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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 52 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 71 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.96% 1.86% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 2.02% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £191 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.97 - £11.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 - £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 - £11.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £13.58 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -1.27%
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
2184 1880 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.15% 91.80% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1000 905
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 149 193
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.49 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% -22.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +6 15 £203 +15.71% 3
Birmingham +4 14 £300 +9.09% 10
Warwickshire +2 14 £100 -71.42% 4
Coventry +2 11 £103 -65.83% 4
Shropshire -2 5 £300 -25.00%
Worcestershire -7 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - - 1
Stourbridge - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 41 (30.83%) Windows
2 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.05%) Finance
4 20 (15.04%) UNIX
4 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
5 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
6 15 (11.28%) VMware
7 13 (9.77%) Linux
8 12 (9.02%) Citrix
8 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
8 12 (9.02%) SAN
8 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
9 11 (8.27%) Change Management
9 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
9 11 (8.27%) ITIL
9 11 (8.27%) MS Office
9 11 (8.27%) Data Entry
10 10 (7.52%) HP
11 9 (6.77%) EMC
11 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (6.02%) Problem Management
12 8 (6.02%) XenApp
12 8 (6.02%) Project Planning
12 8 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.02%) Migration
12 8 (6.02%) Workflow
12 8 (6.02%) DNS
12 8 (6.02%) ERP
12 8 (6.02%) MS Project
12 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.01%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.27%) MS Office
3 8 (6.02%) MS Project
4 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.50%) CA Clarity
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.75%) Maximo
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
1 1 (0.75%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.02%) SAN
2 8 (6.02%) DNS
3 5 (3.76%) DHCP
4 3 (2.26%) SMTP
4 3 (2.26%) Wireless
4 3 (2.26%) Firewall
4 3 (2.26%) Intranet
4 3 (2.26%) OSPF
4 3 (2.26%) IMAP
5 1 (0.75%) LDAP
5 1 (0.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) SMS
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.75%) NAS
5 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (1.50%) OLTP
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.50%) Big Data
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.75%) Redis
2 1 (0.75%) Informix
2 1 (0.75%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) MS Access
2 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.75%) DTS
2 1 (0.75%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
1 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.50%) Toad
General
1 24 (18.05%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Automotive
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) RESTful
2 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.50%) EDI
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) CSS3
3 1 (0.75%) OSGi
3 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) jQuery
3 1 (0.75%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.01%) Replication
3 3 (2.26%) Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.50%) Wiki
4 2 (1.50%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (1.50%) DataPower
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.75%) Social Media
5 1 (0.75%) Open Source
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.83%) Windows
2 20 (15.04%) UNIX
3 13 (9.77%) Linux
4 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.51%) HPUX
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.76%) Solaris
7 5 (3.76%) AIX
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.50%) zOS
9 2 (1.50%) SUSE
9 2 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.27%) Change Management
1 11 (8.27%) ITIL
1 11 (8.27%) Data Entry
2 8 (6.02%) Problem Management
2 8 (6.02%) Project Planning
2 8 (6.02%) Risk Management
2 8 (6.02%) Migration
2 8 (6.02%) Workflow
2 8 (6.02%) ERP
3 6 (4.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (3.76%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (3.76%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (3.76%) Project Management
4 5 (3.76%) Data Management
5 4 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.01%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.26%) Service Management
6 3 (2.26%) PLM
6 3 (2.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 6 (4.51%) SQL
3 3 (2.26%) Perl
4 2 (1.50%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (1.50%) Korn
4 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.50%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.50%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.26%) Degree
4 3 (2.26%) MCITP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) MCSA
5 1 (0.75%) MCP
5 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
1 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.02%) XenApp
3 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.26%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.26%) XenServer
5 3 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.75%) VMFS
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Puppet
1 5 (3.76%) SCCM
2 3 (2.26%) SCSM
2 3 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.26%) SCOM
3 2 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.50%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.75%) Ionix
4 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.75%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (0.75%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.75%) WSUS
4 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) VMware
3 12 (9.02%) Citrix
3 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.52%) HP
5 9 (6.77%) EMC
6 7 (5.26%) SAP
6 7 (5.26%) Lotus
7 6 (4.51%) Websense
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle
8 5 (3.76%) Juniper
8 5 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.01%) IBM
9 4 (3.01%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.26%) Cisco
10 3 (2.26%) Symantec
11 2 (1.50%) Brocade
11 2 (1.50%) Remedy
11 2 (1.50%) webMethods
11 2 (1.50%) Apple
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