The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 44 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 22 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 1.20% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 1.31% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£306 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £307 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £323 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.28 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +57.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.50 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.83 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-16.81% -1.25%
Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 840 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.90% 91.40% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 422 369
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 67 55
Average hourly rate £18.32 £23.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +15.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.20 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Administrator across the Cheshire region.

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Administrator across the Cheshire region.

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
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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
Chester +13 3 £375 - 2
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £275 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 - - 2
Sandbach - - - -
Administrator
North West

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Linux
4 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
5 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
5 10 (21.28%) UNIX
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
5 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (19.15%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
7 8 (17.02%) Banking
7 8 (17.02%) Clustering
7 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.02%) IIS
7 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
8 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (14.89%) .NET
8 7 (14.89%) DNS
8 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
9 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
9 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (10.64%) MCITP
10 5 (10.64%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (10.64%) LAN

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (23.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.02%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.13%) eRoom
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.51%) MS Project
3 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) LAN
4 4 (8.51%) WAN
5 3 (6.38%) Internet
5 3 (6.38%) Wireless
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security
6 2 (4.26%) SAN
7 1 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (2.13%) VLAN
7 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) CMDB
2 3 (6.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) HACMP
3 2 (4.26%) LPAR
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) GIS
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) UNIX
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) AIX
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
1 9 (19.15%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (10.64%) Project Management
3 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
4 2 (4.26%) Database Security
4 2 (4.26%) Change Management
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL
4 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.26%) Network Management
4 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.26%) Logistics
5 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.13%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (2.13%) Time Management
5 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.64%) MCITP
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) MCTS
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PhD
5 1 (2.13%) CCIE
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) CCA
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) GPFS
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) XenServer
3 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) HP NNM
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) yum
3 1 (2.13%) Legato
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.64%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) IronPort
6 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) NetScout
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 2 (4.26%) Opsware
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) ESRI
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian