Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 158 95
Rank change year-on-year -31 -63 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 64 92 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 1.34% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.41% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 151
City of London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £131 £183 £266
90th Percentile £533 £525 £525
Central London median daily rate £375 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 £21.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.12% -22.73% +71.88%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.52 £13.86
90th Percentile £18.80 £27.50 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% -41.75% +60.94%

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 6,610 6,504 6,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.81% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,229 5,110 5,072
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.78%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 17 (26.56%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) Finance
3 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.50%) Unix
6 8 (12.50%) Windows
7 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (9.38%) Banking
8 6 (9.38%) VMware
8 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
9 5 (7.81%) DNS
9 5 (7.81%) Migration
9 5 (7.81%) Change Management
9 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.81%) Marketing
9 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.25%) JIRA
10 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
10 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (4.69%) Decision-Making

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.69%) Confluence
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) WordPress
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.56%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) BGP
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) MGCP
2 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.13%) NX-OS
2 2 (3.13%) OSPF
2 2 (3.13%) SSL
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.56%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.56%) FCoE
3 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.56%) MRTG
3 1 (1.56%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.13%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) OLAP
4 1 (1.56%) QlikView
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.56%) Django
3 1 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) Kafka
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) BYOD
4 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Equities
4 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (12.50%) Unix
3 8 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (7.81%) Change Management
1 5 (7.81%) CRM
1 5 (7.81%) ITIL
1 5 (7.81%) Migration
1 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (4.69%) Decision-Making
3 3 (4.69%) DevOps
3 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.69%) Task Automation
4 2 (3.13%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
4 2 (3.13%) High Availability
4 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.13%) MapReduce
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.69%) Python
3 2 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) CCNP
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.56%) CISSP
2 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.56%) MCSE
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) VCAP
2 1 (1.56%) VCP5
2 1 (1.56%) VCP6
2 1 (1.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) HDFS
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Nagios
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.56%) collectd
3 1 (1.56%) Grafana
3 1 (1.56%) Graphite
3 1 (1.56%) Kibana
3 1 (1.56%) logstash
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (9.38%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.13%) F5
5 2 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) Juniper
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.56%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.56%) Marketo
6 1 (1.56%) Pardot
6 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless