The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 48 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 17 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.20% 1.33% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.42% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate £338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £206 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £353 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.92% -5.88%
Administrator
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 776 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.22% 93.72% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 530 332
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 26
Average hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Administrator in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Administrator across the Birmingham region.

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Administrator in their job title.

1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Unix
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (22.86%) AIX
6 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
6 8 (22.86%) Service Management
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (17.14%) Solaris
8 6 (17.14%) NFS
8 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Cognizant
8 6 (17.14%) Veritas
8 6 (17.14%) SLA
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
9 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
10 4 (11.43%) CMDB
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
11 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (8.57%) CSS

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) SSH
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) CSS
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) SAML
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) CMDB
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.86%) HACMP
3 1 (2.86%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) New Media
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (22.86%) AIX
5 6 (17.14%) Solaris
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Document Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 1 (2.86%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.86%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) MCAD
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSD
2 1 (2.86%) MCTS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) NFS
2 6 (17.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Cognizant
4 6 (17.14%) Veritas
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Cincom
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp