Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Administrator was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

Data Administrator
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 812 802
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Data Administrator 63 74 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.070% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.074% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 57
UK median daily rate £250 £394 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.51% -4.55% +83.33%
10th Percentile £151 £121 £114
90th Percentile £560 £691 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £375 £269
% change year-on-year -25.33% +39.53% +67.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 19
UK median hourly rate £11.23 £12.00 £11.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +4.80% -0.43%
10th Percentile £8.88 £9.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £15.05 £17.50 £18.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.23 £11.25 £11.01
% change year-on-year -0.18% +2.16% -10.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Data Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Data Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Administrator in the UK

Data Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Administrator.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Administrator in the UK

Data Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Administrator over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Administrator in the UK

Data Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Administrator.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Administrator in the UK

Data Administrator
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England -20 60 £250 -36.51% 1
UK excluding London +41 42 £280 -25.33% 1
London -27 22 £250 -37.50% 1
South East +3 20 £413 +42.24%
Midlands +38 8 £211 -
North of England +56 6 £577 +17.76%
North West +33 6 £577 +142.95%
East of England +2 5 £150 -50.00%
East Midlands - 5 - -
West Midlands - 2 £211 -
Scotland +3 1 - -
South West -3 1 £175 -
Wales - 1 - - 1

Data Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Data 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 featuring Data Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Big Data
3 9 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.29%) Linux
3 9 (14.29%) SAP
4 8 (12.70%) SAS
4 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.70%) Visualisation
5 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 7 (11.11%) Finance
5 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (9.52%) Windows
6 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.52%) Release Management
6 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.94%) High Availability
7 5 (7.94%) Data Entry
7 5 (7.94%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (7.94%) Cloudera
7 5 (7.94%) Kafka
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
7 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling

Data Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (12.70%) SAS
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.35%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.59%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) SAN
2 3 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
4 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Big Data
2 9 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) HBase
5 2 (3.17%) OLAP
5 2 (3.17%) OLTP
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (3.17%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.59%) Impala
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Kafka
2 2 (3.17%) COM
2 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.17%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) XSD
2 2 (3.17%) XSLT
3 1 (1.59%) LAMP
3 1 (1.59%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
3 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.59%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Debian
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
1 8 (12.70%) Visualisation
2 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 6 (9.52%) Release Management
4 5 (7.94%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (7.94%) Data Entry
4 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
4 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
4 5 (7.94%) High Availability
4 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.35%) Data Management
5 4 (6.35%) ETL
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) CRM
6 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) Java
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) Python
3 2 (3.17%) XPath
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) VB
4 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) MiFID
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) HDFS
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Ambari
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.59%) Oozie
2 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) SAP
3 5 (7.94%) Cloudera
3 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.35%) Google
4 4 (6.35%) Remedy
4 4 (6.35%) Tableau
5 3 (4.76%) Hortonworks
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) MapR
7 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.59%) SaltStack