Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £411 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 106 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 133 108 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.63% 2.10% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.23% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 79
East of England median daily rate £411 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.52% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £150 £143 £131
90th Percentile £475 £488 £438
England median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 12
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +50.94% -11.67%
10th Percentile £9.29 £10.21 £9.36
90th Percentile £43.15 £47.25 £31.98
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.97 £14.29
% change year-on-year -14.53% +18.70% -4.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,748 4,852 4,677
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.83% 94.12% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,817 2,784 2,690
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.65%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £202
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 385 380
East of England median hourly rate £17.40 £18.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -19.55% +6.55%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.13 £11.24
90th Percentile £47.58 £47.50 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £18.16
% change year-on-year -1.39% +3.00% +0.97%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the East of England

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in the East of England

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in the East of England

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in the East of England

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in the East of England

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Hertfordshire +7 45 £350 -7.89% 12
Cambridgeshire +25 39 £425 +54.55% 12
Essex 0 25 £443 +52.59% 5
Bedfordshire +12 11 £313 -30.56% 3
Norfolk +5 8 £425 +34.92% 5
Suffolk -1 8 £425 +70.00% 3
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 East of England region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 49 (36.84%) Linux
2 47 (35.34%) Windows
3 27 (20.30%) ITIL
4 23 (17.29%) Oracle
4 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
5 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
5 22 (16.54%) Office 365
6 21 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (15.04%) Red Hat
8 18 (13.53%) VMware
8 18 (13.53%) SQL
8 18 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
9 15 (11.28%) Shell Script
10 14 (10.53%) Finance
10 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (9.77%) JIRA
11 13 (9.77%) Firewall
11 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (9.02%) DNS
12 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
13 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared
13 11 (8.27%) Bash Shell
13 11 (8.27%) Puppet
13 11 (8.27%) LAN
13 11 (8.27%) Unix
13 11 (8.27%) DevOps
14 10 (7.52%) Jenkins

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (6.77%) Apache
1 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.26%) Confluence
4 6 (4.51%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.50%) JBoss
6 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.50%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.75%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.54%) Office 365
2 18 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.75%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) Firewall
2 12 (9.02%) DNS
3 11 (8.27%) LAN
4 9 (6.77%) WAN
5 8 (6.02%) DHCP
5 8 (6.02%) Wireless
6 5 (3.76%) SSL
7 4 (3.01%) SAN
7 4 (3.01%) SSH
7 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.01%) VPN
8 3 (2.26%) DKIM
8 3 (2.26%) DMARC
8 3 (2.26%) Internet
8 3 (2.26%) VLAN
9 2 (1.50%) FTP
9 2 (1.50%) Skype
10 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.75%) SMS
10 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) MySQL
2 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.01%) Ingres
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
7 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) JIRA
2 10 (7.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (2.26%) Legal
2 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.50%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.50%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Billing
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) Web Services
2 5 (3.76%) LDAP
2 5 (3.76%) XML
3 3 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.50%) SAML
4 2 (1.50%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.75%) OAuth
5 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.01%) Clustering
2 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.26%) Replication
3 3 (2.26%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.50%) CMDB
4 2 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.50%) PKI
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) FMCG
5 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.75%) Social Media
5 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.84%) Linux
2 47 (35.34%) Windows
3 21 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.27%) Unix
5 10 (7.52%) CentOS
5 10 (7.52%) Windows Server
6 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.26%) Solaris
8 5 (3.76%) AIX
8 5 (3.76%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.01%) Debian
10 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.50%) HPUX
11 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.75%) Fedora
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.30%) ITIL
2 15 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.27%) DevOps
4 10 (7.52%) Migration
5 9 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (6.77%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.02%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.02%) Validation
7 7 (5.26%) Change Control
7 7 (5.26%) Change Management
7 7 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (3.76%) CRM
9 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.76%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.01%) Analytics
10 4 (3.01%) Data Entry
10 4 (3.01%) Proactive Monitoring
11 3 (2.26%) Open Source
11 3 (2.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.53%) SQL
2 15 (11.28%) Shell Script
3 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
4 11 (8.27%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.51%) Python
6 5 (3.76%) Perl
7 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.50%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.50%) C
8 2 (1.50%) Korn
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
8 2 (1.50%) VB
8 2 (1.50%) VBScript
9 1 (0.75%) ANSI C
9 1 (0.75%) AWK
9 1 (0.75%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.75%) Java
9 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.26%) Degree
3 7 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.01%) CCNA
6 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) MCSA
7 2 (1.50%) MCSE
8 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.75%) CCA
8 1 (0.75%) CCIE
8 1 (0.75%) CCNP
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.75%) VCP5
8 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.75%) GDPR
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.02%) Docker
4 5 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.26%) Postfix
7 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.50%) Xen
8 1 (0.75%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.75%) Ceph
8 1 (0.75%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.75%) NFS
8 1 (0.75%) Squid
8 1 (0.75%) XenApp
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) Puppet
2 9 (6.77%) Ansible
3 6 (4.51%) WSUS
4 5 (3.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.01%) Grafana
5 4 (3.01%) Nagios
5 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.01%) Opsview
6 3 (2.26%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.50%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.50%) OpenView
7 2 (1.50%) OVSD
7 2 (1.50%) Pingdom
7 2 (1.50%) Salt
7 2 (1.50%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
1 23 (17.29%) Oracle
2 20 (15.04%) Red Hat
3 18 (13.53%) VMware
4 8 (6.02%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.76%) Vertica
6 4 (3.01%) Cisco
6 4 (3.01%) HP
6 4 (3.01%) NetApp
7 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.26%) Lotus
7 3 (2.26%) ShoreTel
8 2 (1.50%) Arista
8 2 (1.50%) Aruba
8 2 (1.50%) Google
8 2 (1.50%) IBM
8 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.50%) SAP
8 2 (1.50%) Symantec
9 1 (0.75%) Fortinet