Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 70 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 460 491 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 2.95% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 3.14% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 286 271
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.71% +9.04%
10th Percentile £170 £134 £150
90th Percentile £450 £488 £488
England median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 52
South East median hourly rate £16.93 £12.69 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.41% -4.23% -1.85%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.00 £9.92
90th Percentile £34.25 £49.46 £22.18
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.29 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.94% -4.72% -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -11 211 £350 +16.67% 22
Hampshire +17 123 £313 - 5
Surrey -2 94 £386 -3.44% 5
Berkshire -23 92 £371 +35.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +2 86 £331 +54.07% 7
Oxfordshire -1 33 £350 -12.50% 4
Kent -15 13 £325 -16.13%
West Sussex -21 12 £383 +4.79% 2
Middlesex -11 4 £250 -44.44% 1
Home Counties -3 3 - -
East Sussex -6 1 - - 5
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 156 (33.91%) Linux
2 124 (26.96%) Unix
3 102 (22.17%) Windows
4 85 (18.48%) Oracle
5 83 (18.04%) Red Hat
6 77 (16.74%) Finance
7 72 (15.65%) Microsoft
8 64 (13.91%) VMware
9 63 (13.70%) SQL
9 63 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 62 (13.48%) Solaris
11 59 (12.83%) Security Cleared
12 54 (11.74%) Active Directory
13 50 (10.87%) SAN
14 49 (10.65%) Shell Script
15 47 (10.22%) Windows Server
16 45 (9.78%) Ansible
17 44 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
18 43 (9.35%) Perl
19 39 (8.48%) ITIL
20 37 (8.04%) Bash Shell
20 37 (8.04%) SQL Server
20 37 (8.04%) Python
21 36 (7.83%) Firewall
22 35 (7.61%) Migration
22 35 (7.61%) SharePoint
23 34 (7.39%) Degree
23 34 (7.39%) Performance Monitoring
23 34 (7.39%) Office 365
24 33 (7.17%) PowerShell

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 35 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.70%) SAS
3 16 (3.48%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.61%) Apache
5 11 (2.39%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.39%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.96%) Confluence
7 8 (1.74%) CMS
7 8 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.52%) IIS
9 5 (1.09%) JBoss
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.65%) Drupal
11 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.43%) nginx
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.52%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.09%) Oracle Utilities
2 5 (1.09%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Primavera
4 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.39%) Office 365
2 13 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.96%) FinancialForce
3 9 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.30%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.09%) PaaS
6 4 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.87%) IaaS
7 3 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.43%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.22%) Route 53
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.87%) SAN
2 36 (7.83%) Firewall
3 31 (6.74%) DNS
4 30 (6.52%) NAS
4 30 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.57%) LDAP
6 17 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (2.83%) Network Security
8 11 (2.39%) DHCP
9 7 (1.52%) FTP
9 7 (1.52%) SSH
10 6 (1.30%) Intranet
10 6 (1.30%) LAN
10 6 (1.30%) Skype
11 5 (1.09%) HTTP
11 5 (1.09%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.09%) VoIP
11 5 (1.09%) WAN
12 4 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 22 (4.78%) DB2
4 21 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.70%) MySQL
6 16 (3.48%) Big Data
6 16 (3.48%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.61%) Apache Hive
9 11 (2.39%) HBase
9 11 (2.39%) Sqoop
10 10 (2.17%) IBM BigInsights
11 8 (1.74%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.52%) DB2 UDB
12 7 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (3.91%) JIRA
2 13 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.87%) GitLab
4 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.65%) Hudson
5 3 (0.65%) Selenium
6 2 (0.43%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) Ant
7 1 (0.22%) Maven
7 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (16.74%) Finance
2 28 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.22%) Banking
4 15 (3.26%) Marketing
5 10 (2.17%) Legal
6 7 (1.52%) Advertising
6 7 (1.52%) Publishing
6 7 (1.52%) Retail
7 4 (0.87%) Electronics
7 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) International Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Finnish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.61%) ODBC
2 11 (2.39%) Kafka
3 9 (1.96%) JSON
4 7 (1.52%) Middleware
4 7 (1.52%) YAML
5 6 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (1.09%) HTML
6 5 (1.09%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.65%) LAMP
7 3 (0.65%) Web Services
7 3 (0.65%) XML
8 2 (0.43%) .NET
8 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.43%) REST
8 2 (0.43%) SOAP
8 2 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (1.96%) Clustering
5 9 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.74%) Online Banking
7 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle Exalogic
9 5 (1.09%) AS400
10 3 (0.65%) User Experience
11 2 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.43%) iSeries
11 2 (0.43%) Life Science
11 2 (0.43%) Online Games
11 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) Replication
11 2 (0.43%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 156 (33.91%) Linux
2 124 (26.96%) Unix
3 102 (22.17%) Windows
4 63 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (13.48%) Solaris
6 47 (10.22%) Windows Server
7 28 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (5.00%) AIX
8 23 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (4.57%) Ubuntu
10 17 (3.70%) CentOS
11 10 (2.17%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.74%) Debian
13 7 (1.52%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.09%) VMS
15 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.43%) MVS
16 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.22%) SUSE
17 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (8.48%) ITIL
2 35 (7.61%) Migration
3 34 (7.39%) Performance Monitoring
4 32 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (5.00%) Project Management
7 21 (4.57%) Load Balancing
8 18 (3.91%) CRM
8 18 (3.91%) High Availability
9 17 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 17 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 16 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (3.48%) DevOps
11 14 (3.04%) Problem Management
11 14 (3.04%) Workflow
12 13 (2.83%) Content Management
13 12 (2.61%) Data Protection
13 12 (2.61%) ERP
13 12 (2.61%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (13.70%) SQL
2 49 (10.65%) Shell Script
3 43 (9.35%) Perl
4 37 (8.04%) Bash Shell
4 37 (8.04%) Python
5 33 (7.17%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.00%) Korn
7 20 (4.35%) Ruby
8 10 (2.17%) Java
8 10 (2.17%) VB
9 6 (1.30%) AWK
9 6 (1.30%) Bourne shell
10 5 (1.09%) PHP
10 5 (1.09%) VBScript
10 5 (1.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (0.65%) C
11 3 (0.65%) C#
12 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (12.83%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.39%) Degree
3 30 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.52%) RHCE
7 7 (1.52%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.09%) OCA
8 5 (1.09%) OCP
8 5 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.65%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.65%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.65%) MCITP
10 3 (0.65%) MCSA
10 3 (0.65%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.43%) PMO
2 8 (1.74%) QA
3 7 (1.52%) SLA
4 5 (1.09%) GDPR
5 4 (0.87%) MiFID
6 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) AS 2805
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (11.74%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.00%) Xen
4 17 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 16 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.04%) NFS
6 14 (3.04%) Veritas File System
7 12 (2.61%) Apache Flume
7 12 (2.61%) HDFS
7 12 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.74%) Oracle Clusterware
9 7 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.30%) Hyper-V
11 5 (1.09%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.87%) Docker
12 4 (0.87%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.87%) vSphere
13 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.65%) Samba
13 3 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (9.78%) Ansible
2 32 (6.96%) Puppet
3 30 (6.52%) NetBackup
4 18 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (2.39%) Ambari
6 11 (2.39%) Control-M
6 11 (2.39%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (1.74%) Nagios
9 8 (1.74%) SCCM
10 7 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (1.30%) SCOM
12 5 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Management
12 5 (1.09%) SnapMirror
12 5 (1.09%) SnapVault
12 5 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (18.48%) Oracle
2 83 (18.04%) Red Hat
3 72 (15.65%) Microsoft
4 64 (13.91%) VMware
5 32 (6.96%) Veritas
6 26 (5.65%) Sun
7 23 (5.00%) HP
7 23 (5.00%) IBM
8 22 (4.78%) NetApp
9 20 (4.35%) Symantec
10 19 (4.13%) Remedy
10 19 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (3.91%) Brocade
12 15 (3.26%) Cisco
13 14 (3.04%) Citrix
13 14 (3.04%) SAP
14 12 (2.61%) BMC
15 11 (2.39%) EMC
16 9 (1.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 7 (1.52%) Juniper