Period
to 20 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 107 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 95 92 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.23% 1.96% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.06% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 54
East of England median daily rate £400 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +10.17% -1.67%
10th Percentile £219 £125 £139
90th Percentile £511 £426 £438
England median daily rate £383 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +9.29% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 10
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 £41.50 £11.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.49% +263.40% -16.00%
10th Percentile £9.29 £9.58 £8.98
90th Percentile £43.15 £96.90 £17.58
England median hourly rate £13.66 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% +14.29% +2.77%

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 3,993 4,458 4,253
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 94.91% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,340 2,572 2,461
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £200
90th Percentile £588 £582 £549
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 303 338
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 40 £363 +158.93% 17
Essex +4 18 £438 +34.62% 13
Cambridgeshire +1 17 £425 +21.43% 10
Bedfordshire +17 13 £400 - 2
Norfolk - 5 £300 - 1
Suffolk +2 2 £550 - 5
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 27 (28.42%) Linux
2 25 (26.32%) Windows
3 21 (22.11%) Oracle
4 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
5 14 (14.74%) Office 365
6 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
6 13 (13.68%) Migration
7 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
7 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (12.63%) ITIL
8 11 (11.58%) SQL
8 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (11.58%) Finance
8 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
9 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (10.53%) JIRA
9 10 (10.53%) Puppet
9 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.53%) DNS
10 9 (9.47%) LAN
10 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
11 8 (8.42%) WAN
11 8 (8.42%) Unix
11 8 (8.42%) VMware
12 7 (7.37%) Confluence
12 7 (7.37%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
12 7 (7.37%) DevOps

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 7 (7.37%) Confluence
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.21%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) HFM
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.11%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.11%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.05%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.05%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.05%) Force.com
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) DNS
2 9 (9.47%) LAN
3 8 (8.42%) WAN
4 4 (4.21%) DHCP
4 4 (4.21%) Firewall
5 3 (3.16%) DKIM
5 3 (3.16%) DMARC
5 3 (3.16%) Internet
5 3 (3.16%) SAN
6 2 (2.11%) VLAN
7 1 (1.05%) Network Security
7 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.26%) MySQL
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.16%) Ingres
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.05%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) JIRA
2 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.11%) Visualforce
1 2 (2.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (1.05%) CSS
2 1 (1.05%) HTML
2 1 (1.05%) LDAP
2 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.05%) FMCG
5 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Linux
2 25 (26.32%) Windows
3 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.42%) Unix
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.32%) Solaris
6 5 (5.26%) Debian
6 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.11%) AIX
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.11%) SUSE
7 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.05%) CentOS
8 1 (1.05%) HPUX
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) Migration
2 12 (12.63%) ITIL
3 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (7.37%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (7.37%) DevOps
5 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (5.26%) Change Control
7 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.26%) Workflow
8 4 (4.21%) CRM
8 4 (4.21%) Data Entry
8 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.21%) Process Improvement
8 4 (4.21%) Time Management
9 3 (3.16%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.16%) Kanban
9 3 (3.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.26%) Python
3 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.11%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) Ruby
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.21%) CCNA
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.05%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.05%) CCA
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.05%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) LPIC
5 1 (1.05%) MCP
5 1 (1.05%) MCSA
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) RHCE
5 1 (1.05%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) GDPR
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Docker
4 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.16%) Postfix
4 3 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.11%) KVM
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) Squid
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
6 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.16%) WSUS
4 2 (2.11%) Ansible
4 2 (2.11%) Grafana
4 2 (2.11%) Nagios
4 2 (2.11%) Pingdom
4 2 (2.11%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.11%) SCCM
4 2 (2.11%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.05%) Kibana
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Oracle
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.42%) VMware
5 7 (7.37%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.26%) SAP
6 5 (5.26%) Symantec
7 4 (4.21%) Hyperion
8 3 (3.16%) Ariba
8 3 (3.16%) Tableau
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco
9 2 (2.11%) Citrix
9 2 (2.11%) HP
9 2 (2.11%) IBM
9 2 (2.11%) Northgate
9 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.11%) Veeam
10 1 (1.05%) Juniper
10 1 (1.05%) Lotus
10 1 (1.05%) NetApp