Period
to 20 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -32 -1 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 92 157 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.66% 2.45% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.58% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 83 78
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £149 £213 £213
90th Percentile £540 £515 £554
England median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.58% +9.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +8.70% +64.29%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.63 £13.35
90th Percentile £32.57 £41.55 £47.60
England median hourly rate £13.75 £13.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.66% -14.63% +14.29%

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 5,234 6,088 4,960
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 94.89% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,369 3,895 3,105
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £259 £213
90th Percentile £613 £600 £550
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 296 240
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.51 £11.59
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.55
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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
Wiltshire -10 30 £381 -13.35% 5
Gloucestershire +4 22 £508 +1.50% 18
Bristol -12 12 £445 +18.67% 17
Devon +2 11 £481 +3.61% 10
Dorset -3 11 £238 -36.67% 1
Somerset -3 5 £400 +23.08% 8
Cornwall +9 1 - - 2
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 38 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.61%) Windows
3 22 (23.91%) Linux
3 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
4 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
5 16 (17.39%) ITIL
6 15 (16.30%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (14.13%) Azure
7 13 (14.13%) Office 365
8 12 (13.04%) DV Cleared
9 11 (11.96%) SCCM
10 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
10 10 (10.87%) SQL
10 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
10 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (9.78%) XenApp
11 9 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
11 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
11 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
12 8 (8.70%) Middleware
12 8 (8.70%) Python
12 8 (8.70%) IIS
13 7 (7.61%) VMware
13 7 (7.61%) JSON
13 7 (7.61%) Application Packaging
13 7 (7.61%) Citrix
13 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory

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 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.70%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) JBoss
4 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.09%) Confluence
5 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.09%) Sketch
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Azure
1 13 (14.13%) Office 365
2 6 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 4 (4.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (3.26%) PaaS
5 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.09%) G Suite
6 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Kerberos
2 4 (4.35%) DNS
3 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (3.26%) WAAS
4 2 (2.17%) Firewall
4 2 (2.17%) FTP
5 1 (1.09%) HTTP
5 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.09%) HBase
4 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Automotive
2 2 (2.17%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Middleware
2 7 (7.61%) JSON
3 4 (4.35%) LDAP
4 3 (3.26%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) Java EE
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) LAMP
6 1 (1.09%) REST
6 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.52%) PKI
2 5 (5.43%) Replication
3 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.61%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Linux
3 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) CentOS
6 6 (6.52%) Unix
7 5 (5.43%) Solaris
7 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.17%) VMS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) ITIL
2 9 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (7.61%) Application Packaging
4 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.43%) Actionable Insight
5 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.43%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (4.35%) Analytics
6 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (4.35%) Data Management
6 4 (4.35%) Migration
6 4 (4.35%) Privileged Access Management
6 4 (4.35%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (3.26%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.26%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.26%) Ticket Management
8 2 (2.17%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
8 2 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
1 10 (10.87%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) Python
3 6 (6.52%) C
4 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.17%) Java
6 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.09%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) MCSE
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 3 (3.26%) MCITP
5 3 (3.26%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) APMP
6 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.78%) XenApp
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.17%) Docker
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.09%) Firmware
7 1 (1.09%) HDFS
7 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) Puppet
3 3 (3.26%) SCOM
4 2 (2.17%) Ansible
4 2 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.09%) Ambari
5 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.30%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.61%) Citrix
4 7 (7.61%) VMware
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle
6 3 (3.26%) SAP
7 2 (2.17%) Canon
7 2 (2.17%) F5
7 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.17%) Veritas
8 1 (1.09%) Adobe
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco
8 1 (1.09%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.09%) hybris
8 1 (1.09%) Informatica
8 1 (1.09%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.09%) Teradata
8 1 (1.09%) Veeam