The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 103 92
Rank change year-on-year -56 -11  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 324 526 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.58% 2.43% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.55% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 360 382
Median daily rate £400 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% +7.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.66 £18.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.37% -25.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £10.70 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.20 £53.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +8.65% -4.37%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London -44 42 £425 +7.93% 18
Croydon +12 14 £463 +32.14%
Uxbridge - 3 - - 1
Paddington - 3 £106 -
Hammersmith - 3 £110 -
Ealing - 2 £294 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Barnet +1 1 £200 -50.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Hayes - 1 £325 -
Greenwich - 1 £313 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 237 (37.15%) Linux
2 145 (22.73%) Windows
3 143 (22.41%) Finance
4 113 (17.71%) VMware
5 106 (16.61%) Microsoft
6 104 (16.30%) Red Hat
7 102 (15.99%) Unix
8 100 (15.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 96 (15.05%) Active Directory
10 88 (13.79%) SQL
11 76 (11.91%) Banking
12 75 (11.76%) Python
13 73 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 66 (10.34%) Perl
15 64 (10.03%) ITIL
16 63 (9.87%) Windows Server
17 62 (9.72%) Puppet
18 60 (9.40%) Oracle
18 60 (9.40%) Migration
19 58 (9.09%) DNS
20 55 (8.62%) CentOS
21 54 (8.46%) SQL Server
22 53 (8.31%) Microsoft Office
22 53 (8.31%) Cisco
22 53 (8.31%) Firewall
22 53 (8.31%) PowerShell
22 53 (8.31%) Bash Shell
23 50 (7.84%) Java
24 47 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
25 46 (7.21%) SAN

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 41 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 34 (5.33%) Apache
3 23 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.13%) IIS
5 19 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.82%) JBoss
6 18 (2.82%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.51%) Confluence
8 12 (1.88%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.41%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.10%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.10%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.10%) CMS
11 7 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.94%) nginx
12 6 (0.94%) SAS
13 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (8.31%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.31%) HipChat
6 2 (0.31%) InDesign
6 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.31%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.63%) CODA-Financials
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.47%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.47%) OPENHousing
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.31%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.31%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.31%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.31%) Kypera Housing
4 2 (0.31%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.31%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.16%) Eikon
5 1 (0.16%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.80%) Office 365
3 26 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.25%) SaaS
6 6 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (0.78%) GitHub
7 5 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.63%) G Suite
8 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.47%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.47%) Yammer
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.31%) Force.com
10 2 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.09%) DNS
2 53 (8.31%) Firewall
3 46 (7.21%) SAN
4 40 (6.27%) LDAP
5 26 (4.08%) Internet
5 26 (4.08%) LAN
5 26 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.29%) VPN
7 18 (2.82%) SSL
8 17 (2.66%) HTTP
8 17 (2.66%) Kerberos
9 16 (2.51%) DHCP
9 16 (2.51%) WAN
10 14 (2.19%) Network Security
11 12 (1.88%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.41%) Wireless
13 7 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (1.10%) SSH
13 7 (1.10%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.11%) MySQL
3 33 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 23 (3.61%) Big Data
4 23 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.13%) Apache Hive
6 18 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.88%) DB2
8 12 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (1.72%) Impala
9 11 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.57%) HBase
11 9 (1.41%) MariaDB
11 9 (1.41%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.41%) Sqoop
12 8 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.25%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (5.64%) JIRA
2 17 (2.66%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.78%) GitLab
4 5 (0.78%) Subversion
5 4 (0.63%) Maven
5 4 (0.63%) ScriptRunner
6 3 (0.47%) Arsenale Dataplane
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.31%) Hudson
7 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.16%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.16%) Gradle
8 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.16%) MSI
8 1 (0.16%) RSpec
8 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 143 (22.41%) Finance
2 76 (11.91%) Banking
3 24 (3.76%) Investment Banking
4 19 (2.98%) Legal
5 16 (2.51%) Retail
6 15 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.72%) Law
9 9 (1.41%) Advertising
10 8 (1.25%) Marketing
11 6 (0.94%) Publishing
12 5 (0.78%) Back Office
13 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.31%) Electronics
14 2 (0.31%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
15 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.66%) Kafka
2 14 (2.19%) LAMP
3 10 (1.57%) HTML
4 9 (1.41%) CSS
4 9 (1.41%) XML
5 8 (1.25%) Web Services
6 6 (0.94%) Middleware
7 5 (0.78%) Mason
8 4 (0.63%) Apache Tez
9 3 (0.47%) .NET
9 3 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.47%) Java SE
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.47%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.47%) Spring
9 3 (0.47%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.31%) HTML5
10 2 (0.31%) J2EE
10 2 (0.31%) JDBC
10 2 (0.31%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.11%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.45%) Clustering
4 17 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.19%) Replication
6 10 (1.57%) CMDB
6 10 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.41%) PKI
8 8 (1.25%) Fintech
8 8 (1.25%) User Experience
9 7 (1.10%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.10%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.94%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.94%) iSeries
10 6 (0.94%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.78%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.78%) Spread Betting
12 4 (0.63%) iPad
13 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 237 (37.15%) Linux
2 145 (22.73%) Windows
3 102 (15.99%) Unix
4 100 (15.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 63 (9.87%) Windows Server
6 55 (8.62%) CentOS
7 31 (4.86%) Solaris
8 29 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 28 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (2.04%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.88%) AIX
13 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.94%) Fedora
14 6 (0.94%) SUSE
14 6 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.94%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.78%) HPUX
16 4 (0.63%) VMS
16 4 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (10.03%) ITIL
2 60 (9.40%) Migration
3 47 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (7.21%) DevOps
5 35 (5.49%) Change Management
6 34 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 32 (5.02%) Project Management
8 24 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (3.76%) Service Management
9 23 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (3.13%) Asset Management
11 19 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (2.82%) Change Control
13 17 (2.66%) Information Security
13 17 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (2.51%) Analytics
15 15 (2.35%) ETL
15 15 (2.35%) Workflow
16 14 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (2.04%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 88 (13.79%) SQL
2 75 (11.76%) Python
3 66 (10.34%) Perl
4 53 (8.31%) Bash Shell
4 53 (8.31%) PowerShell
5 50 (7.84%) Java
6 35 (5.49%) Shell Script
7 25 (3.92%) Ruby
8 14 (2.19%) PHP
9 12 (1.88%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.25%) C
11 7 (1.10%) Korn
11 7 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.94%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.78%) R
14 4 (0.63%) Jython
15 3 (0.47%) Groovy
16 2 (0.31%) Julia
16 2 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.08%) Degree
4 17 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.25%) CCNA
7 6 (0.94%) MCITP
7 6 (0.94%) MCSE
7 6 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.78%) CCNP
8 5 (0.78%) CISSP
8 5 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.78%) RHCE
9 4 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.63%) MCSA
10 3 (0.47%) CCIE
10 3 (0.47%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.35%) SLA
2 14 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.19%) PMO
3 10 (1.57%) QA
4 5 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) GCP
7 1 (0.16%) BS25999
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 96 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 73 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (2.66%) KVM
7 15 (2.35%) HDFS
8 14 (2.19%) Docker
9 13 (2.04%) NFS
10 12 (1.88%) GPFS
10 12 (1.88%) vSphere
11 11 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (1.25%) iptables
13 7 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (1.10%) XenApp
13 7 (1.10%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (0.78%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 62 (9.72%) Puppet
2 39 (6.11%) SCCM
3 33 (5.17%) Ansible
4 28 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (4.23%) Nagios
6 16 (2.51%) yum
7 15 (2.35%) Hadoop YARN
7 15 (2.35%) SCOM
8 13 (2.04%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.41%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.78%) Ambari
11 5 (0.78%) Kibana
11 5 (0.78%) Terraform
11 5 (0.78%) WSUS
11 5 (0.78%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.63%) Mesos
12 4 (0.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 113 (17.71%) VMware
2 106 (16.61%) Microsoft
3 104 (16.30%) Red Hat
4 60 (9.40%) Oracle
5 53 (8.31%) Cisco
6 37 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (5.02%) ServiceNow
8 28 (4.39%) HP
9 26 (4.08%) EMC
10 23 (3.61%) NetApp
11 22 (3.45%) Splunk
12 19 (2.98%) Citrix
13 16 (2.51%) Cloudera
13 16 (2.51%) Sybase
14 15 (2.35%) SolarWinds
15 14 (2.19%) IBM
16 13 (2.04%) Google
17 12 (1.88%) Atlassian
17 12 (1.88%) CheckPoint
17 12 (1.88%) Veritas
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