Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £359 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 53 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.12% 2.82% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 3.12% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 37
Reading median daily rate £359 £313 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -13.19% +52.38%
10th Percentile £147 £109 £108
90th Percentile £550 £450 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £371 £288 £310
% change year-on-year +29.13% -7.26% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Reading median hourly rate £41.50 £18.55 £11.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.72% +54.91% -29.56%
10th Percentile £40.75 £18.55 £10.57
90th Percentile £42.25 £18.55 £21.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year +8.70% -2.13% -26.56%

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 1201 1346 1820
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.39% 90.40% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 719 1083
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £220
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 78 129
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Oracle
3 17 (32.08%) Unix
4 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
5 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
5 14 (26.42%) DNS
5 14 (26.42%) Xen
6 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) Windows
6 13 (24.53%) Relational Database
7 12 (22.64%) Puppet
8 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
8 11 (20.75%) Perl
9 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.87%) Python
9 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (16.98%) Degree
10 9 (16.98%) Ruby
10 9 (16.98%) Solaris
10 9 (16.98%) Firewall
10 9 (16.98%) VMware
11 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
11 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
11 8 (15.09%) Ansible
11 8 (15.09%) DevOps
12 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
12 7 (13.21%) Contingency Planning
12 7 (13.21%) Computer Science Degree

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 5 (9.43%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) IaaS
2 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) FinancialForce
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) DNS
1 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.98%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) NAS
3 6 (11.32%) SAN
4 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.66%) HTTP
5 3 (5.66%) Network Security
6 2 (3.77%) DHCP
6 2 (3.77%) LAN
6 2 (3.77%) LDAP
6 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Relational Database
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) GIS
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) Impala
6 1 (1.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Hudson
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) JSON
2 4 (7.55%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (7.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Exalogic
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) CCTV
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Unix
3 13 (24.53%) Windows
4 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (16.98%) Solaris
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 2 (3.77%) Debian
10 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) DevOps
2 7 (13.21%) Contingency Planning
2 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
3 6 (11.32%) Change Control
3 6 (11.32%) Patch Management
4 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.55%) Open Source
6 3 (5.66%) Release Management
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.77%) ERP
7 2 (3.77%) High Availability
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.77%) Time Management
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
8 1 (1.89%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
1 11 (20.75%) Perl
2 10 (18.87%) Python
3 9 (16.98%) Ruby
4 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
6 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) Degree
3 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.66%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (5.66%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Xen
2 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.89%) HDFS
4 1 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Puppet
2 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (15.09%) Ansible
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Nagios
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) WSUS
5 1 (1.89%) Ambari
5 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.89%) Kibana
5 1 (1.89%) logstash
5 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (1.89%) Oozie
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
2 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.98%) VMware
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) Sun
5 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 4 (7.55%) Juniper
7 2 (3.77%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) BT
8 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.89%) Intel
8 1 (1.89%) MapR
8 1 (1.89%) Progress
8 1 (1.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com