The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 29 March 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -29  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 7 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.92% 2.26% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.35% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
Median daily rate £350 £500 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +316.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £409 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £301
% change year-on-year - +16.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 348 426 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 95.60% 96.16% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 286 159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Median hourly rate £16.24 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield that featured Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Sheffield

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Sheffield

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Sheffield over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Sheffield

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Sheffield region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
4 7 (25.93%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 7 (25.93%) EMC
4 7 (25.93%) SAN
4 7 (25.93%) LDAP
4 7 (25.93%) DNS
4 7 (25.93%) Veritas
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) Web Design
4 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (25.93%) ServiceNow
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (25.93%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Veritas File System
5 6 (22.22%) SRDF
5 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
1 7 (25.93%) LDAP
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) HBase
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
1 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 6 (22.22%) Symmetrix
3 4 (14.81%) Replication
4 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) DataPower
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Solaris
4 5 (18.52%) SUSE
5 4 (14.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (14.81%) VMS
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.93%) Web Design
4 6 (22.22%) Data Security
4 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Facilities Management
8 1 (3.70%) High Availability
8 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C++
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
1 7 (25.93%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Jython
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (22.22%) NFS
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (22.22%) SRDF
3 6 (22.22%) Veritas File System
4 3 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.70%) HDFS
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.70%) Control-M
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) EMC
1 7 (25.93%) IBM
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
1 7 (25.93%) ServiceNow
1 7 (25.93%) Veritas
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) NetApp
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) Sun
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.41%) Brocade
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds