The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 77 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 73 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.26% 1.97% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.07% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 33
Median daily rate £350 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £141 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £405 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.37 £12.30 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £23.49 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £15.10 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.96% -5.62%
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
3089 2367 2396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.61% 95.21% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1399 1211
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 150 184
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.40% -2.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -5 19 £344 +96.57% 1
Staffordshire +10 13 £325 +85.71% 3
Birmingham -21 11 £363 +28.88% 3
Warwickshire -3 8 £363 - 6
Solihull -2 5 - -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £375 +50.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £525 - 1
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 42 (31.58%) SQL
2 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
3 24 (18.05%) Windows
3 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
4 21 (15.79%) Linux
5 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
6 19 (14.29%) Oracle
7 18 (13.53%) IBM
7 18 (13.53%) Security Cleared
8 17 (12.78%) Unix
9 16 (12.03%) Java
9 16 (12.03%) Migration
9 16 (12.03%) SC Cleared
9 16 (12.03%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (11.28%) Active Directory
11 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
11 13 (9.77%) HTML
11 13 (9.77%) Web Services
11 13 (9.77%) XML
11 13 (9.77%) CSS
11 13 (9.77%) Adobe
11 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
12 12 (9.02%) RESTful
12 12 (9.02%) HTML5
12 12 (9.02%) REST
12 12 (9.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (9.02%) Apache Sling
12 12 (9.02%) Apache Felix
12 12 (9.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (9.02%) JSP

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (9.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (9.02%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.26%) SAS
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.76%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.01%) Confluence
7 4 (3.01%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.01%) Liferay
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.50%) Apache
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.75%) CMS
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.01%) MS Project
4 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.01%) Office 365
3 2 (1.50%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) DNS
2 7 (5.26%) SAN
3 6 (4.51%) DHCP
4 5 (3.76%) Internet
4 5 (3.76%) Wireless
5 4 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.01%) LDAP
5 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.26%) BGP
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.26%) Firewall
6 3 (2.26%) IPsec
6 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.26%) MPLS
6 3 (2.26%) Network Security
6 3 (2.26%) OSPF
6 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.26%) VoIP
6 3 (2.26%) VPN
6 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (3.76%) PerformancePoint
7 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 2 (1.50%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.50%) HDInsight
10 2 (1.50%) MySQL
10 2 (1.50%) Power BI
10 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) JIRA
2 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.50%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.50%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (1.50%) Subversion
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.75%) FishEye
5 1 (0.75%) GitLab
5 1 (0.75%) GoCD
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.75%) PVCS
5 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.52%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Advertising
2 2 (1.50%) Back Office
2 2 (1.50%) Legal
2 2 (1.50%) Marketing
2 2 (1.50%) Publishing
3 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.75%) Billing
3 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) CSS
1 13 (9.77%) HTML
1 13 (9.77%) Web Services
1 13 (9.77%) XML
2 12 (9.02%) Apache Felix
2 12 (9.02%) Apache Sling
2 12 (9.02%) Hibernate
2 12 (9.02%) HTML5
2 12 (9.02%) Java EE
2 12 (9.02%) JSON
2 12 (9.02%) JSP
2 12 (9.02%) REST
2 12 (9.02%) RESTful
2 12 (9.02%) Servlets
2 12 (9.02%) SOAP
2 12 (9.02%) Spring
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (1.50%) .NET
4 2 (1.50%) ODBC
5 1 (0.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Replication
2 8 (6.02%) Clustering
3 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.51%) CESG
4 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.26%) HACMP
6 3 (2.26%) NHS
7 2 (1.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.75%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.75%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.75%) Informatics
8 1 (0.75%) LPAR
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) New Media
8 1 (0.75%) Robotics
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.05%) Windows
2 21 (15.79%) Linux
3 17 (12.78%) Unix
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.02%) AIX
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.01%) Solaris
9 1 (0.75%) CentOS
9 1 (0.75%) HPUX
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.03%) Migration
1 16 (12.03%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (9.02%) MVC
3 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (4.51%) Capacity Management
4 6 (4.51%) Database Tuning
4 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (3.76%) Analytics
5 5 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (3.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (3.76%) Open Source
5 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2
5 5 (3.76%) Project Planning
6 4 (3.01%) ETL
6 4 (3.01%) ITIL
6 4 (3.01%) Time Management
7 3 (2.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.58%) SQL
2 16 (12.03%) Java
3 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.77%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.02%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.26%) VB
6 3 (2.26%) VBScript
7 2 (1.50%) LotusScript
7 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) C#
8 1 (0.75%) Korn
8 1 (0.75%) Python
8 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.01%) CCDP
4 4 (3.01%) CCNA
4 4 (3.01%) CCNP
4 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.01%) JNCIA
4 4 (3.01%) JNCIP
5 3 (2.26%) Degree
6 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) MCAD
7 1 (0.75%) MCITP
7 1 (0.75%) MCSD
7 1 (0.75%) MCTS
7 1 (0.75%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.77%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.76%) XenApp
6 3 (2.26%) vSphere
7 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.50%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.75%) HDFS
8 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 7 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (2.26%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.50%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) Simpana
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) Oracle
3 18 (13.53%) IBM
4 13 (9.77%) Adobe
5 10 (7.52%) VMware
6 8 (6.02%) Dell
7 6 (4.51%) Cisco
8 5 (3.76%) Citrix
8 5 (3.76%) HP
9 4 (3.01%) Juniper
9 4 (3.01%) Lotus
9 4 (3.01%) MuleSoft
9 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.26%) BMC
10 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.26%) EMC
10 3 (2.26%) NetApp
10 3 (2.26%) Netezza
10 3 (2.26%) Sophos
10 3 (2.26%) Symantec