The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £396 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 12 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.05% 1.70% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.83% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £396 £185 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +114.18% -47.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £104 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £331 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year +4.08% -3.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £13.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +6.60% -2.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 533 820 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.27% 93.08% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 478 400
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 48
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £25.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 3 (11.11%) Hudson
7 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 3 (11.11%) Subversion
7 3 (11.11%) CentOS
7 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.11%) Data Entry
7 3 (11.11%) GitHub
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Ansible
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby
8 2 (7.41%) Psychology
8 2 (7.41%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (7.41%) Advertising

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 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) HBase
2 1 (3.70%) Impala
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Hudson
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 2 (7.41%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) RESTful
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
4 2 (7.41%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 3 (11.11%) Data Entry
3 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.41%) Presales
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Psychology
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Information Management
4 1 (3.70%) MapReduce
4 1 (3.70%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) RHCE
1 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ECDL
2 1 (3.70%) HND
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.70%) HDFS
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Nagios
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.70%) Ambari
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (3.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
1 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.70%) MapR
4 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.70%) SAP