The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
England / South West
Rank 90 83 47
Rank change year-on-year -7 -36  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 45 55 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.76% 1.92% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.99% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 78
Median daily rate £344 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £446 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.56 £11.20 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year -6.66% +9.89%  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2433 2768 2970
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.26% 96.55% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1785 1862
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 187 142
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.65 £44.50
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the South West

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in the South West

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the South West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in the South West

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in the South West

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the South West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in the South West

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol -2 15 £338 +5.46% 10
Wiltshire 0 12 £215 -38.57% 4
Devon +2 8 £543 +189.73% 3
Gloucestershire +2 6 - - 2
Somerset +5 4 £350 +118.75% 1
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (29.25%) Security Cleared
2 30 (28.30%) Linux
3 25 (23.58%) MS Excel
3 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
4 24 (22.64%) Windows
4 24 (22.64%) SQL
5 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
5 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
6 17 (16.04%) ITIL
7 14 (13.21%) SharePoint
8 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (12.26%) SLA
8 13 (12.26%) Oracle
9 12 (11.32%) Migration
9 12 (11.32%) Shell Script
9 12 (11.32%) Middleware
9 12 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (10.38%) Finance
10 11 (10.38%) Unix
10 11 (10.38%) MS Office
10 11 (10.38%) JBoss
10 11 (10.38%) DevOps
11 10 (9.43%) MySQL
11 10 (9.43%) T-SQL
11 10 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
12 9 (8.49%) Red Hat

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.38%) JBoss
3 8 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.83%) Apache
5 3 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.83%) IIS
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (23.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.38%) MS Office
3 10 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.66%) MS Project
5 1 (0.94%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.94%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) SAN
2 2 (1.89%) DMZ
3 1 (0.94%) 2G
3 1 (0.94%) 3G
3 1 (0.94%) 4G
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) NAS
3 1 (0.94%) Network Security
3 1 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.43%) MySQL
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (7.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.89%) Endeca
11 2 (1.89%) Ingres
11 2 (1.89%) Power BI
12 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.94%) MS Access
12 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.94%) Ant
5 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Advertising
3 3 (2.83%) Electronics
3 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) Middleware
2 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) J2EE
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.94%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.89%) Clustering
2 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (0.94%) AS400
3 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.94%) CESG
3 1 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.94%) iPhone
3 1 (0.94%) User Experience
3 1 (0.94%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Linux
2 24 (22.64%) Windows
3 11 (10.38%) Unix
4 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.72%) CentOS
7 2 (1.89%) Debian
7 2 (1.89%) Solaris
8 1 (0.94%) AIX
8 1 (0.94%) Android
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) ITIL
2 13 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (11.32%) Migration
4 11 (10.38%) DevOps
5 8 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.55%) Asset Management
5 8 (7.55%) Data Migration
5 8 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.60%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.60%) Line Management
7 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.66%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.66%) Project Management
7 6 (5.66%) Service Management
8 5 (4.72%) Data Management
8 5 (4.72%) ERP
9 4 (3.77%) CRM
9 4 (3.77%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.77%) High Availability
9 4 (3.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) SQL
2 12 (11.32%) Shell Script
3 10 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.72%) Perl
4 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.77%) C#
5 4 (3.77%) Python
6 3 (2.83%) VB
7 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) Java
8 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.94%) Jython
8 1 (0.94%) Korn
8 1 (0.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (29.25%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) CISSP
4 1 (0.94%) CLAS
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.89%) PMO
4 1 (0.94%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) Docker
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.94%) Gluster
4 1 (0.94%) HDFS
4 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.94%) NFS
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Puppet
2 4 (3.77%) SCCM
3 3 (2.83%) Ansible
3 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.26%) Oracle
3 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.72%) Informatica
4 5 (4.72%) SAP
5 3 (2.83%) Hyperion
5 3 (2.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.89%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.89%) IBM
6 2 (1.89%) Meridio
6 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.94%) Canon
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.94%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.94%) Siebel
7 1 (0.94%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.94%) Sun
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