The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 21 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 18 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.03% 1.63% 11.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 1.83% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 22
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£325 £135 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -44.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +21.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
320 164 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 89.39% 89.13% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 100 120
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £78 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.08 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.50 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.06 £175.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Liverpool +3 16 £325 +140.74% 2
Prescot - 1 - -
Administrator
North West

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Citrix
3 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) MS Office
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) MCP
6 4 (13.33%) LAN
6 4 (13.33%) WAN
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
6 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
6 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.33%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
6 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (13.33%) XenApp
6 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) Data Migration

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
1 4 (13.33%) DHCP
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) Security Management
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.67%) Database Security
3 2 (6.67%) Database Tuning
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCP
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) XenApp
1 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) IBM