Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 82 62
Rank change year-on-year -22 -20 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 77 89 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.79% 2.16% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.35% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 72
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +26.09% -11.54%
10th Percentile £150 £247 £150
90th Percentile £488 £550 £570
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £11.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +309.09% -4.35% -
10th Percentile £23.40 £11.00 £9.85
90th Percentile £60.00 £34.35 £16.27
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.97 £12.00
% change year-on-year +0.22% +33.04% -6.07%

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 3,983 3,791 3,943
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.41% 92.01% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,958 2,017 2,113
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £252 £232
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 130 178
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.63 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.79% -7.63% -26.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £48.98
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +7.53%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -28 27 £425 +25.93% 7
Slough -3 9 £340 -12.82% 5
Maidenhead - 9 £165 - 1
Bracknell -12 5 £150 -43.40% 3
Newbury -2 2 - - 6
Wokingham -10 2 £375 - 1
Windsor +6 1 - -
Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.78%) Windows
3 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
4 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (12.99%) SQL
6 10 (12.99%) Linux
7 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
7 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
7 9 (11.69%) Migration
7 9 (11.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
8 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
8 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
8 8 (10.39%) DV Cleared
8 8 (10.39%) Firewall
8 8 (10.39%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (9.09%) DNS
9 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (9.09%) Finance
9 7 (9.09%) VMware
9 7 (9.09%) Document Management
10 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Puppet
10 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
10 6 (7.79%) PMO
10 6 (7.79%) Python
11 5 (6.49%) Apache
11 5 (6.49%) Oracle

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 (11.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) Apache
2 5 (6.49%) Confluence
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Force.com
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
1 4 (5.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Firewall
2 7 (9.09%) DNS
3 5 (6.49%) DHCP
4 4 (5.19%) Skype
5 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) Intranet
6 2 (2.60%) Junos
6 2 (2.60%) OSPF
7 1 (1.30%) BGP
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.30%) DAB
7 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) NAS
7 1 (1.30%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) SAN
7 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.30%) VPN
7 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.90%) Big Data
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Visualforce
1 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) LDAP
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) CCTV
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.30%) Life Science
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Debian
5 2 (2.60%) OpenVMS
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.69%) Migration
3 7 (9.09%) Document Management
4 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.49%) Customer-Centricity
5 5 (6.49%) Scrum
5 5 (6.49%) Time Management
6 4 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.19%) Change Management
6 4 (5.19%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (3.90%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.90%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.60%) CRM
8 2 (2.60%) ETL
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.79%) Python
4 5 (6.49%) Apex Code
4 5 (6.49%) Perl
5 2 (2.60%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.30%) Java 8
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) DV Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCSA
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) PMO
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) GPG13
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Squid
2 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (6.49%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.60%) HDFS
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) iptables
4 1 (1.30%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Puppet
2 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (9.09%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) Cloudera
5 4 (5.19%) Informatica
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Tableau
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.30%) Dell
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) Huawei
7 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.30%) NetApp
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.30%) Sun
7 1 (1.30%) Veeam