Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 43 59
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 39 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.50% 3.72% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 3.85% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 16
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +3.85% +57.58%
10th Percentile £147 £170 £119
90th Percentile £488 £438 £494
East of England median daily rate £320 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.25 £11.79 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +283.80% -13.28% -18.84%
10th Percentile £15.01 £9.97 £8.50
90th Percentile £72.08 £15.55 £38.50
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% -16.67% -38.78%

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 1451 1325 1532
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 96.64% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 762 775
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 80 158
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.17 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -15.94% +11.29%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.68 £53.75 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Stevenage -6 9 £290 -22.67% 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 5 £300 +6.19% 2
Watford -10 5 - -
Hatfield -7 3 £113 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 2 £140 -65.56%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £325 -
St Albans -1 1 £463 +42.31%
Rickmansworth -5 1 £650 +150.00%
Administrator
East of England

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

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (23.08%) Migration
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.51%) LAN
6 7 (17.95%) SAP
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) VMware
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 5 (12.82%) VLAN
8 5 (12.82%) Perl
8 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 5 (12.82%) Unix
9 4 (10.26%) CRM
9 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (10.26%) HP
9 4 (10.26%) Finance
9 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (10.26%) vSphere
9 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 3 (7.69%) vRealize

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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) VLAN
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) X.500
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
4 2 (5.13%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.56%) SNMP
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.13%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (2.56%) Memcached
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Blog
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.82%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) HPUX
6 3 (7.69%) Solaris
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Debian
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) CRM
2 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Time Management
3 3 (7.69%) Validation
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.13%) ERP
4 2 (5.13%) High Availability
4 2 (5.13%) System Testing
4 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Perl
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) AWK
4 1 (2.56%) JCL
4 1 (2.56%) Jython
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) AS 2805
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (10.26%) vSphere
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (2.56%) Docker
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.56%) RACF
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) vCenter Server
1 3 (7.69%) vRealize
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Terraform
3 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) SAP
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) HP
4 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Sun
6 2 (5.13%) Ariba
6 2 (5.13%) Google
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) Facebook
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Twitter