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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 73 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 6 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 3.38% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 3.73% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £236 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £493 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £31.56 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.97% +198.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
937 723 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.74% 90.60% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 361 313
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 54 43
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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
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
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 28 April 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 +5 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Knutsford +2 2 - -
Administrator
North West

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) Internet
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) IronPort
6 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
6 3 (10.71%) BladeLogic
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Wireless
6 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) BMC
7 2 (7.14%) Lotus
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) JBoss

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) eRoom
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) SNMP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) CMDB
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.14%) Network Management
3 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
1 3 (10.71%) IronPort
2 2 (7.14%) Opsware
2 2 (7.14%) BMC
2 2 (7.14%) Lotus
2 2 (7.14%) NetScout
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Google