Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 71
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 22 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.12% 1.34% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.38% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 7
Essex median daily rate £443 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.59% -3.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £212 £164 £88
90th Percentile £565 £464 £414
East of England median daily rate £413 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +42.24% -3.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Essex median hourly rate £10.50 - £26.25
10th Percentile £10.25 - £15.03
90th Percentile £10.75 - £37.28
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year +29.82% -3.39% -20.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 980 795 833
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 97.07% 97.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 522 471
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £210 £232 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 75 171
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +20.37% -14.31%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.56 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.75 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.41
% change year-on-year -3.19% -11.81% -2.83%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Essex

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Essex

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Essex over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Essex

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Essex

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 11 £450 -
Chelmsford +1 1 - - 1
Harlow -11 1 - -
Billericay - 1 - - 1
Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Essex region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (31.82%) CentOS
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Opsview
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 4 (18.18%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 4 (18.18%) Ansible
6 4 (18.18%) Docker
6 4 (18.18%) SSH
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Apache
6 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 4 (18.18%) AIX
6 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 4 (18.18%) SAN
6 4 (18.18%) Shell Script

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Domino
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) SSH
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) Ingres
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Visualforce
3 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) CentOS
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) AIX
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Analytics
2 4 (18.18%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) Change Control
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) People Management
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
1 4 (18.18%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Aruba
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) NETGEAR
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL