Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Administrator was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 January 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.

Windows Administrator
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - +105 -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 10 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.80% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Reading median daily rate £390 - £395
10th Percentile £311 - £373
90th Percentile £411 - £418
Berkshire median daily rate £438 - £391
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,164 1,266 1,799
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 90.24% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 658 1,063
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £235 £226
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 77 125
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -47.17% +47.22%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £47.97 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +17.41%

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in Reading

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Administrator in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Windows 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 Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) DevOps
5 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (40.00%) Change Control
6 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (30.00%) Network Security
7 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+

Windows 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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle