Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 39 48
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 20 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.93% 4.65% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 4.93% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 13
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +23.08%
10th Percentile £170 £298 £162
90th Percentile £500 £525 £508
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Sheffield median hourly rate - £10.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.37% -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £10.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +65.00% -47.37% +123.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 657 912 725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 94.31% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 609 515
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.18% +6.73% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 38
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.30 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.37% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.65 £9.78
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.59 £21.18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.87 £12.75
% change year-on-year +5.92% +16.63% -15.00%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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

1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Banking
5 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (25.00%) EMC
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) NAS
7 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (20.00%) SUSE
8 4 (20.00%) Clustering
8 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (20.00%) Solaris
8 4 (20.00%) Perl
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 4 (20.00%) Veritas
8 4 (20.00%) IBM
8 4 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) AIX
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) GCP
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.00%) Replication
9 3 (15.00%) Change Control

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) NAS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (20.00%) SUSE
5 3 (15.00%) AIX
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.00%) Change Control
1 3 (15.00%) Kanban
1 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (10.00%) High Availability
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (10.00%) Server Building
2 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Development
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GCP
2 2 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (10.00%) RHEV
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Veritas
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Sybase
6 1 (5.00%) VMware