The first table below looks at the demand for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 53 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 19 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.38% 1.46% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.62% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 9
Average daily rate
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£305 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £163 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £406 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.93 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
740 493 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.85% 90.13% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 314 485
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.20 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Administrator
South West

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 10 (28.57%) Debian
6 9 (25.71%) Samba
6 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) LDAP
6 9 (25.71%) Apache
6 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
7 8 (22.86%) MySQL
7 8 (22.86%) PHP
7 8 (22.86%) Postfix
8 7 (20.00%) NFS
8 7 (20.00%) LAN
8 7 (20.00%) WAN
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (17.14%) Ruby
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.14%) HP
9 6 (17.14%) Citrix
9 6 (17.14%) Firewall
9 6 (17.14%) CentOS
9 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
9 6 (17.14%) Puppet
10 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 5 (14.29%) Git (software)

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) nginx
3 4 (11.43%) MediaWiki
3 4 (11.43%) Confluence
4 3 (8.57%) Moodle
4 3 (8.57%) Drupal
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) Lync
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) Mule
6 1 (2.86%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.86%) Agresso
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LDAP
2 7 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (17.14%) SAN
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (11.43%) IPsec
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security
5 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
5 4 (11.43%) IPv6
5 4 (11.43%) OSPF
5 4 (11.43%) BGP
5 4 (11.43%) NAS
6 3 (8.57%) VLAN
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
8 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 4 (11.43%) Hudson
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) HornetQ
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Wiki
2 3 (8.57%) VLE
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 10 (28.57%) Debian
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.14%) CentOS
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Scientific Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) UNIX
8 2 (5.71%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) DevOps
1 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
2 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.57%) Service Management
3 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.71%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Network Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PHP
3 6 (17.14%) Ruby
3 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) MCITP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) Samba
3 8 (22.86%) Postfix
4 7 (20.00%) NFS
5 4 (11.43%) XenServer
6 3 (8.57%) Sendmail
6 3 (8.57%) KVM
6 3 (8.57%) Xen
7 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
7 2 (5.71%) XenApp
7 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) EMC
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) Brocade
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) Apple
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) JBoss
7 1 (2.86%) Open Text