Period
to 3 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 96 72
Rank change year-on-year +40 -24 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 18 19 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 2.29% 1.01% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.06% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 28
Median daily rate £400 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68% +4.29%
10th Percentile £268 £214 £213
90th Percentile £585 £438 £491
South West median daily rate £481 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +13.12% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
South West median hourly rate £17.86 £14.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.33% -63.46% +178.57%

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 754 1,800 1,787
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 95.80% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 1,188 1,182
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £255
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £465 £426 £400
% change year-on-year +9.28% +6.38% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 81 71
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.14% +9.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.19 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +33.06% -17.33%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Bristol

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Administrator in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Administrator in Bristol

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Administrator in Bristol over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Administrator in Bristol

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Administrator in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Administrator in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (22.22%) Puppet
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) CentOS
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Veeam
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (11.11%) Public Sector
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) Clustering

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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.56%) Power Platform
2 1 (5.56%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
General
1 2 (11.11%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Debian
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.56%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Veeam
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds