The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £113 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 47 42 51
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 9 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.46% 2.38% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.50% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Median daily rate £113 £388 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.96% +115.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.58 £11.30 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -19.30%  
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 599 641 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.93% 95.25% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 317 340
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 49 43
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.54% +12.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.18 £49.50 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Hatfield -12 2 £113 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £113 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -8 1 - - 1
Watford - 1 - - 1
Administrator
East of England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
2 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 7 (20.59%) MS Office
3 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 6 (17.65%) SOA
4 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (17.65%) vSphere
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
5 5 (14.71%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (14.71%) nginx
5 5 (14.71%) Apache
5 5 (14.71%) Windows
5 5 (14.71%) LAMP
5 5 (14.71%) Nagios
6 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco
6 4 (11.76%) Finance
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) SAP
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.82%) Logistics
7 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) nginx
3 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DHCP
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) SOA
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) E-business
3 3 (8.82%) Logistics
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) ITSM
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) vSphere
2 5 (14.71%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Nagios
1 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Graphite
2 2 (5.88%) logstash
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro