Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £371 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 54 69
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 92 139 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.25% 3.29% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 3.57% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 59
Berkshire median daily rate £371 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -11.29% +24.00%
10th Percentile £192 £150 £112
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year - +6.54% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -2.13% -26.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.08 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.38 £15.89 £21.20
South East median hourly rate £16.93 £12.69 £13.25
% change year-on-year +33.41% -4.23% -1.85%

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 3759 3898 4617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.91% 92.24% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2106 2500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £213
90th Percentile £588 £564 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 182 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.28 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

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 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +22 52 £359 +14.80% 12
Bracknell +2 11 £265 +89.29% 2
Slough +1 7 £390 +7.59%
Wokingham - 2 - -
Newbury -25 1 - -
Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 39 (42.39%) Linux
2 24 (26.09%) Unix
3 23 (25.00%) Oracle
4 20 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 19 (20.65%) Xen
5 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
6 18 (19.57%) DNS
7 17 (18.48%) TCP/IP
7 17 (18.48%) Windows
8 16 (17.39%) Perl
8 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (17.39%) Bash Shell
8 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 14 (15.22%) Puppet
9 14 (15.22%) Firewall
10 13 (14.13%) VMware
10 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
10 13 (14.13%) Degree
11 12 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (13.04%) Solaris
11 12 (13.04%) Python
12 11 (11.96%) Ansible
12 11 (11.96%) Ruby
13 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
13 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
13 10 (10.87%) DevOps
13 10 (10.87%) MySQL
13 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.87%) Active Directory

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 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.26%) Confluence
3 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) PaaS
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) IaaS
2 4 (4.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) FinancialForce
4 1 (1.09%) GitHub
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) DNS
2 17 (18.48%) TCP/IP
3 14 (15.22%) Firewall
4 7 (7.61%) NAS
4 7 (7.61%) SAN
5 5 (5.43%) HTTP
6 4 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.26%) LDAP
7 3 (3.26%) Network Security
8 2 (2.17%) DHCP
8 2 (2.17%) FTP
8 2 (2.17%) LAN
8 2 (2.17%) WAN
9 1 (1.09%) Broadband
9 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.87%) MySQL
4 7 (7.61%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) DB2
8 1 (1.09%) GIS
8 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.09%) HBase
8 1 (1.09%) Impala
8 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) Hudson
3 3 (3.26%) JIRA
3 3 (3.26%) Selenium
4 2 (2.17%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Ant
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Digital Economy
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Finnish Language
4 1 (1.09%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) JSON
2 5 (5.43%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (5.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.26%) Web Services
4 2 (2.17%) LAMP
4 2 (2.17%) ODBC
4 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.09%) .NET
5 1 (1.09%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.09%) Middleware
5 1 (1.09%) RESTful
5 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (4.35%) AS400
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) iSeries
5 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) CCTV
6 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.09%) Pricing Data
6 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.39%) Linux
2 24 (26.09%) Unix
3 17 (18.48%) Windows
4 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (13.04%) Solaris
6 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.26%) CentOS
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.17%) Debian
9 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.09%) AIX
10 1 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.87%) Contingency Planning
1 10 (10.87%) DevOps
1 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
2 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (8.70%) ITIL
3 7 (7.61%) Change Control
3 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
3 7 (7.61%) Patch Management
4 6 (6.52%) Open Source
5 5 (5.43%) High Availability
6 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.35%) Release Management
6 4 (4.35%) Time Management
7 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.26%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.26%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) Bash Shell
1 16 (17.39%) Perl
2 12 (13.04%) Python
3 11 (11.96%) Ruby
4 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.70%) SQL
6 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (4.35%) PHP
9 3 (3.26%) C#
10 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) Degree
3 9 (9.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.26%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (3.26%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.26%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) GDPR
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.65%) Xen
2 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.09%) HDFS
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) KVM
5 1 (1.09%) NFS
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Puppet
2 12 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (11.96%) Ansible
4 5 (5.43%) SCCM
4 5 (5.43%) SCOM
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.26%) Nagios
5 3 (3.26%) WSUS
6 1 (1.09%) Ambari
6 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.09%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.09%) Kibana
6 1 (1.09%) logstash
6 1 (1.09%) Oozie
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Oracle
2 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
3 13 (14.13%) VMware
4 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.78%) Sun
6 5 (5.43%) Citrix
7 4 (4.35%) Juniper
8 3 (3.26%) IBM
8 3 (3.26%) SAP
9 2 (2.17%) HP
9 2 (2.17%) Remedy
10 1 (1.09%) Avaya
10 1 (1.09%) BT
10 1 (1.09%) Dell
10 1 (1.09%) EMC
10 1 (1.09%) Intel
10 1 (1.09%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.09%) Progress
10 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.09%) Veeam