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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 44 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 13 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.07% 1.64% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.86% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £154 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £309 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -5.60%
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
572 538 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.94% 88.49% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 302 209
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Banking
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) Workflow
5 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.67%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) EMC
6 4 (13.33%) Sun
6 4 (13.33%) HPUX
6 4 (13.33%) Solaris
6 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
7 3 (10.00%) Windows
7 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (10.00%) DNS
7 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) Veritas
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.00%) Korn
7 3 (10.00%) Wiki
7 3 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (10.00%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (10.00%) Clustering
7 3 (10.00%) SUSE

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.33%) Maximo
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) IMAP
3 2 (6.67%) Intranet
3 2 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Informix
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) Wiki
1 3 (10.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) HPUX
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) SUSE
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Change Management
1 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) ITSM
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) CRM
3 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.33%) System Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Perl
1 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (10.00%) Korn
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 4 (13.33%) Sun
3 4 (13.33%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) Veritas
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Websense
6 1 (3.33%) Meru Networks
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) SAP