Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 68 62
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 79 99 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.96% 2.49% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.68% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 61
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £210 £149 £123
90th Percentile £525 £575 £488
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 20
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £18.55 £11.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.01% +60.61% +0.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.95 £9.93
90th Percentile £19.28 £31.25 £13.76
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -3.23% +5.08% +11.85%

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 3,701 3,700 4,564
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.63% 93.11% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,971 1,919 2,403
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £238
90th Percentile £581 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 181 228
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.24%
10th Percentile £10.72 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.30 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.24% +20.65%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +6 39 £390 +95.00% 7
Maidenhead -3 9 £210 -
Bracknell -9 5 £265 +65.63% 2
Slough +2 3 £330 -8.97% 3
Newbury -23 2 - - 3
Windsor -13 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 (24.05%) SQL
2 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
3 15 (18.99%) Windows
4 14 (17.72%) Linux
4 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
5 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
7 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
8 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
8 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
9 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
10 8 (10.13%) Finance
10 8 (10.13%) HP
10 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
10 8 (10.13%) ERP
10 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.86%) Oracle
12 6 (7.59%) ITIL
12 6 (7.59%) Unix
12 6 (7.59%) Cisco
12 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
12 6 (7.59%) DNS
12 6 (7.59%) Puppet
12 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (7.59%) Degree
13 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
13 5 (6.33%) Xen
13 5 (6.33%) Data Validation
13 5 (6.33%) Office 365

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 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.53%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.27%) Documentum
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.53%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.27%) Maximo
2 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) DNS
1 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.06%) SAN
3 3 (3.80%) Firewall
3 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.80%) NAS
3 3 (3.80%) Network Security
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) DHCP
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.27%) Broadband
5 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.27%) FTP
5 1 (1.27%) HTTP
5 1 (1.27%) SSH
5 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) MySQL
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) HBase
3 2 (2.53%) Impala
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.53%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (2.53%) Czech Language
5 2 (2.53%) French Language
5 2 (2.53%) German Language
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
1 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.53%) Mason
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.27%) JSON
2 1 (1.27%) LDAP
2 1 (1.27%) LINQ
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.27%) CCTV
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (1.27%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Unix
5 4 (5.06%) Solaris
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.53%) Debian
7 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.27%) SUSE
8 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.13%) ERP
2 6 (7.59%) ITIL
3 5 (6.33%) CRM
3 5 (6.33%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (6.33%) Data Validation
3 5 (6.33%) Project Management
3 5 (6.33%) Validation
4 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.06%) Migration
5 3 (3.80%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (3.80%) High Availability
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing Automation
5 3 (3.80%) SIEM
5 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (3.80%) Workflow
6 2 (2.53%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (2.53%) Defect Management
6 2 (2.53%) Patch Management
6 2 (2.53%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) C#
3 4 (5.06%) Perl
3 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) PHP
4 2 (2.53%) Python
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.80%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.80%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.27%) MCITP
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) GDPR
1 3 (3.80%) PMO
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) Xen
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.53%) HDFS
5 1 (1.27%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Puppet
2 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) QRadar
3 2 (2.53%) Ambari
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.53%) Oozie
4 1 (1.27%) Ansible
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) HP
2 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Cisco
5 5 (6.33%) VMware
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) IFS
6 3 (3.80%) Pardot
6 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.53%) F5
7 2 (2.53%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.53%) MapR
7 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Serena
7 2 (2.53%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix
8 1 (1.27%) Dell