Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 October 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 62 58
Rank change year-on-year -26 -4 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 39 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.88% 2.69% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.83% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 30
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £207 £169
90th Percentile £463 £511 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Bristol median hourly rate - £21.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.88% +263.64%
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +125.71% -18.60% +14.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,979 1,805 1,632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.20% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,325 1,225 1,157
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £230
90th Percentile £536 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 80
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +2.04% +53.13%
10th Percentile £14.88 £12.13 £11.98
90th Percentile £61.10 £50.25 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% +0.92%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Bristol

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Administrator in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Bristol

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Bristol

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Bristol region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.21%) CentOS
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) Python
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
5 7 (17.95%) NFS
5 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
5 7 (17.95%) Samba
5 7 (17.95%) VMware
5 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
5 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (17.95%) Office 365
6 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 6 (15.38%) Puppet
6 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
7 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.82%) PHP
7 5 (12.82%) MySQL
8 4 (10.26%) Unix
8 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.26%) Debian
8 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.26%) Linux Command Line

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Houdini
2 1 (2.56%) Maya
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) NUKE
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
1 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) VLAN
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DKIM
3 1 (2.56%) DMARC
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) LAMP
1 3 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (7.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.69%) Animation
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) CentOS
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.26%) Debian
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.69%) VMS
6 2 (5.13%) AIX
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.69%) CRM
2 3 (7.69%) Security Hardening
3 2 (5.13%) DevOps
3 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.13%) Project Management
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Effects
4 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Change Control
4 1 (2.56%) Data Management
4 1 (2.56%) Information Governance
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.56%) ITSM
4 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.56%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Perl
1 8 (20.51%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.82%) PHP
3 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.95%) NFS
2 7 (17.95%) Samba
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.56%) GPFS
5 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Salt
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.13%) Terraform
3 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) arcserve
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle