Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017.

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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 99 89
Rank change year-on-year -77 -10 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 79 170 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 2.60% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 2.73% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 142 156
City of London median daily rate £425 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +5.94% +29.03%
10th Percentile £169 £313 £183
90th Percentile £525 £537 £525
Central London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +96.43% +4.05%
10th Percentile £17.25 £13.86 £8.94
90th Percentile £27.50 £28.75 £25.20
Central London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.97% +83.93% -

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 6796 6232 8021
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 95.31% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5397 4936 6331
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 71 109
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.52% -3.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.47% -5.56% +9.09%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -4 1 £250 -33.33%
Administrator
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Linux
3 24 (30.38%) Finance
4 19 (24.05%) Unix
5 18 (22.78%) Banking
6 16 (20.25%) VMware
7 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.46%) Oracle
8 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
9 12 (15.19%) SQL
9 12 (15.19%) Python
10 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
11 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
11 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
11 10 (12.66%) JIRA
11 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
12 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
12 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (11.39%) ITIL
12 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
13 8 (10.13%) Java
13 8 (10.13%) Puppet
13 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (10.13%) DevOps
14 7 (8.86%) Big Data
14 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (8.86%) Hadoop

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 (5.06%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.53%) Jetty
3 2 (2.53%) nginx
3 2 (2.53%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.27%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.06%) Office 365
4 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) GitHub
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) DNS
2 6 (7.59%) SAN
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) DHCP
4 3 (3.80%) Network Security
4 3 (3.80%) SSL
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.53%) LAN
5 2 (2.53%) VLAN
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.27%) HTTP
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) LDAP
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.27%) SMS
6 1 (1.27%) SMTP
6 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Big Data
2 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
4 4 (5.06%) HBase
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.06%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.53%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (2.53%) DB2
5 2 (2.53%) Impala
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) CMake
2 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) PVCS
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 2 (2.53%) Law
5 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) CGI
1 3 (3.80%) SOAP
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) Ajax
2 2 (2.53%) CSS
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
2 2 (2.53%) Kafka
2 2 (2.53%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.53%) PySpark
2 2 (2.53%) scikit-learn
2 2 (2.53%) Servlets
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.59%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.80%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) DataPower
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Linux
3 19 (24.05%) Unix
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.06%) Solaris
9 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.80%) Android
10 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.80%) CentOS
11 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.27%) Debian
12 1 (1.27%) SUSE
12 1 (1.27%) VMS
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.39%) ITIL
4 8 (10.13%) DevOps
5 7 (8.86%) Change Management
6 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.59%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.59%) Project Management
7 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.33%) Patch Management
7 5 (6.33%) Service Management
8 4 (5.06%) CRM
8 4 (5.06%) Data Management
8 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.06%) ETL
8 4 (5.06%) Migration
8 4 (5.06%) Release Management
8 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.19%) Python
2 12 (15.19%) SQL
3 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.13%) Java
5 7 (8.86%) Perl
6 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) C#
8 2 (2.53%) COBOL
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) Scala
9 1 (1.27%) Korn
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) RHCE
5 1 (1.27%) VCP5
5 1 (1.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) COBIT
1 1 (1.27%) GCP
1 1 (1.27%) MiFID
1 1 (1.27%) PMO
1 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) HDFS
4 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Flume
6 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (2.53%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.53%) Docker
7 2 (2.53%) KVM
7 2 (2.53%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.27%) PowerDNS
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.27%) vSphere
8 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) Ansible
2 5 (6.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.06%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (5.06%) SCCM
4 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.80%) Terraform
4 3 (3.80%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.53%) Control-M
5 2 (2.53%) Nagios
5 2 (2.53%) Netcool
5 2 (2.53%) Oozie
5 2 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.53%) Packer
5 2 (2.53%) vMotion
5 2 (2.53%) vRealize
6 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) VMware
2 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.46%) Oracle
4 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco
5 6 (7.59%) Citrix
5 6 (7.59%) ServiceNow
5 6 (7.59%) Veritas
6 5 (6.33%) HP
6 5 (6.33%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.33%) Splunk
7 4 (5.06%) Cloudera
7 4 (5.06%) McAfee
8 3 (3.80%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.80%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.80%) CyberArk
8 3 (3.80%) NetApp
9 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.53%) EMC