The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 1.67% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.77% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £267 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £391 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £27.38 £28.77
% change year-on-year
-63.47% -4.83%

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
611 620 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.68% 93.94% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 388 347
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £38.20 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 19 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 27 days ago