Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Windows Systems Administrator was £232 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 85 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +104
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.067% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Reading median daily rate £232 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.51% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £340 £438 -
% change year-on-year -22.29% - -
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 1,358 1,173 1,270
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.90% 93.47% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 734 667
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £225 £255 £237
90th Percentile £588 £575 £568
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 73
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% +7.14% -44.00%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.95 £9.25
90th Percentile £56.13 £41.25 £52.66
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% -23.68%

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Reading

Windows Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Reading

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows Systems 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory