Period
to 16 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 34 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.80% 2.61% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 2.75% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.23% +29.17%
10th Percentile £303 £358 £278
90th Percentile £406 £520 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £368 £356 £370
% change year-on-year +3.16% -3.72% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £9.79
% change year-on-year -35.29% +73.65% -20.39%

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 223 255 367
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.15% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 161 236
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £251 £270 £185
90th Percentile £461 £456 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 30
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.25% +3.49% +59.26%
10th Percentile £14.15 £11.70 £11.18
90th Percentile £59.58 £47.75 £61.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.58 £16.63
% change year-on-year -13.89% +11.76% +3.91%

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 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 16 February 2019. 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 - 6 £250 - 4
Tamworth -13 3 £360 -10.00%
Administrator
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 2 (22.22%) Database Security
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Groovy
4 2 (22.22%) FMCG
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Riak
4 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (22.22%) Gradle
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Python

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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Riak
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) FMCG
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
1 2 (22.22%) Database Security
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
1 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Groovy
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) VMware