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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 56 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 62 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 2.28% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.48% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 23
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£249 £306 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.77% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £406 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.75 £10.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.04% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £8.10 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £12.90 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
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
2306 1935 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.15% 91.88% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1003 1052
Average daily rate £338 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 136 145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.77 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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
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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
Birmingham -5 18 £250 -23.07% 7
Warwickshire -5 13 £220 +120.00% 5
Coventry -4 7 £275 -15.38% 2
Wolverhampton +3 6 £275 -14.06% 4
Shropshire 0 2 £250 -
Staffordshire - 2 £219 - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (27.42%) Windows
2 27 (21.77%) UNIX
3 22 (17.74%) VMware
4 21 (16.94%) Linux
5 19 (15.32%) Finance
6 17 (13.71%) SAN
6 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
7 14 (11.29%) HP
8 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
8 13 (10.48%) ITIL
8 13 (10.48%) MS Project
8 13 (10.48%) Citrix
8 13 (10.48%) Red Hat
8 13 (10.48%) Project Planning
9 12 (9.68%) ERP
10 11 (8.87%) Active Directory
10 11 (8.87%) HPUX
10 11 (8.87%) NetApp
10 11 (8.87%) Windows 7
10 11 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
11 10 (8.06%) SAP
12 9 (7.26%) Oracle
12 9 (7.26%) SQL
12 9 (7.26%) Change Management
13 8 (6.45%) SAS
13 8 (6.45%) Banking
13 8 (6.45%) Workflow

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (6.45%) SAS
2 7 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.61%) Lync
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Project
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.61%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.81%) Maximo
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.71%) SAN
2 7 (5.65%) DNS
3 4 (3.23%) LAN
4 3 (2.42%) SMTP
4 3 (2.42%) OSPF
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.42%) Wireless
4 3 (2.42%) IMAP
5 2 (1.61%) DHCP
5 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.61%) SMS
5 2 (1.61%) SNA
6 1 (0.81%) WAN
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) OLTP
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.42%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.61%) Big Data
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.61%) DB2
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.81%) DTS
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.61%) Toad
1 2 (1.61%) MSI
1 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.81%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.81%) AdminStudio
General
1 19 (15.32%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Automotive
4 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) DCOM
1 3 (2.42%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (1.61%) Web Services
2 2 (1.61%) EDI
2 2 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.61%) Middleware
2 2 (1.61%) ISPF
3 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) XSL
3 1 (0.81%) Mason
3 1 (0.81%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.42%) Firmware
1 3 (2.42%) Mainframe
1 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.61%) Replication
2 2 (1.61%) Clustering
2 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.61%) DataPower
3 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.42%) Windows
2 27 (21.77%) UNIX
3 21 (16.94%) Linux
4 11 (8.87%) HPUX
4 11 (8.87%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.65%) AIX
6 7 (5.65%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.03%) zOS
9 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.61%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.48%) ITIL
1 13 (10.48%) Project Planning
2 12 (9.68%) ERP
3 11 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (7.26%) Change Management
5 8 (6.45%) Workflow
6 7 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.03%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.23%) Project Management
8 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.23%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.42%) Migration
9 3 (2.42%) PLM
9 3 (2.42%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.42%) Resource Management
10 2 (1.61%) Fund Management
10 2 (1.61%) Wealth Management
10 2 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
2 9 (7.26%) SQL
3 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.42%) Perl
5 2 (1.61%) C
5 2 (1.61%) VB
5 2 (1.61%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.61%) REXX
5 2 (1.61%) JCL
5 2 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) Jython
6 1 (0.81%) Lingo
6 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.81%) VBScript
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.23%) MCITP
3 2 (1.61%) Degree
3 2 (1.61%) RHCE
3 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) XenApp
3 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.03%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.03%) XenServer
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.42%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.61%) RACF
7 2 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.61%) vSphere
8 1 (0.81%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.42%) WMI
2 3 (2.42%) SCCM
2 3 (2.42%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.61%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.61%) SCOM
3 2 (1.61%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) WSUS
4 1 (0.81%) Ionix
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) VMware
2 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.29%) HP
4 13 (10.48%) Citrix
4 13 (10.48%) Red Hat
5 11 (8.87%) NetApp
6 10 (8.06%) SAP
7 9 (7.26%) Oracle
8 6 (4.84%) IBM
9 5 (4.03%) Juniper
10 4 (3.23%) Cisco
11 3 (2.42%) EMC
11 3 (2.42%) webMethods
12 2 (1.61%) Symantec
12 2 (1.61%) Teradata
12 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.61%) Meru Networks
12 2 (1.61%) Ab Initio
12 2 (1.61%) Compaq
12 2 (1.61%) BMC
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