The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 66 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 57 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 2.18% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.34% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 12
Average daily rate £350 £363 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +47.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £162 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £555 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.65 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2315 2525 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.11% 93.10% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1244 1230
Average daily rate £400 £398 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 68 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £36.20 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Administrator across the Berkshire region.

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 18 £350 -31.70% 7
Bracknell -3 10 £125 -
Slough +5 7 £125 -52.38% 4
Maidenhead 0 5 £400 - 1
Newbury +9 4 - - 1
Administrator
South East

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Administrator in their job title.

1 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.93%) Linux
3 21 (18.42%) Windows
3 21 (18.42%) SQL
4 18 (15.79%) Finance
4 18 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 17 (14.91%) Degree
6 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
7 15 (13.16%) MS Office
7 15 (13.16%) VMware
8 14 (12.28%) PowerShell
9 13 (11.40%) Oracle
9 13 (11.40%) Unix
10 12 (10.53%) Red Hat
10 12 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (10.53%) Windows Server
11 11 (9.65%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
12 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
13 9 (7.89%) Puppet
13 9 (7.89%) Ruby
13 9 (7.89%) LAN
13 9 (7.89%) WAN
13 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
13 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.02%) MS Project
14 8 (7.02%) ITIL
14 8 (7.02%) SAP

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.14%) IIS
2 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.39%) JBoss
4 3 (2.63%) Apache
4 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.16%) MS Office
3 11 (9.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (7.02%) MS Project
5 6 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) HFM
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.39%) SaaS
4 4 (3.51%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Force.com
5 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) LAN
1 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 9 (7.89%) WAN
2 8 (7.02%) Firewall
3 7 (6.14%) DNS
4 5 (4.39%) DHCP
4 5 (4.39%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.75%) 3G
5 2 (1.75%) Broadband
5 2 (1.75%) HTTP
5 2 (1.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.75%) NAS
5 2 (1.75%) Network Security
5 2 (1.75%) SAN
5 2 (1.75%) Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) Intranet
6 1 (0.88%) LDAP
6 1 (0.88%) MPLS
6 1 (0.88%) SMTP
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) DB2
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MSBuild
1 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.39%) WiX
2 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.88%) GitLab
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) PowerDesigner
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Marketing
2 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.51%) Billing
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) Web Services
2 5 (4.39%) .NET
3 4 (3.51%) Middleware
4 2 (1.75%) Mason
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.88%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) LAMP
5 1 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.88%) MCollective
5 1 (0.88%) POSIX
5 1 (0.88%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Learning Management System
3 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Clustering
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) DataPower
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) SCADA
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 21 (18.42%) Windows
3 13 (11.40%) Unix
4 12 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.63%) Solaris
7 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.75%) AIX
9 1 (0.88%) CentOS
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (7.02%) Data Analysis
1 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (7.02%) ITIL
1 8 (7.02%) Migration
2 7 (6.14%) Data Entry
3 5 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (4.39%) Logistics
3 5 (4.39%) Programme Management
3 5 (4.39%) Project Management
3 5 (4.39%) Workflow
4 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (3.51%) Validation
5 3 (2.63%) Change Control
5 3 (2.63%) Data Management
5 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) SQL
2 14 (12.28%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.89%) Ruby
4 5 (4.39%) C#
4 5 (4.39%) Perl
4 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.63%) Java
5 3 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.88%) AWK
6 1 (0.88%) C
6 1 (0.88%) Korn
6 1 (0.88%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Degree
2 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) HND
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.14%) vSphere
4 5 (4.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.75%) NFS
6 1 (0.88%) qmail
6 1 (0.88%) Squid
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) Puppet
2 6 (5.26%) Ansible
2 6 (5.26%) SCCM
2 6 (5.26%) SCOM
2 6 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 6 (5.26%) Windows Intune
3 4 (3.51%) Nagios
4 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.75%) Graphite
5 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.88%) Cacti
5 1 (0.88%) collectd
5 1 (0.88%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.88%) Kibana
5 1 (0.88%) logstash
5 1 (0.88%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.88%) Simpana
5 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) VMware
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle
4 12 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.02%) SAP
6 6 (5.26%) Citrix
6 6 (5.26%) RightScale
7 5 (4.39%) Capita
8 4 (3.51%) CA
8 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.75%) Altiris
10 2 (1.75%) BT
10 2 (1.75%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.75%) HP
10 2 (1.75%) Huawei
10 2 (1.75%) NetCracker
10 2 (1.75%) Nokia
10 2 (1.75%) Siemens