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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 45 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 76 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.27% 2.01% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 2.21% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 26
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£273 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £137 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £10.47 £12.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £18.90 £11.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.63 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.82% -3.44%
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
2113 1947 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.00% 91.11% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1021 878
Average daily rate £350 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 149 196
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Wolverhampton +11 17 £300 +71.42% 2
Warwickshire +5 17 £100 -73.33% 3
Birmingham +4 13 £305 +10.90% 5
Coventry 0 8 £100 -63.63% 5
Shropshire -3 5 £300 -25.00% 1
Worcestershire -8 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Solihull - - - - 1
Stourbridge - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 39 (28.06%) Windows
2 24 (17.27%) UNIX
2 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.55%) Finance
4 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
5 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
6 16 (11.51%) VMware
6 16 (11.51%) Linux
7 15 (10.79%) SAN
8 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
9 12 (8.63%) HP
9 12 (8.63%) EMC
9 12 (8.63%) Citrix
10 11 (7.91%) ITIL
10 11 (7.91%) Active Directory
10 11 (7.91%) Data Entry
11 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
11 10 (7.19%) MS Office
11 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
12 9 (6.47%) HPUX
12 9 (6.47%) Workflow
12 9 (6.47%) Change Management
13 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
13 8 (5.76%) XenApp
13 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
13 8 (5.76%) Migration
13 8 (5.76%) Websense
13 8 (5.76%) DNS

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.16%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.16%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Office
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Project
3 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) CA Clarity
1 3 (2.16%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.72%) Maximo
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
1 1 (0.72%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.79%) SAN
2 8 (5.76%) DNS
3 5 (3.60%) DHCP
4 3 (2.16%) SMTP
4 3 (2.16%) Firewall
4 3 (2.16%) OSPF
4 3 (2.16%) Intranet
4 3 (2.16%) IMAP
4 3 (2.16%) NAS
5 2 (1.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.72%) VPN
6 1 (0.72%) SMS
6 1 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.44%) OLTP
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (1.44%) Big Data
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.72%) Redis
2 1 (0.72%) MS Access
2 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.72%) DTS
2 1 (0.72%) MySQL
2 1 (0.72%) Informix
2 1 (0.72%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
1 2 (1.44%) Toad
1 2 (1.44%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (16.55%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Automotive
4 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) Mason
1 3 (2.16%) RESTful
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.44%) EDI
3 1 (0.72%) CSS
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.72%) jQuery
3 1 (0.72%) HTML5
3 1 (0.72%) CSS3
3 1 (0.72%) OSGi
3 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.88%) Replication
2 4 (2.88%) Clustering
3 3 (2.16%) Wiki
3 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.16%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (1.44%) DataPower
4 2 (1.44%) Celerra
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
5 1 (0.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.06%) Windows
2 24 (17.27%) UNIX
3 16 (11.51%) Linux
4 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.47%) HPUX
6 7 (5.04%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.04%) AIX
7 6 (4.32%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.32%) Solaris
8 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.88%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.16%) SUSE
11 2 (1.44%) zOS
11 2 (1.44%) VMS
11 2 (1.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (7.91%) ITIL
1 11 (7.91%) Data Entry
2 9 (6.47%) Workflow
2 9 (6.47%) Change Management
3 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
3 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
3 8 (5.76%) Migration
4 7 (5.04%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (5.04%) ERP
4 7 (5.04%) Risk Management
5 6 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.60%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (3.60%) Project Management
6 5 (3.60%) Data Management
7 4 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.16%) Service Management
8 3 (2.16%) PLM
8 3 (2.16%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.16%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
2 6 (4.32%) SQL
3 3 (2.16%) Perl
3 3 (2.16%) Korn
4 2 (1.44%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.44%) Java
4 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.44%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.16%) Degree
5 2 (1.44%) MCITP
6 1 (0.72%) MCSE
6 1 (0.72%) MCSA
6 1 (0.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.76%) XenApp
3 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.88%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.16%) XenServer
5 3 (2.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.16%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.72%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) SCCM
2 5 (3.60%) Puppet
3 4 (2.88%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.16%) SCSM
4 3 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.16%) SCOM
5 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.72%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.72%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.72%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.72%) Ionix
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.51%) VMware
3 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.63%) HP
4 12 (8.63%) EMC
4 12 (8.63%) Citrix
5 8 (5.76%) Websense
6 7 (5.04%) SAP
6 7 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (4.32%) Lotus
8 5 (3.60%) Oracle
8 5 (3.60%) Juniper
9 4 (2.88%) NetApp
9 4 (2.88%) IBM
9 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.16%) Sun
10 3 (2.16%) Symantec
10 3 (2.16%) Veritas
11 2 (1.44%) Brocade
11 2 (1.44%) Apple
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