Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 23 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 56 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +38
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 60 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.04% 2.94% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 3.09% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 55
Bristol median daily rate £335 £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.55% -14.06% +37.69%
10th Percentile £210 £134 £265
90th Percentile £503 £400 £475
South West median daily rate £350 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% -14.67% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £9.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +330.11% -49.04%
10th Percentile £14.45 £21.25 £7.89
90th Percentile £36.00 £45.88 £11.11
South West median hourly rate £20.25 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% +62.63%

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 1876 1617 1654
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 94.95% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1151 1221
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (51.67%) Linux
2 21 (35.00%) Unix
3 18 (30.00%) Windows
4 17 (28.33%) Oracle
4 17 (28.33%) Python
5 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
7 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (20.00%) CentOS
9 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
9 11 (18.33%) Perl
9 11 (18.33%) Samba
10 10 (16.67%) WAN
10 10 (16.67%) NFS
10 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 10 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (15.00%) NUKE
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
11 9 (15.00%) LAN
11 9 (15.00%) Photoshop
11 9 (15.00%) Maya
11 9 (15.00%) Houdini
12 8 (13.33%) Animation
12 8 (13.33%) SAN
12 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
12 8 (13.33%) PaaS
12 8 (13.33%) Visual Effects

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 (11.67%) Tomcat
1 7 (11.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.67%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Houdini
1 9 (15.00%) Maya
1 9 (15.00%) NUKE
1 9 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.67%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) PaaS
2 6 (10.00%) Office 365
3 5 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) WAN
2 9 (15.00%) LAN
3 8 (13.33%) SAN
4 7 (11.67%) Firewall
4 7 (11.67%) NAS
5 6 (10.00%) HTTP
6 4 (6.67%) DNS
7 3 (5.00%) DHCP
7 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.67%) FCoE
8 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.67%) LDAP
8 1 (1.67%) SMS
8 1 (1.67%) SSH
8 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.67%) VLAN
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) MySQL
4 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) Hudson
1 5 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Military
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) LAMP
2 2 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (13.33%) Animation
3 7 (11.67%) Virtual Team
4 6 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Linux
2 21 (35.00%) Unix
3 18 (30.00%) Windows
4 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (20.00%) CentOS
7 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.67%) AIX
8 4 (6.67%) HPUX
9 3 (5.00%) Solaris
9 3 (5.00%) VMS
10 2 (3.33%) Debian
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.67%) SUSE
11 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (13.33%) Visual Effects
3 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.67%) Open Source
4 6 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (10.00%) Release Management
4 6 (10.00%) Time Management
5 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.33%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.33%) Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) Scrum
8 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Python
2 11 (18.33%) Perl
3 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) C-shell
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL Certification
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) PMP
4 1 (1.67%) RHCA
4 1 (1.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
1 11 (18.33%) Samba
2 10 (16.67%) NFS
3 7 (11.67%) Xen
4 4 (6.67%) Docker
4 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.67%) KVM
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Kibana
1 6 (10.00%) logstash
2 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.00%) Puppet
4 2 (3.33%) Bcfg2
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Veritas
6 1 (1.67%) Canon
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Northgate
6 1 (1.67%) Opsware
6 1 (1.67%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) Sun