The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £178 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 April 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 29 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.37% 3.56% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 3.77% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Median daily rate £178 £156 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -61.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £100 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £333 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £12.75 £13.62
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 240 265 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 94.86% 94.31% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 176 298
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 24
Median hourly rate £15.76 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.03% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Southampton

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Southampton

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Southampton over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Southampton

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Southampton region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (7.14%) IFS
3 1 (7.14%) PMO
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) AWK
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) IFS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware