Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 69 53
Rank change year-on-year -25 -16 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 70 103 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.78% 2.57% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.79% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 75
Berkshire median daily rate £373 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +36.36% -4.35%
10th Percentile £133 £258 £156
90th Percentile £501 £550 £495
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £31.50 £11.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +186.36% -4.35% -
10th Percentile £20.70 £11.00 £9.90
90th Percentile £42.30 £30.95 £13.53
South East median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% +20.83% -9.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,660 3,695 4,112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 92.03% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,876 1,919 2,225
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £588 £560
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 143 192
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.81% +12.73% -36.19%
10th Percentile £11.12 £9.44 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.30 £39.70 £42.05
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +11.79% -7.38% +7.97%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Berkshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Berkshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Berkshire

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Berkshire

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in Berkshire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -34 26 £450 +28.57% 8
Slough -5 8 £400 -11.11% 9
Bracknell -7 8 £125 -67.32% 1
Maidenhead +2 5 £269 -46.25% 1
Newbury - 4 - - 1
Wokingham -13 2 £375 +7.14% 2
Windsor 0 1 - - 2
Administrator
South East

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.57%) Finance
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.14%) SQL
3 12 (17.14%) Windows
4 11 (15.71%) Linux
4 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
5 9 (12.86%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (11.43%) Unix
7 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (10.00%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) Migration
7 7 (10.00%) VMware
7 7 (10.00%) Marketing
7 7 (10.00%) Degree
7 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.57%) Cloudera
8 6 (8.57%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
8 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
8 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
8 6 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (8.57%) Asset Management

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) CMS
3 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Infor M3
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.86%) Sonata
1 2 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Force.com
1 4 (5.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) IaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) DNS
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) DHCP
2 4 (5.71%) Skype
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) BGP
4 1 (1.43%) DAB
4 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) Junos
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) NAS
4 1 (1.43%) OSPF
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) SMS
4 1 (1.43%) SSH
4 1 (1.43%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.43%) VLAN
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.14%) Big Data
3 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.71%) Sqoop
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) French Language
3 2 (2.86%) German Language
3 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Visualforce
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) HTML
2 4 (5.71%) HTML5
3 3 (4.29%) jQuery
3 3 (4.29%) Node.js
3 3 (4.29%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.14%) Replication
4 4 (5.71%) CMDB
4 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.86%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) CCTV
7 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Linux
3 8 (11.43%) Unix
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.43%) Debian
7 1 (1.43%) Solaris
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.00%) Migration
2 7 (10.00%) Project Management
3 6 (8.57%) Asset Management
3 6 (8.57%) Data Migration
3 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (5.71%) Business Forecasting
4 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
4 4 (5.71%) Data Ingestion
4 4 (5.71%) Economics
4 4 (5.71%) ETL
4 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.71%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (5.71%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (5.71%) Scrum
4 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.29%) Change Management
5 3 (4.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) Apex Code
3 4 (5.71%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) Perl
3 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.71%) Python
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) Degree
3 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) PMO
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
3 1 (1.43%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Flume
2 4 (5.71%) HDFS
2 4 (5.71%) Squid
2 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.71%) vSphere
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) iptables
4 1 (1.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 6 (8.57%) Cloudera
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle
5 4 (5.71%) Informatica
5 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.71%) Tableau
6 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.86%) FNZ
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) Cognos
7 1 (1.43%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.43%) Dell
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) Veeam
7 1 (1.43%) Workday