Period
to

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

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
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 275 257 206
Rank change year-on-year -18 -51 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 364 234 241
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.97% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.05% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 138 165
10th Percentile £213 £225 £160
25th Percentile £363 £326 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £413 £375
Median % change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £565 £488 £475
90th Percentile £600 £529 £540
England median daily rate £436 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
10th Percentile £19.25 £11.88 £11.90
25th Percentile £20.50 £12.44 £13.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +63.64% -16.67% +26.92%
75th Percentile £27.50 £16.63 £20.25
90th Percentile £33.13 £17.90 £21.00
England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% +16.00%

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 35,898 22,291 18,868
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.86% 92.84% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,322 16,070 13,656
10th Percentile £375 £338 £306
25th Percentile £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £680 £625 £606
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 222 250
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.07 £13.50
25th Percentile £22.44 £20.99 £17.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.47 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.79% +29.88% +23.00%
75th Percentile £49.50 £53.69 £44.69
90th Percentile £67.50 £66.50 £56.05
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +13.16% +2.70%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Administrator in London.

Daily rate trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Administrator in London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Administrator in London

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Administrator in London.

Hourly rate trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Administrator in London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -15 53 £500 +14.94% 30
West London -3 5 £132 - 13
South London -10 4 £360 -31.43% 2
East London -11 3 £233 -30.60% 5
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, Administrator contract jobs required the following 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.

1 103 (28.30%) Social Skills
2 98 (26.92%) Linux
3 80 (21.98%) Windows
4 68 (18.68%) Finance
5 59 (16.21%) Azure
6 58 (15.93%) SQL
7 48 (13.19%) Microsoft
8 41 (11.26%) Active Directory
8 41 (11.26%) Oracle
8 41 (11.26%) DevOps
9 40 (10.99%) Red Hat
9 40 (10.99%) PowerShell
10 39 (10.71%) JIRA
11 38 (10.44%) SQL Server
12 31 (8.52%) Unix
12 31 (8.52%) Banking
13 30 (8.24%) Workflow
13 30 (8.24%) SharePoint
13 30 (8.24%) Confluence
14 29 (7.97%) Microsoft 365
15 28 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 28 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (7.42%) VMware
17 26 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (7.14%) Security Cleared
17 26 (7.14%) Atlassian
18 25 (6.87%) .NET
18 25 (6.87%) Oracle Database
18 25 (6.87%) Windows Server
18 25 (6.87%) Problem-Solving

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 30 (8.24%) Confluence
1 30 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.75%) Drupal
3 8 (2.20%) Apache
3 8 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.82%) CMS
6 3 (0.82%) SAS
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.55%) CICS
7 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.55%) IIS
7 2 (0.55%) nginx
7 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.55%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.27%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.37%) MoSes
2 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.55%) iTrent
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (16.21%) Azure
2 29 (7.97%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (6.32%) AWS
4 9 (2.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 8 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.20%) GitHub
6 7 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.92%) SaaS
6 7 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 6 (1.65%) GCP
7 6 (1.65%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.37%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.10%) Cohesity
9 4 (1.10%) IaaS
9 4 (1.10%) PaaS
10 3 (0.82%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (0.82%) Nutanix
10 3 (0.82%) Power Automate
10 3 (0.82%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.49%) Firewall
2 15 (4.12%) SAN
3 13 (3.57%) DNS
4 12 (3.30%) SSL
4 12 (3.30%) VPN
5 9 (2.47%) Kerberos
5 9 (2.47%) Wireless
6 6 (1.65%) LAN
6 6 (1.65%) WAN
7 5 (1.37%) Internet
7 5 (1.37%) MPLS
7 5 (1.37%) SD-WAN
7 5 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.10%) BGP
8 4 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.10%) DMZ
8 4 (1.10%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.10%) OSPF
9 3 (0.82%) Intranet
9 3 (0.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (6.87%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.49%) MySQL
5 19 (5.22%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 16 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (3.30%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.02%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.20%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.82%) DB2
11 3 (0.82%) Metadata
11 3 (0.82%) Power BI
11 3 (0.82%) Redis
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.82%) Tableau
11 3 (0.82%) Tableau Server
12 2 (0.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (10.71%) JIRA
2 18 (4.95%) Eclipse
3 16 (4.40%) Bitbucket
3 16 (4.40%) TeamCity
4 14 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.20%) Subversion
7 7 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.82%) GitLab
9 3 (0.82%) Serena SBM
9 3 (0.82%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.82%) Terragrunt
10 2 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.55%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.27%) Crucible
11 1 (0.27%) Gradle
11 1 (0.27%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 103 (28.30%) Social Skills
2 68 (18.68%) Finance
3 31 (8.52%) Banking
4 17 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.30%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
7 9 (2.47%) Retail
8 7 (1.92%) Marketing
9 6 (1.65%) Legal
10 5 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (0.82%) Publishing
12 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.55%) Billing
13 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.55%) Local Government
13 2 (0.55%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.27%) International Banking
14 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.87%) .NET
2 13 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 13 (3.57%) LDAP
3 10 (2.75%) Web Services
4 8 (2.20%) Middleware
5 7 (1.92%) HTML
6 5 (1.37%) CSS
6 5 (1.37%) J2EE
6 5 (1.37%) Lightning Web Components
7 4 (1.10%) HTML5
7 4 (1.10%) JDBC
7 4 (1.10%) JSP
7 4 (1.10%) LAMP
7 4 (1.10%) REST
7 4 (1.10%) XML
8 3 (0.82%) JSON
8 3 (0.82%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.82%) XSLT
9 2 (0.55%) DOM
9 2 (0.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.22%) Replication
2 10 (2.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.47%) Clustering
4 6 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
4 6 (1.65%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.37%) CMDB
5 5 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.37%) Reinsurance
6 4 (1.10%) DataPower
6 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.10%) PKI
6 4 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.82%) Educational Technology
7 3 (0.82%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (26.92%) Linux
2 80 (21.98%) Windows
3 31 (8.52%) Unix
4 28 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (6.87%) Windows Server
6 15 (4.12%) CentOS
6 15 (4.12%) Solaris
7 11 (3.02%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.65%) AIX
9 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.37%) Android
10 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.37%) zOS
11 4 (1.10%) SUSE
12 3 (0.82%) Debian
12 3 (0.82%) HPUX
12 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.26%) DevOps
2 30 (8.24%) Workflow
3 28 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (6.32%) ITIL
6 22 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (5.49%) High Availability
7 20 (5.49%) Migration
8 17 (4.67%) Operational Stability
9 15 (4.12%) Storage Management
10 14 (3.85%) Agile
10 14 (3.85%) CRM
10 14 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
11 13 (3.57%) Change Management
12 11 (3.02%) PLM
12 11 (3.02%) Project Management
12 11 (3.02%) Service Management
13 10 (2.75%) Computer Science
13 10 (2.75%) Data Management
13 10 (2.75%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 58 (15.93%) SQL
2 40 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 24 (6.59%) C#
4 20 (5.49%) Java
5 18 (4.95%) Python
6 17 (4.67%) Bash
7 10 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.20%) Perl
8 8 (2.20%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.65%) PHP
11 5 (1.37%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.82%) C++
13 2 (0.55%) Groovy
13 2 (0.55%) Ruby
14 1 (0.27%) C
14 1 (0.27%) Korn
14 1 (0.27%) R
14 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.22%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.02%) Degree
4 7 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.92%) RHCE
5 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.82%) MCITP
6 3 (0.82%) MCTS
7 2 (0.55%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.55%) MCSA
7 2 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CCIE
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (2.20%) GDPR
2 8 (2.20%) SLA
3 6 (1.65%) PMO
4 4 (1.10%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.37%) Docker
7 3 (0.82%) Firmware
7 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.82%) Postfix
7 3 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.82%) vSphere
8 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.55%) NFS
8 2 (0.55%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.27%) HDFS
9 1 (0.27%) KVM
9 1 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (6.59%) Ansible
2 19 (5.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (3.85%) Puppet
3 14 (3.85%) Terraform
4 13 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 11 (3.02%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.20%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.37%) Icinga
9 4 (1.10%) Control-M
9 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.10%) SCCM
9 4 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.82%) FreeIPA
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 48 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.26%) Oracle
3 40 (10.99%) Red Hat
4 27 (7.42%) VMware
5 26 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 24 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (6.04%) IBM
8 20 (5.49%) Cisco
9 16 (4.40%) Pega
10 15 (4.12%) Veeam
11 13 (3.57%) ServiceNow
12 12 (3.30%) Splunk
13 9 (2.47%) NetApp
14 7 (1.92%) Sybase
15 6 (1.65%) Google
15 6 (1.65%) SolarWinds
16 5 (1.37%) Aruba
16 5 (1.37%) CyberArk
16 5 (1.37%) Infoblox
16 5 (1.37%) SAP