Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 September 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
England > South West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 93 87
Rank change year-on-year -22 -6 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 109 117 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.85% 2.14% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.24% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 73
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £213 £203 £116
90th Percentile £488 £493 £435
England median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.86% -18.60% -7.17%
10th Percentile £25.60 £11.45 £8.63
90th Percentile £43.80 £42.50 £44.98
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,613 5,220 5,462
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.66% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,453 3,252 3,528
South West median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +1.40% -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £223
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 244 324
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% +22.22%
10th Percentile £11.89 £11.72 £11.54
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.18 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +7.04%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 6 months to 25 September 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
Bristol -7 43 £363 +3.57% 16
Wiltshire -27 24 £425 +21.43% 10
Somerset +21 20 £275 -26.67% 4
Devon +10 8 £385 +120.00% 3
Dorset +2 6 £500 +66.67% 2
Gloucestershire -9 6 £413 +73.68% 8
Cornwall - 2 £200 - 2
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 South West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 41 (37.61%) Linux
2 33 (30.28%) Windows
3 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
4 26 (23.85%) VMware
5 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
6 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
7 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (18.35%) Windows Server
8 16 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
10 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
11 13 (11.93%) SharePoint
11 13 (11.93%) Perl
11 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
12 12 (11.01%) SQL
12 12 (11.01%) Python
12 12 (11.01%) ITIL
12 12 (11.01%) Unix
12 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
12 12 (11.01%) Finance
12 12 (11.01%) Firewall
13 11 (10.09%) Configuration Management
13 11 (10.09%) PHP
13 11 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (9.17%) SCCM
15 9 (8.26%) CentOS
15 9 (8.26%) Office 365
15 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (8.26%) AIX

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 13 (11.93%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.42%) Apache
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.83%) IIS
6 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.92%) Confluence
7 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.92%) Houdini
4 1 (0.92%) Maya
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.92%) NUKE
4 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) HFM
2 1 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.26%) Office 365
4 5 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.75%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.75%) PaaS
6 2 (1.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) Firewall
2 8 (7.34%) DNS
3 4 (3.67%) NAS
4 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.75%) LAN
4 3 (2.75%) SAN
5 2 (1.83%) DHCP
5 2 (1.83%) Internet
5 2 (1.83%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.83%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.83%) Skype
5 2 (1.83%) SSL
5 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.83%) VLAN
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.92%) DKIM
6 1 (0.92%) DMARC
6 1 (0.92%) SMS
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) MySQL
3 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.67%) OLAP
5 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.83%) Big Data
7 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.83%) HBase
7 2 (1.83%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) MSI
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Electronics
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.83%) Publishing
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) Web Services
2 3 (2.75%) HTML
2 3 (2.75%) LAMP
2 3 (2.75%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (2.75%) LDAP
3 2 (1.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.59%) PKI
4 4 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.75%) LPAR
5 3 (2.75%) User Experience
6 2 (1.83%) Animation
6 2 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) Clustering
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.92%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.61%) Linux
2 33 (30.28%) Windows
3 20 (18.35%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (11.01%) Unix
6 9 (8.26%) AIX
6 9 (8.26%) CentOS
6 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.34%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.67%) Debian
9 4 (3.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.83%) VMS
11 1 (0.92%) Solaris
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.01%) ITIL
2 11 (10.09%) Configuration Management
3 8 (7.34%) DevOps
4 7 (6.42%) ETL
5 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (4.59%) Availability Management
6 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.59%) Data Management
6 5 (4.59%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.59%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (4.59%) Project Management
6 5 (4.59%) Service Management
6 5 (4.59%) SIEM
7 4 (3.67%) CRM
7 4 (3.67%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (3.67%) Security Patching
7 4 (3.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.93%) Perl
3 12 (11.01%) Python
3 12 (11.01%) SQL
4 11 (10.09%) PHP
5 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.92%) C
7 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) RHCE
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CISSP
6 1 (0.92%) MCDST
6 1 (0.92%) MCP
6 1 (0.92%) MCSA
6 1 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) PMO
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) GDPR
2 1 (0.92%) RMADS
2 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.59%) NFS
4 5 (4.59%) Samba
5 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.83%) Docker
6 2 (1.83%) HDFS
6 2 (1.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.92%) GPFS
7 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) Puppet
3 5 (4.59%) SCOM
4 4 (3.67%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.75%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.75%) WSUS
6 2 (1.83%) Ambari
6 2 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.83%) Salt
6 2 (1.83%) systemd
6 2 (1.83%) Terraform
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) VMware
2 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle
4 5 (4.59%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.67%) SAP
6 3 (2.75%) IBM
6 3 (2.75%) Symantec
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
7 2 (1.83%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.83%) Informatica
7 2 (1.83%) McAfee
7 2 (1.83%) Teradata
8 1 (0.92%) arcserve
8 1 (0.92%) EMC
8 1 (0.92%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.92%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.92%) Siemens
8 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.92%) Wyse