The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 55 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 64 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.61% 2.56% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 2.79% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 22
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£275 £319 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £426 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.44% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £8.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £12.90 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.93 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.13%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2223 1825 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.73% 91.66% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 891 967
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 132 137
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.48 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Administrator
England

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 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 23 £270 -20.00% 5
Warwickshire 0 11 £283 +182.50% 3
Coventry -7 9 £275 -15.38% 1
Shropshire -1 2 £250 -
Staffordshire - 2 £219 -
Solihull -2 1 - - 1
Worcestershire -7 1 £350 -17.64% 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (24.43%) Windows
2 30 (22.90%) UNIX
3 27 (20.61%) Linux
4 19 (14.50%) HP
5 18 (13.74%) SAN
5 18 (13.74%) ITIL
5 18 (13.74%) VMware
6 15 (11.45%) Red Hat
7 14 (10.69%) NetApp
7 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (9.16%) Project Planning
9 12 (9.16%) MS Project
10 11 (8.40%) HPUX
10 11 (8.40%) ERP
10 11 (8.40%) SAS
10 11 (8.40%) IBM
10 11 (8.40%) Workflow
10 11 (8.40%) Finance
11 10 (7.63%) Citrix
11 10 (7.63%) BMC
11 10 (7.63%) SQL
11 10 (7.63%) Windows 7
11 10 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.87%) ServiceNow
12 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
12 9 (6.87%) Service Management
12 9 (6.87%) Change Management
12 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (6.11%) Shell Script

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (8.40%) SAS
2 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (4.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.53%) Lync
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.76%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Project
2 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.53%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) SAN
2 7 (5.34%) LAN
3 6 (4.58%) DNS
4 5 (3.82%) Firewall
5 3 (2.29%) DHCP
5 3 (2.29%) Wireless
6 2 (1.53%) OSPF
6 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.53%) SMS
6 2 (1.53%) SMTP
6 2 (1.53%) SNA
7 1 (0.76%) WAN
7 1 (0.76%) VPN
7 1 (0.76%) IMAP
7 1 (0.76%) NAS
7 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) OLTP
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (2.29%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) DB2
2 2 (1.53%) DTS
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MSI
1 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.76%) Toad
2 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.76%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.76%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (8.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Automotive
2 6 (4.58%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.53%) Legal
4 2 (1.53%) Publishing
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) Web Services
2 6 (4.58%) XML Schema
2 6 (4.58%) XML
2 6 (4.58%) XSL
3 3 (2.29%) DCOM
3 3 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.29%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.53%) MDX
4 2 (1.53%) ISPF
4 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.53%) .NET
4 2 (1.53%) EDI
5 1 (0.76%) Ajax
5 1 (0.76%) Mason
5 1 (0.76%) jQuery
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.58%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.29%) Firmware
3 3 (2.29%) CMDB
4 2 (1.53%) Clustering
4 2 (1.53%) DataPower
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.76%) Replication
5 1 (0.76%) LPAR
5 1 (0.76%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.43%) Windows
2 30 (22.90%) UNIX
3 27 (20.61%) Linux
4 13 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.40%) HPUX
6 10 (7.63%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.11%) AIX
9 7 (5.34%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.58%) Solaris
11 5 (3.82%) zOS
11 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.29%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.53%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.76%) MVS
14 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.74%) ITIL
2 12 (9.16%) Project Planning
3 11 (8.40%) ERP
3 11 (8.40%) Workflow
4 10 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (6.87%) Service Management
5 9 (6.87%) Change Management
6 7 (5.34%) ITSM
6 7 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.58%) Migration
7 6 (4.58%) SOA
8 5 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.05%) Software Distribution
9 4 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.05%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.29%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.53%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (1.53%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.53%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.63%) SQL
2 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.29%) VB
4 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.53%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.53%) JCL
5 2 (1.53%) REXX
5 2 (1.53%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.53%) C
5 2 (1.53%) C#
5 2 (1.53%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) Perl
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) Jython
6 1 (0.76%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) MCITP
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) RHCE
3 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.58%) XenApp
2 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.05%) XenServer
4 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.29%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.53%) vSphere
5 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.53%) RACF
6 1 (0.76%) NFS
6 1 (0.76%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.76%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.29%) WMI
2 3 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.29%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.29%) SCCM
3 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.53%) SCOM
3 2 (1.53%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.53%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.76%) Legato
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.76%) WSUS
4 1 (0.76%) Ionix
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) HP
2 18 (13.74%) VMware
3 15 (11.45%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.69%) NetApp
4 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.40%) IBM
6 10 (7.63%) Citrix
6 10 (7.63%) BMC
7 9 (6.87%) ServiceNow
8 8 (6.11%) SAP
9 7 (5.34%) Oracle
10 6 (4.58%) Remedy
11 5 (3.82%) Ab Initio
11 5 (3.82%) Teradata
12 4 (3.05%) Juniper
12 4 (3.05%) Cisco
13 3 (2.29%) Progress
13 3 (2.29%) webMethods
13 3 (2.29%) EMC
13 3 (2.29%) Veritas
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour + including holiday pay
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago