Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Slough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 26 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 7 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.39% 3.79% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 4.07% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Slough median daily rate £390 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% - +101.39%
10th Percentile £278 £285 £241
90th Percentile £450 £369 £369
Berkshire median daily rate £371 £288 £310
% change year-on-year +29.13% -7.26% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -28.36% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year +8.70% -2.13% -26.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 278 295 455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 93.06% 91.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 193 310
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £560 £486 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Slough median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.88 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £39.95 £39.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Slough

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Slough

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Slough over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Slough

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Slough

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Slough region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) ODBC
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Finnish Language
3 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 1 (14.29%) Polish Language
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finnish Language
1 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
1 1 (14.29%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) ODBC
2 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
3 1 (14.29%) Data Entry
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam