The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 49 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 0.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £28.77 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-47.41% +35.38%
Systems 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
635 550 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.93% 92.44% 87.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 334 279
Average daily rate £363 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £22.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) AIX
5 7 (43.75%) Solaris
5 7 (43.75%) NFS
5 7 (43.75%) SLA
5 7 (43.75%) Cognizant
5 7 (43.75%) Veritas
5 7 (43.75%) Service Management
5 7 (43.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) CMDB
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 1 (6.25%) Banking
9 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (6.25%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (6.25%) MSI
9 1 (6.25%) InstallShield

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CGI
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 7 (43.75%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) NFS
1 7 (43.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FlexNet
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) Cognizant
2 7 (43.75%) Veritas
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
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