The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 74 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 43 62 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 2.45% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.68% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 28
Average daily rate
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£275 £249 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -18.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.12% +69.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.00 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.49 £37.80 £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +18.51%
Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2314 2312 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.04% 91.31% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1172 991
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 16 £300 +20.00% 2
Coventry +1 10 £175 -36.36% 2
Worcestershire 0 4 £363 +3.57%
Staffordshire -5 4 £175 -20.00% 5
Warwickshire -8 2 £300 +36.36% 1
Wolverhampton -1 1 £250 -9.09%
Solihull - 1 - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 36 (31.86%) Windows
2 28 (24.78%) Linux
3 25 (22.12%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.35%) Oracle
5 18 (15.93%) SQL
6 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
7 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
7 13 (11.50%) VMware
8 12 (10.62%) Migration
8 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
9 11 (9.73%) Firewall
9 11 (9.73%) Office 365
10 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
11 9 (7.96%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (7.96%) Java
11 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
11 9 (7.96%) Lync
12 8 (7.08%) LPAR
12 8 (7.08%) WebSphere
12 8 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
12 8 (7.08%) DB2
12 8 (7.08%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (7.08%) CICS
12 8 (7.08%) Windows XP
12 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
12 8 (7.08%) zOS
13 7 (6.19%) Finance
13 7 (6.19%) Internet
13 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (7.96%) Lync
2 8 (7.08%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (7.08%) CICS
3 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.42%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.54%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (3.54%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Project
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.77%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.77%) Vectorworks
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Force.com
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.77%) Joyent
5 2 (1.77%) IaaS
5 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Firewall
2 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.19%) Internet
4 5 (4.42%) SSL
5 4 (3.54%) Wireless
6 3 (2.65%) Intranet
7 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.77%) SAN
7 2 (1.77%) LDAP
8 1 (0.88%) LAN
8 1 (0.88%) WAN
8 1 (0.88%) SMTP
8 1 (0.88%) DNS
8 1 (0.88%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) DB2
3 7 (6.19%) MySQL
4 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Introscope
1 4 (3.54%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.19%) Finance
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) CGI
2 6 (5.31%) XML
2 6 (5.31%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (4.42%) Web Services
4 4 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.77%) HTML
5 2 (1.77%) .NET
5 2 (1.77%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) Flash
6 1 (0.88%) XHTML
6 1 (0.88%) LAMP
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) jQuery
6 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) LPAR
2 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.65%) HP Superdome
5 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.77%) Replication
5 2 (1.77%) Clustering
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.88%) Wiki
6 1 (0.88%) Statistics
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.86%) Windows
2 28 (24.78%) Linux
3 8 (7.08%) Windows XP
3 8 (7.08%) zOS
3 8 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.31%) UNIX
4 6 (5.31%) Solaris
5 5 (4.42%) AIX
5 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.54%) SUSE
6 4 (3.54%) HPUX
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.77%) CentOS
8 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.62%) Migration
2 7 (6.19%) ERP
2 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
3 5 (4.42%) Time Management
3 5 (4.42%) Open Source
4 4 (3.54%) Analytics
4 4 (3.54%) DevOps
4 4 (3.54%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (3.54%) Workflow
4 4 (3.54%) Change Management
5 3 (2.65%) Project Management
5 3 (2.65%) ITIL
5 3 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.77%) PRINCE
6 2 (1.77%) E-Commerce
6 2 (1.77%) Resource Management
6 2 (1.77%) Business Continuity
6 2 (1.77%) Data Analysis
7 1 (0.88%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) SQL
2 9 (7.96%) Java
3 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.31%) Ruby
4 6 (5.31%) Apex Code
5 4 (3.54%) Jython
6 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.77%) PHP
7 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.77%) MCSE
3 2 (1.77%) MCITP
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
4 1 (0.88%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCSA
4 1 (0.88%) MOS
4 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (3.54%) vCloud
5 3 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.77%) XenServer
6 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.77%) Firmware
6 2 (1.77%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.88%) Squid
7 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.77%) Ansible
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.35%) Oracle
3 13 (11.50%) VMware
4 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.96%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (6.19%) Veritas
7 6 (5.31%) Cisco
7 6 (5.31%) Informatica
7 6 (5.31%) Citrix
8 5 (4.42%) HP
9 4 (3.54%) CA
10 2 (1.77%) Juniper
10 2 (1.77%) Dell
10 2 (1.77%) McAfee
10 2 (1.77%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.77%) Kronos
10 2 (1.77%) Northgate
10 2 (1.77%) Google
10 2 (1.77%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
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