Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 90 77
Rank change year-on-year -21 -13 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 122 121 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.94% 2.15% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.25% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 80
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.53% -11.03%
10th Percentile £209 £212 £117
90th Percentile £488 £555 £425
England median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £20.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.06% +8.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20.95 £14.70 £10.15
90th Percentile £44.20 £41.88 £44.98
England median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.09
% change year-on-year -14.71% +20.70% -6.10%

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 5,986 5,374 5,565
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.35% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,757 3,370 3,594
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 249 344
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +30.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.47 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.55 £50.00 £46.43
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -21 40 £350 +1.45% 19
Wiltshire -28 35 £425 +21.43% 9
Gloucestershire -2 15 £475 +90.00% 15
Somerset +11 14 £225 - 6
Devon -3 7 £380 -33.91% 6
Dorset +6 6 £350 - 6
Cornwall -4 2 £200 -11.11%
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 50 (40.98%) Linux
2 40 (32.79%) SQL
3 33 (27.05%) Windows
4 31 (25.41%) Unix
4 31 (25.41%) Python
5 30 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (20.49%) Windows Server
7 24 (19.67%) Relational Database
8 23 (18.85%) Big Data
9 22 (18.03%) Active Directory
10 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
11 19 (15.57%) Teradata
11 19 (15.57%) R
11 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
11 19 (15.57%) Data Architecture
11 19 (15.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (15.57%) Statistical Analysis
11 19 (15.57%) Experimental Design
11 19 (15.57%) Data Science
12 17 (13.93%) VMware
13 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
14 15 (12.30%) PowerShell
14 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (10.66%) Finance
16 12 (9.84%) Oracle
16 12 (9.84%) CentOS
16 12 (9.84%) Office 365
17 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
17 11 (9.02%) MySQL
17 11 (9.02%) Red Hat

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 9 (7.38%) Apache
1 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.10%) IIS
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.46%) JBoss
5 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.82%) Confluence
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.82%) nginx
7 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.82%) Houdini
5 1 (0.82%) Maya
5 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.82%) NUKE
5 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.84%) Office 365
3 10 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.10%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.46%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.46%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.46%) PaaS
6 2 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) DNS
2 5 (4.10%) Firewall
2 5 (4.10%) LAN
2 5 (4.10%) WAN
3 4 (3.28%) HTTP
4 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.64%) Internet
5 2 (1.64%) NAS
5 2 (1.64%) Skype
5 2 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.82%) DHCP
6 1 (0.82%) DKIM
6 1 (0.82%) DMARC
6 1 (0.82%) SMS
6 1 (0.82%) SSH
6 1 (0.82%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) Relational Database
2 23 (18.85%) Big Data
3 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.02%) MySQL
5 8 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.28%) OLAP
8 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (1.64%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.82%) JIRA
4 1 (0.82%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.82%) Maven
4 1 (0.82%) MSI
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (10.66%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Electronics
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) Web Services
2 4 (3.28%) Middleware
3 3 (2.46%) HTML
3 3 (2.46%) Java EE
3 3 (2.46%) JSON
3 3 (2.46%) LAMP
3 3 (2.46%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.46%) LDAP
3 3 (2.46%) XML
4 2 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.82%) CSS
5 1 (0.82%) KML
5 1 (0.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.92%) PKI
4 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.46%) Animation
6 3 (2.46%) Clustering
6 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.46%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) LPAR
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.98%) Linux
2 33 (27.05%) Windows
3 31 (25.41%) Unix
4 25 (20.49%) Windows Server
5 19 (15.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.84%) CentOS
7 10 (8.20%) Windows 7
8 9 (7.38%) Windows 10
9 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.10%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.28%) Debian
12 3 (2.46%) AIX
12 3 (2.46%) VMS
13 2 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.57%) Data Architecture
1 19 (15.57%) Data Science
1 19 (15.57%) Experimental Design
1 19 (15.57%) Statistical Analysis
2 10 (8.20%) ITIL
2 10 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (5.74%) Configuration Management
4 7 (5.74%) CRM
4 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.92%) Data Management
5 6 (4.92%) DevOps
5 6 (4.92%) High Availability
5 6 (4.92%) Project Management
5 6 (4.92%) Service Management
6 5 (4.10%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.10%) ETL
7 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.79%) SQL
2 31 (25.41%) Python
3 19 (15.57%) R
4 15 (12.30%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.20%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.38%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.10%) Perl
7 5 (4.10%) PHP
7 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.28%) Java
9 1 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.20%) DV Cleared
2 10 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.64%) RHCE
5 1 (0.82%) CISSP
5 1 (0.82%) MCDST
5 1 (0.82%) MCP
5 1 (0.82%) MCSA
5 1 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) PMO
2 5 (4.10%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) GDPR
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (18.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.38%) NFS
2 9 (7.38%) Samba
3 6 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.28%) Docker
5 2 (1.64%) GPFS
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.82%) iptables
6 1 (0.82%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) SCCM
2 5 (4.10%) Puppet
3 4 (3.28%) Ansible
3 4 (3.28%) SCOM
3 4 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.46%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.64%) systemd
5 2 (1.64%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.82%) Nagios
6 1 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.57%) Teradata
3 17 (13.93%) VMware
4 12 (9.84%) Oracle
5 11 (9.02%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.10%) SAP
7 3 (2.46%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.46%) Symantec
8 2 (1.64%) Cisco
8 2 (1.64%) EMC
8 2 (1.64%) HP
8 2 (1.64%) IBM
8 2 (1.64%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.64%) Sybase
9 1 (0.82%) arcserve
9 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.82%) McAfee
9 1 (0.82%) Siemens
9 1 (0.82%) Veeam
9 1 (0.82%) Wyse