Period
to 1 March 2021

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

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
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 238 200 202
Rank change year-on-year -38 +2 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 203 366 609
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.03% 1.31% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.40% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 245 461
Median daily rate £418 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £157 £181
90th Percentile £558 £510 £575
England median daily rate £381 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -4.69% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.63 £17.70 £12.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% +37.10% -34.63%
10th Percentile £13.66 £12.50 £11.28
90th Percentile £18.29 £21.00 £14.77
England median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +3.70% - -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 18,193 26,056 41,475
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.28% 93.61% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,083 18,996 30,200
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 345 510
Median hourly rate £34.71 £21.53 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.23% +10.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £18.00 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £66.50 £52.97 £47.09
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.36 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.86% +1.97% -

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Administrator in London.

Daily rate trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Administrator in London over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Administrator in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 1 March 2021. 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
Central London +22 31 £488 +21.88% 11
East London +28 7 £335 -25.56% 6
West London +13 4 - - 7
South London +31 2 £588 +27.03% 2
North London +6 1 - - 1
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 59 (29.06%) Linux
2 54 (26.60%) Finance
3 48 (23.65%) Windows
4 45 (22.17%) Microsoft
5 41 (20.20%) SQL
6 35 (17.24%) Azure
7 34 (16.75%) Banking
8 33 (16.26%) ITIL
9 30 (14.78%) Active Directory
10 28 (13.79%) Python
10 28 (13.79%) Security Cleared
11 26 (12.81%) VMware
12 25 (12.32%) SharePoint
12 25 (12.32%) Red Hat
12 25 (12.32%) PowerShell
13 24 (11.82%) Oracle
13 24 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (11.33%) SQL Server
14 23 (11.33%) Windows Server
15 22 (10.84%) SC Cleared
16 20 (9.85%) Change Management
16 20 (9.85%) AWS
17 19 (9.36%) High Availability
17 19 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (8.87%) Microsoft 365
18 18 (8.87%) Unix
18 18 (8.87%) DNS
19 17 (8.37%) DevOps

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 25 (12.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.96%) Confluence
2 6 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.97%) JBoss
5 3 (1.48%) Apache
5 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.99%) IIS
6 2 (0.99%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.49%) TPMS
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.96%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.99%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.49%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) HFM
2 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.24%) Azure
2 20 (9.85%) AWS
3 18 (8.87%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.94%) GCP
6 7 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.96%) OneDrive
7 6 (2.96%) PaaS
8 5 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.46%) SaaS
8 5 (2.46%) Serverless
9 4 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.97%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.97%) GitHub
9 4 (1.97%) IaaS
9 4 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.99%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.99%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.87%) DNS
2 9 (4.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.94%) Firewall
4 7 (3.45%) DHCP
4 7 (3.45%) Kerberos
4 7 (3.45%) LAN
4 7 (3.45%) WAN
5 6 (2.96%) SAN
6 5 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (2.46%) VSAN
7 4 (1.97%) FTP
7 4 (1.97%) HTTP
7 4 (1.97%) NAS
7 4 (1.97%) SMTP
7 4 (1.97%) SSH
8 3 (1.48%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.99%) FCoE
9 2 (0.99%) IMAP
9 2 (0.99%) InfiniBand
9 2 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.96%) MySQL
3 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.46%) Amazon Aurora
4 5 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.46%) Tableau
5 4 (1.97%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (1.97%) MS Access
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.48%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.48%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 15 (7.39%) JIRA
2 5 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.97%) Toad
4 3 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.48%) Subversion
4 3 (1.48%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.99%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.99%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.99%) GitLab
5 2 (0.99%) RStudio
5 2 (0.99%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.49%) MSI
6 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 54 (26.60%) Finance
2 34 (16.75%) Banking
3 5 (2.46%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.48%) Marketing
5 3 (1.48%) Publishing
6 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.99%) International Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Law
6 2 (0.99%) Local Government
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.94%) LDAP
2 5 (2.46%) CSS
2 5 (2.46%) Middleware
2 5 (2.46%) REST
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (1.97%) SOAP
3 4 (1.97%) Web Services
4 3 (1.48%) .NET
4 3 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.48%) HTML
4 3 (1.48%) JSP
5 2 (0.99%) J2EE
5 2 (0.99%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.99%) XML
5 2 (0.99%) YAML
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) JSON
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.49%) React
6 1 (0.49%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.90%) Replication
2 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.43%) Clustering
3 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.96%) NHS
6 3 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.99%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.49%) IPTV
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) PMI
8 1 (0.49%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.49%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.06%) Linux
2 48 (23.65%) Windows
3 23 (11.33%) Windows Server
4 19 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (8.87%) Unix
6 8 (3.94%) CentOS
6 8 (3.94%) Solaris
7 7 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.97%) AIX
10 4 (1.97%) SUSE
10 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.48%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.26%) ITIL
2 24 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (9.85%) Change Management
5 19 (9.36%) High Availability
6 17 (8.37%) DevOps
7 16 (7.88%) Migration
8 15 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (5.91%) ITSM
11 10 (4.93%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.93%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.93%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (4.93%) Proactive Monitoring
12 9 (4.43%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.43%) ETL
12 9 (4.43%) Service Management
13 8 (3.94%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (3.94%) Patch Management
13 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.20%) SQL
2 28 (13.79%) Python
3 25 (12.32%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.42%) Perl
5 10 (4.93%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.93%) Java
6 9 (4.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.97%) Apex Code
7 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.97%) Ruby
8 3 (1.48%) C#
8 3 (1.48%) VB
8 3 (1.48%) VBScript
9 2 (0.99%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.99%) Go
9 2 (0.99%) Groovy
9 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.49%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) COBOL
10 1 (0.49%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 28 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.45%) Degree
5 4 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.97%) MCITP
5 4 (1.97%) MCSA
6 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.99%) CISA
7 2 (0.99%) CISM
7 2 (0.99%) CISMP
7 2 (0.99%) CISSP
7 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.49%) ISEB
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) RHCE
8 1 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.40%) SLA
2 10 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.94%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.46%) GDPR
5 4 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.49%) HL7
6 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.49%) PMO
6 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 30 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.94%) NFS
5 7 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (3.45%) vSphere
6 6 (2.96%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.48%) Docker
8 3 (1.48%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.99%) GPFS
9 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.49%) Gluster
10 1 (0.49%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.49%) KVM
10 1 (0.49%) Samba
10 1 (0.49%) Squid
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.39%) Ansible
2 12 (5.91%) Terraform
3 7 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.45%) SCCM
4 6 (2.96%) Puppet
4 6 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (1.97%) Foglight
5 4 (1.97%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.97%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.97%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.48%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.48%) Control-M
6 3 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.48%) Icinga
6 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.48%) Nagios
6 3 (1.48%) Netcool
6 3 (1.48%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.48%) QRadar
Vendors
1 45 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.81%) VMware
3 25 (12.32%) Red Hat
4 24 (11.82%) Oracle
5 16 (7.88%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (6.40%) Splunk
7 11 (5.42%) ServiceNow
8 10 (4.93%) Cisco
8 10 (4.93%) IBM
9 9 (4.43%) HP
10 7 (3.45%) Dell
10 7 (3.45%) Google
11 6 (2.96%) BMC
12 5 (2.46%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.46%) Citrix
12 5 (2.46%) SAP
13 4 (1.97%) EMC
13 4 (1.97%) Infoblox
13 4 (1.97%) SaltStack
13 4 (1.97%) Veeam