The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 112 98 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.60% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate £240 £350 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +159.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £28.77 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-47.41% +35.38%
Systems 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
2451 2017 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.45% 92.48% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1123 1011
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 178 138
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the West Midlands region.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the West Midlands region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +2 11 £375 +7.14% 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £158 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Unix
5 8 (36.36%) Service Management
6 7 (31.82%) Veritas
6 7 (31.82%) SLA
6 7 (31.82%) Cognizant
6 7 (31.82%) AIX
6 7 (31.82%) Solaris
6 7 (31.82%) NFS
6 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) CMDB
8 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (22.73%) ServiceNow
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) NetApp
9 3 (13.64%) SAN
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) AIX
5 7 (31.82%) Solaris
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCITP
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) NCIE
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) NFS
1 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FlexNet
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Cognizant
3 7 (31.82%) Veritas
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) ServiceNow
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Sophos
8 1 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) SAP
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