The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 28 June 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 / Croydon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.57% 1.22% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 1.29% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 5
Median daily rate £463 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.80 £13.60 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.48% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 204 232 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 95.77% 94.31% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 163 87
Median daily rate £463 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Croydon

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Administrator in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Croydon

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Croydon over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Croydon

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Croydon

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Croydon region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (95.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
3 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (85.00%) CentOS
3 17 (85.00%) Ubuntu
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (75.00%) Puppet
4 15 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (75.00%) KVM
4 15 (75.00%) yum
4 15 (75.00%) LDAP
4 15 (75.00%) DNS
5 14 (70.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
7 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Server Building
9 5 (25.00%) Spread Betting
9 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) iptables
10 4 (20.00%) C
11 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (10.00%) Terraform
12 1 (5.00%) Shell Script

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) DNS
2 15 (75.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Spread Betting
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) CentOS
2 17 (85.00%) Ubuntu
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Server Building
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (75.00%) KVM
2 15 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (20.00%) iptables
5 1 (5.00%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) Puppet
1 15 (75.00%) yum
2 2 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.00%) Pacemaker
3 1 (5.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Greenplum
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle