Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 106 114
Rank change year-on-year -57 +8 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 778 1054 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.65% 2.33% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.46% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 756 633
London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £208
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
England median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 40
London median hourly rate £25.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +2.50% +21.43%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.29 £11.35
90th Percentile £39.75 £28.75 £41.43
England median hourly rate £16.97 £14.29 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.70% -4.72% -3.23%

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 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Central London -52 122 £425 +6.25% 28
South London +2 58 £400 +9.97% 3
West London +17 54 £175 -58.82% 11
East London -11 7 £400 +28.00% 4
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 272 (34.96%) Linux
2 216 (27.76%) Windows
3 163 (20.95%) Finance
4 145 (18.64%) Microsoft
5 140 (17.99%) Unix
6 123 (15.81%) VMware
7 116 (14.91%) Banking
8 112 (14.40%) Red Hat
9 110 (14.14%) Active Directory
10 106 (13.62%) SQL
11 96 (12.34%) Windows Server
12 94 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 84 (10.80%) Oracle
14 75 (9.64%) Security Cleared
15 74 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 74 (9.51%) Puppet
15 74 (9.51%) SQL Server
16 70 (9.00%) Python
16 70 (9.00%) Migration
16 70 (9.00%) PowerShell
17 68 (8.74%) CentOS
18 67 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
19 64 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
20 62 (7.97%) ITIL
20 62 (7.97%) Data Centre
21 58 (7.46%) DevOps
22 53 (6.81%) SharePoint
22 53 (6.81%) DNS
23 52 (6.68%) Java
23 52 (6.68%) Firewall

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 53 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.86%) Apache
3 28 (3.60%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.67%) SAS
7 12 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.29%) Confluence
9 10 (1.29%) JBoss
9 10 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.03%) IIS
11 7 (0.90%) CMS
11 7 (0.90%) nginx
12 6 (0.77%) WordPress
13 5 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.64%) Jetty
Applications
1 64 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (5.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.16%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.16%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.51%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.39%) CODA-Financials
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (0.39%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (6.17%) Office 365
3 43 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 13 (1.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 10 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.29%) Force.com
7 7 (0.90%) GitHub
7 7 (0.90%) SaaS
8 5 (0.64%) G Suite
8 5 (0.64%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.26%) PaaS
10 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.81%) DNS
2 52 (6.68%) Firewall
3 47 (6.04%) LDAP
3 47 (6.04%) SAN
4 26 (3.34%) DHCP
4 26 (3.34%) LAN
5 20 (2.57%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.44%) Kerberos
7 16 (2.06%) Internet
7 16 (2.06%) VPN
8 15 (1.93%) HTTP
9 14 (1.80%) Network Security
10 13 (1.67%) SSL
10 13 (1.67%) WAN
11 12 (1.54%) Intranet
11 12 (1.54%) SSH
12 7 (0.90%) FTP
12 7 (0.90%) SMTP
13 6 (0.77%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.63%) MySQL
3 34 (4.37%) Hadoop
4 28 (3.60%) Big Data
5 25 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.29%) Apache Hive
11 10 (1.29%) HBase
11 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.16%) DB2
12 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.16%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.03%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (5.01%) JIRA
2 26 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.41%) Eclipse
5 10 (1.29%) Ant
5 10 (1.29%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.64%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.64%) Subversion
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.39%) CMake
8 3 (0.39%) Maven
8 3 (0.39%) MSI
9 2 (0.26%) Introscope
9 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.13%) PVCS
10 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 163 (20.95%) Finance
2 116 (14.91%) Banking
3 28 (3.60%) Retail
4 20 (2.57%) Marketing
4 20 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.54%) Electronics
7 12 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.41%) Advertising
9 9 (1.16%) Legal
10 8 (1.03%) Law
10 8 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.90%) Publishing
11 7 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.77%) Billing
13 4 (0.51%) Back Office
14 3 (0.39%) German Language
15 2 (0.26%) French Language
16 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.06%) Web Services
2 15 (1.93%) Ajax
2 15 (1.93%) LAMP
2 15 (1.93%) XML
3 13 (1.67%) JSON
4 11 (1.41%) CSS
4 11 (1.41%) HTML
5 9 (1.16%) Kafka
6 8 (1.03%) SOAP
7 7 (0.90%) Mason
7 7 (0.90%) Middleware
7 7 (0.90%) REST
8 6 (0.77%) .NET
9 5 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (0.64%) Servlets
10 4 (0.51%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.51%) COM
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (0.51%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.97%) Data Centre
2 42 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.21%) Clustering
4 22 (2.83%) Replication
5 21 (2.70%) SWIFT
6 20 (2.57%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.41%) PKI
9 10 (1.29%) CMDB
9 10 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.03%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.03%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.90%) Spread Betting
12 6 (0.77%) NHS
13 5 (0.64%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.64%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.64%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.64%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.51%) Fintech
14 4 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 272 (34.96%) Linux
2 216 (27.76%) Windows
3 140 (17.99%) Unix
4 96 (12.34%) Windows Server
5 94 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (8.74%) CentOS
7 42 (5.40%) Solaris
8 39 (5.01%) Ubuntu
9 37 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (2.83%) Windows 7
12 19 (2.44%) Windows 10
13 16 (2.06%) AIX
14 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (1.29%) Debian
15 10 (1.29%) SUSE
16 9 (1.16%) FreeBSD
17 8 (1.03%) HPUX
18 7 (0.90%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (9.00%) Migration
2 67 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (7.97%) ITIL
4 58 (7.46%) DevOps
5 49 (6.30%) Project Management
6 43 (5.53%) Change Management
7 40 (5.14%) Configuration Management
8 39 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
9 37 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (4.37%) Analytics
12 30 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (3.86%) ETL
13 26 (3.34%) Service Management
14 25 (3.21%) Problem Management
15 24 (3.08%) CRM
15 24 (3.08%) High Availability
16 23 (2.96%) Scrum
17 20 (2.57%) Asset Management
17 20 (2.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (13.62%) SQL
2 70 (9.00%) PowerShell
2 70 (9.00%) Python
3 52 (6.68%) Java
4 51 (6.56%) Perl
5 44 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 39 (5.01%) Bash Shell
7 19 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 16 (2.06%) Ruby
9 13 (1.67%) Apex Code
9 13 (1.67%) PHP
10 12 (1.54%) Korn
11 11 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.29%) C
12 10 (1.29%) SOQL
13 8 (1.03%) VBScript
14 4 (0.51%) C++
14 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.51%) VB
15 3 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 75 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.37%) Degree
4 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.90%) CCNA
8 7 (0.90%) RHCE
9 6 (0.77%) MCSA
9 6 (0.77%) MCSE
9 6 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.51%) MCITP
12 3 (0.39%) VCP5
13 2 (0.26%) CISSP
13 2 (0.26%) MCTS
13 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.80%) SLA
2 12 (1.54%) PMO
3 11 (1.41%) QA
4 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.64%) MiFID
6 4 (0.51%) TARGET2
7 3 (0.39%) GCP
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) AS 2805
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 74 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (3.08%) NFS
5 18 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.31%) KVM
6 17 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.93%) Samba
8 12 (1.54%) HDFS
9 10 (1.29%) Docker
9 10 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (1.29%) vSphere
9 10 (1.29%) XenApp
10 8 (1.03%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.90%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.77%) SRDF
12 6 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.64%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 74 (9.51%) Puppet
2 47 (6.04%) Ansible
3 37 (4.76%) SCCM
4 20 (2.57%) Nagios
4 20 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.67%) yum
6 12 (1.54%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.16%) SCOM
8 9 (1.16%) Terraform
8 9 (1.16%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.03%) Control-M
9 8 (1.03%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.77%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.64%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.64%) Netcool
11 5 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 145 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 123 (15.81%) VMware
3 112 (14.40%) Red Hat
4 84 (10.80%) Oracle
5 52 (6.68%) Salesforce.com
6 49 (6.30%) ServiceNow
7 39 (5.01%) Splunk
8 36 (4.63%) HP
9 35 (4.50%) Cisco
10 27 (3.47%) Citrix
11 25 (3.21%) EMC
12 24 (3.08%) Veritas
13 22 (2.83%) NetApp
13 22 (2.83%) SAP
14 19 (2.44%) Google
14 19 (2.44%) IBM
14 19 (2.44%) SolarWinds
15 18 (2.31%) Tableau
16 16 (2.06%) Atlassian
17 15 (1.93%) AppDynamics