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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 77 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 35 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 2.46% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.72% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +212.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.38 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -55.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £14.63 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.83% -1.66%
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
2185 2206 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.04% 90.41% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1046 936
Average daily rate £375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 52 90
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £28.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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
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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -13 7 £425 +6.25% 9
Bracknell -2 6 £188 -55.88%
Slough +1 3 £218 +70.58% 3
Hungerford - 3 £395 -
Wokingham - 2 £218 - 1
Administrator
South East

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (21.35%) Windows
2 17 (19.10%) Telecoms
3 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (16.85%) Finance
5 14 (15.73%) Linux
6 13 (14.61%) Oracle
6 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
7 12 (13.48%) Degree
8 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
9 9 (10.11%) SQL
10 8 (8.99%) UNIX
10 8 (8.99%) MS Office
10 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
10 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (7.87%) MSBuild
11 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
11 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (7.87%) C#
11 7 (7.87%) Java
11 7 (7.87%) .NET
11 7 (7.87%) VMware
12 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
12 6 (6.74%) SAN
12 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
12 6 (6.74%) HP
12 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
12 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.62%) IIS
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.49%) Apache
4 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.49%) Lync
5 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (3.37%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.37%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.12%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.12%) MTS
6 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
3 8 (8.99%) MS Office
4 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.62%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (4.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) SAN
2 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.49%) Intranet
3 4 (4.49%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) VPN
4 3 (3.37%) NAS
4 3 (3.37%) DHCP
5 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.25%) SSH
5 2 (2.25%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 2 (2.25%) SSL
6 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.12%) VLAN
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (7.87%) MSBuild
2 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (19.10%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.85%) Finance
3 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) Web Services
2 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.25%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.25%) HTML
4 1 (1.12%) Mason
4 1 (1.12%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) JMS
4 1 (1.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.49%) Replication
3 2 (2.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) PKI
4 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.12%) DTV
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Windows
2 14 (15.73%) Linux
3 8 (8.99%) UNIX
4 5 (5.62%) Solaris
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.49%) AIX
6 3 (3.37%) zOS
6 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.37%) CentOS
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) SUSE
8 1 (1.12%) Fedora
8 1 (1.12%) HPUX
8 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
2 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (5.62%) Programme Management
3 5 (5.62%) ITIL
3 5 (5.62%) Project Management
3 5 (5.62%) Data Entry
4 4 (4.49%) Time Management
4 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
4 4 (4.49%) Migration
4 4 (4.49%) Change Management
5 3 (3.37%) Workflow
5 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.37%) Cyber Security
6 2 (2.25%) Information Security
6 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.25%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) SQL
2 7 (7.87%) C#
2 7 (7.87%) Java
3 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.49%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.25%) C
7 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
7 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) HND
3 2 (2.25%) CCNA
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) CCENT
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) MCTS
4 1 (1.12%) MCITP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) vSphere
3 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.25%) HP SIM
2 2 (2.25%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) vMotion
2 2 (2.25%) Nagios
2 2 (2.25%) WSUS
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) VMware
4 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.74%) HP
5 5 (5.62%) SAP
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco
5 5 (5.62%) Capita
6 4 (4.49%) IBM
7 3 (3.37%) EMC
7 3 (3.37%) BT
8 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.25%) NetApp
8 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.25%) Dell
9 1 (1.12%) Sun
9 1 (1.12%) Remedy
9 1 (1.12%) Avaya
9 1 (1.12%) Brocade
9 1 (1.12%) Netezza