Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 14 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 69 79
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 47 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.93% 3.03% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 3.16% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 18
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -11.39% +8.97%
10th Percentile £185 £239 £246
90th Percentile £475 £400 £429
South East median daily rate £394 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.41% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.06% +4.20% +48.75%
10th Percentile £37.50 £9.10 £12.69
90th Percentile £42.50 £22.30 £19.06
South East median hourly rate £15.25 £16.93 £12.32
% change year-on-year -9.92% +37.47% -8.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,160 1,201 1,237
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 95.85% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 933 883
Oxfordshire median daily rate £431 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £211
90th Percentile £588 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 45
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.77 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.55% +1.54% +7.69%
10th Percentile £13.75 £10.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £51.50 £62.50 £42.10
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.38% +9.37%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Oxfordshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Administrator in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Oxfordshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Oxfordshire

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Oxfordshire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Oxford +20 27 £400 +14.29% 15
Kidlington +4 2 £375 - 1
Banbury - 2 - - 1
Bicester 0 1 £325 -
Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Python
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.40%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
4 10 (21.28%) Windows
5 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
6 8 (17.02%) CentOS
6 8 (17.02%) Nagios
6 8 (17.02%) Office 365
7 7 (14.89%) Unix
7 7 (14.89%) Perl
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (12.77%) nginx
8 6 (12.77%) SQL
8 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.64%) Workflow
9 5 (10.64%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (10.64%) Juniper
9 5 (10.64%) Apache
9 5 (10.64%) FreeBSD
9 5 (10.64%) LDAP
9 5 (10.64%) lighttpd
9 5 (10.64%) Cacti
9 5 (10.64%) Postfix
9 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.64%) Varnish
9 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.64%) Windows Server

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) nginx
3 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) lighttpd
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.51%) OneDrive
4 4 (8.51%) Yammer
5 3 (6.38%) Akamai
6 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) NAS
3 1 (2.13%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) SMS
3 1 (2.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) GitLab
3 1 (2.13%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) LAPP Stack
1 5 (10.64%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Robotics
4 1 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) CentOS
4 7 (14.89%) Unix
5 5 (10.64%) FreeBSD
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.13%) Debian
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Workflow
3 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) DevOps
3 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.51%) Validation
4 3 (6.38%) Content Management
4 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (6.38%) Runbook
4 3 (6.38%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (6.38%) Service Management
4 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Python
2 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.89%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) HNC
3 1 (2.13%) HND
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Postfix
1 5 (10.64%) Varnish
2 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Nagios
2 5 (10.64%) Cacti
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) Icinga
4 2 (4.26%) Terraform
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) Foglight
5 1 (2.13%) Grafana
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
1 11 (23.40%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (10.64%) Juniper
3 3 (6.38%) New Relic
3 3 (6.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 3 (6.38%) Splunk
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Snow