Period
to 7 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 217 173
Rank change year-on-year +33 -44 -61
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 496 609 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.45% 1.30% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.37% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 415 470
London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £164 £175 £160
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 21
London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.10% +46.34%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.36 £10.25
90th Percentile £80.80 £20.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £13.38 £14.59 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.31% -14.16% +21.43%

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 31,997 44,375 45,124
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.56% 94.84% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,947 32,072 32,784
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
England median daily rate £463 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 611 553
London median hourly rate £21.54 £20.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.71% -2.91% +7.12%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.31 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.38% -1.07% +3.72%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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 +61 115 £400 +5.61% 57
West London +27 35 £313 -10.71% 27
South London +26 17 £478 +20.89% 8
East London +38 10 £450 +429.41% 9
North London +15 4 £450 +76.47% 5
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 120 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 97 (19.56%) Linux
3 94 (18.95%) Finance
4 91 (18.35%) Windows
5 80 (16.13%) Migration
6 73 (14.72%) Office 365
7 69 (13.91%) Azure
8 68 (13.71%) SQL
8 68 (13.71%) Active Directory
9 66 (13.31%) Salesforce.com
10 50 (10.08%) Python
11 49 (9.88%) SQL Server
11 49 (9.88%) Security Cleared
12 47 (9.48%) Oracle
12 47 (9.48%) SharePoint
12 47 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (8.87%) Unix
13 44 (8.87%) Firewall
14 43 (8.67%) Change Management
14 43 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (8.27%) AWS
16 40 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
17 39 (7.86%) PowerShell
18 38 (7.66%) SC Cleared
19 37 (7.46%) CRM
20 36 (7.26%) Banking
21 34 (6.85%) Cisco
22 33 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
22 33 (6.65%) Marketing
23 31 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

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 47 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.63%) SAS
4 11 (2.22%) Apache
4 11 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.61%) FileNet
6 7 (1.41%) Confluence
6 7 (1.41%) IIS
7 5 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.81%) CMS
8 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.60%) Drupal
9 3 (0.60%) JBoss
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.60%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.40%) Moodle
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Snagit
7 1 (0.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.61%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.40%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (14.72%) Office 365
2 69 (13.91%) Azure
3 41 (8.27%) AWS
4 29 (5.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (3.23%) Power Platform
6 15 (3.02%) OneDrive
7 14 (2.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 12 (2.42%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.41%) GCP
9 7 (1.41%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (1.01%) G Suite
10 5 (1.01%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.81%) IaaS
11 4 (0.81%) PaaS
11 4 (0.81%) ShareGate
12 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.87%) Firewall
2 26 (5.24%) VPN
3 16 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (3.02%) Ethernet
4 15 (3.02%) OSPF
4 15 (3.02%) Wireshark
5 14 (2.82%) DNS
5 14 (2.82%) IPv4
5 14 (2.82%) IPv6
5 14 (2.82%) VXLAN
6 11 (2.22%) SAN
7 8 (1.61%) SSH
7 8 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.41%) DHCP
9 6 (1.21%) HTTP
9 6 (1.21%) SSL
10 5 (1.01%) Intranet
10 5 (1.01%) LAN
10 5 (1.01%) Network Security
10 5 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.44%) Hadoop
3 23 (4.64%) MySQL
4 20 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (3.83%) Big Data
6 13 (2.62%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (2.62%) Power BI
7 12 (2.42%) DB2
7 12 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 8 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (1.41%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.43%) JIRA
2 12 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.21%) GitLab
5 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.20%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (0.20%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.20%) GoCD
5 1 (0.20%) Hudson
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (18.95%) Finance
2 36 (7.26%) Banking
3 33 (6.65%) Marketing
4 17 (3.43%) Retail
5 13 (2.62%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.41%) German Language
7 7 (1.41%) Russian Language
8 6 (1.21%) Law
9 5 (1.01%) Advertising
9 5 (1.01%) Games
9 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.81%) International Banking
10 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.60%) Legal
11 3 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.40%) Billing
12 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.83%) Web Services
2 11 (2.22%) CSS
3 10 (2.02%) LDAP
4 8 (1.61%) .NET
4 8 (1.61%) Kafka
4 8 (1.61%) REST
5 7 (1.41%) XML
6 6 (1.21%) HTML
6 6 (1.21%) Middleware
6 6 (1.21%) Regular Expression
7 5 (1.01%) LAMP
7 5 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.60%) Java EE
8 3 (0.60%) JSON
8 3 (0.60%) SAML
8 3 (0.60%) YAML
9 2 (0.40%) OAuth
9 2 (0.40%) OpenID
9 2 (0.40%) SOAP
9 2 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.42%) Replication
5 8 (1.61%) Clustering
6 7 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.21%) FMCG
7 6 (1.21%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.01%) PKI
9 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.40%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.40%) DataPower
11 2 (0.40%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.56%) Linux
2 91 (18.35%) Windows
3 44 (8.87%) Unix
4 24 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 12 (2.42%) CentOS
7 11 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.02%) Mac OS
8 10 (2.02%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.81%) Solaris
10 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.01%) zOS
12 4 (0.81%) AIX
13 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.60%) VMS
13 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.13%) Migration
2 47 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (8.67%) Change Management
4 37 (7.46%) CRM
5 30 (6.05%) DevOps
6 24 (4.84%) ITIL
6 24 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (4.64%) Analytics
8 22 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (3.43%) E-Discovery
10 17 (3.43%) Load Balancing
11 16 (3.23%) Data Migration
12 15 (3.02%) Dashboard Development
12 15 (3.02%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.62%) Security Management
13 13 (2.62%) Workflow
14 12 (2.42%) ETL
14 12 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.71%) SQL
2 50 (10.08%) Python
3 39 (7.86%) PowerShell
4 24 (4.84%) Java
5 21 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.02%) Perl
7 13 (2.62%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.42%) VB
9 9 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.41%) Go
10 7 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.41%) Scala
11 6 (1.21%) Ruby
12 5 (1.01%) C++
12 5 (1.01%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.01%) SOQL
13 4 (0.81%) PHP
14 3 (0.60%) C
14 3 (0.60%) Groovy
14 3 (0.60%) JCL
Qualifications
1 49 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.43%) CCNP
5 16 (3.23%) Degree
5 16 (3.23%) JNCIP
6 5 (1.01%) CCNA
6 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.01%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.81%) CCA
8 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.40%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.40%) MCSE
10 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) CEH
10 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.20%) MCITP
10 1 (0.20%) MCSA
10 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.42%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.22%) COBIT
3 5 (1.01%) PMO
3 5 (1.01%) QA
3 5 (1.01%) SLA
4 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.20%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 68 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.23%) Docker
3 11 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.81%) XenApp
5 8 (1.61%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.41%) HDFS
6 7 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.01%) NFS
7 5 (1.01%) vSphere
8 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.81%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.60%) VMFS
10 2 (0.40%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.40%) LXC
10 2 (0.40%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.40%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 23 (4.64%) SCCM
2 21 (4.23%) Ansible
3 19 (3.83%) Nagios
4 15 (3.02%) Puppet
5 13 (2.62%) Single Sign-On
6 11 (2.22%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (1.81%) Terraform
8 7 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (1.01%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.60%) Packer
12 3 (0.60%) SCOM
12 3 (0.60%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.60%) vMotion
12 3 (0.60%) vRealize
13 2 (0.40%) Nessus
13 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 120 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.31%) Salesforce.com
3 47 (9.48%) Oracle
4 34 (6.85%) Cisco
5 29 (5.85%) VMware
6 26 (5.24%) Red Hat
7 25 (5.04%) IBM
8 19 (3.83%) Juniper
9 18 (3.63%) Citrix
9 18 (3.63%) SolarWinds
10 15 (3.02%) ServiceNow
11 13 (2.62%) Adobe
12 12 (2.42%) Google
13 11 (2.22%) Greenplum
13 11 (2.22%) Splunk
14 9 (1.81%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.81%) EMC
15 8 (1.61%) DataFlux
15 8 (1.61%) Hyperion
15 8 (1.61%) Teradata