Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 181 104
Rank change year-on-year -35 -77 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 612 745 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.57% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.65% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 469 764
London median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £184 £160 £220
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +6.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 32
London median hourly rate £14.00 £25.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.10% +46.34% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £20.00 £38.75 £28.75
England median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% +25.00% -5.08%

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 44,628 45,089 42,170
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.95% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,255 32,755 29,957
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £294
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 553 571
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.44 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +6.27% +1.13%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -17 107 £379 -10.88% 65
South London -34 36 £395 -1.25% 10
West London -30 29 £350 +18.24% 35
East London -32 9 £85 -80.57% 5
North London -4 2 £255 +82.14% 2
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 162 (26.47%) Linux
2 129 (21.08%) Windows
3 119 (19.44%) Unix
4 90 (14.71%) SQL
5 89 (14.54%) Finance
6 87 (14.22%) Microsoft
7 84 (13.73%) Active Directory
8 61 (9.97%) SQL Server
9 60 (9.80%) ITIL
10 59 (9.64%) VMware
10 59 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (9.64%) DevOps
11 55 (8.99%) Python
11 55 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
12 53 (8.66%) PowerShell
13 48 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (7.52%) Windows Server
14 46 (7.52%) Banking
15 45 (7.35%) Change Management
16 44 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
17 43 (7.03%) SharePoint
17 43 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (6.86%) Salesforce.com
19 41 (6.70%) Oracle
19 41 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
20 40 (6.54%) Puppet
20 40 (6.54%) Migration
21 39 (6.37%) Security Cleared
22 38 (6.21%) Red Hat
22 38 (6.21%) Office 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 43 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.59%) Apache
3 20 (3.27%) Confluence
4 19 (3.10%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.78%) IIS
6 15 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.63%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.63%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.47%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.14%) JBoss
11 7 (1.14%) SAS
12 6 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.82%) CMS
13 5 (0.82%) WordPress
14 4 (0.65%) Drupal
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.49%) Moodle
Applications
1 55 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.65%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (6.21%) Office 365
4 18 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (2.61%) Amazon S3
6 15 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (1.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 6 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.82%) IaaS
9 5 (0.82%) SaaS
10 4 (0.65%) PaaS
11 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.49%) Slack
12 2 (0.33%) Apigee
12 2 (0.33%) Force.com
12 2 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.41%) Firewall
2 23 (3.76%) SAN
3 22 (3.59%) DNS
4 20 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.96%) DMZ
5 12 (1.96%) Kerberos
6 11 (1.80%) SSL
7 10 (1.63%) Internet
7 10 (1.63%) LAN
8 9 (1.47%) WAN
9 8 (1.31%) DHCP
9 8 (1.31%) FTP
9 8 (1.31%) Skype
10 7 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.14%) SSH
11 6 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.98%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.98%) HTTP
11 6 (0.98%) IPv4
11 6 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.10%) Hadoop
5 16 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.45%) MySQL
7 14 (2.29%) Big Data
8 13 (2.12%) MS Access
8 13 (2.12%) Power BI
9 12 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.96%) DB2
10 11 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.63%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.31%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (4.25%) JIRA
2 17 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (0.98%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.49%) Subversion
6 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.33%) Maven
7 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.16%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.16%) Hudson
8 1 (0.16%) Selenium
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.16%) Zephyr
General
1 89 (14.54%) Finance
2 46 (7.52%) Banking
3 28 (4.58%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.10%) Retail
5 14 (2.29%) Marketing
6 11 (1.80%) Law
7 8 (1.31%) Advertising
7 8 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.14%) Publishing
9 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.65%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.49%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Front Office
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.59%) Middleware
2 15 (2.45%) .NET
2 15 (2.45%) LDAP
3 11 (1.80%) Kafka
3 11 (1.80%) Web Services
4 7 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (0.98%) HTML
6 5 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.65%) SOAP
8 3 (0.49%) CSS
8 3 (0.49%) JMS
8 3 (0.49%) LAMP
8 3 (0.49%) SAML
8 3 (0.49%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.33%) Django
9 2 (0.33%) EntireX
9 2 (0.33%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.33%) RESTful
9 2 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.59%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.45%) Clustering
6 10 (1.63%) Replication
7 7 (1.14%) NHS
8 6 (0.98%) CMDB
8 6 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.65%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.49%) AS400
11 3 (0.49%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.49%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.49%) iSeries
11 3 (0.49%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.33%) IBM Storwize
12 2 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 162 (26.47%) Linux
2 129 (21.08%) Windows
3 119 (19.44%) Unix
4 59 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (7.52%) Windows Server
6 30 (4.90%) CentOS
7 27 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (3.76%) Solaris
9 21 (3.43%) Windows 10
10 19 (3.10%) Windows 7
11 16 (2.61%) Ubuntu
12 13 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (1.63%) AIX
14 7 (1.14%) Debian
15 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.65%) SUSE
16 3 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.33%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (9.80%) ITIL
2 59 (9.64%) DevOps
3 48 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (7.35%) Change Management
5 43 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (6.54%) Migration
7 33 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (4.90%) Project Management
9 29 (4.74%) CRM
10 26 (4.25%) Workflow
11 25 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (3.27%) ITSM
14 19 (3.10%) Asset Management
14 19 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (3.10%) Visualisation
15 17 (2.78%) Data Security
16 16 (2.61%) Problem Management
16 16 (2.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 90 (14.71%) SQL
2 55 (8.99%) Python
3 53 (8.66%) PowerShell
4 34 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 26 (4.25%) Perl
6 18 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 18 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 16 (2.61%) Java
8 12 (1.96%) PHP
9 11 (1.80%) C#
10 9 (1.47%) VBScript
11 8 (1.31%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.98%) C
12 6 (0.98%) Ruby
13 4 (0.65%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.65%) C++
13 4 (0.65%) Korn
13 4 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.49%) R
14 3 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (6.37%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.61%) Degree
4 11 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.47%) MCSE
6 6 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.82%) CCNA
7 5 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) ACCA
8 3 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.33%) CCNP
9 2 (0.33%) CIMA
9 2 (0.33%) CISSP
9 2 (0.33%) VCAP
9 2 (0.33%) VCP5
9 2 (0.33%) VCP6
9 2 (0.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.16%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.61%) PMO
2 15 (2.45%) SLA
3 7 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.14%) GDPR
4 4 (0.65%) QA
5 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.25%) Docker
4 15 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.80%) NFS
6 10 (1.63%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.47%) vSphere
8 8 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.98%) KVM
10 5 (0.82%) HDFS
10 5 (0.82%) XenApp
11 4 (0.65%) Firmware
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.49%) Squid
12 3 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.49%) Xen
13 2 (0.33%) pfSense
13 2 (0.33%) StorNext
13 2 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (6.54%) Puppet
2 29 (4.74%) Nagios
2 29 (4.74%) Terraform
3 25 (4.08%) Kubernetes
4 22 (3.59%) SCCM
5 21 (3.43%) Ansible
6 12 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.14%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (1.14%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.82%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.65%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.49%) Grafana
11 3 (0.49%) Netcool
11 3 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 87 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.64%) VMware
3 42 (6.86%) Salesforce.com
4 41 (6.70%) Oracle
5 38 (6.21%) Red Hat
6 33 (5.39%) ServiceNow
7 27 (4.41%) SAP
8 23 (3.76%) HP
9 22 (3.59%) Cisco
10 19 (3.10%) IBM
11 18 (2.94%) Citrix
12 16 (2.61%) NetApp
13 14 (2.29%) Atlassian
13 14 (2.29%) Sybase
14 11 (1.80%) Remedy
15 9 (1.47%) Hortonworks
15 9 (1.47%) Juniper
15 9 (1.47%) Veritas
16 8 (1.31%) Apple
16 8 (1.31%) EMC