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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 85 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 72 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 2.51% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.71% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 37
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£300 £250 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £197 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £298
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £14.20 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £108.75 £44.65 £86.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.29% +3.33%
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
3469 2839 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.18% 92.42% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1965 1536 1037
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 180 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 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
Manchester +1 36 £300 +25.00% 17
Merseyside -2 14 £230 +70.37% 3
Cheshire -22 14 £350 +29.62% 3
Lancashire +6 8 £150 -50.00% 3
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 34 (24.64%) Linux
2 31 (22.46%) Windows
3 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
4 27 (19.57%) VMware
5 23 (16.67%) Oracle
6 22 (15.94%) MS Excel
7 21 (15.22%) Finance
8 19 (13.77%) UNIX
8 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (10.87%) SQL
10 14 (10.14%) SQL Server
11 13 (9.42%) MS Office
11 13 (9.42%) SAP
11 13 (9.42%) Oracle Database
12 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
13 11 (7.97%) ITIL
13 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
13 11 (7.97%) Citrix
14 10 (7.25%) Red Hat
14 10 (7.25%) Cisco
14 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (6.52%) Load Balancing
15 9 (6.52%) Active Directory
15 9 (6.52%) WAN
15 9 (6.52%) MySQL
15 9 (6.52%) Migration
16 8 (5.80%) Project Management
16 8 (5.80%) Firewall
16 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (5.80%) Perl

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.62%) JBoss
3 5 (3.62%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.90%) Apache
4 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.17%) IIS
6 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.45%) CMS
6 2 (1.45%) nginx
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.72%) eRoom
7 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 22 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.42%) MS Office
3 5 (3.62%) MS Project
3 5 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.17%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.72%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.72%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.72%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) WAN
2 8 (5.80%) Firewall
3 7 (5.07%) LAN
3 7 (5.07%) DNS
4 6 (4.35%) Network Security
5 5 (3.62%) DHCP
6 4 (2.90%) SAN
6 4 (2.90%) Internet
6 4 (2.90%) Wireless
7 3 (2.17%) VPN
7 3 (2.17%) SNMP
8 2 (1.45%) RIP
8 2 (1.45%) VoIP
8 2 (1.45%) SMTP
8 2 (1.45%) Extranet
8 2 (1.45%) MPLS
8 2 (1.45%) BGP
8 2 (1.45%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.45%) SSL
8 2 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.52%) MySQL
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.90%) DB2
6 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.72%) Big Data
8 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Toad
1 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 21 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.90%) Legal
3 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) XML
1 6 (4.35%) XML Messaging
2 5 (3.62%) .NET
3 2 (1.45%) PHP-FPM
3 2 (1.45%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.72%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.35%) Replication
1 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.62%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.62%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.17%) CMDB
4 2 (1.45%) Life Science
4 2 (1.45%) NHS
4 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) FMCG
5 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) PMI
5 1 (0.72%) Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) Linux
2 31 (22.46%) Windows
3 19 (13.77%) UNIX
4 8 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.35%) AIX
6 6 (4.35%) Solaris
6 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.72%) VMS
8 1 (0.72%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (7.97%) ITIL
2 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.52%) Load Balancing
3 9 (6.52%) Migration
4 8 (5.80%) Project Management
5 7 (5.07%) Change Management
6 6 (4.35%) Workflow
6 6 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (2.90%) Database Tuning
7 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.17%) ERP
8 3 (2.17%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.17%) Security Management
8 3 (2.17%) Resource Management
8 3 (2.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.17%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (2.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.87%) SQL
2 8 (5.80%) Perl
2 8 (5.80%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.07%) Python
4 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.62%) PHP
6 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.90%) Java
6 4 (2.90%) Ruby
6 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.17%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.35%) CCNA
4 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.62%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.62%) MCP
6 4 (2.90%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCIE
7 1 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.62%) XenApp
4 5 (3.62%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.62%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.62%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.72%) QEMU
7 1 (0.72%) KVM
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (3.62%) Puppet
3 3 (2.17%) Hyperic
3 3 (2.17%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.45%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.72%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.57%) VMware
3 23 (16.67%) Oracle
4 13 (9.42%) SAP
5 11 (7.97%) Citrix
6 10 (7.25%) Cisco
6 10 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.62%) Lotus
7 5 (3.62%) Google
7 5 (3.62%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.90%) IBM
8 4 (2.90%) HP
9 3 (2.17%) NetScout
9 3 (2.17%) Opsware
9 3 (2.17%) Nintex
9 3 (2.17%) Remedy
10 2 (1.45%) BMC
10 2 (1.45%) webMethods
10 2 (1.45%) Symantec
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