The first table below looks at the demand for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 56 49 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 66 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.72% 2.86% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 3.08% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 15
Average daily rate £325 £280 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £168 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £8.67 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £24.72 £13.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £17.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +42.85%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2209 1690 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.17% 92.81% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 777 962
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 152 171
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.31 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Administrator
England

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +5 16 £275 +5.76% 2
Coventry +2 16 £450 +38.46%
Birmingham -6 11 £289 +5.00% 4
Wolverhampton -4 4 £500 +92.30%
Worcestershire -4 3 £325 +94.02%
Shropshire -6 2 £100 -66.38%
Staffordshire -6 1 £265 -11.66% 1
Solihull -8 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Smethwick - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (23.00%) Linux
2 21 (21.00%) UNIX
3 16 (16.00%) Windows
4 12 (12.00%) ITIL
5 11 (11.00%) SAS
5 11 (11.00%) VMware
6 10 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (10.00%) Solaris
7 9 (9.00%) SQL
7 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.00%) BMC
8 8 (8.00%) Service Management
8 8 (8.00%) Workflow
8 8 (8.00%) Oracle
8 8 (8.00%) HP
9 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.00%) Web Services
9 7 (7.00%) AIX
9 7 (7.00%) ITSM
9 7 (7.00%) NetBackup
9 7 (7.00%) Mainframe
10 6 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (6.00%) Change Control
10 6 (6.00%) SaaS
10 6 (6.00%) Remedy
10 6 (6.00%) NetApp

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (11.00%) SAS
2 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Project
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) SAN
2 3 (3.00%) LAN
2 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) SMS
3 2 (2.00%) DHCP
3 2 (2.00%) SNA
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) SMTP
4 1 (1.00%) NAS
4 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) DB2
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (2.00%) OLTP
4 1 (1.00%) DTS
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.00%) Retail
2 2 (2.00%) Banking
2 2 (2.00%) Legal
2 2 (2.00%) Automotive
3 1 (1.00%) Law
3 1 (1.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Publishing
3 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) Web Services
2 6 (6.00%) XML
2 6 (6.00%) XSL
2 6 (6.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (3.00%) .NET
4 2 (2.00%) Java EE
4 2 (2.00%) ISPF
4 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.00%) HTML
5 1 (1.00%) Middleware
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.00%) Ajax
5 1 (1.00%) Mason
5 1 (1.00%) jQuery
5 1 (1.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) CMDB
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.00%) LPAR
5 1 (1.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Linux
2 21 (21.00%) UNIX
3 16 (16.00%) Windows
4 10 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.00%) Solaris
5 7 (7.00%) AIX
6 6 (6.00%) HPUX
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.00%) zOS
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.00%) VMS
9 1 (1.00%) MVS
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.00%) Service Management
2 8 (8.00%) Workflow
3 7 (7.00%) ITSM
4 6 (6.00%) Change Control
4 6 (6.00%) SOA
5 5 (5.00%) ERP
5 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.00%) Migration
5 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.00%) Change Management
6 3 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.00%) Time Management
7 2 (2.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.00%) REXX
4 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.00%) JCL
4 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.00%) C#
4 2 (2.00%) VB
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
5 1 (1.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.00%) Lingo
5 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.00%) MCSE
3 1 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (2.00%) XenApp
2 2 (2.00%) XenServer
2 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) RACF
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.00%) NFS
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.00%) vSphere
3 1 (1.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (2.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.00%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.00%) Legato
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.00%) MOM
4 1 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) VMware
2 10 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.00%) BMC
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle
4 8 (8.00%) HP
5 6 (6.00%) Remedy
5 6 (6.00%) NetApp
5 6 (6.00%) Veritas
6 5 (5.00%) IBM
6 5 (5.00%) SAP
6 5 (5.00%) Teradata
6 5 (5.00%) Ab Initio
7 4 (4.00%) Citrix
8 3 (3.00%) Cisco
8 3 (3.00%) Progress
9 1 (1.00%) JBoss
9 1 (1.00%) Open Text
9 1 (1.00%) McAfee