The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 85 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 66 54 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 2.26% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.36% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 27
Median daily rate £350 £269 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.65 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £24.48 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.80 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.76% +6.66%
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
3028 2289 2259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.61% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1832 1367 1162
Median daily rate £400 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 155 193
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 July 2016.

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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -5 19 £340 +156.60% 5
Staffordshire +11 14 £338 +92.85% 1
Birmingham -25 9 £381 +45.23% 2
Warwickshire -5 7 £236 -35.78%
Solihull -10 4 £185 -
Herefordshire - 1 £525 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 West Midlands region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 40 (30.08%) SQL
2 30 (22.56%) Windows
3 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 27 (20.30%) Linux
5 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
5 22 (16.54%) Unix
6 21 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
7 18 (13.53%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (13.53%) Oracle
7 18 (13.53%) SharePoint
8 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
9 14 (10.53%) Migration
9 14 (10.53%) IBM
10 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
11 12 (9.02%) Windows Server
11 12 (9.02%) AIX
11 12 (9.02%) Finance
12 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (7.52%) CSS
12 10 (7.52%) XML
12 10 (7.52%) WebLogic
12 10 (7.52%) HTML
12 10 (7.52%) Java
12 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
12 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (6.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (6.77%) Web Services

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (13.53%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.52%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (6.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (6.02%) MS Exchange
5 7 (5.26%) SAS
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (4.51%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.01%) Confluence
7 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.01%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.01%) Liferay
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.50%) Apache
9 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.50%) IIS
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.75%) CMS
10 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) MS Project
4 3 (2.26%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.50%) Data Lake Analytics
2 2 (1.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) DNS
2 8 (6.02%) SAN
3 6 (4.51%) DHCP
4 5 (3.76%) Internet
4 5 (3.76%) Wireless
5 4 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.01%) Firewall
5 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.26%) BGP
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.26%) IPsec
6 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.26%) MPLS
6 3 (2.26%) Network Security
6 3 (2.26%) OSPF
6 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.26%) VoIP
6 3 (2.26%) VPN
6 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (3.01%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.50%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.76%) JIRA
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.50%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (1.50%) Subversion
4 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.75%) FishEye
5 1 (0.75%) GitLab
5 1 (0.75%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.75%) MSI
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.75%) PVCS
5 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (9.02%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Back Office
2 2 (1.50%) Legal
2 2 (1.50%) Marketing
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) CSS
1 10 (7.52%) HTML
1 10 (7.52%) XML
2 9 (6.77%) Web Services
3 8 (6.02%) Apache Felix
3 8 (6.02%) Apache Sling
3 8 (6.02%) Hibernate
3 8 (6.02%) HTML5
3 8 (6.02%) Java EE
3 8 (6.02%) JSON
3 8 (6.02%) JSP
3 8 (6.02%) REST
3 8 (6.02%) RESTful
3 8 (6.02%) Servlets
3 8 (6.02%) SOAP
3 8 (6.02%) Spring
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (2.26%) .NET
6 2 (1.50%) jQuery
6 2 (1.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Clustering
1 8 (6.02%) Replication
2 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.51%) CESG
4 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.26%) CMDB
6 3 (2.26%) HACMP
6 3 (2.26%) NHS
7 2 (1.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.75%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.75%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.75%) Informatics
8 1 (0.75%) LPAR
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) New Media
8 1 (0.75%) Robotics
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.56%) Windows
2 27 (20.30%) Linux
3 22 (16.54%) Unix
4 12 (9.02%) AIX
4 12 (9.02%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.02%) Solaris
7 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.26%) CentOS
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.75%) HPUX
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.53%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (10.53%) Migration
3 9 (6.77%) ITIL
4 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (6.02%) MVC
5 6 (4.51%) Database Tuning
5 6 (4.51%) Service Management
5 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (3.76%) Analytics
6 5 (3.76%) Capacity Management
6 5 (3.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (3.76%) Open Source
6 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.76%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.01%) ETL
7 4 (3.01%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (3.01%) Time Management
8 3 (2.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) SQL
2 10 (7.52%) Java
2 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.02%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.01%) VBScript
6 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.26%) VB
7 2 (1.50%) C#
7 2 (1.50%) LotusScript
7 2 (1.50%) Python
8 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) Korn
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.01%) CCDP
4 4 (3.01%) CCNA
4 4 (3.01%) CCNP
4 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.01%) JNCIA
4 4 (3.01%) JNCIP
5 3 (2.26%) Degree
5 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) MCAD
6 2 (1.50%) MCITP
6 2 (1.50%) MCSD
6 2 (1.50%) MCTS
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.77%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.76%) NFS
4 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.76%) XenApp
5 4 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.01%) vSphere
6 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 7 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (2.26%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.50%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.50%) Puppet
3 2 (1.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) Simpana
Vendors
1 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.53%) Oracle
3 14 (10.53%) IBM
4 9 (6.77%) Adobe
4 9 (6.77%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.77%) VMware
5 8 (6.02%) Dell
6 6 (4.51%) Cisco
6 6 (4.51%) Veritas
7 5 (3.76%) Citrix
7 5 (3.76%) HP
8 4 (3.01%) Cognizant
8 4 (3.01%) Juniper
8 4 (3.01%) Lotus
8 4 (3.01%) MuleSoft
8 4 (3.01%) NetApp
9 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.26%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.26%) Sophos
9 3 (2.26%) Symantec
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