The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 95 83
Rank change year-on-year -21 -12  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 863 1182 1319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.03% 2.43% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.55% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 746 815
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 87
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.63 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.74% -2.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £38.75 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +8.65% -4.37%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in England

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Administrator in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in England

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in England

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in England

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in England

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -58 324 £400 +5.82% 93
South East -5 212 £400 +9.58% 60
North West +27 69 £355 -1.38% 19
East of England -5 66 £289 -6.09% 17
West Midlands +16 52 £250 -27.53% 16
South West -2 46 £300 -14.28% 11
Yorkshire -13 38 £375 -6.25% 26
East Midlands -6 31 £330 +17.33% 8
North East +27 23 £325 +19.26% 4
Midlands +13 1 - - 25
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 552 (33.60%) Linux
2 327 (19.90%) Windows
3 299 (18.20%) Microsoft
4 298 (18.14%) Unix
4 298 (18.14%) Finance
5 244 (14.85%) Red Hat
6 242 (14.73%) VMware
7 225 (13.69%) Active Directory
8 220 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 218 (13.27%) SQL
10 210 (12.78%) Oracle
11 164 (9.98%) Python
12 158 (9.62%) SQL Server
13 157 (9.56%) ITIL
14 156 (9.49%) Security Cleared
15 147 (8.95%) Migration
16 145 (8.83%) Microsoft Office
17 142 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
17 142 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
18 136 (8.28%) SharePoint
19 135 (8.22%) Windows Server
20 127 (7.73%) SAN
21 125 (7.61%) Puppet
22 122 (7.43%) DevOps
23 119 (7.24%) Solaris
24 118 (7.18%) Perl
25 114 (6.94%) Banking
25 114 (6.94%) SC Cleared
26 107 (6.51%) CentOS
26 107 (6.51%) Bash Shell

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 136 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 60 (3.65%) Apache
3 57 (3.47%) MS Exchange
4 50 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 45 (2.74%) JBoss
6 39 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.37%) WebLogic
7 33 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (1.95%) WebSphere
9 30 (1.83%) IIS
10 28 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (1.64%) Confluence
12 25 (1.52%) Apache Solr
12 25 (1.52%) SAS
13 18 (1.10%) Apache Spark
14 17 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (0.97%) CMS
15 16 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 145 (8.83%) Microsoft Office
2 142 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.12%) HipChat
8 2 (0.12%) InDesign
8 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.12%) Stata
9 1 (0.061%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.061%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 15 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.30%) Siebel CRM
5 4 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.18%) OPENHousing
6 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.12%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.12%) Kypera Housing
7 2 (0.12%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 92 (5.60%) Office 365
2 78 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.97%) GitHub
5 12 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 11 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 11 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (0.61%) SaaS
8 8 (0.49%) PaaS
9 7 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.43%) IaaS
9 7 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.37%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.30%) Yammer
12 4 (0.24%) G Suite
13 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 127 (7.73%) SAN
2 98 (5.96%) DNS
2 98 (5.96%) Firewall
3 70 (4.26%) LDAP
4 52 (3.16%) LAN
5 51 (3.10%) NAS
6 50 (3.04%) TCP/IP
6 50 (3.04%) VPN
7 45 (2.74%) Internet
8 41 (2.50%) WAN
9 34 (2.07%) Kerberos
10 29 (1.77%) HTTP
11 26 (1.58%) SSL
12 25 (1.52%) DHCP
13 23 (1.40%) Network Security
14 21 (1.28%) Intranet
15 17 (1.03%) Ethernet
16 16 (0.97%) SSH
17 15 (0.91%) Wireless
18 12 (0.73%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.09%) Hadoop
3 84 (5.11%) MySQL
4 56 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 50 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (2.92%) Apache Hive
7 46 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (2.43%) DB2
9 35 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (2.01%) Big Data
11 32 (1.95%) Impala
12 29 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (1.22%) MongoDB
17 19 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
18 18 (1.10%) Relational Database
18 18 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (3.23%) JIRA
2 45 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 39 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.16%) Subversion
4 19 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.85%) GitLab
6 11 (0.67%) Hudson
6 11 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.43%) Toad
9 6 (0.37%) Maven
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.24%) ScriptRunner
12 3 (0.18%) Arsenale Dataplane
12 3 (0.18%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.18%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.18%) MSI
12 3 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 298 (18.14%) Finance
2 114 (6.94%) Banking
3 69 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 39 (2.37%) Legal
5 33 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.89%) Retail
7 29 (1.77%) Marketing
8 24 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.28%) Advertising
10 19 (1.16%) Law
11 16 (0.97%) Electronics
11 16 (0.97%) Publishing
12 15 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.67%) Back Office
14 8 (0.49%) Local Government
15 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.24%) Billing
16 4 (0.24%) Military
16 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.64%) HTML
2 26 (1.58%) Web Services
3 25 (1.52%) Middleware
4 21 (1.28%) LAMP
5 19 (1.16%) CSS
5 19 (1.16%) Kafka
6 18 (1.10%) .NET
7 16 (0.97%) XML
8 11 (0.67%) J2EE
8 11 (0.67%) Mason
9 10 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 8 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.43%) REST
11 7 (0.43%) SOAP
12 5 (0.30%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.30%) JMS
12 5 (0.30%) Visualforce
13 4 (0.24%) ODBC
13 4 (0.24%) Regular Expression
13 4 (0.24%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (5.11%) Clustering
2 75 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.90%) Replication
4 57 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 47 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 19 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 16 (0.97%) CMDB
8 16 (0.97%) EMC VNX
9 14 (0.85%) PKI
10 13 (0.79%) User Experience
11 11 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.55%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.55%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.49%) Fintech
13 8 (0.49%) iSeries
13 8 (0.49%) NHS
14 7 (0.43%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 552 (33.60%) Linux
2 327 (19.90%) Windows
3 298 (18.14%) Unix
4 220 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 135 (8.22%) Windows Server
6 119 (7.24%) Solaris
7 107 (6.51%) CentOS
8 76 (4.63%) Ubuntu
9 74 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 70 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (3.41%) AIX
12 43 (2.62%) Debian
13 40 (2.43%) Windows 7
14 24 (1.46%) HPUX
15 22 (1.34%) SUSE
16 19 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.91%) Windows 10
18 12 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.49%) VMS
19 8 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (9.56%) ITIL
2 147 (8.95%) Migration
3 122 (7.43%) DevOps
4 105 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
5 96 (5.84%) Change Management
6 90 (5.48%) High Availability
7 81 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (4.56%) Project Management
9 70 (4.26%) Configuration Management
10 68 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 64 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (2.86%) Service Management
13 45 (2.74%) Change Control
14 42 (2.56%) Workflow
15 41 (2.50%) Service Delivery
16 38 (2.31%) CRM
17 36 (2.19%) Programme Management
17 36 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 35 (2.13%) Asset Management
19 33 (2.01%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 218 (13.27%) SQL
2 164 (9.98%) Python
3 118 (7.18%) Perl
4 107 (6.51%) Bash Shell
5 105 (6.39%) PowerShell
6 85 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 82 (4.99%) Java
8 51 (3.10%) Ruby
9 29 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 28 (1.70%) JavaScript
11 24 (1.46%) Korn
11 24 (1.46%) PHP
12 18 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 16 (0.97%) VB
14 12 (0.73%) AWK
15 11 (0.67%) C
16 10 (0.61%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.61%) Jython
17 8 (0.49%) Bourne shell
18 7 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 156 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 114 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 53 (3.23%) Degree
4 39 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.40%) RHCE
7 18 (1.10%) CCNA
7 18 (1.10%) RHCSA
8 12 (0.73%) CCNP
8 12 (0.73%) MCSE
9 11 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.55%) CISSP
11 9 (0.55%) OCP
12 7 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.43%) MCITP
12 7 (0.43%) OCA
13 6 (0.37%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.10%) PMO
2 42 (2.56%) SLA
3 18 (1.10%) QA
4 17 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.18%) GDPR
8 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) GCP
9 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.061%) BS25999
10 1 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.061%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.061%) MiFID
10 1 (0.061%) RMADS
10 1 (0.061%) SEPA
System Software
1 225 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 142 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.31%) HDFS
4 38 (2.31%) vSphere
5 37 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (2.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 33 (2.01%) NFS
8 32 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (1.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 28 (1.70%) Veritas File System
11 25 (1.52%) Apache Flume
11 25 (1.52%) Docker
12 23 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
13 22 (1.34%) KVM
14 17 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 15 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
16 13 (0.79%) GPFS
17 12 (0.73%) iptables
18 11 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 125 (7.61%) Puppet
2 71 (4.32%) Ansible
3 62 (3.77%) Nagios
4 53 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (3.16%) SCCM
6 41 (2.50%) NetBackup
7 33 (2.01%) Red Hat Satellite
8 24 (1.46%) SCOM
8 24 (1.46%) vCenter Server
9 23 (1.40%) Oozie
10 22 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
11 21 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 20 (1.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 18 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
13 18 (1.10%) yum
14 16 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 15 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 11 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
17 10 (0.61%) EMC Navisphere
18 9 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 299 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 244 (14.85%) Red Hat
3 242 (14.73%) VMware
4 210 (12.78%) Oracle
5 96 (5.84%) Cisco
6 82 (4.99%) HP
7 70 (4.26%) SAP
8 66 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (3.90%) Veritas
10 62 (3.77%) Cloudera
11 56 (3.41%) EMC
12 55 (3.35%) Sun
13 48 (2.92%) ServiceNow
14 47 (2.86%) IBM
15 45 (2.74%) NetApp
16 38 (2.31%) Citrix
17 31 (1.89%) Brocade
18 30 (1.83%) Splunk
19 28 (1.70%) Symantec
20 19 (1.16%) Sybase
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £12 - £22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £33,800 to £39,200 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Yoh
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago