Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 68 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 45 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.40% 2.09% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.19% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 36
Bristol median daily rate £425 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -14.47% -5.00%
10th Percentile £212 £260 £209
90th Percentile £501 £395 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £325 £385
% change year-on-year +30.77% -15.58% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -15.38% +52.94%
10th Percentile £14.45 £11.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £79.20 £13.80 £14.06
South West median hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +64.29% +7.69% -16.39%

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 1,773 1,504 1,636
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 95.19% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,176 1,035 1,171
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £235 £231 £226
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.53 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.30 £51.35
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +78.57%

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 19 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Bristol region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
4 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (20.00%) SCVMM
5 9 (20.00%) Unix
5 9 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (17.78%) IIS
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) SCCM
6 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (13.33%) SAN
7 6 (13.33%) Office 365
8 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) .NET
8 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.11%) Xen
8 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.11%) NAS
8 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.89%) CentOS
9 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (8.89%) Oracle
9 4 (8.89%) Python
9 4 (8.89%) Red Hat

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 8 (17.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Houdini
1 3 (6.67%) Maya
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.67%) NUKE
1 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.22%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) NAS
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.22%) SMS
5 1 (2.22%) SSH
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Animation
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Unix
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) CentOS
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
6 3 (6.67%) HPUX
6 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Debian
8 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) VMS
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 4 (8.89%) Contingency Planning
2 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) Migration
4 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.44%) Scrum
4 2 (4.44%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Governance
5 1 (2.22%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.11%) Xen
4 3 (6.67%) NFS
4 3 (6.67%) Samba
5 2 (4.44%) Firmware
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCVMM
2 8 (17.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) Bcfg2
3 1 (2.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) Apple
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Northgate
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Veritas