Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 98 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 114 113 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.22% 2.07% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.18% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 118
South West median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £180 £164
90th Percentile £561 £538 £514
England median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 12
South West median hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.29% +7.69% -16.39%
10th Percentile £13.35 £11.00 £9.37
90th Percentile £47.60 £17.32 £14.56
England median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +0.40%

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 4,880 5,184 5,946
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,047 3,385 3,949
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £217 £210 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £519
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 361 337
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +74.42%
10th Percentile £11.59 £11.00 £12.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -0.59% +11.06%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +3 42 £413 +22.22% 11
Devon +21 32 £500 -7.83% 7
Wiltshire +1 14 £335 +48.89% 8
Gloucestershire +8 10 £278 -7.50% 2
Somerset -8 8 £363 +2.26% 7
Dorset -5 2 £300 +50.00% 6
Cornwall -3 1 £225 - 1
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 42 (36.84%) Linux
2 37 (32.46%) Windows
3 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
4 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
4 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
5 21 (18.42%) DevOps
6 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
7 19 (16.67%) Unix
8 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 18 (15.79%) Puppet
9 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
10 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
10 16 (14.04%) Migration
11 15 (13.16%) Firewall
11 15 (13.16%) Python
11 15 (13.16%) Office 365
12 14 (12.28%) Ansible
12 14 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (12.28%) SQL
12 14 (12.28%) VMware
13 13 (11.40%) Finance
13 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
13 13 (11.40%) ITIL
14 12 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 12 (10.53%) IIS
14 12 (10.53%) Docker
14 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
15 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel

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 12 (10.53%) IIS
2 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.02%) JBoss
4 3 (2.63%) CMS
4 3 (2.63%) Confluence
4 3 (2.63%) SAS
4 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.88%) Documentum
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.63%) Houdini
3 3 (2.63%) Maya
3 3 (2.63%) NUKE
3 3 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.88%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Office 365
2 14 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.75%) FinancialForce
4 2 (1.75%) IaaS
4 2 (1.75%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.75%) Yammer
5 1 (0.88%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.88%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) Firewall
2 7 (6.14%) DNS
3 6 (5.26%) SAN
4 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.63%) DHCP
5 3 (2.63%) NAS
5 3 (2.63%) SMS
5 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.75%) LAN
6 2 (1.75%) Skype
6 2 (1.75%) SSL
6 2 (1.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.88%) Internet
7 1 (0.88%) IPv4
7 1 (0.88%) IPv6
7 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.88%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) SSH
7 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.75%) MySQL
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) HBase
4 1 (0.88%) OLAP
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.02%) Artifactory
4 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (6.14%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.88%) Gradle
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Advertising
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Electronics
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) Middleware
2 8 (7.02%) .NET
3 7 (6.14%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.63%) LDAP
4 3 (2.63%) YAML
5 2 (1.75%) HTML
5 2 (1.75%) LAMP
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) HTML5
6 1 (0.88%) jQuery
6 1 (0.88%) JSP
6 1 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (6.14%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Animation
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) Linux
2 37 (32.46%) Windows
3 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 19 (16.67%) Unix
5 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.89%) Solaris
6 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.26%) CentOS
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.63%) AIX
9 3 (2.63%) HPUX
9 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.42%) DevOps
2 16 (14.04%) Migration
3 13 (11.40%) ITIL
4 12 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.65%) Service Management
6 10 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.77%) Open Source
7 9 (7.89%) Project Management
8 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.14%) CRM
9 7 (6.14%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.14%) TDD
10 6 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.26%) Server Hardening
10 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.39%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.51%) Continuous Deployment
12 4 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.16%) Python
3 14 (12.28%) SQL
4 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.77%) Ruby
6 9 (7.89%) Java
7 8 (7.02%) Groovy
8 5 (4.39%) Perl
9 4 (3.51%) C#
10 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.75%) C
11 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.63%) Degree
4 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) Docker
3 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.39%) Xen
6 3 (2.63%) NFS
6 3 (2.63%) Samba
7 2 (1.75%) Firmware
7 2 (1.75%) vSphere
8 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (15.79%) Puppet
2 14 (12.28%) Ansible
3 11 (9.65%) SCCM
4 9 (7.89%) SCVMM
5 7 (6.14%) Nagios
6 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.88%) Bcfg2
7 1 (0.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) SELinux
7 1 (0.88%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.28%) VMware
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.75%) Apple
5 2 (1.75%) Dell
5 2 (1.75%) F5
5 2 (1.75%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) Remedy
5 2 (1.75%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.75%) Veeam
6 1 (0.88%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.88%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.88%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.88%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.88%) Northgate
6 1 (0.88%) Sophos