The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
UK / England
Rank 133 93 83
Rank change year-on-year -40 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 779 1126 1135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.86% 2.30% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.42% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 725 653
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 64 82
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £38.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.83
% change year-on-year -6.66% +8.49%  

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 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -31 314 £375 +1.35% 111
South East -25 187 £373 +11.61% 61
West Midlands +6 55 £370 +9.62% 26
North West +16 51 £326 -17.40% 17
South West -7 47 £350 +1.81% 27
Yorkshire -31 39 £325 -9.72% 20
East of England -24 35 £193 -33.53% 28
East Midlands -1 32 £325 +18.18% 4
North East -10 15 £370 +166.66% 4
Midlands +7 1 - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 667 (34.56%) Linux
2 371 (19.22%) Windows
3 370 (19.17%) Finance
4 357 (18.50%) Microsoft
5 332 (17.20%) Red Hat
6 328 (16.99%) Unix
7 290 (15.03%) SQL
8 270 (13.99%) Oracle
9 262 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 256 (13.26%) VMware
11 218 (11.30%) MS Excel
12 197 (10.21%) Active Directory
13 195 (10.10%) SQL Server
14 187 (9.69%) Puppet
15 182 (9.43%) ITIL
16 178 (9.22%) SharePoint
17 175 (9.07%) Python
18 154 (7.98%) MS Office
19 153 (7.93%) Security Cleared
20 151 (7.82%) Migration
21 149 (7.72%) Perl
21 149 (7.72%) SAN
22 146 (7.56%) DNS
23 142 (7.36%) Bash Shell
24 140 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
25 134 (6.94%) Windows Server
26 128 (6.63%) DevOps
27 127 (6.58%) Change Management
28 126 (6.53%) Solaris
29 117 (6.06%) PowerShell

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 178 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 112 (5.80%) Apache
3 54 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 54 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 48 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 45 (2.33%) IIS
6 43 (2.23%) Apache Spark
7 40 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 38 (1.97%) JBoss
9 36 (1.87%) WebSphere
10 31 (1.61%) Confluence
11 30 (1.55%) SAS
12 27 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 26 (1.35%) Apache Pig
13 26 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (1.35%) nginx
13 26 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
14 25 (1.30%) WebLogic
15 20 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 218 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 154 (7.98%) MS Office
3 106 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
5 31 (1.61%) MS Project
6 15 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.21%) HipChat
8 4 (0.21%) Maya
9 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.052%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.052%) InDesign
9 1 (0.052%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.36%) HFM
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.16%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 108 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (4.92%) Office 365
3 82 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.66%) SaaS
5 25 (1.30%) IaaS
6 21 (1.09%) PaaS
7 20 (1.04%) GitHub
8 17 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.83%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.26%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.26%) Route 53
13 4 (0.21%) Force.com
14 3 (0.16%) Boomi
14 3 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 149 (7.72%) SAN
2 146 (7.56%) DNS
3 107 (5.54%) Firewall
4 99 (5.13%) LDAP
5 86 (4.46%) TCP/IP
6 70 (3.63%) NAS
7 56 (2.90%) Internet
8 55 (2.85%) DHCP
9 50 (2.59%) LAN
10 46 (2.38%) WAN
11 44 (2.28%) Intranet
12 41 (2.12%) VPN
13 40 (2.07%) Kerberos
14 38 (1.97%) HTTP
15 31 (1.61%) SSL
16 30 (1.55%) SSH
17 29 (1.50%) Network Security
18 24 (1.24%) Ethernet
19 21 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
19 21 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 114 (5.91%) Hadoop
3 98 (5.08%) MySQL
4 78 (4.04%) Big Data
5 71 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 59 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
7 58 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (2.95%) Apache Hive
9 55 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 38 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (1.61%) HBase
15 29 (1.50%) DB2
16 26 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
18 24 (1.24%) Relational Database
19 21 (1.09%) MongoDB
19 21 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 66 (3.42%) Jenkins
2 57 (2.95%) JIRA
3 49 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 30 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.04%) Subversion
6 15 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (0.57%) Hudson
8 9 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.41%) GitLab
10 7 (0.36%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.36%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.26%) Gradle
12 5 (0.26%) Selenium
12 5 (0.26%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.21%) Maven
14 3 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.16%) NWDI
14 3 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 370 (19.17%) Finance
2 113 (5.85%) Banking
3 85 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 50 (2.59%) Legal
5 39 (2.02%) Advertising
6 29 (1.50%) Law
6 29 (1.50%) Marketing
6 29 (1.50%) Retail
7 24 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.24%) Publishing
8 22 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.67%) Back Office
11 9 (0.47%) Electronics
12 6 (0.31%) Games
13 5 (0.26%) Local Government
14 4 (0.21%) Billing
14 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.54%) HTML
2 42 (2.18%) Web Services
3 32 (1.66%) Kafka
3 32 (1.66%) Middleware
4 27 (1.40%) CSS
5 26 (1.35%) LAMP
6 22 (1.14%) .NET
7 18 (0.93%) XML
8 17 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 14 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
10 13 (0.67%) REST
11 12 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (0.57%) J2EE
12 11 (0.57%) Mason
13 9 (0.47%) SOAP
14 8 (0.41%) HTML5
14 8 (0.41%) JMS
15 7 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
15 7 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
15 7 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 70 (3.63%) Clustering
4 68 (3.52%) Replication
5 66 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 38 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 22 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (0.78%) User Experience
9 14 (0.73%) Mainframe
10 13 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 13 (0.67%) Driving Licence
11 11 (0.57%) CMDB
11 11 (0.57%) EMC VNX
11 11 (0.57%) Fintech
11 11 (0.57%) Learning Management System
12 10 (0.52%) Blackberry
12 10 (0.52%) NHS
13 9 (0.47%) Symmetrix
14 7 (0.36%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 667 (34.56%) Linux
2 371 (19.22%) Windows
3 328 (16.99%) Unix
4 262 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 134 (6.94%) Windows Server
6 126 (6.53%) Solaris
7 97 (5.03%) CentOS
8 83 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 81 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 56 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 53 (2.75%) AIX
12 36 (1.87%) Windows 7
13 32 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (1.45%) Debian
15 26 (1.35%) SUSE
16 18 (0.93%) HPUX
17 15 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 14 (0.73%) Windows 10
19 8 (0.41%) VMS
19 8 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (9.43%) ITIL
2 151 (7.82%) Migration
3 128 (6.63%) DevOps
4 127 (6.58%) Change Management
5 111 (5.75%) High Availability
6 109 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
7 100 (5.18%) Configuration Management
8 96 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (4.87%) Project Management
10 82 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
11 78 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 63 (3.26%) Data Management
13 60 (3.11%) Change Control
13 60 (3.11%) Service Delivery
14 58 (3.01%) Workflow
15 57 (2.95%) Problem Management
16 51 (2.64%) Analytics
17 48 (2.49%) Incident Management
18 47 (2.44%) Open Source
19 44 (2.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 290 (15.03%) SQL
2 175 (9.07%) Python
3 149 (7.72%) Perl
4 142 (7.36%) Bash Shell
5 117 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 97 (5.03%) Java
7 88 (4.56%) Shell Script
8 50 (2.59%) JavaScript
9 46 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 45 (2.33%) Ruby
11 38 (1.97%) PHP
12 27 (1.40%) C
13 26 (1.35%) Korn
14 21 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.98%) C++
16 18 (0.93%) C#
16 18 (0.93%) VB
17 14 (0.73%) R
18 13 (0.67%) Apex Code
19 12 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 153 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 109 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 52 (2.69%) Degree
4 30 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.30%) CCNA
7 19 (0.98%) CISSP
7 19 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.98%) MCSE
8 17 (0.88%) RHCE
9 14 (0.73%) CCNP
10 11 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.52%) HND
11 10 (0.52%) RHCSA
12 9 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.41%) ECDL
14 7 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.26%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.32%) SLA
2 63 (3.26%) PMO
3 19 (0.98%) QA
4 18 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.10%) BS25999
9 2 (0.10%) GCP
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.052%) BS7799
10 1 (0.052%) EMIR
10 1 (0.052%) GDPR
10 1 (0.052%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
10 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.052%) MiFID
10 1 (0.052%) SEPA
System Software
1 197 (10.21%) Active Directory
2 140 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 57 (2.95%) NFS
5 45 (2.33%) HDFS
6 43 (2.23%) Docker
6 43 (2.23%) Veritas File System
7 40 (2.07%) vSphere
8 34 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 29 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
11 28 (1.45%) Hyper-V
12 23 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
13 21 (1.09%) VMware ESX
14 20 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 17 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (0.67%) Apache Flume
16 13 (0.67%) XenApp
17 12 (0.62%) Samba
18 11 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 187 (9.69%) Puppet
2 98 (5.08%) Nagios
3 84 (4.35%) Ansible
4 75 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (2.54%) SCCM
6 41 (2.12%) NetBackup
7 29 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
8 26 (1.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 24 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 24 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
10 23 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 21 (1.09%) Data Guard
11 21 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 18 (0.93%) WSUS
13 17 (0.88%) Oozie
14 16 (0.83%) SCOM
15 15 (0.78%) Kibana
15 15 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 13 (0.67%) EMC Navisphere
16 13 (0.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 357 (18.50%) Microsoft
2 332 (17.20%) Red Hat
3 270 (13.99%) Oracle
4 256 (13.26%) VMware
5 109 (5.65%) Cisco
6 98 (5.08%) Veritas
7 90 (4.66%) HP
8 78 (4.04%) SAP
9 76 (3.94%) IBM
10 72 (3.73%) Sun
11 69 (3.58%) NetApp
11 69 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
12 62 (3.21%) EMC
13 50 (2.59%) ServiceNow
14 47 (2.44%) Cloudera
15 40 (2.07%) Symantec
16 36 (1.87%) Splunk
17 35 (1.81%) Citrix
18 31 (1.61%) Brocade
19 28 (1.45%) Hortonworks
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £56 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day + (working inside IR35)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NDORMS, University of Oxford
Rate: From £31,076 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £9.00 - £10.22 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Mason Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago