Period
to 24 September 2021

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 279 193 202
Rank change year-on-year -86 +9 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 314 176 530
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.31% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.43% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 122 355
10th Percentile £198 £201 £206
25th Percentile £308 £313 £309
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £400
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £523 £500 £500
90th Percentile £556 £550 £575
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 14
10th Percentile £11.43 £15.70 £11.00
25th Percentile £12.91 £16.75 £11.28
Median hourly rate £13.75 £18.50 £12.75
Median % change year-on-year -25.68% +45.10% -17.10%
75th Percentile £16.62 £20.25 £14.94
90th Percentile £25.93 £21.30 £17.17
England median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% -10.91%

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 31,570 12,302 36,485
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.87% 91.83% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,802 8,806 26,553
10th Percentile £356 £313 £313
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £685
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 111 451
10th Percentile £13.61 £15.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £18.74 £19.99 £15.02
Median hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.86% +66.67% +12.00%
75th Percentile £51.00 £47.25 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.08 £56.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.75 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +15.79% +8.57%

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 24 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Administrator in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 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 -50 28 £400 -10.11% 43
South London +3 3 £308 +167.39% 11
East London -8 3 £136 -27.73% 24
West London -20 2 - - 18
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 105 (33.44%) Linux
2 69 (21.97%) Windows
3 60 (19.11%) DevOps
4 57 (18.15%) SQL
5 56 (17.83%) Azure
6 49 (15.61%) SharePoint
7 46 (14.65%) Python
7 46 (14.65%) Ansible
8 43 (13.69%) PowerShell
9 41 (13.06%) VMware
10 39 (12.42%) AWS
11 38 (12.10%) Red Hat
12 37 (11.78%) Social Skills
13 35 (11.15%) Microsoft
13 35 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (10.83%) Active Directory
14 34 (10.83%) Salesforce.com
14 34 (10.83%) Finance
15 33 (10.51%) JIRA
15 33 (10.51%) Bash Shell
16 30 (9.55%) Confluence
16 30 (9.55%) Migration
17 28 (8.92%) Terraform
18 27 (8.60%) Unix
19 26 (8.28%) Banking
19 26 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (7.96%) Atlassian
20 25 (7.96%) Oracle
20 25 (7.96%) DNS
21 24 (7.64%) Microsoft 365

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 49 (15.61%) SharePoint
2 30 (9.55%) Confluence
3 8 (2.55%) CMS
3 8 (2.55%) IIS
4 7 (2.23%) Apache
5 6 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.59%) CICS
6 5 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.27%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.27%) SAS
7 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.96%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.32%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.83%) Azure
2 39 (12.42%) AWS
3 24 (7.64%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (4.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 11 (3.50%) GCP
5 11 (3.50%) GitHub
6 10 (3.18%) Power Platform
7 9 (2.87%) IaaS
7 9 (2.87%) PaaS
8 7 (2.23%) NuGet
8 7 (2.23%) SaaS
8 7 (2.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 6 (1.91%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.91%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.59%) Serverless
10 5 (1.59%) ShareGate
11 4 (1.27%) Azure Storage
12 3 (0.96%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.96%) DNS
2 17 (5.41%) SAN
3 13 (4.14%) Firewall
4 12 (3.82%) DHCP
5 8 (2.55%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.23%) Kerberos
6 7 (2.23%) SSL
7 6 (1.91%) Intranet
8 5 (1.59%) Internet
8 5 (1.59%) Skype
9 4 (1.27%) NAS
9 4 (1.27%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.27%) VPN
9 4 (1.27%) Wireless
10 3 (0.96%) BGP
10 3 (0.96%) SMTP
10 3 (0.96%) WebEx
10 3 (0.96%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.64%) DKIM
11 2 (0.64%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.14%) Big Data
3 12 (3.82%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.91%) MySQL
6 6 (1.91%) Redis
7 5 (1.59%) IDMS
7 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.27%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.27%) Power BI
8 4 (1.27%) PowerCenter
8 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.96%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.96%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (10.51%) JIRA
2 13 (4.14%) Eclipse
2 13 (4.14%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.87%) Bitbucket
4 9 (2.87%) SonarQube
5 8 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.91%) Subversion
8 5 (1.59%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.96%) GitLab
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.32%) Emacs
11 1 (0.32%) GoCD
11 1 (0.32%) Postman
11 1 (0.32%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 37 (11.78%) Social Skills
2 34 (10.83%) Finance
3 26 (8.28%) Banking
4 14 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.18%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.91%) Military
7 5 (1.59%) Marketing
8 4 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.96%) Billing
9 3 (0.96%) Legal
10 2 (0.64%) Front Office
10 2 (0.64%) Games
10 2 (0.64%) International Banking
10 2 (0.64%) Law
10 2 (0.64%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.64%) Retail
11 1 (0.32%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.69%) .NET
2 14 (4.46%) ASP.NET
3 13 (4.14%) Visualforce
4 11 (3.50%) HTML
4 11 (3.50%) Web Services
5 10 (3.18%) Kafka
6 8 (2.55%) REST
7 6 (1.91%) JDBC
7 6 (1.91%) LDAP
8 5 (1.59%) ODBC
9 4 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.27%) JSON
9 4 (1.27%) Middleware
10 3 (0.96%) Ajax
10 3 (0.96%) LAMP
10 3 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.96%) SOAP
11 2 (0.64%) Flash
11 2 (0.64%) JMS
11 2 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.14%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (3.50%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.50%) Replication
3 10 (3.18%) Clustering
3 10 (3.18%) User Experience
4 9 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.64%) DataPower
6 2 (0.64%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.64%) IBM Storwize
6 2 (0.64%) PlayStation
6 2 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.64%) VLE
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.32%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.32%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (33.44%) Linux
2 69 (21.97%) Windows
3 35 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (8.60%) Unix
5 20 (6.37%) Windows Server
6 15 (4.78%) CentOS
7 11 (3.50%) Solaris
8 10 (3.18%) Windows 10
9 9 (2.87%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (2.87%) zOS
10 7 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (1.59%) AIX
12 5 (1.59%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.96%) Android
13 3 (0.96%) VMS
13 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.11%) DevOps
2 30 (9.55%) Migration
3 23 (7.32%) Change Management
4 20 (6.37%) ITIL
4 20 (6.37%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (6.05%) Workflow
6 17 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (4.78%) High Availability
8 14 (4.46%) Analytics
8 14 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (4.46%) Data Protection
9 13 (4.14%) Service Management
9 13 (4.14%) Validation
10 12 (3.82%) Configuration Management
11 9 (2.87%) Asset Management
11 9 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (2.87%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (2.87%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (2.55%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.15%) SQL
2 46 (14.65%) Python
3 43 (13.69%) PowerShell
4 33 (10.51%) Bash Shell
5 21 (6.69%) C#
6 20 (6.37%) Perl
7 19 (6.05%) PHP
8 16 (5.10%) Ruby
9 11 (3.50%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.23%) Java
11 5 (1.59%) REXX
11 5 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.27%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.96%) Go
13 3 (0.96%) Scala
14 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.32%) JCL
15 1 (0.32%) VBScript
15 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (3.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.91%) Degree
4 2 (0.64%) CCA
4 2 (0.64%) ISEB
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) CISM
5 1 (0.32%) CISSP
5 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.32%) MCSA
5 1 (0.32%) MCSE
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.32%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.32%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.32%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.18%) SLA
2 6 (1.91%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.91%) QA
3 4 (1.27%) GDPR
3 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.27%) PMO
4 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) NCSC
System Software
1 34 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.46%) Docker
4 7 (2.23%) NFS
5 6 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.27%) Veritas File System
7 4 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (1.27%) XenApp
8 2 (0.64%) iptables
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.64%) Postfix
8 2 (0.64%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.32%) HDFS
9 1 (0.32%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (14.65%) Ansible
2 28 (8.92%) Terraform
3 16 (5.10%) Puppet
4 10 (3.18%) SCCM
5 9 (2.87%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.55%) Tivoli
7 7 (2.23%) Netcool
8 6 (1.91%) Packer
9 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.27%) Nessus
10 4 (1.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 4 (1.27%) QRadar
10 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.96%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (0.96%) Control-M
11 3 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.96%) Icinga
12 2 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (13.06%) VMware
2 38 (12.10%) Red Hat
3 35 (11.15%) Microsoft
4 34 (10.83%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (7.96%) Atlassian
5 25 (7.96%) Oracle
6 19 (6.05%) HP
7 17 (5.41%) IBM
8 14 (4.46%) Dell
9 11 (3.50%) Cisco
9 11 (3.50%) ServiceNow
10 10 (3.18%) Cloudera
10 10 (3.18%) SAP
10 10 (3.18%) Splunk
11 9 (2.87%) 3PAR
11 9 (2.87%) Citrix
11 9 (2.87%) Google
12 8 (2.55%) EMC
13 7 (2.23%) Pardot
14 6 (1.91%) Informatica