Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 70 63
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 125 153 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.21% 2.68% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.82% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 77 137
South West median daily rate £350 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -14.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £210 £116 £186
90th Percentile £550 £425 £501
England median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
South West median hourly rate £20.25 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% +62.63%
10th Percentile £14.70 £10.15 £9.76
90th Percentile £41.88 £44.98 £43.43
England median hourly rate £16.97 £14.29 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.70% -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 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 5382 5430 6216
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 94.95% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3391 3535 4043
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £206 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 345 395
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £49.75 £46.15 £46.20
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Bristol -2 60 £335 -2.55% 7
Wiltshire -9 36 £350 +2.94% 1
Devon +4 13 £575 +84.00%
Gloucestershire +3 9 £250 -16.67% 2
Somerset -6 4 - -
Dorset 0 1 - -
Cornwall -9 1 £225 - 1
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 62 (49.60%) Linux
2 38 (30.40%) Windows
3 33 (26.40%) Unix
4 31 (24.80%) Windows Server
5 28 (22.40%) Active Directory
6 26 (20.80%) Finance
7 25 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 23 (18.40%) Windows 7
9 20 (16.00%) Red Hat
9 20 (16.00%) Oracle
10 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (14.40%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (13.60%) Python
12 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
12 16 (12.80%) DevOps
13 14 (11.20%) Marketing
13 14 (11.20%) CentOS
13 14 (11.20%) Solaris
14 12 (9.60%) ITIL
14 12 (9.60%) Perl
14 12 (9.60%) Migration
14 12 (9.60%) Puppet
15 11 (8.80%) Samba
15 11 (8.80%) Programme Management
15 11 (8.80%) Service Management
15 11 (8.80%) Firewall
16 10 (8.00%) Service Delivery
16 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
16 10 (8.00%) Middleware
16 10 (8.00%) Project Management

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 10 (8.00%) JBoss
2 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.40%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.60%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.80%) Apache
4 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.20%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.40%) CMS
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.80%) IIS
8 1 (0.80%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Houdini
1 9 (7.20%) Maya
1 9 (7.20%) NUKE
1 9 (7.20%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.80%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.80%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Office 365
2 8 (6.40%) PaaS
3 5 (4.00%) FinancialForce
3 5 (4.00%) IaaS
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.80%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.80%) Serverless
5 1 (0.80%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Firewall
2 10 (8.00%) LAN
2 10 (8.00%) VPN
2 10 (8.00%) WAN
3 9 (7.20%) SAN
4 8 (6.40%) DNS
4 8 (6.40%) Ethernet
5 7 (5.60%) HTTP
5 7 (5.60%) NAS
6 4 (3.20%) DHCP
6 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.60%) Internet
7 2 (1.60%) SMS
7 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.80%) LDAP
8 1 (0.80%) SSL
8 1 (0.80%) VoIP
8 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.40%) MySQL
2 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.40%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.00%) Artifactory
2 5 (4.00%) Hudson
2 5 (4.00%) Selenium
3 3 (2.40%) Subversion
4 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.80%) JIRA
5 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (20.80%) Finance
2 14 (11.20%) Marketing
3 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.20%) Electronics
4 9 (7.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Military
6 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) Middleware
2 8 (6.40%) .NET
3 2 (1.60%) HTML
3 2 (1.60%) LAMP
3 2 (1.60%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.80%) Ajax
4 1 (0.80%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.80%) CSS
4 1 (0.80%) HTML5
4 1 (0.80%) J2EE
4 1 (0.80%) jQuery
4 1 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (6.40%) Animation
3 7 (5.60%) Freedom of Information
3 7 (5.60%) Freedom of Information Act
3 7 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.60%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.80%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.80%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) Clustering
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 62 (49.60%) Linux
2 38 (30.40%) Windows
3 33 (26.40%) Unix
4 31 (24.80%) Windows Server
5 23 (18.40%) Windows 7
6 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (11.20%) CentOS
7 14 (11.20%) Solaris
8 10 (8.00%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.20%) AIX
11 4 (3.20%) HPUX
12 3 (2.40%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.40%) VMS
13 2 (1.60%) Debian
14 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.80%) DevOps
2 12 (9.60%) ITIL
2 12 (9.60%) Migration
3 11 (8.80%) Programme Management
3 11 (8.80%) Service Management
4 10 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.00%) Project Management
4 10 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.20%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (6.40%) Data Protection
6 8 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.40%) Visual Effects
7 7 (5.60%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.60%) CRM
7 7 (5.60%) ERP
7 7 (5.60%) Open Source
7 7 (5.60%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) Python
2 12 (9.60%) Perl
3 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (8.00%) SQL
4 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.20%) C#
7 3 (2.40%) Ruby
8 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.80%) C-shell
9 1 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) NVQ Level 4
4 5 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.00%) MySQL Certification
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.60%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.60%) Degree
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.80%) PMP
6 1 (0.80%) RHCA
6 1 (0.80%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.80%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (22.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.80%) Samba
3 10 (8.00%) NFS
4 8 (6.40%) Xen
5 7 (5.60%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.20%) Docker
7 2 (1.60%) Firmware
8 1 (0.80%) iptables
8 1 (0.80%) KVM
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.80%) vSphere
8 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Puppet
2 6 (4.80%) Kibana
2 6 (4.80%) logstash
3 5 (4.00%) Ansible
3 5 (4.00%) Nagios
3 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.20%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.20%) WSUS
5 3 (2.40%) SCCM
5 3 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.60%) Bcfg2
7 1 (0.80%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.80%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.80%) OpenView
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.80%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Oracle
1 20 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.00%) SAP
4 7 (5.60%) VMware
5 6 (4.80%) Citrix
5 6 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 4 (3.20%) Dell KACE
7 4 (3.20%) F5
7 4 (3.20%) McAfee
7 4 (3.20%) NetApp
8 3 (2.40%) Cisco
8 3 (2.40%) Sun
9 2 (1.60%) HP
9 2 (1.60%) Veeam
9 2 (1.60%) Veritas
10 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.80%) Northgate
10 1 (0.80%) Opsware