Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 9 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.08% 3.97% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 4.17% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £260 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -25.71% +86.67%
10th Percentile £354 £213 £260
90th Percentile £382 £373 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £263 £350
% change year-on-year +37.14% -25.00% +23.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £9.50 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.89% +181.25% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -37.14% +20.69% -32.56%

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 286 240 406
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.95% 95.24% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 161 257
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £360 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.73% -6.07%
10th Percentile £249 £224 £163
90th Percentile £460 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 21
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.39% -43.20% +81.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.30 £12.09
90th Percentile £58.53 £44.30 £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -9.64%

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 13 November 2018. 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 4 £373 +54.36% 4
Tamworth -6 3 £360 -1.37% 1
Stafford -1 1 - -
Administrator
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Riak
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Database Security
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) FMCG
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (44.44%) Riak
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) FMCG
3 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Database Security
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware