.66%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (3.66%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.44%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.44%) Data Management
6 2 (2.44%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.44%) High Availability
6 2 (2.44%) Network Management
6 2 (2.44%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.44%) Project Management
6 2 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) Perl
3 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.10%) Python
6 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.66%) Java
7 2 (2.44%) Korn
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 2 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) CCNA
4 1 (1.22%) CCNP
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) VCAP
4 1 (1.22%) VCP5
4 1 (1.22%) VCP6
4 1 (1.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) Docker
4 1 (1.22%) Firmware
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) iptables
4 1 (1.22%) NFS
4 1 (1.22%) Samba
4 1 (1.22%) vCloud
4 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
2 4 (4.88%) Ansible
3 3 (3.66%) RSA Archer
4 2 (2.44%) Nagios
4 2 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.44%) WMI
5 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.22%) collectd
5 1 (1.22%) Grafana
5 1 (1.22%) Graphite
5 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.22%) Kibana
5 1 (1.22%) logstash
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.22%) PowerBroker
5 1 (1.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (1.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Red Hat
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) VMware
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco
5 4 (4.88%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.66%) CyberArk
6 3 (3.66%) Hitachi
6 3 (3.66%) Hortonworks
6 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 3 (3.66%) NetApp
6 3 (3.66%) Opsware
6 3 (3.66%) Sun
6 3 (3.66%) Sybase
6 3 (3.66%) Veritas
7 2 (2.44%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Veeam