The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
England / South East
Rank 83 56 75
Rank change year-on-year -27 +19  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 188 307 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.43% 3.33% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 3.50% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 185 119
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £306
% change year-on-year +3.32% +10.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 23
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.20% +35.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.36 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £49.40 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7272 8761 9239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4116 5354 4947
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 446
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 47 £425 +13.33% 12
Surrey -20 47 £388 +3.33% 9
Hampshire -14 38 £351 +7.84% 19
Buckinghamshire -21 23 £231 -28.84% 4
Oxfordshire -7 15 £388 +55.00% 9
West Sussex -9 11 £250 -28.05% 3
Kent +6 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Middlesex +3 3 - -
East Sussex -7 2 £85 -73.43% 3
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 146 (36.78%) Linux
2 93 (23.43%) Red Hat
3 86 (21.66%) Finance
4 75 (18.89%) Oracle
5 62 (15.62%) Microsoft
6 61 (15.37%) Unix
6 61 (15.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (14.11%) SAN
8 54 (13.60%) VMware
9 51 (12.85%) Solaris
10 50 (12.59%) SQL
11 47 (11.84%) MS Excel
12 45 (11.34%) Python
12 45 (11.34%) Puppet
13 39 (9.82%) NAS
13 39 (9.82%) Veritas
14 38 (9.57%) Windows
15 37 (9.32%) MS Office
15 37 (9.32%) Bash Shell
15 37 (9.32%) High Availability
16 36 (9.07%) Sun
16 36 (9.07%) Telecoms
16 36 (9.07%) Change Management
17 35 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
18 34 (8.56%) MS PowerPoint
18 34 (8.56%) Nagios
19 31 (7.81%) Veritas File System
20 30 (7.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 29 (7.30%) CentOS
21 29 (7.30%) SAP

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.78%) Apache
3 8 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.76%) JBoss
5 6 (1.51%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.01%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.76%) CMS
8 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.76%) SAS
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.50%) nginx
9 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.32%) MS Office
3 34 (8.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (4.28%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.76%) MS Project
6 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.76%) Maya
8 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) HFM
2 4 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.25%) assyst
5 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.02%) GitHub
4 5 (1.26%) Office 365
5 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.01%) PaaS
5 4 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.76%) Boomi
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.50%) IaaS
7 2 (0.50%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.50%) SaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.25%) Datadog
8 1 (0.25%) Force.com
8 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.25%) Veeva
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (14.11%) SAN
2 39 (9.82%) NAS
3 23 (5.79%) Firewall
4 18 (4.53%) DNS
5 16 (4.03%) VPN
6 15 (3.78%) FTP
6 15 (3.78%) LAN
7 14 (3.53%) SSH
7 14 (3.53%) WAN
8 12 (3.02%) LDAP
9 11 (2.77%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.02%) Intranet
10 8 (2.02%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.51%) Internet
11 6 (1.51%) Network Security
12 5 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.26%) HTTP
13 4 (1.01%) DHCP
13 4 (1.01%) IPv4
13 4 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.79%) MySQL
3 15 (3.78%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.77%) Big Data
5 10 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.76%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.51%) Impala
9 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.26%) DB2
10 5 (1.26%) Essbase
10 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.27%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.52%) Subversion
4 9 (2.27%) Hudson
5 8 (2.02%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.25%) GitLab
6 1 (0.25%) JIRA
6 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 86 (21.66%) Finance
2 36 (9.07%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.54%) Legal
4 8 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.02%) Marketing
5 7 (1.76%) Advertising
6 5 (1.26%) Back Office
7 4 (1.01%) Publishing
8 3 (0.76%) Electronics
8 3 (0.76%) Law
9 2 (0.50%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.50%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.02%) Web Services
2 7 (1.76%) HTML
2 7 (1.76%) XML
3 4 (1.01%) LAMP
3 4 (1.01%) Middleware
3 4 (1.01%) SOAP
4 3 (0.76%) CSS
4 3 (0.76%) Kafka
4 3 (0.76%) REST
5 2 (0.50%) J2EE
5 2 (0.50%) JDBC
5 2 (0.50%) JNDI
5 2 (0.50%) JSON
5 2 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.50%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.50%) WSDL
5 2 (0.50%) XSL
6 1 (0.25%) .NET
6 1 (0.25%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
2 24 (6.05%) Replication
3 17 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.78%) Clustering
6 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.26%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.26%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.01%) CMDB
8 4 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.76%) Life Science
9 3 (0.76%) NHS
10 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.50%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.25%) DataPower
11 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.25%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.25%) Online Games
11 1 (0.25%) PKI
11 1 (0.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 146 (36.78%) Linux
2 61 (15.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 61 (15.37%) Unix
3 51 (12.85%) Solaris
4 38 (9.57%) Windows
5 29 (7.30%) CentOS
6 15 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.53%) Windows Server
8 13 (3.27%) Ubuntu
9 12 (3.02%) Debian
10 8 (2.02%) HPUX
11 7 (1.76%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.26%) AIX
12 5 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.50%) Android
13 2 (0.50%) SUSE
13 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (9.32%) High Availability
2 36 (9.07%) Change Management
3 28 (7.05%) Project Management
3 28 (7.05%) Service Delivery
4 26 (6.55%) DevOps
5 25 (6.30%) Change Control
6 21 (5.29%) ITIL
6 21 (5.29%) Problem Management
7 19 (4.79%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (4.28%) Data Management
10 16 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (3.78%) Programme Management
11 15 (3.78%) Workflow
12 14 (3.53%) Data Entry
13 13 (3.27%) Incident Management
13 13 (3.27%) Load Balancing
13 13 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (3.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (12.59%) SQL
2 45 (11.34%) Python
3 37 (9.32%) Bash Shell
4 19 (4.79%) Java
5 18 (4.53%) Perl
6 16 (4.03%) Ruby
7 11 (2.77%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.02%) Korn
10 6 (1.51%) C
11 4 (1.01%) C++
11 4 (1.01%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.01%) PHP
11 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.01%) VB
12 2 (0.50%) Jython
13 1 (0.25%) AWK
13 1 (0.25%) R
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.03%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.52%) CCNA
4 10 (2.52%) CCNP
4 10 (2.52%) Degree
5 7 (1.76%) HND
5 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.26%) ECDL
6 5 (1.26%) RHCE
6 5 (1.26%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.01%) MCSE
8 3 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.50%) CEH
9 2 (0.50%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.50%) MCP
9 2 (0.50%) VCP5
10 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.79%) PMO
2 10 (2.52%) SLA
3 5 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.50%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.25%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (7.81%) Veritas File System
2 30 (7.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 27 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (5.29%) Active Directory
4 21 (5.29%) NFS
5 13 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (3.02%) vSphere
7 9 (2.27%) Docker
7 9 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (1.76%) HDFS
9 6 (1.51%) Apache Flume
10 4 (1.01%) Samba
10 4 (1.01%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.50%) Squid
13 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (11.34%) Puppet
2 34 (8.56%) Nagios
3 27 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (5.79%) NetBackup
5 17 (4.28%) Ansible
6 13 (3.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 11 (2.77%) EMC Navisphere
8 10 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.51%) Oozie
11 5 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.76%) SCCM
12 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.50%) Opsview
13 2 (0.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 93 (23.43%) Red Hat
2 75 (18.89%) Oracle
3 62 (15.62%) Microsoft
4 54 (13.60%) VMware
5 39 (9.82%) Veritas
6 36 (9.07%) Sun
7 29 (7.30%) SAP
8 24 (6.05%) Symantec
9 21 (5.29%) NetApp
10 20 (5.04%) Cisco
11 18 (4.53%) Brocade
11 18 (4.53%) HP
12 16 (4.03%) EMC
13 13 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (2.77%) ServiceNow
15 10 (2.52%) Hyperion
15 10 (2.52%) IBM
16 7 (1.76%) Cloudera
17 5 (1.26%) Adobe
17 5 (1.26%) BMC
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