The first table below looks at the demand for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 30 July 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 Reading 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 47 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 22 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.49% 3.12% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.44% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £100 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -70.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £177 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.44% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.50 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +146.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £27.50 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £30.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.93 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.13%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
785 844 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.70% 90.85% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 366 387
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Administrator
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Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
3 12 (22.64%) MS Office
4 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
5 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
7 8 (15.09%) Finance
7 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
8 7 (13.21%) VMware
9 6 (11.32%) Degree
9 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
9 6 (11.32%) SQL
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle
10 5 (9.43%) UNIX
10 5 (9.43%) Linux
10 5 (9.43%) Project Management
10 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (7.55%) Workflow
11 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (7.55%) SAP
12 3 (5.66%) Java
12 3 (5.66%) Solaris
12 3 (5.66%) HND
12 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
12 3 (5.66%) Logistics

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) eRoom
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.64%) MS Office
3 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (9.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Intranet
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) Broadband
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) POP3
2 1 (1.89%) SMTP
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) SNMP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) IMAP
2 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Subversion
2 2 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.89%) Trac
General
1 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Flash
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) MAPI
1 1 (1.89%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
1 2 (3.77%) Replication
1 2 (3.77%) EPoS
2 1 (1.89%) Clustering
2 1 (1.89%) FMCG
2 1 (1.89%) PKI
2 1 (1.89%) Statistics
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) UNIX
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Solaris
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) AIX
4 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.89%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Project Management
2 4 (7.55%) Workflow
2 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.66%) Logistics
3 3 (5.66%) Data Entry
3 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security
3 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.77%) DevOps
4 2 (3.77%) High Availability
4 2 (3.77%) Document Management
4 2 (3.77%) Time Management
4 2 (3.77%) Business Development
4 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL
4 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
4 2 (3.77%) ETL
5 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.89%) CRM
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) Java
2 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) VB
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) HND
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) KVM
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) SAP
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) Talend
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Remedy
6 2 (3.77%) Sophos
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) NetApp
7 1 (1.89%) Intel
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.89%) Planview