Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 92 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 125 118 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.48% 2.42% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.57% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 74
East of England median daily rate £410 £290 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.38% -10.08% -0.77%
10th Percentile £150 £113 £132
90th Percentile £488 £488 £425
England median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
East of England median hourly rate £14.84 £13.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.94% -31.88% -2.44%
10th Percentile £9.18 £10.62 £10.51
90th Percentile £43.00 £45.28 £40.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

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 4,739 4,585 4,820
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.07% 93.95% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,749 2,679 2,761
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £212 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 364 386
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -10.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.11
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.85 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +5.67%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -10 42 £350 +10.24% 15
Cambridgeshire +14 41 £410 +49.09% 19
Essex +1 20 £443 +60.91% 2
Bedfordshire +6 9 £313 -32.43% 3
Suffolk -12 9 £425 +158.36% 5
Norfolk +11 7 £425 +34.92% 3
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (31.20%) Windows
1 39 (31.20%) Linux
2 27 (21.60%) Active Directory
3 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
4 25 (20.00%) ITIL
5 20 (16.00%) VMware
5 20 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (13.60%) Red Hat
8 16 (12.80%) Oracle
8 16 (12.80%) DNS
8 16 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (12.80%) Office 365
9 15 (12.00%) PowerShell
10 14 (11.20%) Shell Script
10 14 (11.20%) Finance
11 12 (9.60%) Firewall
11 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (9.60%) MS Exchange
11 12 (9.60%) DHCP
11 12 (9.60%) SQL
11 12 (9.60%) Puppet
12 11 (8.80%) MySQL
12 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (8.80%) Unix
13 10 (8.00%) Identity Management
13 10 (8.00%) CentOS
14 9 (7.20%) Bash Shell
14 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared

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 12 (9.60%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.20%) Apache
2 9 (7.20%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.40%) Confluence
5 3 (2.40%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.60%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.20%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.80%) Office 365
3 8 (6.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.80%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) DNS
2 12 (9.60%) DHCP
2 12 (9.60%) Firewall
3 8 (6.40%) Wireless
4 6 (4.80%) LAN
4 6 (4.80%) SSL
5 5 (4.00%) WAN
6 4 (3.20%) SAN
6 4 (3.20%) SSH
6 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.20%) VPN
7 3 (2.40%) DKIM
7 3 (2.40%) DMARC
7 3 (2.40%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.60%) FTP
8 2 (1.60%) Internet
8 2 (1.60%) Skype
8 2 (1.60%) VLAN
9 1 (0.80%) DMZ
9 1 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) MySQL
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.80%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.20%) Ingres
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.80%) Big Data
7 1 (0.80%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.80%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) JIRA
2 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.40%) Automotive
3 3 (2.40%) Legal
3 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Billing
4 2 (1.60%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.60%) Publishing
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) LDAP
2 5 (4.00%) Web Services
3 4 (3.20%) SAML
3 4 (3.20%) XML
4 3 (2.40%) OAuth
5 2 (1.60%) CSS
5 2 (1.60%) HTML
5 2 (1.60%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.80%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.80%) Clustering
3 5 (4.00%) PKI
4 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) Replication
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.60%) CMDB
5 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.20%) Linux
1 39 (31.20%) Windows
2 20 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (8.80%) Unix
4 10 (8.00%) CentOS
5 9 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.60%) Solaris
7 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.20%) AIX
8 4 (3.20%) Debian
9 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.60%) HPUX
10 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.80%) Fedora
11 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.80%) VMS
11 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (8.00%) Identity Management
3 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.40%) Configuration Management
4 8 (6.40%) DevOps
4 8 (6.40%) Validation
5 7 (5.60%) Change Management
5 7 (5.60%) Migration
6 6 (4.80%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (4.00%) CRM
7 5 (4.00%) Data Entry
7 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.20%) Analytics
8 4 (3.20%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (3.20%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (2.40%) Change Control
9 3 (2.40%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.40%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.20%) Shell Script
3 12 (9.60%) SQL
4 9 (7.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.20%) Perl
5 4 (3.20%) Python
6 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.60%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.60%) C
7 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.60%) Korn
7 2 (1.60%) PHP
7 2 (1.60%) VB
7 2 (1.60%) VBScript
8 1 (0.80%) ANSI C
8 1 (0.80%) AWK
8 1 (0.80%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.80%) Java
8 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) MCSA
5 2 (1.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.80%) CCA
6 1 (0.80%) CCIE
6 1 (0.80%) CCNP
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.80%) VCP5
6 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.60%) GDPR
3 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.80%) GCP
3 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (21.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.40%) Docker
3 8 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.40%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 3 (2.40%) Postfix
5 2 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.60%) Xen
6 1 (0.80%) Ceph
6 1 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.80%) NFS
6 1 (0.80%) Squid
6 1 (0.80%) XenApp
6 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Puppet
2 9 (7.20%) WSUS
3 8 (6.40%) Ansible
4 7 (5.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.20%) Opsview
6 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.40%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.60%) Grafana
7 2 (1.60%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.60%) Nagios
7 2 (1.60%) OpenView
7 2 (1.60%) OVSD
7 2 (1.60%) Salt
7 2 (1.60%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.80%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.80%) SCCM
8 1 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.00%) VMware
3 17 (13.60%) Red Hat
4 16 (12.80%) Oracle
5 6 (4.80%) HP
6 5 (4.00%) Cisco
6 5 (4.00%) Vertica
7 4 (3.20%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.20%) NetApp
8 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.40%) Dell
8 3 (2.40%) IBM
8 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.40%) SAP
8 3 (2.40%) ShoreTel
9 2 (1.60%) Arista
9 2 (1.60%) Aruba
9 2 (1.60%) Google
9 2 (1.60%) Lotus
10 1 (0.80%) Fortinet