Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 36 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 13 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.45% 3.41% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.50% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
Kent median daily rate £325 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +14.81% +17.39%
10th Percentile £310 £204 £306
90th Percentile £350 £445 £369
South East median daily rate £350 £355 £328
% change year-on-year -1.41% +8.23% +9.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £8.50
South East median hourly rate £15.97 £12.38 £13.25
% change year-on-year +28.96% -6.57% -1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 507 486 534
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 97.39% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 334 335
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £165 £171 £200
90th Percentile £613 £556 £483
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 37
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% -2.94% -26.88%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £143.43 £51.60 £39.16
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Kent

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Kent

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Kent

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Kent

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 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
Maidstone -11 6 £320 -
West Malling - 2 £338 -
Administrator
South East

Administrator Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 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 Kent region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) Security Patching
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) Banking
5 8 (61.54%) Online Banking
5 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
5 8 (61.54%) Symantec
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
7 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
7 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Unix
9 1 (7.69%) SQL
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle
9 1 (7.69%) Document Management
9 1 (7.69%) Bankmaster
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (7.69%) Fault Analysis

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bankmaster
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Security Patching
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle