Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 108 91
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 118 92 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.32% 1.78% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.86% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 77
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £258 £186 £205
90th Percentile £550 £542 £475
England median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.10% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 14
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.39% +14.29% -11.71%
10th Percentile £22.05 £11.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £71.80 £17.39 £14.36
England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +2.56%

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 4,850 4,949 5,704
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.49% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,915 3,158 3,725
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £236
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 295 342
South West median hourly rate £26.99 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.97% +1.33% +85.78%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £49.93
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.61% - +8.57%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +14 38 £400 +18.52% 15
Devon +12 28 £450 -17.05% 7
Wiltshire +7 18 £400 +63.27% 6
Somerset +12 16 £300 -17.75% 5
Dorset -5 7 £250 -16.67% 6
Gloucestershire +1 6 £290 +30.34% 4
Cornwall - 1 - - 6
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 54 (45.76%) Linux
2 35 (29.66%) Windows
2 35 (29.66%) Security Cleared
3 29 (24.58%) Active Directory
3 29 (24.58%) VMware
4 26 (22.03%) Firewall
4 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
5 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (16.95%) Puppet
7 19 (16.10%) PowerShell
7 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
7 19 (16.10%) Python
8 18 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (14.41%) Shell Script
10 16 (13.56%) Red Hat
10 16 (13.56%) Docker
10 16 (13.56%) DevOps
10 16 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (12.71%) Ansible
11 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
11 15 (12.71%) Unix
11 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
12 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
12 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (11.86%) Jenkins
13 13 (11.02%) SCCM
13 13 (11.02%) SQL
13 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
14 12 (10.17%) Perl

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 (9.32%) IIS
2 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.24%) Apache
4 4 (3.39%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.54%) Confluence
5 3 (2.54%) SAS
5 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Documentum
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) HFM
2 1 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.85%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.93%) Office 365
4 3 (2.54%) IaaS
4 3 (2.54%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.54%) PaaS
5 2 (1.69%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.69%) Yammer
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.85%) GitHub
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.03%) Firewall
2 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.93%) SAN
4 5 (4.24%) DNS
4 5 (4.24%) Kerberos
4 5 (4.24%) NAS
4 5 (4.24%) SSL
5 3 (2.54%) Network Security
5 3 (2.54%) Skype
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.69%) DHCP
6 2 (1.69%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.69%) LAN
6 2 (1.69%) SMS
6 2 (1.69%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.69%) VLAN
6 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.85%) Internet
7 1 (0.85%) IPv4
7 1 (0.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.54%) Big Data
3 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.54%) HBase
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) OLAP
5 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
1 14 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.78%) Artifactory
2 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (5.93%) JIRA
4 2 (1.69%) GitLab
5 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.85%) Gradle
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) MSI
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.69%) Back Office
3 2 (1.69%) Legal
3 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
3 2 (1.69%) Publishing
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (2.54%) LDAP
2 3 (2.54%) YAML
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) JSP
3 1 (0.85%) LAMP
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.39%) LPAR
3 4 (3.39%) PKI
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.54%) Replication
5 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.76%) Linux
2 35 (29.66%) Windows
3 17 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (12.71%) Unix
4 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.47%) AIX
6 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.39%) CentOS
7 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.56%) DevOps
1 16 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
3 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (8.47%) Open Source
5 9 (7.63%) ITIL
5 9 (7.63%) Migration
6 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.78%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.93%) TDD
8 6 (5.08%) Server Hardening
9 5 (4.24%) CRM
9 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.24%) Security Patching
9 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.24%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.24%) Time Management
10 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.39%) SIEM
10 4 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.10%) PowerShell
1 19 (16.10%) Python
2 17 (14.41%) Shell Script
3 13 (11.02%) SQL
4 12 (10.17%) Perl
5 10 (8.47%) Ruby
6 9 (7.63%) Java
7 8 (6.78%) Groovy
8 7 (5.93%) PHP
9 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.69%) C
12 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.85%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (29.66%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) Degree
4 4 (3.39%) RHCE
5 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.85%) HND
6 1 (0.85%) MCDST
6 1 (0.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) GDPR
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) PMO
3 1 (0.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (24.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.56%) Docker
3 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (2.54%) HDFS
7 3 (2.54%) Xen
8 2 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (16.95%) Puppet
2 15 (12.71%) Ansible
3 13 (11.02%) SCCM
4 12 (10.17%) SCVMM
5 7 (5.93%) Nagios
6 5 (4.24%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.39%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.69%) Ambari
8 2 (1.69%) FreeIPA
8 2 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.69%) Salt
8 2 (1.69%) SCOM
8 2 (1.69%) systemd
8 2 (1.69%) Terraform
8 2 (1.69%) WSUS
9 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) VMware
2 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.56%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle
5 4 (3.39%) F5
5 4 (3.39%) IBM
6 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.69%) Apple
7 2 (1.69%) CA
7 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco
7 2 (1.69%) Dell
7 2 (1.69%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.69%) Informatica
7 2 (1.69%) McAfee
7 2 (1.69%) Remedy
7 2 (1.69%) Teradata
8 1 (0.85%) Reuters
8 1 (0.85%) Sophos
8 1 (0.85%) Symantec