Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 56 58
Rank change year-on-year -39 +2 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 38 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.72% 3.13% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 3.30% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 23
Bristol median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -15.63%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £128
90th Percentile £475 £488 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Bristol median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -46.88% +207.69%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.50 £21.25
90th Percentile £38.38 £79.00 £45.88
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +57.61% +22.67% +44.23%

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 2,106 1,849 1,585
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 94.82% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,249 1,108
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £236
90th Percentile £550 £525 £555
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 62 81
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% -27.08% +47.69%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.75 £50.23 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.88
% change year-on-year +27.27% +6.28% -13.75%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 (42.11%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 14 (36.84%) Linux
4 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 11 (28.95%) CentOS
5 11 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (23.68%) NFS
6 9 (23.68%) Python
6 9 (23.68%) Samba
7 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
8 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
9 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.79%) MySQL
9 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
9 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
10 5 (13.16%) LAN
10 5 (13.16%) WAN
10 5 (13.16%) Perl
10 5 (13.16%) Unix
10 5 (13.16%) VMware
10 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) Puppet
11 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Houdini
2 1 (2.63%) Maya
2 1 (2.63%) NUKE
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LAN
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) 4G
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) DKIM
5 1 (2.63%) DMARC
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) SSH
5 1 (2.63%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Liquibase
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) LAMP
1 3 (7.89%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (7.89%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Animation
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 14 (36.84%) Linux
4 11 (28.95%) CentOS
4 11 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.16%) Unix
7 4 (10.53%) Debian
7 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.89%) VMS
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) Document Management
3 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (7.89%) Security Hardening
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Effects
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (2.63%) Data Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Privacy
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.63%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Python
2 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
4 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) NFS
2 9 (23.68%) Samba
3 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.26%) GPFS
6 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.63%) iptables
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) EMC
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee
3 2 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (5.26%) Veeam
4 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow