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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 76 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 46 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.80% 2.67% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.89% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 14
Average daily rate £275 £294 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £180 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £9.65 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.10 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
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
2406 2038 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 92.26% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1133 1032
Average daily rate £384 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 183 143
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 21 £313 -5.30% 7
Coventry -15 5 £165 -8.33% 2
Herefordshire +2 4 £350 +81.81%
Shropshire -15 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -6 3 - - 4
Wolverhampton -5 2 £158 -58.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
West Bromwich +5 1 - - 1
Worcestershire +5 1 - - 3
Solihull -13 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 - 4
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (30.26%) SQL
2 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Windows
4 16 (21.05%) ITIL
4 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 13 (17.11%) Unix
5 13 (17.11%) Finance
6 11 (14.47%) Linux
7 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
7 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
7 10 (13.16%) Service Management
7 10 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (11.84%) SLA
8 9 (11.84%) AIX
9 8 (10.53%) Solaris
9 8 (10.53%) Oracle
9 8 (10.53%) Cognizant
9 8 (10.53%) Veritas
9 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 8 (10.53%) NFS
9 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 8 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (9.21%) Degree
10 7 (9.21%) VMware
11 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Broadband
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) Intranet
2 2 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) LAN
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.63%) MS Access
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.63%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Ingres
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.32%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.32%) FishEye
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) GitLab
2 1 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.32%) PVCS
2 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Automotive
2 3 (3.95%) Back Office
2 3 (3.95%) Billing
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) CSS
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) jQuery
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) CGI
3 1 (1.32%) Flash
3 1 (1.32%) Mason
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) CMDB
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Unix
3 11 (14.47%) Linux
4 9 (11.84%) AIX
4 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.53%) Solaris
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (13.16%) Service Management
3 8 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.95%) Migration
4 3 (3.95%) Revenue Management
4 3 (3.95%) SOA
4 3 (3.95%) Workflow
5 2 (2.63%) Analytics
5 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.63%) Change Management
5 2 (2.63%) CRM
5 2 (2.63%) Database Security
5 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.63%) Security Auditing
6 1 (1.32%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.95%) C#
4 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.95%) VB
5 2 (2.63%) Perl
5 2 (2.63%) VBScript
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) MCITP
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) NCIE
6 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.32%) MCAD
6 1 (1.32%) MCSD
6 1 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 8 (10.53%) NFS
1 8 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.32%) FlexNet
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.53%) Cognizant
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) Veritas
4 7 (9.21%) VMware
5 5 (6.58%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.95%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco
7 2 (2.63%) Cognos
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) SAP
7 2 (2.63%) Sophos
8 1 (1.32%) BMC
8 1 (1.32%) Capita
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
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