Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 48 82
Rank change year-on-year -22 +34 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 22 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.50% 3.35% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 3.61% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 8
Reading median daily rate £450 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% +5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £181 £170 £134
90th Percentile £559 £490 £433
Berkshire median daily rate £356 £385 £350
% change year-on-year -7.47% +10.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +44.00% +8.70% +0.11%

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 1,370 1,165 1,561
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.32% 92.83% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 603 894
Reading median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.43% +0.06%
10th Percentile £219 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 78 65
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -3.23% -28.07%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.35 £47.65 £27.58
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) QA
4 3 (13.64%) CMDB
4 3 (13.64%) CMS
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) HTML

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 3 (13.64%) CMS
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Infor M3
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (9.09%) Sonata
1 2 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) French Language
2 2 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (4.55%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) HTML5
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Visualforce
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) CMDB
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.55%) CCTV
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Revenue Management
4 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 2 (9.09%) FNZ
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.55%) Huawei