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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 63 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 55 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 2.75% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 3.01% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 24
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £100 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £422 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £8.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.82 £12.90 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2136 1697 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.47% 91.53% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 793 998
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 137 144
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 July 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
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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
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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 -3 21 £295 -18.62% 8
Warwickshire +5 10 £355 +255.00% 3
Coventry -9 9 £363 +11.53% 3
Shropshire +4 2 £250 -7.40%
Wolverhampton +1 2 £275 -
Staffordshire - 2 £219 - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 28 (23.14%) Windows
2 26 (21.49%) UNIX
3 23 (19.01%) Linux
4 17 (14.05%) ITIL
4 17 (14.05%) SAN
4 17 (14.05%) VMware
5 16 (13.22%) HP
6 14 (11.57%) NetApp
7 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
8 12 (9.92%) MS Project
8 12 (9.92%) Red Hat
8 12 (9.92%) Project Planning
9 11 (9.09%) ERP
9 11 (9.09%) SAS
10 10 (8.26%) HPUX
10 10 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (8.26%) Windows 7
11 9 (7.44%) Service Management
11 9 (7.44%) Workflow
11 9 (7.44%) BMC
11 9 (7.44%) Citrix
11 9 (7.44%) SQL
11 9 (7.44%) IBM
11 9 (7.44%) ServiceNow
11 9 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
12 8 (6.61%) AIX
12 8 (6.61%) Finance
12 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (9.09%) SAS
2 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.65%) Lync
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.65%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Project
2 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) SAN
2 7 (5.79%) LAN
3 6 (4.96%) DNS
4 3 (2.48%) Firewall
4 3 (2.48%) DHCP
4 3 (2.48%) Wireless
5 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.65%) SNA
5 2 (1.65%) SMS
5 2 (1.65%) SMTP
6 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.83%) IMAP
6 1 (0.83%) NAS
6 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) DB2
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (1.65%) DTS
2 2 (1.65%) OLTP
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (6.61%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Automotive
4 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) Web Services
2 6 (4.96%) XML
2 6 (4.96%) XSL
2 6 (4.96%) XML Schema
3 3 (2.48%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.48%) DCOM
4 2 (1.65%) ISPF
4 2 (1.65%) MDX
4 2 (1.65%) .NET
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.65%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) Ajax
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.83%) jQuery
5 1 (0.83%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.96%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.48%) Firmware
3 3 (2.48%) CMDB
4 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) LPAR
5 1 (0.83%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Windows
2 26 (21.49%) UNIX
3 23 (19.01%) Linux
4 10 (8.26%) HPUX
4 10 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.26%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.61%) AIX
6 7 (5.79%) Solaris
6 7 (5.79%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.48%) zOS
9 3 (2.48%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.83%) MVS
11 1 (0.83%) CentOS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.05%) ITIL
2 12 (9.92%) Project Planning
3 11 (9.09%) ERP
4 9 (7.44%) Service Management
4 9 (7.44%) Workflow
4 9 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (5.79%) Change Management
5 7 (5.79%) ITSM
6 6 (4.96%) Migration
6 6 (4.96%) SOA
7 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.31%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.31%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.48%) Change Control
9 3 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.65%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.65%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.65%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.44%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.48%) VB
4 2 (1.65%) REXX
4 2 (1.65%) VBScript
4 2 (1.65%) C
4 2 (1.65%) C#
4 2 (1.65%) JCL
4 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) Jython
5 1 (0.83%) Lingo
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (3.31%) MCITP
2 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.65%) RHCE
2 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) TickIT
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) XenApp
4 3 (2.48%) XenServer
4 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.65%) vSphere
5 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.65%) RACF
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.83%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.48%) WMI
2 3 (2.48%) SCCM
3 2 (1.65%) SCOM
3 2 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.65%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.65%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) Legato
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
4 1 (0.83%) Ionix
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) VMware
2 16 (13.22%) HP
3 14 (11.57%) NetApp
4 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.92%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.44%) ServiceNow
6 9 (7.44%) BMC
6 9 (7.44%) IBM
6 9 (7.44%) Citrix
7 6 (4.96%) Remedy
8 5 (4.13%) Ab Initio
8 5 (4.13%) Teradata
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle
8 5 (4.13%) SAP
9 4 (3.31%) Cisco
9 4 (3.31%) Veritas
10 3 (2.48%) EMC
10 3 (2.48%) Progress
10 3 (2.48%) webMethods
11 2 (1.65%) Symantec
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