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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 62 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -12.24%
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
729 690 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.30% 96.50% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 423 411
Median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 43
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 30 September 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) SAML
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) HACMP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Informatics
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

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 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) HACMP
2 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle