Period
to 22 April 2019

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 97 77
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 70 71 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.62% 1.76% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.90% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 42
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £147 £205 £138
90th Percentile £469 £488 £575
South East median daily rate £381 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +5.17% -2.68% +10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £62.50 £11.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +443.48% -38.01% +54.58%
10th Percentile £61.25 £11.25 £14.70
90th Percentile £63.75 £18.50 £31.25
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.89% -13.11% -4.69%

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 4,043 3,733 3,562
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 92.58% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,971 1,936 1,737
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £423 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +2.42% +3.13%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £220
90th Percentile £600 £595 £556
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 162
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.04% +5.73% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.69 £43.45 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -5.41%

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 22 April 2019.

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
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 22 April 2019. 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 -8 25 £400 -8.57% 7
Maidenhead +2 8 £165 -21.43% 1
Bracknell -7 8 £95 -19.83% 2
Slough -3 7 £400 +17.65% 2
Newbury +8 5 £236 - 4
Ascot - 1 £350 -
Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
6 10 (14.29%) HP
6 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (12.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
7 9 (12.86%) HP ALM
8 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
8 8 (11.43%) Office 365
9 7 (10.00%) Test Management
9 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.00%) Document Management
9 7 (10.00%) Windows
9 7 (10.00%) SQL
10 6 (8.57%) Linux
11 5 (7.14%) Oracle
11 5 (7.14%) CRM
11 5 (7.14%) JIRA
11 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (7.14%) Confluence
11 5 (7.14%) Government Security Classifications
11 5 (7.14%) GDPR
12 4 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (5.71%) Time 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 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.43%) BASE24
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.71%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) Intranet
4 1 (1.43%) 2.5G
4 1 (1.43%) 2G
4 1 (1.43%) 3G
4 1 (1.43%) 4G
4 1 (1.43%) 5G
4 1 (1.43%) FTP
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
4 1 (1.43%) Skype
4 1 (1.43%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.86%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.86%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (2.86%) QlikView
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.43%) HBase
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Hudson
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
3 2 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
1 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) Kafka
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Life Science
2 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) IVR
3 1 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Debian
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (10.00%) Document Management
1 7 (10.00%) Test Management
2 5 (7.14%) CRM
3 4 (5.71%) Migration
3 4 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (5.71%) Time Management
3 4 (5.71%) Workflow
4 3 (4.29%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) ITIL
4 3 (4.29%) Project Management
4 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.86%) Benchmarking
5 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.86%) Change Management
5 2 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.86%) Quality Management
5 2 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) C#
3 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.29%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) Java 8
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.43%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) GDPR
1 5 (7.14%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.86%) PMO
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) HDFS
2 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.43%) Oozie
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) HP
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Serena
5 2 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau