The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 78 88
Rank change year-on-year -46 +10  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 38 87 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.19% 2.51% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 2.64% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 71 90
Median daily rate £425 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year +11.53% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3048 3293 5190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 94.87% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2315 2667 3913
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 75
Median hourly rate £17.39 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.07% +11.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £43.57 £34.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 44 (42.31%) Linux
2 30 (28.85%) Windows
3 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (21.15%) Red Hat
4 22 (21.15%) Python
4 22 (21.15%) Finance
5 21 (20.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (19.23%) Banking
7 18 (17.31%) Unix
8 17 (16.35%) SQL
8 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.38%) Hadoop
9 16 (15.38%) Big Data
10 14 (13.46%) PowerShell
10 14 (13.46%) Puppet
10 14 (13.46%) SCCM
11 13 (12.50%) Bash Shell
11 13 (12.50%) Apache Spark
12 12 (11.54%) VMware
13 11 (10.58%) Windows Server
14 10 (9.62%) DevOps
14 10 (9.62%) Kafka
14 10 (9.62%) Nagios
14 10 (9.62%) Java
14 10 (9.62%) Apache
15 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (8.65%) Perl
15 9 (8.65%) NetApp
16 8 (7.69%) Oracle
16 8 (7.69%) ITIL

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 13 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 10 (9.62%) Apache
3 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.77%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.85%) Confluence
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.88%) IIS
6 3 (2.88%) JBoss
6 3 (2.88%) Jupyter
6 3 (2.88%) nginx
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.88%) HipChat
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.92%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.96%) Relativity
2 1 (0.96%) Ringtail
2 1 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.96%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.92%) Yammer
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.96%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) DNS
1 7 (6.73%) Kerberos
2 6 (5.77%) Firewall
3 5 (4.81%) SAN
4 4 (3.85%) LAN
4 4 (3.85%) Network Security
4 4 (3.85%) WAN
5 3 (2.88%) DHCP
5 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.88%) Internet
5 3 (2.88%) Skype
5 3 (2.88%) SSL
5 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.92%) LDAP
6 2 (1.92%) NAS
6 2 (1.92%) SSH
7 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.96%) MRTG
7 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) Big Data
1 16 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 8 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 7 (6.73%) MySQL
4 6 (5.77%) HBase
4 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.88%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (2.88%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.92%) Impala
8 2 (1.92%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) JIRA
2 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 20 (19.23%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) Kafka
2 3 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.92%) J2EE
3 2 (1.92%) LAMP
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Tez
4 1 (0.96%) CSS
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.96%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.96%) SAML
4 1 (0.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 4 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.85%) User Experience
2 2 (1.92%) CMDB
2 2 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
3 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (0.96%) Fintech
3 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (42.31%) Linux
2 30 (28.85%) Windows
3 21 (20.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (17.31%) Unix
5 11 (10.58%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.77%) Solaris
7 5 (4.81%) CentOS
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.92%) Debian
10 2 (1.92%) SUSE
11 1 (0.96%) Fedora
11 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.62%) DevOps
2 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.69%) ITIL
4 6 (5.77%) Project Management
4 6 (5.77%) Service Management
5 5 (4.81%) Application Packaging
5 5 (4.81%) Change Control
5 5 (4.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.81%) Service Design
6 4 (3.85%) B2C
6 4 (3.85%) Migration
6 4 (3.85%) Open Source
7 3 (2.88%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.88%) Investment Management
7 3 (2.88%) Line Management
8 2 (1.92%) Analytics
8 2 (1.92%) ArchiMate
8 2 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) Python
2 17 (16.35%) SQL
3 14 (13.46%) PowerShell
4 13 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.62%) Java
6 9 (8.65%) Perl
7 4 (3.85%) R
7 4 (3.85%) Scala
7 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.88%) Ruby
9 2 (1.92%) AWK
9 2 (1.92%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) sed
9 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) Korn
10 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Degree
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) CCNA
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.96%) MCSE
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) PMO
2 4 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.73%) HDFS
4 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.81%) Docker
6 4 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.92%) NFS
7 2 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.92%) Xen
7 2 (1.92%) XenApp
7 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.96%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.96%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Puppet
1 14 (13.46%) SCCM
2 10 (9.62%) Nagios
3 6 (5.77%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (4.81%) SCOM
4 5 (4.81%) WSUS
5 4 (3.85%) Kibana
5 4 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.88%) Grafana
6 3 (2.88%) Graphite
6 3 (2.88%) logstash
6 3 (2.88%) Oozie
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (2.88%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.92%) Ambari
7 2 (1.92%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.96%) Salt
8 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Red Hat
2 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 9 (8.65%) NetApp
5 8 (7.69%) Cisco
5 8 (7.69%) Hortonworks
5 8 (7.69%) Oracle
6 6 (5.77%) Cloudera
6 6 (5.77%) EMC
7 5 (4.81%) Citrix
7 5 (4.81%) SaltStack
8 4 (3.85%) Veritas
9 3 (2.88%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.88%) Dell
9 3 (2.88%) HP
10 2 (1.92%) Apple
10 2 (1.92%) CommVault
10 2 (1.92%) Sun
10 2 (1.92%) Sybase
10 2 (1.92%) Teradata
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
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