Period
to 17 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 60 58
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 21 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.55% 2.57% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.75% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £166 £120 £113
90th Percentile £408 £475 £488
East of England median daily rate £360 £413 £290
% change year-on-year -12.73% +42.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.15 £42.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.45% +154.55% +27.96%
East of England median hourly rate £10.50 £18.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year -43.24% +29.82% -3.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,264 1,492 1,387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.01% 93.43% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 871 698
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £173 £200
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.38% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 127 129
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.32 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.62% +3.06% +8.42%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.90
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.45 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.10 £17.40 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.47% -3.33% -11.42%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Hertfordshire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
Watford -9 10 £300 +62.16% 7
Hatfield +5 4 £375 -28.57% 4
Stevenage -5 2 - - 2
Hitchin +4 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -6 1 - -
Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (28.57%) AIX
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Veritas
4 5 (23.81%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Task Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) MySQL
5 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (19.05%) SRDF
5 4 (19.05%) AWS
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Exalogic

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (9.52%) Datadog
2 2 (9.52%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (4.76%) Redis
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Exalogic
2 2 (9.52%) EMC Centera
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) SUSE
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Task Automation
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITSM
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Proactive Maintenance
4 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) SRDF
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (4.76%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Veritas
2 5 (23.81%) EMC
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) hybris
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Percona
6 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow