Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 121 120
Rank change year-on-year -52 -1 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 722 885 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.54% 2.14% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.26% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 615 589
London median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £160 £211 £179
90th Percentile £525 £538 £508
England median daily rate £353 £363 £358
% change year-on-year -2.76% +1.40% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 22
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.85% +12.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.05 £10.05
90th Percentile £30.23 £30.07 £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.56% +0.40%

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 44,494 39,222 41,710
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.92% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,420 27,936 29,570
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 565 642
London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +13.16% +6.35%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.89 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.57 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +1.08% -0.05% +12.18%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -61 113 £425 +6.25% 44
West London -6 55 £350 -17.65% 27
South London -27 39 £375 -6.25% 4
East London -11 8 £475 +13.43% 10
North London -4 1 £140 -55.56% 3
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 261 (36.15%) Linux
2 185 (25.62%) Windows
3 165 (22.85%) Finance
4 115 (15.93%) Unix
5 114 (15.79%) SQL
6 105 (14.54%) Microsoft
7 93 (12.88%) Active Directory
8 92 (12.74%) Banking
9 90 (12.47%) SQL Server
10 83 (11.50%) Red Hat
10 83 (11.50%) PowerShell
11 81 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 81 (11.22%) VMware
12 79 (10.94%) Python
13 77 (10.66%) Migration
14 72 (9.97%) Windows Server
15 63 (8.73%) Puppet
16 59 (8.17%) Oracle
16 59 (8.17%) Security Cleared
17 58 (8.03%) DevOps
18 55 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 54 (7.48%) Data Centre
20 53 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
21 52 (7.20%) ITIL
21 52 (7.20%) Java
22 51 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
23 50 (6.93%) SharePoint
23 50 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
23 50 (6.93%) CentOS
24 48 (6.65%) Perl

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 50 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.16%) Apache
3 26 (3.60%) Confluence
4 18 (2.49%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.08%) WordPress
7 13 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 12 (1.66%) IIS
8 12 (1.66%) JBoss
8 12 (1.66%) SAS
9 10 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.55%) CMS
12 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.42%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 53 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.69%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.83%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.55%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.42%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.57%) Office 365
3 20 (2.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 9 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.11%) GitHub
6 7 (0.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 6 (0.83%) SaaS
8 4 (0.55%) Force.com
8 4 (0.55%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.55%) Trello
9 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.28%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.28%) SurveyMonkey
9 2 (0.28%) Yammer
10 1 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.71%) Firewall
1 34 (4.71%) SAN
2 33 (4.57%) DNS
3 21 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.63%) Kerberos
5 17 (2.35%) DHCP
6 15 (2.08%) Intranet
7 14 (1.94%) HTTP
8 13 (1.80%) Internet
9 12 (1.66%) SMTP
10 10 (1.39%) Network Security
11 9 (1.25%) LAN
11 9 (1.25%) NAS
11 9 (1.25%) SSH
11 9 (1.25%) SSL
12 8 (1.11%) FTP
12 8 (1.11%) WAN
13 5 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.55%) Skype
14 4 (0.55%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.99%) Hadoop
3 29 (4.02%) Big Data
4 26 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (3.46%) MySQL
6 24 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.35%) Apache Hive
10 14 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.66%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (1.39%) HBase
13 10 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
14 9 (1.25%) Relational Database
15 8 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.97%) Impala
Development Applications
1 39 (5.40%) JIRA
2 32 (4.43%) Git (software)
3 29 (4.02%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.97%) CMake
4 7 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.55%) MSI
6 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.42%) Ant
7 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.42%) Gerrit
7 3 (0.42%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.42%) Subversion
7 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.28%) git-flow
8 2 (0.28%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.28%) MSBuild
General
1 165 (22.85%) Finance
2 92 (12.74%) Banking
3 23 (3.19%) Marketing
4 19 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 17 (2.35%) Retail
6 14 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.52%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.25%) Law
9 8 (1.11%) Legal
10 7 (0.97%) Advertising
10 7 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.69%) Billing
12 4 (0.55%) Games
13 3 (0.42%) Back Office
13 3 (0.42%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.71%) LDAP
2 22 (3.05%) Web Services
3 20 (2.77%) CSS
4 19 (2.63%) HTML
5 17 (2.35%) Kafka
6 16 (2.22%) LAMP
6 16 (2.22%) XML
7 11 (1.52%) SOAP
8 9 (1.25%) .NET
8 9 (1.25%) REST
9 8 (1.11%) Ajax
9 8 (1.11%) Middleware
10 6 (0.83%) CGI
11 5 (0.69%) COM
11 5 (0.69%) Mason
11 5 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.55%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.55%) JSON
13 3 (0.42%) JMS
13 3 (0.42%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 33 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.19%) Replication
4 20 (2.77%) Clustering
4 20 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (1.25%) SWIFT
7 7 (0.97%) PKI
7 7 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.83%) NHS
9 5 (0.69%) CMDB
9 5 (0.69%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.55%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.55%) PACS
11 3 (0.42%) Fintech
11 3 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 261 (36.15%) Linux
2 185 (25.62%) Windows
3 115 (15.93%) Unix
4 81 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (9.97%) Windows Server
6 50 (6.93%) CentOS
7 40 (5.54%) Solaris
7 40 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (3.60%) Windows 10
10 25 (3.46%) Windows 7
11 24 (3.32%) AIX
12 22 (3.05%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (1.25%) FreeBSD
15 8 (1.11%) Debian
15 8 (1.11%) SUSE
16 5 (0.69%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.69%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (10.66%) Migration
2 58 (8.03%) DevOps
3 52 (7.20%) ITIL
4 50 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (6.09%) Configuration Management
6 39 (5.40%) Project Management
7 37 (5.12%) Change Management
8 32 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (3.74%) Analytics
10 27 (3.74%) CRM
10 27 (3.74%) Service Management
11 25 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (3.32%) High Availability
13 23 (3.19%) Problem Management
13 23 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (2.77%) Open Source
15 19 (2.63%) Asset Management
16 18 (2.49%) Change Control
17 16 (2.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (15.79%) SQL
2 83 (11.50%) PowerShell
3 79 (10.94%) Python
4 52 (7.20%) Java
5 48 (6.65%) Perl
6 44 (6.09%) Bash Shell
7 39 (5.40%) Shell Script
8 27 (3.74%) JavaScript
9 22 (3.05%) Korn
10 21 (2.91%) Ruby
11 20 (2.77%) PHP
12 18 (2.49%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.80%) VBScript
14 10 (1.39%) C
15 8 (1.11%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.11%) VB
16 5 (0.69%) C#
16 5 (0.69%) Groovy
16 5 (0.69%) VBA
17 4 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 36 (4.99%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.16%) Degree
4 14 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.83%) MCSE
8 5 (0.69%) CCNA
8 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.69%) MCSA
9 4 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.55%) MCITP
9 4 (0.55%) RHCE
9 4 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.42%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.42%) VCP5
11 2 (0.28%) MCTS
12 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.39%) SLA
2 9 (1.25%) PMO
3 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.55%) TARGET2
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) GDPR
5 2 (0.28%) MiFID
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (2.08%) NFS
5 14 (1.94%) Docker
5 14 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.80%) vSphere
7 12 (1.66%) Samba
8 11 (1.52%) HDFS
8 11 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (1.39%) Apache Flume
10 9 (1.25%) Firmware
11 8 (1.11%) KVM
11 8 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (0.97%) XenApp
13 6 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.69%) SRDF
14 5 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.69%) Veritas File System
15 4 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 63 (8.73%) Puppet
2 41 (5.68%) Ansible
3 37 (5.12%) SCCM
4 30 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (2.77%) Nagios
6 12 (1.66%) CFEngine
7 10 (1.39%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.25%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.11%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.97%) Oozie
10 7 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.83%) Terraform
11 6 (0.83%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.69%) Control-M
12 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.69%) Netcool
12 5 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 105 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.50%) Red Hat
3 81 (11.22%) VMware
4 59 (8.17%) Oracle
5 51 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (4.43%) ServiceNow
7 24 (3.32%) Splunk
8 23 (3.19%) HP
9 21 (2.91%) Citrix
10 17 (2.35%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.35%) Cisco
10 17 (2.35%) Veritas
11 16 (2.22%) EMC
11 16 (2.22%) Google
11 16 (2.22%) McAfee
11 16 (2.22%) Sybase
12 12 (1.66%) Cloudera
12 12 (1.66%) IBM
12 12 (1.66%) SaltStack
12 12 (1.66%) Sun