Period
to 15 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 77 80
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 20 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.07% 1.99% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.08% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 14
Bristol median daily rate £375 £371 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £261
90th Percentile £438 £494 £500
South West median daily rate £431 £385 £338
% change year-on-year +12.01% +14.07% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 - £11.00
South West median hourly rate £14.25 £38.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -62.98% +174.98% -25.33%

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 1,809 1,732 1,657
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 95.58% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,202 1,107 1,133
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 68 59
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.06% +11.54% -13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.93 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.88 £47.10
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +22.39% -12.99% +10.00%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019, 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 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (25.00%) SCVMM
6 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Clustering
6 4 (20.00%) EDRMS
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
6 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (20.00%) Records Management
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) EDRMS
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Power BI
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (20.00%) Records Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Document Management
3 3 (15.00%) PLM
3 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Information Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 4 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Siemens
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware