Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 34 60
Rank change year-on-year -34 +26 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 26 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.81% 4.22% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 4.55% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 15
Reading median daily rate £450 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +12.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £250 £148 £109
90th Percentile £551 £550 £444
Berkshire median daily rate £373 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -0.67% +36.36% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £31.50 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +186.36% -4.35% -4.07%

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 1,322 1,165 1,388
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.87% 92.75% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 657 791
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £191 £250 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 64 72
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.64 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.49% +2.54% -29.23%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.50 £45.93 £27.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% +14.81% -37.35%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) QA
6 3 (11.54%) CMDB
6 3 (11.54%) Skype
6 3 (11.54%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) CMS
6 3 (11.54%) Replication
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow

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 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Infor M3
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (7.69%) Sonata
1 2 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.85%) Force.com
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) BGP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) OSPF
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) French Language
2 2 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) HTML5
1 2 (7.69%) jQuery
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) CMDB
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) CCTV
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Revenue Management
5 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 2 (7.69%) FNZ
4 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) Huawei
4 1 (3.85%) Veeam
4 1 (3.85%) VMware