The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 72 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 65 54 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 1.96% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.16% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 30
Average daily rate
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£300 £255 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £112 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.75 £12.36 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.55% -1.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.58 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -1.27%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2925 2495 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.81% 90.33% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1720 1212 1396
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 192 190
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.67 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Manchester -5 29 £300 +23.71% 12
Cheshire +21 23 £213 -27.47% 8
Merseyside -4 7 £425 +70.00% 1
Lancashire -25 4 £417 -7.44% 2
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 51 (37.50%) Windows
2 43 (31.62%) Linux
3 39 (28.68%) Finance
4 31 (22.79%) UNIX
5 26 (19.12%) Banking
6 25 (18.38%) Red Hat
6 25 (18.38%) Active Directory
7 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
7 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
8 21 (15.44%) SQL
8 21 (15.44%) VMware
9 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (14.71%) Shell Script
10 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 15 (11.03%) IBM
13 15 (11.03%) DNS
13 15 (11.03%) Oracle
14 14 (10.29%) HP
14 14 (10.29%) Tomcat
14 14 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (9.56%) SAN
15 13 (9.56%) Clustering
16 12 (8.82%) PowerShell
16 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (8.82%) Cisco
16 12 (8.82%) AIX

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.29%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.09%) IIS
4 8 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.15%) Apache
6 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.94%) NetWeaver
7 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.21%) CMS
8 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.47%) JBoss
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.47%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.68%) MS Project
3 5 (3.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.47%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) DNS
2 13 (9.56%) SAN
3 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.15%) LAN
5 6 (4.41%) DHCP
6 5 (3.68%) FTP
6 5 (3.68%) HTTP
6 5 (3.68%) Firewall
6 5 (3.68%) Wireless
7 4 (2.94%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.21%) SSL
8 3 (2.21%) WAN
9 2 (1.47%) SMTP
9 2 (1.47%) Intranet
9 2 (1.47%) Internet
9 2 (1.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.74%) MPLS
10 1 (0.74%) BGP
10 1 (0.74%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.41%) DB2
4 6 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.94%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.47%) MySQL
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.47%) JIRA
2 2 (1.47%) Introscope
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 39 (28.68%) Finance
2 26 (19.12%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) .NET
2 7 (5.15%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (3.68%) Middleware
3 5 (3.68%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (2.94%) SAP Basis
5 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (2.21%) HTML
5 3 (2.21%) CSS
5 3 (2.21%) Web Services
6 2 (1.47%) SAP XI
6 2 (1.47%) ISPF
6 2 (1.47%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.74%) Mason
7 1 (0.74%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Clustering
2 3 (2.21%) Tandem
2 3 (2.21%) PKI
2 3 (2.21%) NHS
2 3 (2.21%) HACMP
2 3 (2.21%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.47%) Replication
3 2 (1.47%) LPAR
4 1 (0.74%) DLPAR
4 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.74%) GIS
4 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.50%) Windows
2 43 (31.62%) Linux
3 31 (22.79%) UNIX
4 20 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (8.82%) AIX
7 11 (8.09%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.41%) Solaris
9 5 (3.68%) HPUX
10 3 (2.21%) SUSE
11 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.47%) CentOS
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
1 14 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
3 8 (5.88%) Change Management
4 6 (4.41%) Migration
4 6 (4.41%) CRM
5 5 (3.68%) E-Commerce
5 5 (3.68%) Project Management
5 5 (3.68%) ITIL
6 4 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (2.94%) DevOps
7 3 (2.21%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (2.21%) Analytics
7 3 (2.21%) Database Security
7 3 (2.21%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.21%) Coaching
7 3 (2.21%) Data Management
7 3 (2.21%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.21%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.44%) SQL
2 20 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 12 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.68%) VBScript
5 4 (2.94%) Java
5 4 (2.94%) Perl
6 3 (2.21%) Python
6 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.47%) JCL
8 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.74%) R
8 1 (0.74%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.88%) MCSE
3 7 (5.15%) MCITP
4 3 (2.21%) Degree
4 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) MCTS
5 2 (1.47%) PhD
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) CCA
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) GAMP
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.35%) Firmware
3 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.94%) XenApp
4 4 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.21%) RHEV
5 3 (2.21%) GPFS
6 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.47%) XenServer
6 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.74%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.74%) Xen
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.94%) Puppet
3 3 (2.21%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.21%) Nagios
4 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.47%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.47%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.47%) YUM
5 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.74%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.74%) Legato
Vendors
1 25 (18.38%) Red Hat
2 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.44%) VMware
4 15 (11.03%) IBM
4 15 (11.03%) Oracle
5 14 (10.29%) HP
6 12 (8.82%) Cisco
7 11 (8.09%) Citrix
8 8 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (5.15%) EMC
10 5 (3.68%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.94%) Spiceworks
11 4 (2.94%) IronPort
11 4 (2.94%) Dell
11 4 (2.94%) SAP
11 4 (2.94%) CA
11 4 (2.94%) NetApp
12 3 (2.21%) Sybase
12 3 (2.21%) Symantec
12 3 (2.21%) Wincor Nixdorf
Cheshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Merseyside
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 9-11 Per Hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago