The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
England / London
Rank 154 121 105
Rank change year-on-year -33 -16  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 314 452 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.61% 2.04% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.15% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 316 297
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year +3.32% +12.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 15
Median hourly rate £15.50 £29.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.89% +50.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 48 £413 +12.24% 37
Croydon +8 6 £468 +34.53% 1
Canary Wharf -3 2 £286 -11.92%
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 - 1
Heathrow - 1 - -
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 356 (41.78%) Linux
2 203 (23.83%) Finance
3 176 (20.66%) Red Hat
4 167 (19.60%) Unix
5 162 (19.01%) Windows
6 158 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 143 (16.78%) VMware
8 119 (13.97%) Microsoft
9 116 (13.62%) Puppet
10 114 (13.38%) SQL
11 110 (12.91%) Python
12 108 (12.68%) Perl
13 103 (12.09%) Active Directory
14 93 (10.92%) Bash Shell
15 89 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 88 (10.33%) Oracle
17 87 (10.21%) Banking
18 81 (9.51%) DNS
19 80 (9.39%) ITIL
20 79 (9.27%) MS Excel
21 78 (9.15%) Apache
21 78 (9.15%) SQL Server
21 78 (9.15%) Migration
22 77 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
23 76 (8.92%) PowerShell
24 73 (8.57%) Cisco
25 68 (7.98%) Hadoop
26 66 (7.75%) Windows Server
26 66 (7.75%) SharePoint
27 64 (7.51%) Java

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 78 (9.15%) Apache
2 66 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 35 (4.11%) Apache Spark
4 34 (3.99%) Tomcat
5 30 (3.52%) IIS
6 29 (3.40%) Confluence
7 27 (3.17%) MS Exchange
8 18 (2.11%) Apache Pig
8 18 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (2.00%) nginx
10 15 (1.76%) Skype for Business
11 14 (1.64%) JBoss
12 13 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.53%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.82%) CMS
15 7 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
17 5 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 79 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 53 (6.22%) MS Office
3 26 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.06%) MS Project
6 7 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.59%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.47%) HipChat
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.12%) InDesign
9 1 (0.12%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.35%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.12%) Eikon
6 1 (0.12%) Primavera
6 1 (0.12%) Relativity
6 1 (0.12%) Ringtail
6 1 (0.12%) RMDS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 77 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.81%) Office 365
4 15 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.64%) Amazon S3
6 13 (1.53%) SaaS
7 11 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.70%) GitHub
8 6 (0.70%) IaaS
9 5 (0.59%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.59%) Route 53
10 3 (0.35%) Force.com
10 3 (0.35%) G Suite
10 3 (0.35%) Yammer
11 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.23%) Taleo
12 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (9.51%) DNS
2 62 (7.28%) SAN
3 60 (7.04%) Firewall
4 53 (6.22%) LDAP
5 51 (5.99%) TCP/IP
6 30 (3.52%) DHCP
6 30 (3.52%) Kerberos
7 29 (3.40%) Internet
8 24 (2.82%) Ethernet
8 24 (2.82%) LAN
9 21 (2.46%) VPN
9 21 (2.46%) WAN
10 20 (2.35%) NAS
11 18 (2.11%) HTTP
11 18 (2.11%) Network Security
12 17 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.76%) SSL
14 14 (1.64%) SSH
15 13 (1.53%) Wireless
15 13 (1.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.98%) Hadoop
3 58 (6.81%) MySQL
4 56 (6.57%) Big Data
5 39 (4.58%) Apache Hive
6 37 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.35%) HBase
9 16 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 14 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.41%) Impala
13 12 (1.41%) Sqoop
14 11 (1.29%) NoSQL
15 10 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (5.75%) JIRA
2 33 (3.87%) Jenkins
3 28 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.94%) Subversion
6 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.59%) Gradle
7 5 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.59%) Zephyr
8 4 (0.47%) Maven
9 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.35%) GitLab
9 3 (0.35%) gulp
9 3 (0.35%) MSI
9 3 (0.35%) Selenium
10 2 (0.23%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.23%) GoCD
10 2 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.23%) VisualVM
General
1 203 (23.83%) Finance
2 87 (10.21%) Banking
3 24 (2.82%) Investment Banking
3 24 (2.82%) Retail
4 21 (2.46%) Law
4 21 (2.46%) Legal
5 20 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.76%) Advertising
8 11 (1.29%) Marketing
9 8 (0.94%) Back Office
10 6 (0.70%) Publishing
11 5 (0.59%) Games
12 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.29%) Kafka
2 21 (2.46%) HTML
3 16 (1.88%) LAMP
4 13 (1.53%) Web Services
5 11 (1.29%) CSS
6 9 (1.06%) .NET
6 9 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (1.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 7 (0.82%) HTML5
8 6 (0.70%) Mason
8 6 (0.70%) Middleware
8 6 (0.70%) XML
9 5 (0.59%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (0.59%) Node.js
9 5 (0.59%) REST
9 5 (0.59%) Visualforce
10 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (0.47%) SAML
10 4 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.34%) Data Centre
2 36 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.52%) Clustering
5 21 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (1.88%) Replication
7 11 (1.29%) Fintech
8 10 (1.17%) User Experience
9 7 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.70%) EMC VNX
10 6 (0.70%) Learning Management System
10 6 (0.70%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.70%) Wiki
11 5 (0.59%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.59%) RSA SecurID
12 4 (0.47%) CMDB
12 4 (0.47%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.47%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 356 (41.78%) Linux
2 167 (19.60%) Unix
3 162 (19.01%) Windows
4 158 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (7.75%) Windows Server
6 56 (6.57%) CentOS
7 50 (5.87%) Solaris
8 44 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (3.99%) Ubuntu
9 34 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (2.35%) AIX
10 20 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (2.00%) SUSE
12 12 (1.41%) Debian
13 10 (1.17%) Windows 7
14 9 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.94%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.70%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.70%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.59%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (9.39%) ITIL
2 78 (9.15%) Migration
3 58 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (6.57%) Configuration Management
5 53 (6.22%) DevOps
6 47 (5.52%) Change Management
7 45 (5.28%) High Availability
8 37 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (3.99%) Project Management
10 32 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
12 26 (3.05%) Change Control
12 26 (3.05%) Information Security
13 25 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (2.58%) Data Management
14 22 (2.58%) Service Management
15 21 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (2.46%) Open Source
15 21 (2.46%) Problem Management
16 20 (2.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 114 (13.38%) SQL
2 110 (12.91%) Python
3 108 (12.68%) Perl
4 93 (10.92%) Bash Shell
5 76 (8.92%) PowerShell
6 64 (7.51%) Java
7 50 (5.87%) Shell Script
8 30 (3.52%) PHP
9 26 (3.05%) JavaScript
10 25 (2.93%) Ruby
11 16 (1.88%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.64%) Korn
13 12 (1.41%) C
13 12 (1.41%) Scala
14 11 (1.29%) Apex Code
14 11 (1.29%) R
15 9 (1.06%) C#
15 9 (1.06%) VB
16 7 (0.82%) C++
17 6 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.29%) Degree
4 14 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.64%) CISSP
5 12 (1.41%) CCNA
6 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.70%) MCSE
9 6 (0.70%) RHCE
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.47%) CCNP
11 4 (0.47%) CISMP
11 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.35%) CCA
12 3 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.35%) GIAC
12 3 (0.35%) MCITP
13 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.05%) PMO
2 20 (2.35%) SLA
3 11 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.17%) QA
5 8 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) BS25999
8 2 (0.23%) GCP
9 1 (0.12%) BS7799
9 1 (0.12%) EMIR
9 1 (0.12%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 103 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 89 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.64%) HDFS
4 27 (3.17%) Docker
5 25 (2.93%) NFS
6 23 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 21 (2.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 20 (2.35%) Hyper-V
9 17 (2.00%) vSphere
10 14 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 12 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.29%) KVM
13 11 (1.29%) VMware ESX
14 9 (1.06%) XenApp
15 8 (0.94%) GPFS
15 8 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.82%) Postfix
17 6 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 116 (13.62%) Puppet
2 54 (6.34%) Nagios
3 52 (6.10%) Ansible
4 36 (4.23%) SCCM
5 31 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.58%) Hadoop YARN
7 19 (2.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 14 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (1.41%) SCOM
10 11 (1.29%) Data Guard
10 11 (1.29%) NetBackup
10 11 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 11 (1.29%) WSUS
11 10 (1.17%) Kibana
11 10 (1.17%) Oozie
12 9 (1.06%) Ambari
13 8 (0.94%) Graphite
13 8 (0.94%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.94%) Salt
14 7 (0.82%) yum
Vendors
1 176 (20.66%) Red Hat
2 143 (16.78%) VMware
3 119 (13.97%) Microsoft
4 88 (10.33%) Oracle
5 73 (8.57%) Cisco
6 56 (6.57%) HP
7 37 (4.34%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (4.34%) Veritas
8 34 (3.99%) NetApp
9 33 (3.87%) IBM
10 30 (3.52%) EMC
11 29 (3.40%) Cloudera
12 27 (3.17%) Atlassian
13 26 (3.05%) Sun
14 24 (2.82%) Splunk
15 23 (2.70%) ServiceNow
16 22 (2.58%) Citrix
16 22 (2.58%) SAP
17 20 (2.35%) Hortonworks
18 19 (2.23%) CheckPoint
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ClearHub
Rate: From £400 to £700 per day Based on Accreditation and Experience
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Cognizant
Rate: Unspecified Competitive + Benifits
Posted: 10 days ago