Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 103 67
Rank change year-on-year +25 -36 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 132 104 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.77% 2.21% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 2.34% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 45 86
East of England median daily rate £350 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -4.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £131 £116 £138
90th Percentile £480 £460 £443
England median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
East of England median hourly rate £13.05 £12.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.73% -43.53% +3.66%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.18
90th Percentile £26.18 £16.25 £40.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £13.66
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.23% -8.93%

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 4,499 4,436 4,975
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.22% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,566 2,631 2,893
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £205 £207
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 344 356
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.50 £11.44
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Cambridgeshire +29 52 £388 +40.91% 15
Hertfordshire +6 47 £275 -6.78% 15
Essex +8 15 £360 +18.03% 4
Suffolk -7 12 £425 +158.36% 1
Bedfordshire -6 4 £225 -50.00% 2
Norfolk -4 2 £430 +36.51% 3
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 41 (31.06%) Windows
2 33 (25.00%) Linux
3 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 26 (19.70%) Active Directory
5 22 (16.67%) ITIL
5 22 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (14.39%) Firewall
7 17 (12.88%) Oracle
7 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Excel
8 16 (12.12%) Finance
9 15 (11.36%) VMware
9 15 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (11.36%) Office 365
9 15 (11.36%) Data Centre
10 14 (10.61%) Windows Server
10 14 (10.61%) MS Exchange
10 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
11 13 (9.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (9.85%) DNS
11 13 (9.85%) MySQL
12 12 (9.09%) SQL
12 12 (9.09%) Migration
12 12 (9.09%) Bash Shell
12 12 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (8.33%) Puppet
13 11 (8.33%) Docker
13 11 (8.33%) DevOps
13 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
13 11 (8.33%) Identity Management
13 11 (8.33%) Shell Script

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 14 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.55%) Apache
4 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.27%) IIS
5 3 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.52%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.52%) JBoss
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.79%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.52%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.76%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.76%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.36%) Office 365
3 8 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.39%) Firewall
2 13 (9.85%) DNS
3 11 (8.33%) DHCP
4 9 (6.82%) LAN
4 9 (6.82%) Wireless
5 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.30%) WAN
7 6 (4.55%) VPN
8 5 (3.79%) SSL
9 4 (3.03%) Internet
10 3 (2.27%) FTP
10 3 (2.27%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.27%) Skype
10 3 (2.27%) SSH
11 2 (1.52%) ADSL
11 2 (1.52%) HTTP
11 2 (1.52%) SAN
11 2 (1.52%) SMS
11 2 (1.52%) VLAN
12 1 (0.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) MySQL
2 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Ingres
6 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.76%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (3.79%) JIRA
3 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 16 (12.12%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (2.27%) Automotive
5 3 (2.27%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.52%) Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Billing
6 2 (1.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) HTML
2 6 (4.55%) CSS
2 6 (4.55%) LDAP
3 4 (3.03%) SAML
4 3 (2.27%) Ajax
4 3 (2.27%) OAuth
4 3 (2.27%) XHTML
4 3 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) .NET
5 1 (0.76%) EDI
5 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.76%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.55%) Clustering
2 6 (4.55%) PKI
3 5 (3.79%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.27%) CMDB
4 3 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Replication
5 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.06%) Windows
2 33 (25.00%) Linux
3 14 (10.61%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.55%) Unix
6 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.79%) CentOS
7 5 (3.79%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.76%) AIX
10 1 (0.76%) Debian
10 1 (0.76%) Fedora
10 1 (0.76%) FreeNAS
10 1 (0.76%) HPUX
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (9.09%) Migration
2 12 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (8.33%) DevOps
3 11 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 8 (6.06%) Data Entry
4 8 (6.06%) Open Source
4 8 (6.06%) Validation
5 7 (5.30%) Change Management
5 7 (5.30%) Configuration Management
5 7 (5.30%) CRM
5 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.03%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 12 (9.09%) SQL
3 11 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.58%) Perl
4 10 (7.58%) Python
5 6 (4.55%) Java
5 6 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.52%) VB
6 2 (1.52%) VBScript
7 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.76%) AWK
7 1 (0.76%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) Korn
7 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Degree
1 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) CCIE
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.76%) MCSA
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) PMO
1 3 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.76%) GCP
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 26 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.33%) Docker
3 7 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.27%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 3 (2.27%) XenApp
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.76%) Ceph
7 1 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Puppet
2 8 (6.06%) WSUS
3 7 (5.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (3.79%) Rancher
5 4 (3.03%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.03%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (2.27%) Ansible
6 3 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.27%) Nagios
6 3 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.52%) Grafana
7 2 (1.52%) OpenView
7 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.52%) OVSD
7 2 (1.52%) Salt
8 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.76%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.88%) Oracle
3 15 (11.36%) VMware
4 10 (7.58%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.06%) Cisco
6 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.79%) ShoreTel
6 5 (3.79%) Vertica
7 4 (3.03%) Aruba
7 4 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.03%) Citrix
7 4 (3.03%) HP
7 4 (3.03%) Percona
7 4 (3.03%) SAP
8 3 (2.27%) Arista
8 3 (2.27%) NetApp
8 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.52%) Google
9 2 (1.52%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.52%) Lotus