Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 60 84
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 24 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.85% 2.25% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.44% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 19
Reading median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £229 £114 £240
90th Percentile £488 £549 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £315 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -21.25% +10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Reading median hourly rate £11.50 £18.53 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.92% +57.66% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £18.28 £10.73
90th Percentile £11.75 £18.73 £12.78
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £18.55 £12.00
% change year-on-year -38.01% +54.58% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,223 1,269 1,830
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 92.09% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 643 1,030
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £256 £213 £237
90th Percentile £600 £550 £531
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +2.42% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 80 86
Reading median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -17.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £55.84 £60.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.73% - -12.89%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Reading

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Reading

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Reading over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Reading

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Validation
3 5 (20.83%) Data Validation
3 5 (20.83%) Office 365
4 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) HP ALM
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (8.33%) Puppet
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (8.33%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
6 2 (8.33%) HBase
6 2 (8.33%) MapR
6 2 (8.33%) Ambari

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (4.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) HBase
1 2 (8.33%) Impala
1 2 (8.33%) Sqoop
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (8.33%) Czech Language
3 2 (8.33%) French Language
3 2 (8.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.17%) LINQ
1 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Debian
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Data Validation
1 5 (20.83%) Validation
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
2 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Use Case
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Flume
1 2 (8.33%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP ALM
2 2 (8.33%) Ambari
2 2 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (8.33%) Oozie
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.33%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.33%) MapR
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) IFS
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) SAP