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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 78 88 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 66 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 1.69% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.86% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 33
Average daily rate
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£258 £263 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £112 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.23 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.44% -10.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.19 £14.08 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.44% -2.89%
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
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cheshire +21 27 £218 -33.07% 6
Manchester -5 25 £263 +8.24% 10
Merseyside -1 7 £369 +34.09% 2
Lancashire -22 4 £250 -37.50%
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (33.83%) Windows
2 43 (32.33%) Linux
3 38 (28.57%) Finance
4 34 (25.56%) UNIX
5 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
5 23 (17.29%) Red Hat
6 22 (16.54%) VMware
7 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
8 19 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 19 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 19 (14.29%) Banking
8 19 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (13.53%) SharePoint
10 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
10 17 (12.78%) Oracle
10 17 (12.78%) SQL
10 17 (12.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (12.03%) SAN
12 15 (11.28%) DNS
12 15 (11.28%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (11.28%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (10.53%) HP
14 13 (9.77%) IBM
14 13 (9.77%) IIS
15 12 (9.02%) Cisco
15 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (9.02%) Clustering
16 11 (8.27%) Load Balancing
16 11 (8.27%) Citrix

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (13.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.77%) IIS
3 10 (7.52%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.26%) Apache
4 7 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.01%) NetWeaver
8 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.26%) CMS
8 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.50%) JBoss
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) MS Project
4 2 (1.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) SAP BPC
1 2 (1.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) SAN
2 15 (11.28%) DNS
3 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.52%) LAN
4 6 (4.51%) Wireless
4 6 (4.51%) DHCP
5 5 (3.76%) HTTP
5 5 (3.76%) WAN
5 5 (3.76%) Firewall
6 4 (3.01%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.01%) FTP
7 3 (2.26%) SSL
7 3 (2.26%) Internet
7 3 (2.26%) Network Security
8 2 (1.50%) VLAN
8 2 (1.50%) Intranet
8 2 (1.50%) SMTP
9 1 (0.75%) VoIP
9 1 (0.75%) RIP
9 1 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.02%) DB2
3 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.01%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.50%) MySQL
8 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) TKPROF
9 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.50%) Introscope
2 2 (1.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Toad
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 38 (28.57%) Finance
2 19 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.51%) Retail
5 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) .NET
2 5 (3.76%) Middleware
2 5 (3.76%) SAP Basis
3 3 (2.26%) CSS
3 3 (2.26%) Web Services
3 3 (2.26%) HTML
3 3 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.50%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.50%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.50%) ISPF
5 1 (0.75%) XML
5 1 (0.75%) Mason
5 1 (0.75%) LAMP
5 1 (0.75%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Clustering
2 5 (3.76%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.26%) HACMP
4 2 (1.50%) LPAR
4 2 (1.50%) Replication
4 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.50%) CMDB
4 2 (1.50%) NHS
4 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) PMI
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
5 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) DLPAR
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.83%) Windows
2 43 (32.33%) Linux
3 34 (25.56%) UNIX
4 19 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (12.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.77%) AIX
9 8 (6.02%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.51%) Solaris
11 5 (3.76%) HPUX
12 3 (2.26%) SUSE
12 3 (2.26%) CentOS
13 2 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.28%) Capacity Planning
1 15 (11.28%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (8.27%) Load Balancing
3 8 (6.02%) Change Management
4 7 (5.26%) ITIL
4 7 (5.26%) Project Management
4 7 (5.26%) Migration
5 6 (4.51%) CRM
6 5 (3.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.01%) DevOps
7 4 (3.01%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.01%) Workflow
8 3 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.26%) ERP
8 3 (2.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.26%) Wealth Management
8 3 (2.26%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 17 (12.78%) SQL
3 8 (6.02%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.76%) Java
5 5 (3.76%) Perl
6 3 (2.26%) Python
6 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.50%) JCL
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) C#
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) VBScript
8 1 (0.75%) VB
8 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.02%) MCSE
3 7 (5.26%) MCITP
4 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.76%) Degree
6 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.26%) MCTS
8 2 (1.50%) PhD
9 1 (0.75%) MCSA
9 1 (0.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.75%) CCNA
9 1 (0.75%) CCA
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) GAMP
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.52%) Firmware
3 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.01%) XenApp
4 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.26%) RHEV
5 3 (2.26%) GPFS
5 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.50%) XenServer
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.75%) Xen
7 1 (0.75%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Puppet
2 4 (3.01%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.26%) Nagios
4 2 (1.50%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.50%) yum
4 2 (1.50%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.50%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.75%) Legato
5 1 (0.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.75%) WSUS
5 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
1 23 (17.29%) Red Hat
2 22 (16.54%) VMware
3 17 (12.78%) Oracle
4 14 (10.53%) HP
5 13 (9.77%) IBM
6 12 (9.02%) Cisco
7 11 (8.27%) Citrix
8 7 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
8 7 (5.26%) SAP
8 7 (5.26%) EMC
9 5 (3.76%) NetApp
9 5 (3.76%) IronPort
10 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.01%) Spiceworks
10 4 (3.01%) CA
10 4 (3.01%) Dell
11 3 (2.26%) Sybase
11 3 (2.26%) Symantec
12 2 (1.50%) Nintex
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