Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 150 110
Rank change year-on-year -41 -40 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 676 693 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.48% 1.74% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.84% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 464 679
London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £158 £210 £179
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 21
London median hourly rate £17.63 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.71% -6.06% -13.16%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.88 £27.83 £45.00
England median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £14.16
% change year-on-year +5.36% -1.15% +3.75%

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 43,231 37,764 41,318
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.01% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,253 26,925 29,686
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 508 527
London median hourly rate £21.70 £22.42 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.20% +17.99% -1.76%
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.56% +11.43%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -44 106 £411 +8.16% 54
West London -26 46 £420 +21.74% 30
South London -41 30 £363 -20.55% 7
East London -15 8 £425 +10.39% 7
North London +3 2 £140 -37.78% 3
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 227 (33.58%) Linux
2 180 (26.63%) Finance
3 156 (23.08%) Windows
4 119 (17.60%) SQL
5 106 (15.68%) Unix
6 105 (15.53%) Microsoft
7 98 (14.50%) Python
8 96 (14.20%) Active Directory
9 89 (13.17%) Banking
10 76 (11.24%) PowerShell
10 76 (11.24%) Migration
10 76 (11.24%) Puppet
11 70 (10.36%) SharePoint
11 70 (10.36%) SQL Server
11 70 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 69 (10.21%) DevOps
13 64 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
14 62 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
14 62 (9.17%) Bash Shell
15 61 (9.02%) Red Hat
16 59 (8.73%) VMware
17 58 (8.58%) Office 365
18 55 (8.14%) Perl
19 54 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
19 54 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
20 53 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
21 49 (7.25%) Ansible
22 48 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
23 47 (6.95%) Salesforce.com
23 47 (6.95%) Opscode Chef

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 70 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.29%) Apache
3 27 (3.99%) Confluence
4 20 (2.96%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.37%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.22%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.92%) WordPress
8 12 (1.78%) IIS
9 10 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (1.18%) JBoss
12 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.89%) nginx
13 6 (0.89%) SAS
14 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 64 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.59%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.04%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.59%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.30%) iTrent
5 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.58%) Office 365
2 54 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (2.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 13 (1.92%) GitHub
6 8 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 7 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.74%) Force.com
9 4 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.59%) SaaS
10 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.44%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.44%) Route 53
10 3 (0.44%) Serverless
11 2 (0.30%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.21%) Firewall
2 26 (3.85%) DNS
3 23 (3.40%) SAN
4 16 (2.37%) Skype
5 12 (1.78%) Kerberos
5 12 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.63%) HTTP
6 11 (1.63%) Internet
6 11 (1.63%) WAN
7 10 (1.48%) DHCP
7 10 (1.48%) SSL
8 9 (1.33%) Intranet
8 9 (1.33%) LAN
8 9 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (1.33%) SMS
9 8 (1.18%) SMTP
10 7 (1.04%) Network Security
10 7 (1.04%) VPN
11 5 (0.74%) NAS
11 5 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.59%) Hadoop
3 28 (4.14%) Big Data
4 27 (3.99%) MySQL
5 17 (2.51%) Apache Hive
5 17 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (2.37%) Blockchain
6 16 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (1.48%) Sybase ASE
12 9 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.33%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.18%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (5.03%) JIRA
2 31 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.04%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.89%) Subversion
7 5 (0.74%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.59%) CMake
8 4 (0.59%) git-flow
8 4 (0.59%) GoCD
8 4 (0.59%) MSI
8 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.44%) Ant
9 3 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.44%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.44%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.30%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.30%) SonarQube
General
1 180 (26.63%) Finance
2 89 (13.17%) Banking
3 31 (4.59%) Marketing
4 28 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.51%) Retail
5 17 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.33%) Games
8 8 (1.18%) Legal
9 7 (1.04%) Law
10 5 (0.74%) Back Office
11 4 (0.59%) Advertising
11 4 (0.59%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Billing
12 3 (0.44%) German Language
12 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.44%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.70%) LDAP
2 19 (2.81%) LAMP
2 19 (2.81%) Web Services
3 14 (2.07%) .NET
3 14 (2.07%) CSS
4 13 (1.92%) HTML
4 13 (1.92%) Kafka
4 13 (1.92%) Middleware
5 11 (1.63%) XML
6 9 (1.33%) REST
7 6 (0.89%) SOAP
8 5 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.59%) CSS3
9 4 (0.59%) HTML5
9 4 (0.59%) Laravel
9 4 (0.59%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.59%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 34 (5.03%) Replication
4 20 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.22%) Clustering
7 10 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.18%) PKI
9 7 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (0.89%) Freedom of Information Act
10 6 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.74%) Fintech
11 5 (0.74%) NHS
12 4 (0.59%) CMDB
12 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.59%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.44%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 227 (33.58%) Linux
2 156 (23.08%) Windows
3 106 (15.68%) Unix
4 70 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (6.95%) Windows Server
6 44 (6.51%) Solaris
7 33 (4.88%) CentOS
8 30 (4.44%) AIX
8 30 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 29 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (3.99%) Windows 10
11 17 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (2.37%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.44%) Debian
14 3 (0.44%) VMS
14 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (11.24%) Migration
2 69 (10.21%) DevOps
3 54 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (6.66%) Change Management
6 44 (6.51%) Configuration Management
6 44 (6.51%) ITIL
7 40 (5.92%) Project Management
8 28 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (3.70%) Analytics
10 22 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (3.25%) CRM
11 21 (3.11%) ETL
12 20 (2.96%) Data Migration
12 20 (2.96%) High Availability
13 19 (2.81%) Open Source
14 18 (2.66%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (2.51%) Data Management
15 17 (2.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (17.60%) SQL
2 98 (14.50%) Python
3 76 (11.24%) PowerShell
4 62 (9.17%) Bash Shell
5 55 (8.14%) Perl
6 43 (6.36%) Shell Script
7 41 (6.07%) Java
8 30 (4.44%) Ruby
9 28 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 23 (3.40%) JavaScript
11 19 (2.81%) Korn
12 16 (2.37%) PHP
13 13 (1.92%) VBScript
14 12 (1.78%) Apex Code
14 12 (1.78%) C#
14 12 (1.78%) VB
15 11 (1.63%) VBA
16 10 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.89%) Groovy
18 5 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (5.03%) Degree
1 34 (5.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.99%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.18%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.04%) MCSE
6 6 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.74%) MCSA
8 4 (0.59%) CCNA
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.44%) MCP
10 2 (0.30%) CCNP
10 2 (0.30%) MCITP
10 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.15%) MCTS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.92%) PMO
2 12 (1.78%) PCI DSS
2 12 (1.78%) SLA
3 5 (0.74%) QA
4 4 (0.59%) GDPR
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 96 (14.20%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.47%) Docker
4 14 (2.07%) Firmware
5 10 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.33%) HDFS
6 9 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.89%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.74%) KVM
9 5 (0.74%) vCloud
10 4 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.59%) NFS
10 4 (0.59%) vSphere
11 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.44%) Samba
11 3 (0.44%) XenServer
12 2 (0.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 76 (11.24%) Puppet
2 49 (7.25%) Ansible
3 47 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (5.03%) SCCM
5 18 (2.66%) Kubernetes
6 17 (2.51%) Terraform
7 16 (2.37%) CFEngine
8 12 (1.78%) Nagios
9 8 (1.18%) vCenter Server
10 7 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (1.04%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.04%) RSA Archer
11 6 (0.89%) Oozie
12 4 (0.59%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.59%) Galera Cluster
12 4 (0.59%) IBM BigFix
12 4 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.02%) Red Hat
3 59 (8.73%) VMware
4 47 (6.95%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (4.73%) Oracle
6 21 (3.11%) IBM
7 18 (2.66%) SaltStack
8 17 (2.51%) ServiceNow
8 17 (2.51%) Sun
9 16 (2.37%) Splunk
10 15 (2.22%) Citrix
10 15 (2.22%) NetApp
11 14 (2.07%) Cisco
11 14 (2.07%) Hortonworks
11 14 (2.07%) Sybase
12 12 (1.78%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.63%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.63%) HP
14 10 (1.48%) Remedy
14 10 (1.48%) Veritas