The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £323 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.92% 1.77% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.80% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £323 £425 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.11% -8.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year +4.08% -3.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £6.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £13.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +6.60% -2.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 241 334 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 92.69% 98.53% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 233 140
Median daily rate £364 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £202 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 11
Median hourly rate £22.52 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.48% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £55.00 £24.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Maidstone - 2 £320 -
Dover - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £325 -
Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Online Banking
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Bankmaster
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) LANDesk

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk