Period
to 10 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 208 204
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -38
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 192 515 629
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.28% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.36% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 344 453
Median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +1.46%
10th Percentile £174 £200 £163
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -15.47% -27.62%
10th Percentile £17.80 £11.05 £12.95
90th Percentile £43.25 £20.11 £42.43
England median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -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 14,097 37,887 43,648
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.63% 94.12% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,551 27,134 31,573
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 501 625
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -4.83%
10th Percentile £17.99 £12.50 £13.13
90th Percentile £55.20 £58.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +35.00% +6.95% +1.08%

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 10 August 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Administrator in London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +37 23 £413 -8.33% 11
West London +31 9 £338 -3.57% 4
East London +43 3 £188 -31.82% 2
South London +33 1 £115 -75.79% 1
North London +8 1 - - 1
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 (30.73%) Linux
2 55 (28.65%) Windows
3 47 (24.48%) SQL
4 37 (19.27%) Oracle
4 37 (19.27%) Finance
5 33 (17.19%) SharePoint
6 32 (16.67%) JIRA
7 31 (16.15%) PowerShell
8 29 (15.10%) Confluence
9 28 (14.58%) DevOps
9 28 (14.58%) Atlassian
10 27 (14.06%) Unix
11 25 (13.02%) Azure
11 25 (13.02%) Security Cleared
12 24 (12.50%) .NET
13 22 (11.46%) SQL Server
13 22 (11.46%) ASP.NET
14 21 (10.94%) C#
14 21 (10.94%) Microsoft
15 20 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
15 20 (10.42%) Migration
16 19 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (9.90%) SC Cleared
17 18 (9.38%) Change Management
17 18 (9.38%) Asset Management
18 16 (8.33%) Java
18 16 (8.33%) Ansible
18 16 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
18 16 (8.33%) Bitbucket
18 16 (8.33%) Windows Server

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 33 (17.19%) SharePoint
2 29 (15.10%) Confluence
3 6 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.08%) Apache
6 3 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Drupal
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.02%) Azure
2 15 (7.81%) Office 365
3 12 (6.25%) OpenShift
4 10 (5.21%) AWS
5 4 (2.08%) GCP
6 3 (1.56%) NuGet
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.04%) GitHub
7 2 (1.04%) IaaS
7 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.04%) SaaS
7 2 (1.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.52%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.52%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.52%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) Firewall
2 6 (3.13%) Intranet
3 5 (2.60%) DNS
4 4 (2.08%) Internet
5 3 (1.56%) NAS
5 3 (1.56%) SAN
6 2 (1.04%) DHCP
6 2 (1.04%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.04%) LAN
6 2 (1.04%) Network Security
6 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.52%) HTTP
7 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.52%) Skype
7 1 (0.52%) SMTP
7 1 (0.52%) VoIP
7 1 (0.52%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.13%) MySQL
6 5 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.56%) GIS
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.56%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.04%) Big Data
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.04%) MS Access
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (16.67%) JIRA
2 16 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 13 (6.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (5.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (2.60%) CA Release Automation
5 5 (2.60%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.60%) Toad
6 4 (2.08%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.56%) FishEye
7 3 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.56%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.04%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.52%) GitLab
9 1 (0.52%) Hudson
9 1 (0.52%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.52%) Serena SBM
9 1 (0.52%) Subversion
9 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 37 (19.27%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Banking
3 8 (4.17%) Marketing
4 5 (2.60%) Police
4 5 (2.60%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.08%) Billing
5 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.08%) Front Office
6 3 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.56%) Legal
6 3 (1.56%) Military
6 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) International Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.50%) .NET
2 22 (11.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.73%) Web Services
4 8 (4.17%) J2EE
5 5 (2.60%) Java EE
5 5 (2.60%) Middleware
5 5 (2.60%) Struts
6 3 (1.56%) LDAP
6 3 (1.56%) ODBC
7 2 (1.04%) JDBC
7 2 (1.04%) XML
8 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.52%) Apache NiFi
8 1 (0.52%) HTML
8 1 (0.52%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.52%) JSON
8 1 (0.52%) Kafka
8 1 (0.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.65%) Replication
3 6 (3.13%) Hedge funds
3 6 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.60%) FMCG
5 3 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (1.56%) Clustering
5 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.04%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.04%) IBM Storwize
6 2 (1.04%) NHS
6 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.73%) Linux
2 55 (28.65%) Windows
3 27 (14.06%) Unix
4 16 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.08%) Solaris
7 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.04%) zOS
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.52%) CentOS
9 1 (0.52%) Debian
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.52%) SUSE
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.58%) DevOps
2 20 (10.42%) Migration
3 18 (9.38%) Asset Management
3 18 (9.38%) Change Management
4 16 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (7.29%) High Availability
6 13 (6.77%) Service Management
7 12 (6.25%) ITIL
8 9 (4.69%) ETL
9 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.65%) Data Management
9 7 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.65%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.65%) Requirements Gathering
10 6 (3.13%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.13%) Patch Management
10 6 (3.13%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.60%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.48%) SQL
2 31 (16.15%) PowerShell
3 21 (10.94%) C#
4 16 (8.33%) Java
5 14 (7.29%) Perl
6 10 (5.21%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.21%) Python
7 7 (3.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.13%) C
9 4 (2.08%) C-shell
9 4 (2.08%) Groovy
10 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.56%) Ruby
11 2 (1.04%) AWK
11 2 (1.04%) Go
11 2 (1.04%) Korn
11 2 (1.04%) Scala
11 2 (1.04%) sed
11 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) Degree
4 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.52%) ACCA
6 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) CCIE
6 1 (0.52%) CCNP
6 1 (0.52%) CIMA
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.56%) GDPR
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) Docker
2 11 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.08%) NFS
6 2 (1.04%) Squid
6 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (8.33%) Ansible
2 4 (2.08%) Puppet
3 3 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.56%) Terraform
4 2 (1.04%) Cacti
4 2 (1.04%) Nagios
4 2 (1.04%) Opsview
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.04%) SCOM
4 2 (1.04%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.52%) Control-M
5 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.52%) Icinga
5 1 (0.52%) Kibana
5 1 (0.52%) logstash
5 1 (0.52%) Netcool
5 1 (0.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (19.27%) Oracle
2 28 (14.58%) Atlassian
3 21 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (7.29%) VMware
6 13 (6.77%) IBM
7 11 (5.73%) Sybase
8 9 (4.69%) Informatica
8 9 (4.69%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.17%) EMC
10 7 (3.65%) Remedy
11 5 (2.60%) CA
11 5 (2.60%) Siebel
12 4 (2.08%) Dell
12 4 (2.08%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.56%) Blue Prism
13 3 (1.56%) Delphix
13 3 (1.56%) HP
13 3 (1.56%) SAP
13 3 (1.56%) Splunk