Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 71 54
Rank change year-on-year -28 -17 +42
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 108 128 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.11% 2.67% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.79% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 107
East of England median daily rate £320 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +30.84%
10th Percentile £143 £131 £148
90th Percentile £488 £438 £443
England median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 37
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -16.67% -38.78%
10th Percentile £10.21 £9.25 £8.58
90th Percentile £47.25 £29.56 £36.50
England median hourly rate £16.97 £14.29 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.70% -4.72% -3.23%

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 4801 4588 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.70% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2650 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 366 538
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.33 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -17 39 £380 +12.59% 7
Cambridgeshire -26 30 £275 -15.38% 6
Bedfordshire -4 12 £450 +227.27% 1
Essex -12 11 £290 -3.33% 6
Norfolk -4 10 £315 +57.50% 2
Suffolk +13 6 £250 -23.08% 2
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 32 (29.63%) Linux
2 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
3 24 (22.22%) Windows
4 20 (18.52%) Unix
5 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
7 15 (13.89%) Windows Server
8 14 (12.96%) Migration
8 14 (12.96%) VMware
9 13 (12.04%) SAP
9 13 (12.04%) Cloudera
10 12 (11.11%) High Availability
10 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (10.19%) SQL
11 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
11 11 (10.19%) Hadoop
12 10 (9.26%) Java
12 10 (9.26%) Kerberos
12 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
12 10 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (8.33%) LAN
13 9 (8.33%) Oracle
14 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
14 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
14 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (6.48%) Finance
15 7 (6.48%) 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 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.78%) Apache
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (2.78%) IIS
3 3 (2.78%) SAS
4 2 (1.85%) Confluence
4 2 (1.85%) MediaWiki
4 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Kerberos
2 9 (8.33%) LAN
3 5 (4.63%) VLAN
4 4 (3.70%) Firewall
5 3 (2.78%) DNS
5 3 (2.78%) Internet
5 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.78%) WAN
5 3 (2.78%) X.500
6 2 (1.85%) DHCP
6 2 (1.85%) LDAP
6 2 (1.85%) SSL
7 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.93%) Extranet
7 1 (0.93%) HTTP
7 1 (0.93%) Intranet
7 1 (0.93%) OSPF
7 1 (0.93%) SAN
7 1 (0.93%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) Hadoop
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.63%) DB2
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.78%) EDRMS
5 3 (2.78%) GIS
5 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.85%) MySQL
6 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Impala
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Legal
2 2 (1.85%) Marketing
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.93%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) JSON
3 1 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.93%) Memcached
3 1 (0.93%) ODBC
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.78%) User Experience
4 2 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) Blog
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.63%) Linux
2 24 (22.22%) Windows
3 20 (18.52%) Unix
4 15 (13.89%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.63%) Solaris
7 3 (2.78%) Debian
7 3 (2.78%) HPUX
7 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) CentOS
8 2 (1.85%) SUSE
8 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.96%) Migration
2 12 (11.11%) High Availability
3 9 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.56%) CRM
5 5 (4.63%) Information Security
5 5 (4.63%) Project Management
6 4 (3.70%) Change Management
6 4 (3.70%) Data Entry
6 4 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 4 (3.70%) Time Management
6 4 (3.70%) Validation
7 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (2.78%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (2.78%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (2.78%) Data Deduplication
7 3 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) Java
3 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.63%) Perl
5 5 (4.63%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) AWK
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) JCL
6 1 (0.93%) Jython
6 1 (0.93%) Korn
6 1 (0.93%) R
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) sed
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) MCSA
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Degree
5 2 (1.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) RHCE
6 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.78%) PMO
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.85%) GDPR
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.93%) AS 2805
4 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) GAMP
4 1 (0.93%) GCP
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) vSphere
3 5 (4.63%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.78%) Samba
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.93%) Docker
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.93%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.78%) Ansible
2 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 3 (2.78%) vCenter Server
2 3 (2.78%) vRealize
3 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
4 1 (0.93%) vMotion
4 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.93%) zSecure
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) VMware
3 13 (12.04%) Cloudera
3 13 (12.04%) SAP
4 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (8.33%) Oracle
6 5 (4.63%) Cisco
6 5 (4.63%) HP
7 3 (2.78%) Capita
7 3 (2.78%) ESRI
7 3 (2.78%) IBM
7 3 (2.78%) NetApp
7 3 (2.78%) Sun
8 2 (1.85%) Ariba
8 2 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.85%) Darktrace
8 2 (1.85%) Google
8 2 (1.85%) McAfee
8 2 (1.85%) Palo Alto