Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 85 72
Rank change year-on-year -24 -13 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 85 106 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.78% 2.35% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.45% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 68
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +42.22%
10th Percentile £118 £141 £137
90th Percentile £488 £438 £469
England median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 27
East of England median hourly rate £40.75 £12.15 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +235.53% -10.67% -44.51%
10th Percentile £9.65 £8.98 £8.50
90th Percentile £88.63 £17.58 £44.90
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.86% -3.45% -1.69%

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 4,508 4,321 4,962
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 95.70% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,612 2,470 2,849
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £210
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 352 506
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -9.86% +10.94%
10th Percentile £10.66 £11.01 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -8 39 £209 -38.07% 16
Cambridgeshire -29 26 £325 +8.33% 28
Bedfordshire -2 8 £438 +236.54% 1
Essex -3 6 £350 +30.11% 13
Suffolk +14 3 £80 -77.14% 2
Norfolk -24 3 £315 +57.50%
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 East of England region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 23 (27.06%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
3 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (15.29%) SQL
5 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
6 12 (14.12%) Red Hat
7 11 (12.94%) Migration
7 11 (12.94%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (12.94%) SAP
7 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
8 10 (11.76%) Oracle
8 10 (11.76%) VMware
8 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
9 9 (10.59%) Project Management
9 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
10 8 (9.41%) Finance
10 8 (9.41%) Unix
10 8 (9.41%) CRM
10 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
11 7 (8.24%) High Availability
12 6 (7.06%) vSphere
12 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014

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 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) SAS
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) NetSuite
1 2 (2.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) Kerberos
2 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) DHCP
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) NAS
4 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.18%) OSPF
4 1 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) DB2
2 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.18%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Impala
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.18%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) GoCD
3 1 (1.18%) Gradle
3 1 (1.18%) gulp
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Billing
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
2 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Automotive
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.18%) Law
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) Browserify
2 1 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) Memcached
2 1 (1.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.88%) Replication
2 4 (4.71%) Clustering
2 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.35%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) Blog
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.18%) Life Science
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (1.18%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
3 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.41%) Unix
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) SUSE
6 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) CentOS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (12.94%) Migration
3 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.59%) Project Management
5 8 (9.41%) CRM
6 7 (8.24%) High Availability
7 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.71%) ERP
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.71%) Validation
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.53%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (3.53%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.53%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (3.53%) Data Deduplication
9 3 (3.53%) Data Management
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.53%) Java
4 3 (3.53%) Python
4 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) Perl
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) Jython
6 1 (1.18%) R
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.35%) MCSA
4 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) PMO
2 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.18%) AS 2805
4 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.18%) GAMP
4 1 (1.18%) GCP
4 1 (1.18%) GDPR
4 1 (1.18%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (7.06%) vSphere
3 2 (2.35%) Docker
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
4 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 3 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.53%) vCenter Server
2 3 (3.53%) vRealize
3 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 2 (2.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.18%) Terraform
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Red Hat
3 11 (12.94%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (12.94%) SAP
4 10 (11.76%) Oracle
4 10 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (4.71%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.71%) IBM
6 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.35%) Ariba
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix
7 2 (2.35%) NetApp
7 2 (2.35%) Splunk
8 1 (1.18%) CommVault
8 1 (1.18%) Facebook
8 1 (1.18%) HP
8 1 (1.18%) Informatica
8 1 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.18%) Twitter