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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 69 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 67 64 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.10% 2.17% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.36% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 20
Average daily rate
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£311 £300 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £358 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £24.50 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.51% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £26.14 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
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
2919 2710 3160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.45% 91.96% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1343 1584
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 202 224
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.14 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 31 £300 +20.00% 10
Cheshire +9 23 £313 +6.65% 9
Lancashire -10 7 £325 -6.34% 4
Merseyside -7 6 £450 +50.00% 6
Cumbria - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (32.67%) Windows
2 46 (30.67%) Linux
3 41 (27.33%) UNIX
4 40 (26.67%) Banking
5 36 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 34 (22.67%) Finance
7 27 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 24 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (13.33%) Shell Script
11 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (12.67%) Tomcat
13 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 18 (12.00%) VMware
14 17 (11.33%) AIX
15 16 (10.67%) Oracle
16 15 (10.00%) SQL
16 15 (10.00%) IBM
16 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
17 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
17 14 (9.33%) Windows 7
18 13 (8.67%) Apache
18 13 (8.67%) Cyber-Ark
19 12 (8.00%) DNS
19 12 (8.00%) SAN
19 12 (8.00%) Clustering
20 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
20 11 (7.33%) HP

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 19 (12.67%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.67%) Apache
4 8 (5.33%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.33%) IIS
5 7 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.00%) NetWeaver
8 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.33%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.33%) CMS
9 2 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.67%) JCAPS
Applications
1 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.33%) MS Office
3 4 (2.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) DNS
1 12 (8.00%) SAN
2 9 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.33%) Firewall
4 6 (4.00%) DHCP
4 6 (4.00%) FTP
5 4 (2.67%) HTTP
5 4 (2.67%) LAN
5 4 (2.67%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.00%) Wireless
7 2 (1.33%) Intranet
8 1 (0.67%) MPLS
8 1 (0.67%) BGP
8 1 (0.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.67%) VoIP
8 1 (0.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.67%) SSL
8 1 (0.67%) RIP
8 1 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.33%) DB2
5 5 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.00%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.00%) MySQL
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.33%) Introscope
3 1 (0.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 40 (26.67%) Banking
2 34 (22.67%) Finance
3 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) .NET
2 8 (5.33%) Middleware
3 6 (4.00%) Regular Expression
4 5 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (3.33%) HTML
5 4 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (2.67%) CSS
6 3 (2.00%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.33%) Web Services
7 2 (1.33%) XML
7 2 (1.33%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.33%) ISPF
8 1 (0.67%) JSON
8 1 (0.67%) jQuery
8 1 (0.67%) Mason
8 1 (0.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Clustering
2 10 (6.67%) Firmware
3 5 (3.33%) Tandem
4 3 (2.00%) PKI
4 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.00%) Replication
5 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) HACMP
5 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) LPAR
6 1 (0.67%) DLPAR
6 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.67%) Windows
2 46 (30.67%) Linux
3 41 (27.33%) UNIX
4 27 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (11.33%) AIX
8 14 (9.33%) Windows 7
9 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.33%) HPUX
10 5 (3.33%) Solaris
11 3 (2.00%) SUSE
12 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (6.67%) Change Management
1 10 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (6.00%) ITIL
3 8 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (4.67%) Load Balancing
5 6 (4.00%) Information Security
5 6 (4.00%) Data Management
5 6 (4.00%) Document Management
5 6 (4.00%) Migration
6 5 (3.33%) Project Management
6 5 (3.33%) Analytics
7 4 (2.67%) CRM
7 4 (2.67%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.00%) Information Management
8 3 (2.00%) Wealth Management
8 3 (2.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.00%) Release Management
8 3 (2.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 15 (10.00%) SQL
3 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.33%) Perl
4 11 (7.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.67%) VBScript
6 6 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.00%) Java
8 2 (1.33%) Python
8 2 (1.33%) JCL
9 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.67%) R
9 1 (0.67%) C#
9 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.67%) MCSE
3 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) MCITP
5 3 (2.00%) MCTS
6 2 (1.33%) Degree
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) PhD
7 1 (0.67%) CCNA
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) HL7
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (2.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.00%) XenApp
4 3 (2.00%) RHEV
5 2 (1.33%) GPFS
5 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.67%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.67%) Xen
6 1 (0.67%) XenServer
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) SCCM
2 6 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.67%) Puppet
4 3 (2.00%) Nagios
4 3 (2.00%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.33%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.67%) YUM
6 1 (0.67%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (12.00%) VMware
2 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.67%) Oracle
4 15 (10.00%) IBM
5 13 (8.67%) Cyber-Ark
6 11 (7.33%) HP
6 11 (7.33%) Citrix
6 11 (7.33%) Splunk
7 9 (6.00%) Cisco
8 8 (5.33%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.00%) EMC
10 5 (3.33%) CA
10 5 (3.33%) TIBCO
11 4 (2.67%) Symantec
11 4 (2.67%) Spiceworks
11 4 (2.67%) NetApp
11 4 (2.67%) Dell
11 4 (2.67%) SAP
12 3 (2.00%) Sybase
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