The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
England / West Midlands
Rank 66 77 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 55 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.39% 1.97% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.06% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 36
Median daily rate £370 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.62% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £162 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year +3.32% +12.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.15 £12.78 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% +16.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.47 £12.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £17.00 £13.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2160 2572 2382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.79% 95.44% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1421 1330
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the West Midlands

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in the West Midlands

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in the West Midlands

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in the West Midlands

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in the West Midlands

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 10 £389 +15.18% 7
Coventry +10 9 £113 -44.44% 4
Warwickshire 0 9 £370 +14.28% 2
Shropshire +34 7 £245 +58.06% 3
Solihull +6 6 £350 - 1
Staffordshire +6 4 £350 +16.66% 2
Worcestershire +1 1 - - 1
Herefordshire -15 1 £600 +41.17%
Dudley - 1 £103 -
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Midlands region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (32.63%) SharePoint
2 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.95%) Linux
4 17 (17.89%) Windows
5 16 (16.84%) SQL
6 14 (14.74%) MS Office
6 14 (14.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
8 10 (10.53%) Unix
9 9 (9.47%) Finance
9 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
9 9 (9.47%) Intranet
9 9 (9.47%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (9.47%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
10 8 (8.42%) Hadoop
10 8 (8.42%) Information Exploitation
10 8 (8.42%) Migration
11 7 (7.37%) Publishing
11 7 (7.37%) SAS
11 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
11 7 (7.37%) Office 365
11 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
12 6 (6.32%) Cloudera
12 6 (6.32%) DevOps
12 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
12 6 (6.32%) CRM
12 6 (6.32%) Oracle
12 6 (6.32%) SLA
12 6 (6.32%) Active Directory

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 31 (32.63%) SharePoint
2 14 (14.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (9.47%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (7.37%) SAS
5 5 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.11%) Apache
7 2 (2.11%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.11%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.11%) WordPress
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Office
2 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
2 3 (3.16%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Intranet
2 5 (5.26%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) Internet
4 2 (2.11%) DNS
4 2 (2.11%) LAN
4 2 (2.11%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.11%) VPN
4 2 (2.11%) WAN
4 2 (2.11%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.05%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.21%) Base SAS
3 4 (4.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (4.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (3.16%) Cloudera CDH
4 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 3 (3.16%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.11%) Big Data
5 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.11%) Impala
5 2 (2.11%) SAS EBI
5 2 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Publishing
3 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.21%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Local Government
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) CSS
3 3 (3.16%) jQuery
3 3 (3.16%) REST
3 3 (3.16%) SOAP
3 3 (3.16%) Web Services
4 2 (2.11%) Mason
5 1 (1.05%) .NET
5 1 (1.05%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.16%) Replication
3 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.05%) Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Linux
2 17 (17.89%) Windows
3 10 (10.53%) Unix
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.21%) HPUX
7 3 (3.16%) CentOS
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.11%) AIX
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.05%) Solaris
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.42%) Information Exploitation
1 8 (8.42%) Migration
2 6 (6.32%) CRM
2 6 (6.32%) DevOps
2 6 (6.32%) Information Management
3 5 (5.26%) Coaching
3 5 (5.26%) Time Management
4 4 (4.21%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.21%) Project Management
4 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.16%) Information Security
5 3 (3.16%) ITIL
5 3 (3.16%) Regression Testing
5 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.16%) Validation
5 3 (3.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) C
3 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.11%) PHP
4 2 (2.11%) Ruby
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) CISM
4 3 (3.16%) CISSP
4 3 (3.16%) RHCE
5 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) PMO
3 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Kibana
1 5 (5.26%) logstash
2 3 (3.16%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.11%) Opsview
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.32%) Cloudera
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (6.32%) VMware
4 5 (5.26%) IBM
4 5 (5.26%) Splunk
5 4 (4.21%) HP
5 4 (4.21%) NetApp
6 3 (3.16%) Brocade
6 3 (3.16%) Teradata
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.05%) Ariba
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) Dell
8 1 (1.05%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.05%) Progress
8 1 (1.05%) PTC
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