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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 68 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 52 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 2.36% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.59% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 22
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£293 £318 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £10.02 £17.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% +126.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.55 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.23% -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
2238 2165 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.23% 91.16% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1111 741
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 198 122
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -13 18 £285 -3.38%
Warwickshire +4 15 £425 +37.09% 2
Coventry +5 10 £275 -38.88% 3
Solihull +3 2 £175 - 2
Wolverhampton +3 2 £225 -18.18% 2
Staffordshire -3 2 £188 -29.24% 1
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (34.45%) Windows
2 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.01%) Oracle
3 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
4 21 (17.65%) SQL
5 19 (15.97%) Linux
5 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
6 14 (11.76%) Migration
7 12 (10.08%) VMware
7 12 (10.08%) Firewall
7 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
7 12 (10.08%) MySQL
8 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (8.40%) MS Office
10 9 (7.56%) Java
10 9 (7.56%) MS Project
10 9 (7.56%) Finance
10 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
10 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (6.72%) Office 365
11 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (6.72%) LPAR
11 8 (6.72%) MCITP
11 8 (6.72%) WebSphere
11 8 (6.72%) CICS
11 8 (6.72%) zOS

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
1 8 (6.72%) MS Exchange
1 8 (6.72%) CICS
1 8 (6.72%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (6.72%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.04%) Lync
3 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.84%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.40%) MS Office
3 9 (7.56%) MS Project
4 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.68%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.68%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Office 365
2 3 (2.52%) Force.com
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Joyent
3 2 (1.68%) IaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Firewall
2 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.88%) Internet
4 5 (4.20%) SSL
5 4 (3.36%) Wireless
6 3 (2.52%) SAN
7 2 (1.68%) Intranet
7 2 (1.68%) DNS
7 2 (1.68%) LDAP
7 2 (1.68%) LAN
7 2 (1.68%) WAN
7 2 (1.68%) DHCP
7 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.84%) Network Security
8 1 (0.84%) PABX
8 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.08%) MySQL
3 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.72%) DB2
7 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Introscope
1 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.36%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) XML
1 6 (5.04%) CGI
1 6 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (3.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (3.36%) Web Services
3 2 (1.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) Ajax
4 1 (0.84%) XHTML
4 1 (0.84%) Mason
4 1 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) LPAR
2 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.52%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) HP Superdome
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
4 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.84%) DTV
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Wiki
5 1 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.45%) Windows
2 19 (15.97%) Linux
3 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.72%) zOS
5 6 (5.04%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.04%) Solaris
6 5 (4.20%) UNIX
6 5 (4.20%) AIX
6 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.36%) SUSE
7 4 (3.36%) HPUX
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.76%) Migration
2 6 (5.04%) ITIL
2 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
2 6 (5.04%) Workflow
3 5 (4.20%) Change Management
3 5 (4.20%) Open Source
4 4 (3.36%) ERP
4 4 (3.36%) Analytics
5 3 (2.52%) Time Management
5 3 (2.52%) Resource Management
6 2 (1.68%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.68%) Data Migration
6 2 (1.68%) Data Mapping
6 2 (1.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.68%) E-Commerce
6 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.68%) Project Management
6 2 (1.68%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.68%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.65%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) Java
3 6 (5.04%) Ruby
4 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.36%) Jython
4 4 (3.36%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.72%) MCITP
3 6 (5.04%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) MCDBA
5 3 (2.52%) MCSE
5 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) MCSA
6 1 (0.84%) MCP
6 1 (0.84%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.84%) CCSA
6 1 (0.84%) MOS
6 1 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (3.36%) vCloud
5 3 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.52%) XenApp
5 3 (2.52%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.68%) Firmware
6 2 (1.68%) XenServer
6 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Puppet
1 6 (5.04%) SCCM
2 4 (3.36%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.68%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.84%) OpenView
4 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.84%) SCSM
4 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.01%) Oracle
3 12 (10.08%) VMware
4 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.72%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (5.88%) Red Gate
6 7 (5.88%) Veritas
6 7 (5.88%) Cisco
7 6 (5.04%) HP
8 5 (4.20%) Citrix
9 4 (3.36%) CA
9 4 (3.36%) Informatica
10 3 (2.52%) Dell
11 2 (1.68%) SAP
11 2 (1.68%) Juniper
11 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.68%) McAfee
11 2 (1.68%) Autodesk
11 2 (1.68%) Northgate
11 2 (1.68%) Google
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday