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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 52 22 58
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +36
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 27 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.60% 6.91% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 7.51% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 11
Average daily rate £289 £100 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+188.75% -66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £75 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.88 £17.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
925 719 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.03% 92.06% 90.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 309 337
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 49 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.87 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.93 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Administrator
Berkshire

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (18.18%) UNIX
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.64%) IBM
5 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 6 (13.64%) MS Office
5 6 (13.64%) HTTP
5 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) Banking
6 5 (11.36%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (9.09%) Service Management
7 4 (9.09%) Firewall
7 4 (9.09%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) Finance
7 4 (9.09%) Oracle
7 4 (9.09%) Linux
7 4 (9.09%) VPN
7 4 (9.09%) FTP
7 4 (9.09%) LAN
7 4 (9.09%) AIX
7 4 (9.09%) Apache

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) eRoom
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 5 (11.36%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) HTTP
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 4 (9.09%) FTP
3 4 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
4 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 3 (6.82%) SSL
5 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) Intranet
5 2 (4.55%) SMTP
5 2 (4.55%) SSH
6 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Flash
2 1 (2.27%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) EPoS
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) UNIX
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) AIX
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Workflow
2 4 (9.09%) Service Management
3 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.55%) Content Management
4 2 (4.55%) Document Management
4 2 (4.55%) Logistics
4 2 (4.55%) Fault Management
4 2 (4.55%) High Availability
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Change Management
5 1 (2.27%) Analytics
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.27%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (2.27%) Time Management
5 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) KVM
3 1 (2.27%) RHEV
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) IBM
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Remedy
5 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago