The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 38 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 24 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.37% 3.43% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 3.74% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 5
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£273 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £103.75 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 - £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £172.75 - £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.93 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
643 561 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.31% 91.67% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 316 328
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 28
Average hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Administrator
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (30.56%) Windows
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 10 (27.78%) HP
2 10 (27.78%) NetApp
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.22%) UNIX
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (16.67%) HPUX
6 6 (16.67%) DNS
7 5 (13.89%) BMC
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (13.89%) AIX
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) LAN
7 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.89%) Banking
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.11%) Change Management
8 4 (11.11%) Solaris
8 4 (11.11%) IBM
8 4 (11.11%) Citrix
9 3 (8.33%) Active Directory

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.78%) Maximo
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) IMAP
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) DTS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) DCOM
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
1 2 (5.56%) XSL
1 2 (5.56%) XML Schema
1 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
1 2 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Firmware
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) LPAR
3 1 (2.78%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) UNIX
3 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.67%) HPUX
5 5 (13.89%) AIX
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.11%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
1 5 (13.89%) Workflow
2 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.56%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.56%) Fund Management
4 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITSM
4 2 (5.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
2 2 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.78%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) SRDF
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.56%) WMI
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.78%) Ionix
3 1 (2.78%) Legato
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) HP
1 10 (27.78%) NetApp
1 10 (27.78%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.89%) BMC
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 3 (8.33%) SAP
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
6 3 (8.33%) webMethods
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) Remedy
7 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.56%) Meru Networks
7 2 (5.56%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) Compaq
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