Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 71 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 78 89 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.98% 2.36% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.54% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 46
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £145 £192 £126
90th Percentile £488 £583 £488
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £23.00 £11.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +94.92% +2.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.68 £9.48
90th Percentile £12.28 £31.25 £19.63
South East median hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.67% - +25.00%

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 3,629 3,498 4,587
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 92.93% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,921 1,658 2,443
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +4.13% +4.99%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 160 177
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £8.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.25 £47.55 £55.22
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +7.45%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 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 +3 28 £450 +5.88% 9
Maidenhead -1 12 £280 -44.00%
Slough -4 5 £370 +4.23% 1
Bracknell -10 5 £119 -25.94%
Newbury -16 3 - -
Wokingham -2 2 - -
Windsor -6 1 - - 1
Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 19 (24.36%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) Linux
3 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (17.95%) Windows
4 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (16.67%) Finance
6 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
8 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.82%) ERP
8 10 (12.82%) Project Management
9 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
9 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 9 (11.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (11.54%) Degree
9 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
10 8 (10.26%) Marketing
10 8 (10.26%) Oracle
10 8 (10.26%) HP
11 7 (8.97%) Cisco
11 7 (8.97%) Migration
11 7 (8.97%) Dashboard Development
11 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (7.69%) HTML5
12 6 (7.69%) Workflow
12 6 (7.69%) Replication

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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) CMS
3 3 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.85%) LiveCycle
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Documentum
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (11.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.56%) Sonata
3 1 (1.28%) Maximo
3 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) DNS
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) DHCP
3 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) SSL
3 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) MPLS
4 1 (1.28%) SSH
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Big Data
2 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.13%) Sqoop
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) HBase
3 2 (2.56%) Impala
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.26%) Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) French Language
4 4 (5.13%) German Language
5 3 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.56%) Czech Language
6 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
1 6 (7.69%) HTML5
2 3 (3.85%) jQuery
2 3 (3.85%) Node.js
2 3 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) Mason
4 1 (1.28%) COM
4 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.28%) LINQ
4 1 (1.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.69%) Replication
4 5 (6.41%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.13%) CMDB
6 2 (2.56%) Clustering
6 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 14 (17.95%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.56%) Debian
5 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) SUSE
6 1 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) ERP
1 10 (12.82%) Project Management
2 7 (8.97%) Dashboard Development
2 7 (8.97%) Migration
2 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (7.69%) CRM
3 6 (7.69%) ITIL
3 6 (7.69%) Workflow
4 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
4 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.41%) Validation
5 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.13%) Business Forecasting
5 4 (5.13%) Data Validation
5 4 (5.13%) Economics
5 4 (5.13%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.13%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (5.13%) Pricing Strategy
5 4 (5.13%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.13%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) Perl
6 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) GDPR
2 3 (3.85%) PMO
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Apache Flume
2 4 (5.13%) HDFS
3 1 (1.28%) Docker
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP ALM
2 4 (5.13%) Puppet
3 3 (3.85%) QRadar
4 2 (2.56%) Ambari
4 2 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.56%) Oozie
4 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.28%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) HP
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.13%) Cloudera
4 4 (5.13%) IBM
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.85%) Adobe
5 3 (3.85%) IFS
5 3 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (3.85%) Pardot
6 2 (2.56%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.56%) FNZ
6 2 (2.56%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.56%) Lotus
6 2 (2.56%) MapR
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 2 (2.56%) Serena