The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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 West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 90 77
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 46 51 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.72% 1.71% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.80% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 37
Median daily rate £300 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.75 £14.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.17% -18.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £27.10 £32.60
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 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 2564 2841 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1836 1909
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 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
Wiltshire +6 13 £235 -24.80% 2
Bristol -12 11 £435 +16.00% 3
Gloucestershire +10 10 £223 -16.03% 1
Dorset +8 3 £300 -14.28% 1
Devon -2 3 £175 - 1
Somerset -5 3 £375 +36.36% 2
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 30 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 27 (29.03%) Linux
3 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.51%) Windows
5 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
6 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 12 (12.90%) Finance
7 12 (12.90%) VMware
8 11 (11.83%) SQL
8 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
8 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.83%) DevOps
9 10 (10.75%) Office 365
9 10 (10.75%) SLA
9 10 (10.75%) ITIL
9 10 (10.75%) Programme Management
10 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
10 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
10 9 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (8.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
11 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
11 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
11 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
11 8 (8.60%) Unix
11 8 (8.60%) JBoss

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 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (8.60%) JBoss
4 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.30%) Confluence
7 3 (3.23%) Apache
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.08%) GeoServer
9 1 (1.08%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) Camtasia
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) PaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) Kerberos
2 3 (3.23%) LDAP
2 3 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (3.23%) SAN
2 3 (3.23%) VoIP
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (2.15%) DNS
3 2 (2.15%) LAN
3 2 (2.15%) NAS
3 2 (2.15%) Network Security
3 2 (2.15%) VLAN
3 2 (2.15%) VPN
3 2 (2.15%) WAN
3 2 (2.15%) Wireless
4 1 (1.08%) 2G
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.08%) FCoE
4 1 (1.08%) IPsec
4 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.15%) HBase
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Power BI
7 1 (1.08%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.30%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.08%) Redmine
3 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.45%) Electronics
3 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Military
4 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) Middleware
2 2 (2.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.08%) J2EE
3 1 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.08%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.08%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.08%) REST
3 1 (1.08%) RESTful
3 1 (1.08%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
1 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.08%) AS400
2 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.08%) Clustering
2 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.08%) Grid Computing
2 1 (1.08%) iPhone
2 1 (1.08%) User Experience
2 1 (1.08%) VAX
2 1 (1.08%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Linux
2 20 (21.51%) Windows
3 8 (8.60%) Unix
3 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.45%) CentOS
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.23%) Debian
7 3 (3.23%) Solaris
8 2 (2.15%) VMS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.08%) Android
9 1 (1.08%) HPUX
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.08%) SUSE
9 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (11.83%) DevOps
2 10 (10.75%) ITIL
2 10 (10.75%) Programme Management
3 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.60%) Project Management
5 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.53%) Service Management
6 6 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.30%) Line Management
8 4 (4.30%) Migration
9 3 (3.23%) Change Control
9 3 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.23%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.23%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.23%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) Python
3 4 (4.30%) Perl
3 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.23%) Ruby
5 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.08%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.08%) C#
6 1 (1.08%) C-shell
6 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.08%) Korn
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.15%) CCNA
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.15%) CWNA
7 1 (1.08%) PMP
7 1 (1.08%) RHCA
7 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.15%) PMO
3 2 (2.15%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) Xen
4 2 (2.15%) HDFS
4 2 (2.15%) KVM
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.08%) Docker
5 1 (1.08%) Gluster
5 1 (1.08%) pfSense
5 1 (1.08%) Samba
5 1 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Puppet
2 4 (4.30%) Ansible
3 3 (3.23%) Bcfg2
4 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.15%) WSUS
5 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.08%) Grafana
5 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.08%) logstash
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) OpenView
5 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) VMware
3 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.53%) Cisco
4 7 (7.53%) Oracle
4 7 (7.53%) SAP
5 3 (3.23%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.23%) McAfee
6 2 (2.15%) Meridio
6 2 (2.15%) Sun
6 2 (2.15%) Veeam
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.08%) Cognos
7 1 (1.08%) F5
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) Opsware
7 1 (1.08%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.08%) Sophos
7 1 (1.08%) Veritas
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