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 22 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 51 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 18 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.35% 1.83% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 1.99% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £284 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £406 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £103.75 - £22.38
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 - £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £172.75 - £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
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
710 603 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.57% 92.06% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 399 340
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 25
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 2014.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) SAN
4 10 (26.32%) UNIX
4 10 (26.32%) Windows
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Banking
5 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.42%) DNS
6 7 (18.42%) NetApp
6 7 (18.42%) HP
6 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 7 (18.42%) Workflow
7 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 6 (15.79%) Linux
7 6 (15.79%) HPUX
8 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (10.53%) EMC
9 4 (10.53%) Citrix
9 4 (10.53%) AIX
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
10 3 (7.89%) Perl
10 3 (7.89%) SAP
10 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (7.89%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Maximo
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) SMTP
3 3 (7.89%) IMAP
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
2 1 (2.63%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) DCOM
1 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) MDX
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) XSL
2 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Wiki
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) UNIX
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) HPUX
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.63%) SUSE
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Change Management
2 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
2 7 (18.42%) Workflow
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) ITSM
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.26%) Fund Management
5 2 (5.26%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Perl
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) Korn
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Sendmail
3 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.26%) WMI
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) Ionix
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) HP
3 7 (18.42%) NetApp
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) EMC
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) SAP
6 3 (7.89%) webMethods
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) Remedy
7 2 (5.26%) Apple
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) Compaq
7 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.26%) Meru Networks
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) Sun