Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 96 92
Rank change year-on-year -35 -4 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1854 2400 2425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 2.46% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.60% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1090 1536 1442
England median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +11.11%
10th Percentile £162 £185 £163
90th Percentile £500 £503 £488
UK median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 116 215
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.29 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.94% -4.72% -3.23%
10th Percentile £9.86 £9.34 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.40 £42.50 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £14.04 £15.00
% change year-on-year +24.62% -6.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
London -51 768 £375 -3.85% 66
South East -9 460 £350 - 41
North of England -29 236 £335 -4.29% 31
Midlands +23 162 £300 -14.43% 18
South West -20 122 £353 +10.16% 13
North West -1 116 £350 -1.41% 17
East of England -29 106 £320 +6.67% 15
West Midlands +5 97 £265 -24.29% 7
Yorkshire -12 96 £300 -20.00% 11
East Midlands +27 64 £330 +3.13% 11
North East -16 24 £276 -7.92% 3
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 615 (33.17%) Linux
2 476 (25.67%) Windows
3 372 (20.06%) Unix
4 337 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 328 (17.69%) Finance
6 270 (14.56%) Active Directory
7 265 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 250 (13.48%) Oracle
9 249 (13.43%) SQL
10 248 (13.38%) VMware
11 241 (13.00%) Windows Server
12 207 (11.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 204 (11.00%) Security Cleared
14 178 (9.60%) SQL Server
15 169 (9.12%) Banking
16 167 (9.01%) Migration
16 167 (9.01%) ITIL
17 158 (8.52%) SharePoint
18 156 (8.41%) PowerShell
19 147 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
20 146 (7.87%) Python
21 145 (7.82%) Solaris
22 140 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
22 140 (7.55%) Puppet
23 134 (7.23%) Office 365
24 126 (6.80%) SC Cleared
25 125 (6.74%) SAN
26 124 (6.69%) Firewall
27 122 (6.58%) Shell Script
27 122 (6.58%) DNS

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
1 158 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 66 (3.56%) MS Exchange
3 61 (3.29%) Apache
4 48 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 42 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 41 (2.21%) SAS
7 37 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 35 (1.89%) IIS
10 33 (1.78%) JBoss
11 29 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (1.19%) CMS
13 22 (1.19%) Confluence
14 20 (1.08%) Apache Spark
14 20 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.81%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 147 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
2 140 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.70%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (0.43%) Houdini
9 8 (0.43%) Maya
9 8 (0.43%) NUKE
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.054%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.43%) Siebel CRM
5 7 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle Utilities
8 4 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 134 (7.23%) Office 365
2 91 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 18 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (0.97%) PaaS
6 16 (0.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 14 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.76%) FinancialForce
8 12 (0.65%) OneDrive
9 11 (0.59%) SaaS
10 10 (0.54%) Force.com
11 9 (0.49%) IaaS
12 8 (0.43%) G Suite
12 8 (0.43%) GitHub
13 7 (0.38%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
14 6 (0.32%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 125 (6.74%) SAN
2 124 (6.69%) Firewall
3 122 (6.58%) DNS
4 73 (3.94%) LDAP
5 65 (3.51%) LAN
6 64 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 48 (2.59%) NAS
8 46 (2.48%) DHCP
9 43 (2.32%) WAN
10 35 (1.89%) VPN
11 33 (1.78%) Kerberos
12 29 (1.56%) Internet
13 28 (1.51%) HTTP
14 27 (1.46%) SSL
15 26 (1.40%) Network Security
16 24 (1.29%) Intranet
17 23 (1.24%) SSH
18 20 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
19 17 (0.92%) SMS
20 14 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.48%) MySQL
3 76 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 73 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 45 (2.43%) Big Data
6 44 (2.37%) DB2
6 44 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (2.32%) Relational Database
8 39 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
13 24 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.24%) MongoDB
15 22 (1.19%) RDBMS
15 22 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (1.13%) Apache Hive
16 21 (1.13%) HBase
16 21 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 66 (3.56%) JIRA
2 58 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 38 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 27 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.59%) Ant
5 11 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 11 (0.59%) Subversion
6 10 (0.54%) SoapUI
7 9 (0.49%) Hudson
8 8 (0.43%) Artifactory
8 8 (0.43%) GitLab
8 8 (0.43%) Selenium
9 6 (0.32%) Maven
9 6 (0.32%) MSI
10 5 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.16%) CMake
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 328 (17.69%) Finance
2 169 (9.12%) Banking
3 64 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 55 (2.97%) Marketing
5 49 (2.64%) Retail
6 30 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.40%) Electronics
9 23 (1.24%) Legal
10 22 (1.19%) Advertising
11 19 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.97%) Publishing
13 15 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.49%) Law
15 8 (0.43%) Billing
15 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.27%) Back Office
17 4 (0.22%) Local Government
18 3 (0.16%) German Language
18 3 (0.16%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.67%) Middleware
2 29 (1.56%) XML
3 25 (1.35%) JSON
4 23 (1.24%) Web Services
5 21 (1.13%) HTML
6 20 (1.08%) LAMP
7 19 (1.02%) .NET
8 18 (0.97%) Kafka
9 17 (0.92%) Ajax
10 14 (0.76%) CSS
11 13 (0.70%) ODBC
12 11 (0.59%) SOAP
12 11 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
13 10 (0.54%) REST
14 9 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
15 8 (0.43%) J2EE
15 8 (0.43%) Mason
15 8 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (0.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.58%) Data Centre
3 80 (4.31%) Clustering
4 51 (2.75%) Replication
5 48 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 29 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (1.19%) SWIFT
9 19 (1.02%) PKI
10 16 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
10 16 (0.86%) User Experience
11 15 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 14 (0.76%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.65%) CMDB
14 11 (0.59%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.49%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.49%) Thin Client
16 8 (0.43%) Blackberry
16 8 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 615 (33.17%) Linux
2 476 (25.67%) Windows
3 372 (20.06%) Unix
4 241 (13.00%) Windows Server
5 207 (11.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 145 (7.82%) Solaris
7 103 (5.56%) CentOS
8 96 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 92 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 73 (3.94%) AIX
11 69 (3.72%) Ubuntu
11 69 (3.72%) Windows 7
12 48 (2.59%) Windows 10
13 33 (1.78%) HPUX
14 27 (1.46%) SUSE
15 24 (1.29%) Debian
16 20 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.81%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.49%) FreeBSD
18 9 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (9.01%) ITIL
1 167 (9.01%) Migration
2 117 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (5.88%) DevOps
4 97 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
5 95 (5.12%) Project Management
6 92 (4.96%) Change Management
7 85 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 71 (3.83%) Configuration Management
9 66 (3.56%) High Availability
10 65 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (3.40%) Analytics
11 63 (3.40%) CRM
12 62 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
13 57 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
14 51 (2.75%) Service Management
15 50 (2.70%) ETL
16 49 (2.64%) Problem Management
17 46 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
18 45 (2.43%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 249 (13.43%) SQL
2 156 (8.41%) PowerShell
3 146 (7.87%) Python
4 122 (6.58%) Shell Script
5 118 (6.36%) Perl
6 95 (5.12%) Bash Shell
7 80 (4.31%) Java
8 44 (2.37%) Ruby
9 39 (2.10%) Korn
10 27 (1.46%) JavaScript
11 20 (1.08%) PHP
12 19 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.76%) Apex Code
13 14 (0.76%) C
14 13 (0.70%) VB
14 13 (0.70%) VBScript
15 12 (0.65%) C#
16 11 (0.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 10 (0.54%) SOQL
18 7 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 204 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 126 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 77 (4.15%) Degree
4 51 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.29%) MCSE
8 17 (0.92%) RHCE
9 16 (0.86%) MCSA
10 15 (0.81%) MySQL Certification
11 11 (0.59%) RHCSA
12 9 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.43%) CCNA
13 8 (0.43%) MCITP
13 8 (0.43%) NVQ Level 4
14 6 (0.32%) OCP
14 6 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.59%) PMO
2 41 (2.21%) SLA
3 27 (1.46%) QA
4 14 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.49%) MiFID
5 9 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.43%) GDPR
7 6 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.32%) GCP
8 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.22%) TARGET2
10 3 (0.16%) AS 2805
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.11%) GPG13
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.054%) GAMP
System Software
1 270 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 120 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.59%) NFS
4 47 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (2.43%) Hyper-V
6 38 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
6 38 (2.05%) vSphere
7 34 (1.83%) Xen
8 32 (1.73%) Samba
9 25 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 24 (1.29%) HDFS
11 23 (1.24%) KVM
11 23 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
12 21 (1.13%) Docker
13 19 (1.02%) Veritas File System
14 18 (0.97%) Apache Flume
14 18 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
15 17 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 17 (0.92%) XenApp
16 8 (0.43%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 140 (7.55%) Puppet
2 104 (5.61%) Ansible
3 61 (3.29%) SCCM
4 51 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (2.54%) NetBackup
6 42 (2.27%) Nagios
7 31 (1.67%) SCOM
8 24 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 19 (1.02%) Control-M
9 19 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
10 17 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
11 15 (0.81%) Kubernetes
11 15 (0.81%) vCenter Server
11 15 (0.81%) yum
12 14 (0.76%) Ambari
13 13 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (0.65%) Terraform
14 12 (0.65%) WSUS
15 11 (0.59%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.59%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 337 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 265 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 250 (13.48%) Oracle
4 248 (13.38%) VMware
5 90 (4.85%) HP
5 90 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
6 81 (4.37%) SAP
7 80 (4.31%) Cisco
8 69 (3.72%) Citrix
9 68 (3.67%) Veritas
10 64 (3.45%) IBM
11 63 (3.40%) ServiceNow
12 59 (3.18%) NetApp
13 46 (2.48%) Splunk
14 44 (2.37%) EMC
15 42 (2.27%) Sun
16 34 (1.83%) Remedy
17 31 (1.67%) Cloudera
17 31 (1.67%) Symantec
18 28 (1.51%) McAfee