Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 27 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 10 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.92% 4.26% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 4.41% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £260 £350 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +86.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £107
90th Percentile £373 £505 £295
West Midlands median daily rate £265 £350 £283
% change year-on-year -24.29% +23.89% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.25% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +29.31% -32.56% +30.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 242 408 286
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 96.45% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 259 175
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +13.28%
10th Percentile £226 £183 £263
90th Percentile £474 £488 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 23
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +78.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.13 £10.12
90th Percentile £44.30 £45.50 £19.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +5.72%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Staffordshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Staffordshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Staffordshire

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Staffordshire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +8 6 £241 -25.75%
Stafford -1 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 £365 -
Administrator
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Staffordshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (60.00%) Power BI
3 5 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) Local Government
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) RedGate
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) RedGate
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (10.00%) VMware