The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
Rank 63 71 76
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 25 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.48% 1.89% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.96% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 7
Median daily rate £350 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £164 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £306
% change year-on-year +3.32% +10.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.05 - £11.72
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 - £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.29 - £13.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 981 1378 1101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.22% 96.63% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 961 724
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 40
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Leeds

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Leeds

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Leeds

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Leeds

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leeds region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Linux
3 23 (35.38%) SQL
4 20 (30.77%) Unix
5 15 (23.08%) Finance
6 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.00%) Hadoop
8 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.92%) Analytics
10 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (15.38%) LDAP
10 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 9 (13.85%) Python
11 9 (13.85%) SAS
11 9 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (12.31%) DevOps
12 8 (12.31%) Client/Server
12 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
12 8 (12.31%) DNS
12 8 (12.31%) VMware
13 7 (10.77%) Migration
13 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (10.77%) Replication
13 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
13 7 (10.77%) HTTP
13 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
14 6 (9.23%) IBM
14 6 (9.23%) Oracle

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (13.85%) SAS
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) LDAP
2 8 (12.31%) DNS
2 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.77%) HTTP
4 5 (7.69%) SMTP
4 5 (7.69%) SNMP
5 4 (6.15%) Firewall
5 4 (6.15%) SAN
6 2 (3.08%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.08%) Extranet
6 2 (3.08%) Internet
6 2 (3.08%) Intranet
6 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.08%) LAN
6 2 (3.08%) SSL
6 2 (3.08%) WAN
7 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.15%) DB2
5 4 (6.15%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (6.15%) OLTP
6 3 (4.62%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data
6 3 (4.62%) HBase
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.08%) MySQL
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) CSS
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
1 5 (7.69%) JMS
1 5 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.77%) Replication
4 4 (6.15%) HACMP
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Linux
3 20 (30.77%) Unix
4 6 (9.23%) Ubuntu
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.15%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) HPUX
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Analytics
2 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.31%) DevOps
5 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.77%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL
7 5 (7.69%) ETL
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management
9 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.62%) High Availability
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (4.62%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (3.08%) Data Analytics
10 2 (3.08%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (3.08%) Line Management
10 2 (3.08%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Python
3 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) AWK
4 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.62%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) SAS Certification
2 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CCA
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) HDFS
3 3 (4.62%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.08%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) ACF2
5 1 (1.54%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) RACF
5 1 (1.54%) vCloud
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) VMware GSX
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
1 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (4.62%) Nagios
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.54%) QRadar
4 1 (1.54%) Salt
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.54%) zSecure
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.23%) IBM
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 6 (9.23%) Splunk
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) NetApp
7 3 (4.62%) Cloudera
7 3 (4.62%) IDERA
7 3 (4.62%) RedGate
8 2 (3.08%) F5
8 2 (3.08%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.08%) Nintex
8 2 (3.08%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.54%) Apple
9 1 (1.54%) Pardot
9 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.54%) Snow