The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Administrator
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 72 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 212 252 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.78% 2.86% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 3.01% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 152 140
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.20 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.46% -10.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £49.46 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +8.65% -4.37%  

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 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Hampshire +18 69 £401 +13.77% 17
Berkshire -18 37 £400 +39.13% 15
Surrey -15 30 £406 +1.40% 9
Oxfordshire +2 28 £388 +3.33% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 28 £375 +36.36% 6
West Sussex +14 11 £325 -10.95% 3
Kent -1 5 £323 -24.11% 1
East Sussex -2 2 - - 1
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 171 (42.75%) Linux
2 106 (26.50%) Unix
3 94 (23.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 94 (23.50%) Red Hat
4 83 (20.75%) Oracle
5 80 (20.00%) Finance
6 67 (16.75%) Python
7 62 (15.50%) VMware
8 57 (14.25%) Solaris
8 57 (14.25%) SAN
9 54 (13.50%) Microsoft
10 47 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
11 45 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
12 44 (11.00%) Windows
13 41 (10.25%) Puppet
14 38 (9.50%) ITIL
15 37 (9.25%) SQL
15 37 (9.25%) DevOps
16 36 (9.00%) CentOS
17 35 (8.75%) NAS
18 34 (8.50%) High Availability
18 34 (8.50%) Ubuntu
19 33 (8.25%) Debian
19 33 (8.25%) Veritas
20 32 (8.00%) Shell Script
20 32 (8.00%) Nagios
20 32 (8.00%) Bash Shell
20 32 (8.00%) Hadoop
20 32 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (7.75%) Microsoft Office

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 20 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.50%) Apache Solr
3 9 (2.25%) Apache
4 8 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.00%) Confluence
7 4 (1.00%) JBoss
7 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.75%) CMS
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.50%) IIS
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (7.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.50%) HFM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.25%) assyst
4 1 (0.25%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.75%) GitHub
4 7 (1.75%) Office 365
5 4 (1.00%) PaaS
6 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.75%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.50%) IaaS
7 2 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Route 53
8 1 (0.25%) SaaS
8 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.25%) Veeva
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.25%) SAN
2 35 (8.75%) NAS
3 16 (4.00%) Firewall
4 13 (3.25%) LDAP
5 10 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.50%) VPN
6 9 (2.25%) DNS
6 9 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (2.25%) FTP
6 9 (2.25%) SSH
7 8 (2.00%) Intranet
7 8 (2.00%) iSCSI
8 7 (1.75%) Internet
8 7 (1.75%) Network Security
9 5 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.25%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.25%) LAN
10 4 (1.00%) IPv4
10 4 (1.00%) IPv6
10 4 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 26 (6.50%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.50%) MySQL
4 20 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 19 (4.75%) Impala
6 15 (3.75%) DB2
7 12 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.75%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.50%) Big Data
13 5 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.25%) Essbase
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.50%) Subversion
4 9 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.25%) Hudson
6 4 (1.00%) JIRA
6 4 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.25%) Ant
7 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.25%) FishEye
7 1 (0.25%) GitLab
7 1 (0.25%) Maven
7 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.25%) Toad
7 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 80 (20.00%) Finance
2 30 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.75%) Legal
4 13 (3.25%) Banking
5 9 (2.25%) Marketing
6 7 (1.75%) Electronics
6 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.25%) Advertising
7 5 (1.25%) Back Office
8 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.00%) Local Government
8 4 (1.00%) Publishing
9 3 (0.75%) Billing
9 3 (0.75%) Law
9 3 (0.75%) Retail
10 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.00%) Web Services
2 6 (1.50%) XML
3 5 (1.25%) HTML
3 5 (1.25%) Middleware
4 4 (1.00%) LAMP
4 4 (1.00%) ODBC
5 3 (0.75%) CSS
5 3 (0.75%) Mason
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.75%) SOAP
5 3 (0.75%) YAML
6 2 (0.50%) JSON
6 2 (0.50%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.50%) REST
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.50%) WSDL
6 2 (0.50%) XSL
7 1 (0.25%) JDBC
7 1 (0.25%) Kafka
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.50%) Replication
2 21 (5.25%) Clustering
2 21 (5.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.00%) EMC VNX
7 7 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.00%) CMDB
9 3 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.75%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.50%) Life Science
10 2 (0.50%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.50%) PKI
11 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.25%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.25%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 171 (42.75%) Linux
2 106 (26.50%) Unix
3 94 (23.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (14.25%) Solaris
5 44 (11.00%) Windows
6 36 (9.00%) CentOS
7 34 (8.50%) Ubuntu
8 33 (8.25%) Debian
9 24 (6.00%) AIX
10 19 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (4.00%) Windows Server
13 7 (1.75%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.00%) HPUX
14 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.75%) Android
15 3 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.50%) VMS
17 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (9.50%) ITIL
3 37 (9.25%) DevOps
4 34 (8.50%) High Availability
5 31 (7.75%) Security Hardening
6 30 (7.50%) Change Management
7 27 (6.75%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 25 (6.25%) Migration
9 23 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (5.25%) Change Control
11 20 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 20 (5.00%) Project Management
12 18 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.50%) Service Delivery
13 16 (4.00%) Programme Management
14 14 (3.50%) Problem Management
15 13 (3.25%) Load Balancing
16 12 (3.00%) Data Management
16 12 (3.00%) ITSM
17 11 (2.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.75%) Python
2 37 (9.25%) SQL
3 32 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 32 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 29 (7.25%) Perl
5 21 (5.25%) Ruby
6 14 (3.50%) Korn
7 11 (2.75%) Java
8 10 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.50%) VB
9 8 (2.00%) AWK
9 8 (2.00%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.00%) PHP
10 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.00%) VBScript
11 2 (0.50%) C
11 2 (0.50%) VBA
12 1 (0.25%) C#
12 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.00%) RHCE
4 13 (3.25%) RHCSA
5 11 (2.75%) Degree
6 10 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.00%) CCNA
7 8 (2.00%) OCP
7 8 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (1.75%) CCNP
8 7 (1.75%) OCA
9 6 (1.50%) MCDBA
10 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.50%) CCIE
12 2 (0.50%) CISSP
12 2 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.25%) PMO
2 4 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.50%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 27 (6.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 22 (5.50%) Veritas File System
5 20 (5.00%) Apache Flume
5 20 (5.00%) HDFS
6 19 (4.75%) NFS
7 18 (4.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (2.50%) vSphere
10 8 (2.00%) Docker
10 8 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.75%) GlusterFS
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.75%) iptables
13 3 (0.75%) Samba
13 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (10.25%) Puppet
2 32 (8.00%) Nagios
3 29 (7.25%) NetBackup
4 22 (5.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 21 (5.25%) Ansible
5 21 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (4.75%) Oozie
7 16 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 11 (2.75%) Oracle ZFS
9 10 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (2.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 8 (2.00%) EMC Navisphere
11 8 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (2.00%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (1.00%) HAProxy
14 4 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (1.00%) SELinux
14 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 94 (23.50%) Red Hat
2 83 (20.75%) Oracle
3 62 (15.50%) VMware
4 54 (13.50%) Microsoft
5 33 (8.25%) Veritas
6 31 (7.75%) Sun
7 30 (7.50%) HP
8 24 (6.00%) SAP
9 23 (5.75%) Cloudera
9 23 (5.75%) Symantec
10 19 (4.75%) EMC
11 18 (4.50%) Brocade
12 12 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (2.75%) Cisco
13 11 (2.75%) NetApp
14 9 (2.25%) IBM
14 9 (2.25%) Remedy
15 7 (1.75%) BMC
15 7 (1.75%) StorageTek
16 6 (1.50%) Hyperion
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago