The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 81 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 49 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.37% 1.98% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.09% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 41
Median daily rate £250 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.53% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £199 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year +4.08% -3.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £10.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +149.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.00 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £35.00 £10.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.80 £13.60 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.48% -  

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 1955 2872 2224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.72% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1712 1348
Median daily rate £388 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £231 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 91 136
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £39.00 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Staffordshire +10 12 £264 -21.77% 8
Birmingham +11 9 £225 -37.93% 4
Worcestershire - 7 £198 - 2
Coventry +7 6 £205 -16.32% 3
Warwickshire -2 5 £325 -7.80%
Shropshire +10 3 £542 - 2
Solihull +4 1 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £300 -
Tipton - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 34 (32.69%) SharePoint
2 27 (25.96%) Microsoft
3 26 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
5 21 (20.19%) Office 365
6 20 (19.23%) Migration
7 19 (18.27%) Windows
7 19 (18.27%) SQL
8 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
9 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (13.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (10.58%) VMware
12 11 (10.58%) Linux
12 11 (10.58%) Windows Server
13 10 (9.62%) Power BI
13 10 (9.62%) Oracle
13 10 (9.62%) Information Architecture
13 10 (9.62%) Dashboard Development
14 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (8.65%) PowerShell
14 9 (8.65%) Finance
14 9 (8.65%) Unix
14 9 (8.65%) CRM
14 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
14 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
15 8 (7.69%) SAS
15 8 (7.69%) LAN
15 8 (7.69%) WAN

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 34 (32.69%) SharePoint
2 26 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (13.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
5 8 (7.69%) SAS
6 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.81%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.96%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.96%) Confluence
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.92%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.19%) Office 365
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) DNS
1 8 (7.69%) LAN
1 8 (7.69%) WAN
2 7 (6.73%) VPN
3 6 (5.77%) Intranet
4 5 (4.81%) Firewall
5 2 (1.92%) Internet
5 2 (1.92%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.92%) SAN
5 2 (1.92%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.96%) 3G
6 1 (0.96%) DHCP
6 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) Power BI
3 8 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.85%) Base SAS
4 4 (3.85%) MySQL
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.85%) Pentaho
4 4 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (2.88%) Big Data
5 3 (2.88%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.92%) Impala
6 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.92%) SAS EBI
6 2 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.88%) JIRA
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.96%) Maven
4 1 (0.96%) MSI
4 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Publishing
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (1.92%) CSS
3 2 (1.92%) jQuery
3 2 (1.92%) REST
3 2 (1.92%) SOAP
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) Mason
4 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.88%) Clustering
1 3 (2.88%) Replication
2 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
3 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.96%) NHS
3 1 (0.96%) RIA
3 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.58%) Linux
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server
5 9 (8.65%) Unix
6 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.85%) CentOS
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.92%) AIX
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.96%) HPUX
10 1 (0.96%) Solaris
10 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) Migration
2 10 (9.62%) Dashboard Development
2 10 (9.62%) Information Architecture
3 9 (8.65%) CRM
4 7 (6.73%) ERP
5 6 (5.77%) Hardware Maintenance
6 5 (4.81%) Business Analysis
6 5 (4.81%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.81%) High Availability
6 5 (4.81%) Security Management
7 4 (3.85%) DevOps
7 4 (3.85%) HOOD
7 4 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.85%) SDLC
8 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.88%) Information Exploitation
8 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.88%) Validation
8 3 (2.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) SQL
2 9 (8.65%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.85%) Perl
4 2 (1.92%) C#
4 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.92%) PHP
4 2 (1.92%) Python
4 2 (1.92%) Ruby
4 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (0.96%) C
5 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.92%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.92%) CISM
4 2 (1.92%) CISSP
4 2 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.92%) PMO
2 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) vSphere
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.96%) iptables
5 1 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.96%) WSUS
2 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.58%) VMware
3 10 (9.62%) Oracle
4 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (5.77%) Citrix
7 5 (4.81%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.88%) Splunk
8 3 (2.88%) Teradata
9 2 (1.92%) SAP
9 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.96%) Ariba
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco
10 1 (0.96%) Dell
10 1 (0.96%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.96%) HP
10 1 (0.96%) IBM
10 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.96%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
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