Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 164 110
Rank change year-on-year -53 -54 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 591 745 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.68% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.77% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 464 773
London median daily rate £388 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -2.60% +6.21%
10th Percentile £161 £172 £201
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 31
London median hourly rate £15.38 £21.25 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.62% +29.77% -5.15%
10th Percentile £13.55 £10.86 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.49 £39.13 £28.75
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -6.67%

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 43,019 42,105 42,682
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.99% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,101 30,251 30,626
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 524 514
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.59 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -54 83 £370 -12.94% 70
South London -57 29 £381 -4.69% 4
West London -50 22 £413 +95.27% 36
East London -15 9 £425 +19.30% 9
North London -1 2 £250 +25.00% 4
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 185 (31.30%) Linux
2 144 (24.37%) Windows
3 120 (20.30%) Unix
4 110 (18.61%) Finance
5 99 (16.75%) Microsoft
6 87 (14.72%) SQL
7 84 (14.21%) Active Directory
8 72 (12.18%) Python
9 70 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (10.83%) Banking
11 63 (10.66%) VMware
12 60 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (9.98%) DevOps
14 58 (9.81%) Microsoft Excel
15 55 (9.31%) SharePoint
16 54 (9.14%) PowerShell
16 54 (9.14%) Puppet
17 53 (8.97%) Bash Shell
18 52 (8.80%) Office 365
19 51 (8.63%) Change Management
20 47 (7.95%) ITIL
20 47 (7.95%) Red Hat
21 45 (7.61%) Migration
21 45 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
21 45 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
22 43 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
23 41 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
24 40 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
25 39 (6.60%) Perl
25 39 (6.60%) Solaris

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 55 (9.31%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.23%) Apache
3 20 (3.38%) Confluence
3 20 (3.38%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.37%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.03%) IIS
6 10 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.18%) JBoss
9 7 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.85%) SAS
12 4 (0.68%) Drupal
12 4 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 58 (9.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.51%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.80%) Office 365
2 43 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.86%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.68%) IaaS
9 4 (0.68%) PaaS
9 4 (0.68%) Route 53
9 4 (0.68%) SaaS
9 4 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (0.68%) Serverless
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.51%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.74%) DNS
2 27 (4.57%) Firewall
3 22 (3.72%) SAN
4 18 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.37%) DHCP
6 13 (2.20%) Skype
7 12 (2.03%) SSL
8 11 (1.86%) Kerberos
9 10 (1.69%) LAN
9 10 (1.69%) SSH
10 9 (1.52%) SMS
10 9 (1.52%) WAN
11 7 (1.18%) DMZ
11 7 (1.18%) FTP
11 7 (1.18%) Internet
11 7 (1.18%) SNMP
12 6 (1.02%) HTTP
12 6 (1.02%) NAS
12 6 (1.02%) VPN
13 5 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (3.38%) Hadoop
4 16 (2.71%) Big Data
4 16 (2.71%) MySQL
5 15 (2.54%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.03%) Blockchain
7 11 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.86%) DB2
8 10 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.52%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.35%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.18%) OLAP
12 6 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.02%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.02%) Power BI
12 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (4.06%) JIRA
2 23 (3.89%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.51%) MSI
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.51%) Subversion
5 3 (0.51%) Toad
6 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.34%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) Selenium
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.17%) Zephyr
General
1 110 (18.61%) Finance
2 64 (10.83%) Banking
3 31 (5.25%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.03%) Marketing
4 12 (2.03%) Retail
5 10 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.52%) Law
7 8 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.18%) Advertising
9 5 (0.85%) Games
9 5 (0.85%) Legal
10 4 (0.68%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.34%) Front Office
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.06%) Middleware
2 18 (3.05%) LDAP
3 13 (2.20%) .NET
4 10 (1.69%) LAMP
5 9 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (1.35%) Web Services
7 7 (1.18%) REST
8 6 (1.02%) Kafka
9 5 (0.85%) J2EE
9 5 (0.85%) JMS
9 5 (0.85%) Mason
10 4 (0.68%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.68%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.68%) SOAP
10 4 (0.68%) Visualforce
10 4 (0.68%) XML
11 2 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.88%) Replication
5 15 (2.54%) Clustering
6 12 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.86%) Freedom of Information
7 11 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.52%) NHS
9 8 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
10 5 (0.85%) Fintech
11 4 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.68%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.51%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.51%) Equities
12 3 (0.51%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.51%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.34%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 185 (31.30%) Linux
2 144 (24.37%) Windows
3 120 (20.30%) Unix
4 70 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (6.60%) Solaris
6 36 (6.09%) Windows Server
7 30 (5.08%) Windows 10
8 24 (4.06%) CentOS
9 21 (3.55%) Windows 7
10 20 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (3.21%) Ubuntu
12 16 (2.71%) AIX
13 14 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (1.18%) Debian
15 4 (0.68%) SUSE
15 4 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
2 59 (9.98%) DevOps
3 51 (8.63%) Change Management
4 47 (7.95%) ITIL
5 45 (7.61%) Migration
6 41 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (5.58%) Project Management
8 30 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (4.40%) Visualisation
11 22 (3.72%) Configuration Management
11 22 (3.72%) Workflow
12 20 (3.38%) CRM
13 19 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (3.05%) ITSM
15 16 (2.71%) Electronic Trading
15 16 (2.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 16 (2.71%) Performance Engineering
16 15 (2.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 87 (14.72%) SQL
2 72 (12.18%) Python
3 54 (9.14%) PowerShell
4 53 (8.97%) Bash Shell
5 39 (6.60%) Perl
6 31 (5.25%) Shell Script
7 20 (3.38%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.20%) C#
8 13 (2.20%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.03%) Ruby
10 11 (1.86%) Java
11 9 (1.52%) VB
12 8 (1.35%) Korn
13 7 (1.18%) Apex Code
13 7 (1.18%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.18%) VBScript
14 5 (0.85%) VBA
15 4 (0.68%) C
15 4 (0.68%) PHP
16 3 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.89%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.88%) Degree
4 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.03%) MCSE
6 8 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.02%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.02%) CCNA
8 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.51%) CCNP
9 3 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.34%) CISSP
10 2 (0.34%) MCSA
10 2 (0.34%) RHCE
10 2 (0.34%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.34%) VCAP
10 2 (0.34%) VCP5
10 2 (0.34%) VCP6
10 2 (0.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.21%) PMO
2 14 (2.37%) SLA
3 8 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.18%) QA
5 6 (1.02%) GDPR
6 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 40 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.58%) Docker
4 15 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.03%) NFS
6 11 (1.86%) vSphere
7 8 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.02%) KVM
10 5 (0.85%) Firmware
11 4 (0.68%) HDFS
11 4 (0.68%) Squid
11 4 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.51%) Samba
12 3 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.51%) XenApp
12 3 (0.51%) XenServer
13 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (9.14%) Puppet
2 30 (5.08%) Ansible
2 30 (5.08%) SCCM
3 28 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (4.06%) Terraform
5 22 (3.72%) Kubernetes
6 20 (3.38%) Nagios
7 10 (1.69%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.02%) CFEngine
9 6 (1.02%) Galera Cluster
9 6 (1.02%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.85%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.68%) IBM BigFix
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.68%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 99 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.66%) VMware
3 47 (7.95%) Red Hat
4 37 (6.26%) Oracle
5 31 (5.25%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (4.23%) HP
7 24 (4.06%) Cisco
8 22 (3.72%) IBM
9 21 (3.55%) NetApp
10 20 (3.38%) ServiceNow
11 16 (2.71%) Citrix
11 16 (2.71%) Veritas
12 15 (2.54%) Atlassian
13 14 (2.37%) EMC
14 12 (2.03%) Sybase
15 11 (1.86%) Symantec
16 10 (1.69%) Ivanti
16 10 (1.69%) SAP
17 8 (1.35%) McAfee
17 8 (1.35%) Veeam