Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 April 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 71 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 47 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.94% 2.33% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.50% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -44.00% +158.62%
10th Percentile £316 £180 £286
90th Percentile £513 £340 £405
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £367 £211 £338
% change year-on-year +73.73% -37.41% +125.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.50 £10.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.74% -38.29% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.11 £14.13
90th Percentile £15.33 £15.92 £17.69
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.41% -22.86% +116.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,527 1,281 1,396
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 93.16% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 704 739
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 48
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £9.21 £9.00 £10.06
90th Percentile £24.00 £38.75 £18.38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +3.45%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Milton Keynes

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Administrator in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Milton Keynes

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Milton Keynes

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Milton Keynes

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 23 (48.94%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Bash Shell
2 16 (34.04%) Ansible
3 15 (31.91%) Unix
4 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (27.66%) DB2
4 13 (27.66%) VMware
4 13 (27.66%) Clustering
4 13 (27.66%) Banking
5 11 (23.40%) AIX
5 11 (23.40%) Solaris
5 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
5 11 (23.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (23.40%) Cobbler
6 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (21.28%) Finance
7 9 (19.15%) Veritas
7 9 (19.15%) RHCE
7 9 (19.15%) Python
7 9 (19.15%) DB2 UDB
8 8 (17.02%) IBM
9 7 (14.89%) Korn
9 7 (14.89%) YAML
9 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (14.89%) Task Automation
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.77%) Change Management

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) NAS
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) SMTP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VLAN
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) DB2
2 9 (19.15%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.64%) MySQL
6 4 (8.51%) Big Data
6 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.38%) Redis
8 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.13%) Blockchain
9 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) GitLab
General
1 13 (27.66%) Banking
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Economy
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) YAML
2 3 (6.38%) Kafka
3 2 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.26%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Linux
2 15 (31.91%) Unix
3 11 (23.40%) AIX
3 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Solaris
4 2 (4.26%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.89%) Task Automation
3 6 (12.77%) Change Management
3 6 (12.77%) Security Management
4 5 (10.64%) High Availability
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.26%) Information Security
7 2 (4.26%) Internal Audit
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Bash Shell
2 9 (19.15%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) Korn
4 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) RHCE
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) VCP5
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) Ansible
2 11 (23.40%) Cobbler
3 2 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) VMware
2 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
3 9 (19.15%) Veritas
4 8 (17.02%) IBM
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.26%) Hortonworks
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) Remedy