Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 96 94
Rank change year-on-year -34 -2 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 1866 2385 2417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.98% 2.47% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.60% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1094 1527 1436
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 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 116 214
England median hourly rate £16.97 £14.29 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.70% -4.72% -3.23%
10th Percentile £9.30 £9.34 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.33 £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 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
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 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £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 20 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 20 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 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
London -53 772 £375 -6.25% 104
South East -11 465 £350 - 60
North of England -25 237 £335 -3.94% 40
Midlands +17 162 £300 -14.43% 24
South West -16 122 £353 +10.16% 14
North West 0 118 £350 - 20
East of England -28 108 £320 +6.67% 24
West Midlands +3 97 £265 -24.29% 12
Yorkshire -15 96 £300 -20.00% 17
East Midlands +21 64 £330 +6.45% 12
North East -21 23 £275 -8.33% 3
Administrator
UK

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 England region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 619 (33.17%) Linux
2 479 (25.67%) Windows
3 372 (19.94%) Unix
4 339 (18.17%) Microsoft
5 328 (17.58%) Finance
6 272 (14.58%) Active Directory
7 266 (14.26%) Red Hat
8 251 (13.45%) SQL
9 249 (13.34%) Oracle
9 249 (13.34%) VMware
10 243 (13.02%) Windows Server
11 209 (11.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 205 (10.99%) Security Cleared
13 179 (9.59%) SQL Server
14 170 (9.11%) Banking
15 169 (9.06%) Migration
16 168 (9.00%) ITIL
17 161 (8.63%) SharePoint
18 157 (8.41%) PowerShell
19 148 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
20 147 (7.88%) Python
21 144 (7.72%) Solaris
22 142 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
23 140 (7.50%) Puppet
24 137 (7.34%) Office 365
25 125 (6.70%) SC Cleared
25 125 (6.70%) SAN
26 123 (6.59%) Shell Script
26 123 (6.59%) DNS
26 123 (6.59%) Firewall

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
1 161 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 66 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 60 (3.22%) Apache
4 47 (2.52%) Tomcat
5 41 (2.20%) SAS
5 41 (2.20%) WebLogic
6 37 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (1.93%) WebSphere
8 35 (1.88%) IIS
9 32 (1.71%) JBoss
10 29 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (1.18%) CMS
12 22 (1.18%) Confluence
13 21 (1.13%) Apache Spark
14 20 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.80%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 148 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
2 142 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (1.18%) 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 (0.75%) 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 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.21%) 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
1 137 (7.34%) Office 365
2 93 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 19 (1.02%) PaaS
6 18 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (0.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 14 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.75%) FinancialForce
9 13 (0.70%) OneDrive
10 11 (0.59%) SaaS
11 10 (0.54%) Force.com
12 9 (0.48%) IaaS
12 9 (0.48%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.43%) G Suite
13 8 (0.43%) GitHub
14 7 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
15 6 (0.32%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 125 (6.70%) SAN
2 123 (6.59%) DNS
2 123 (6.59%) Firewall
3 73 (3.91%) LDAP
4 66 (3.54%) LAN
5 63 (3.38%) TCP/IP
6 48 (2.57%) NAS
7 47 (2.52%) DHCP
8 44 (2.36%) WAN
9 36 (1.93%) VPN
10 34 (1.82%) Kerberos
11 30 (1.61%) Internet
12 28 (1.50%) HTTP
13 27 (1.45%) Network Security
13 27 (1.45%) SSL
14 25 (1.34%) Intranet
15 23 (1.23%) SSH
16 20 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
17 17 (0.91%) SMS
18 14 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.45%) MySQL
3 76 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 74 (3.97%) Hadoop
5 46 (2.47%) Big Data
6 44 (2.36%) DB2
6 44 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
13 23 (1.23%) MongoDB
14 22 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
15 21 (1.13%) Apache Hive
15 21 (1.13%) HBase
15 21 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 66 (3.54%) JIRA
2 58 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 38 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 27 (1.45%) 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 (0.48%) GitLab
7 9 (0.48%) Hudson
8 8 (0.43%) Artifactory
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 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.16%) CMake
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 328 (17.58%) Finance
2 170 (9.11%) Banking
3 64 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 55 (2.95%) Marketing
5 50 (2.68%) Retail
6 30 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.39%) Electronics
9 23 (1.23%) Legal
10 22 (1.18%) Advertising
11 19 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.96%) Publishing
13 15 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.48%) Law
15 8 (0.43%) Billing
15 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.27%) Back Office
17 4 (0.21%) Local Government
18 3 (0.16%) German Language
18 3 (0.16%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.66%) Middleware
2 29 (1.55%) XML
3 25 (1.34%) JSON
4 24 (1.29%) Web Services
5 21 (1.13%) HTML
6 20 (1.07%) LAMP
7 19 (1.02%) .NET
7 19 (1.02%) Kafka
8 17 (0.91%) Ajax
9 14 (0.75%) CSS
10 13 (0.70%) ODBC
11 11 (0.59%) REST
11 11 (0.59%) SOAP
11 11 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
13 9 (0.48%) LAPP Stack
14 8 (0.43%) Mason
14 8 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (0.43%) YAML
15 7 (0.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 96 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.56%) Data Centre
3 80 (4.29%) Clustering
4 52 (2.79%) Replication
5 49 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 29 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (1.18%) SWIFT
9 19 (1.02%) PKI
10 16 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
10 16 (0.86%) User Experience
11 15 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 14 (0.75%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.64%) CMDB
14 11 (0.59%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.48%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
15 9 (0.48%) Thin Client
16 8 (0.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 619 (33.17%) Linux
2 479 (25.67%) Windows
3 372 (19.94%) Unix
4 243 (13.02%) Windows Server
5 209 (11.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 144 (7.72%) Solaris
7 103 (5.52%) CentOS
8 96 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 92 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (3.86%) AIX
11 69 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 69 (3.70%) Windows 7
12 49 (2.63%) Windows 10
13 32 (1.71%) HPUX
14 26 (1.39%) SUSE
15 24 (1.29%) Debian
16 20 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.80%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.48%) FreeBSD
18 9 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (9.06%) Migration
2 168 (9.00%) ITIL
3 117 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (5.84%) DevOps
5 99 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
6 96 (5.14%) Project Management
7 92 (4.93%) Change Management
8 86 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 71 (3.80%) Configuration Management
10 65 (3.48%) High Availability
10 65 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (3.43%) Analytics
12 63 (3.38%) CRM
13 62 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
14 57 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
15 52 (2.79%) Service Management
16 50 (2.68%) ETL
17 49 (2.63%) Problem Management
18 47 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
19 45 (2.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 251 (13.45%) SQL
2 157 (8.41%) PowerShell
3 147 (7.88%) Python
4 123 (6.59%) Shell Script
5 120 (6.43%) Perl
6 95 (5.09%) Bash Shell
7 81 (4.34%) Java
8 44 (2.36%) Ruby
9 39 (2.09%) Korn
10 27 (1.45%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.13%) PHP
12 20 (1.07%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.75%) Apex Code
13 14 (0.75%) C
14 13 (0.70%) VB
14 13 (0.70%) VBScript
15 12 (0.64%) C#
16 11 (0.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 10 (0.54%) SOQL
18 7 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 125 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 77 (4.13%) Degree
4 52 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.29%) MCSE
8 17 (0.91%) RHCE
9 16 (0.86%) MCSA
10 15 (0.80%) MySQL Certification
11 11 (0.59%) RHCSA
12 10 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.48%) CCNA
13 9 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.48%) MCITP
14 8 (0.43%) NVQ Level 4
15 6 (0.32%) OCP
15 6 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.57%) PMO
2 42 (2.25%) SLA
3 27 (1.45%) QA
4 15 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.48%) GDPR
6 9 (0.48%) MiFID
6 9 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.32%) GCP
8 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.21%) TARGET2
10 3 (0.16%) AS 2805
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.11%) GPG13
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
1 272 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 120 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.57%) NFS
4 47 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 46 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 39 (2.09%) vSphere
7 38 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 34 (1.82%) Xen
9 32 (1.71%) Samba
10 25 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 24 (1.29%) HDFS
12 23 (1.23%) KVM
12 23 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
13 22 (1.18%) Docker
14 19 (1.02%) Veritas File System
15 18 (0.96%) Apache Flume
15 18 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
16 17 (0.91%) XenApp
17 16 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 8 (0.43%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 140 (7.50%) Puppet
2 106 (5.68%) Ansible
3 62 (3.32%) SCCM
4 51 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (2.52%) NetBackup
6 42 (2.25%) Nagios
7 31 (1.66%) SCOM
8 24 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 19 (1.02%) Control-M
9 19 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
10 17 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
11 16 (0.86%) Kubernetes
12 15 (0.80%) vCenter Server
12 15 (0.80%) yum
13 14 (0.75%) Ambari
14 13 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
15 12 (0.64%) Terraform
15 12 (0.64%) WSUS
16 11 (0.59%) Backup Exec
16 11 (0.59%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 339 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 266 (14.26%) Red Hat
3 249 (13.34%) Oracle
3 249 (13.34%) VMware
4 91 (4.88%) HP
5 90 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
6 81 (4.34%) SAP
7 79 (4.23%) Cisco
8 71 (3.80%) Citrix
9 67 (3.59%) Veritas
10 66 (3.54%) IBM
11 63 (3.38%) ServiceNow
12 60 (3.22%) NetApp
13 46 (2.47%) Splunk
14 44 (2.36%) EMC
15 41 (2.20%) Sun
16 34 (1.82%) Remedy
17 31 (1.66%) Cloudera
17 31 (1.66%) Symantec
18 28 (1.50%) Google