Period
to 1 August 2021

The median contractor rate for a Data Administrator was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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.

Data Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 668 506 795
Rank change year-on-year -162 +289 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Data Administrator 31 19 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.059% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.063% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 21
10th Percentile £143 £100 £158
25th Percentile £225 £284 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% +2.86% +59.09%
75th Percentile £450 £500 £550
90th Percentile £473 £538 £600
UK median daily rate £300 £450 £419
% change year-on-year -33.33% +7.46% +52.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
10th Percentile £9.90 £12.54 £10.23
25th Percentile £11.00 £12.59 £10.56
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.81 £12.00
Median % change year-on-year -18.95% +23.38% +17.07%
75th Percentile £17.34 £17.87 £13.69
90th Percentile £22.20 £18.54 £14.48
UK median hourly rate £13.17 £14.61 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.84% +16.88% -41.86%

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 53,312 30,172 78,701
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 93.46% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,021 20,390 53,211
10th Percentile £300 £263 £269
25th Percentile £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £690 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £467
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.71% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,711 1,002 2,457
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.55 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.57 £14.30 £13.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.11 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.55% +5.84% +7.28%
75th Percentile £43.00 £42.88 £43.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £52.20
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.07 £18.70
% change year-on-year -0.34% +7.31% +6.86%

Data Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Administrator in England

Data Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Administrator in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Administrator in England

Data Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Administrator in England over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Administrator in England

Data Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Administrator in England.

Hourly rate trend for Data Administrator in England

Data Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Administrator in England over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Administrator in England

Data 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 Data Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
South East -34 10 £300 +224.32%
London -144 7 £400 +30.61%
North of England -40 5 £230 -54.00% 3
North West -32 4 £230 -54.00% 2
West Midlands -34 3 £150 - 2
Midlands -39 3 £150 - 2
Yorkshire -22 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
Data Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, Data 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 England region featuring Data Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (25.81%) Social Skills
3 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data
4 4 (12.90%) Cloudera
4 4 (12.90%) Kafka
4 4 (12.90%) SAP
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) SLA
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (9.68%) OSPF
5 3 (9.68%) BGP
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 3 (9.68%) WLAN
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (9.68%) Meraki
5 3 (9.68%) Data Quality

Data 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 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.23%) Sage 50
2 1 (3.23%) SAP MDG
2 1 (3.23%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP R/3
2 1 (3.23%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Azure
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) BGP
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
1 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) OSPF
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
1 3 (9.68%) WLAN
2 2 (6.45%) 802.11
2 2 (6.45%) DMVPN
2 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) IPsec
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) WPA
2 2 (6.45%) WPA2
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Data Lake
4 2 (6.45%) HBase
4 2 (6.45%) Impala
4 2 (6.45%) MS Access
4 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EBX
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (25.81%) Social Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Economy
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Kafka
2 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.45%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.45%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (9.68%) ERP
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL
1 3 (9.68%) Migration
2 2 (6.45%) Analytics
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (6.45%) CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
2 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
2 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
2 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
2 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
2 2 (6.45%) Data Validation
2 2 (6.45%) DevOps
2 2 (6.45%) Release Management
2 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (6.45%) Scrum
2 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) CCSP
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CISM
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) HDFS
1 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Avamar
1 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Cloudera
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
1 4 (12.90%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) F5
2 3 (9.68%) Meraki
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
2 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Computacenter
3 2 (6.45%) Dell
3 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) Aruba
4 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.23%) Sage
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds