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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 79 94 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 65 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.90% 1.36% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.46% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 26
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£325 £323 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +32.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £209 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.80 £26.78 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.20% +118.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.45 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.77 £31.56 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.44 £15.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-19.75% +4.20%
Administrator
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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
3148 2611 2175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.65% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1707 1340 1067
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 207 179
Average hourly rate £19.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Merseyside - 18 £225 - 8
Manchester -13 17 £213 -27.03% 15
Cheshire +3 14 £369 +13.46% 10
Lancashire -6 12 £325 -7.14% 1
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (28.24%) Windows
2 34 (25.95%) Linux
3 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
3 32 (24.43%) Finance
4 25 (19.08%) UNIX
5 21 (16.03%) MS Excel
6 20 (15.27%) SQL
6 20 (15.27%) VMware
7 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
8 18 (13.74%) Oracle
9 17 (12.98%) Banking
10 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (12.21%) Red Hat
11 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
12 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
13 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (9.16%) Project Management
13 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (8.40%) Shell Script
14 11 (8.40%) Cisco
14 11 (8.40%) AIX
15 10 (7.63%) MS Office
15 10 (7.63%) ITIL
15 10 (7.63%) IIS
15 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (6.87%) SAP
16 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
16 9 (6.87%) HP

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.63%) IIS
3 5 (3.82%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.53%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.76%) eRoom
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.63%) MS Office
3 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.34%) MS Project
5 4 (3.05%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) SAN
2 7 (5.34%) Firewall
2 7 (5.34%) LAN
3 5 (3.82%) WAN
3 5 (3.82%) DNS
4 4 (3.05%) Internet
4 4 (3.05%) HTTP
4 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.29%) Wireless
5 3 (2.29%) SSL
5 3 (2.29%) Network Security
6 2 (1.53%) Intranet
6 2 (1.53%) VLAN
6 2 (1.53%) FTP
6 2 (1.53%) SNMP
6 2 (1.53%) SMTP
7 1 (0.76%) DHCP
7 1 (0.76%) TETRA
7 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.82%) DB2
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.29%) MySQL
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.53%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Toad
2 2 (1.53%) JIRA
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.76%) Introscope
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 32 (24.43%) Finance
2 17 (12.98%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) XML
1 6 (4.58%) XML Messaging
2 5 (3.82%) .NET
3 3 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.29%) SAP Basis
3 3 (2.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.53%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.76%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) Middleware
5 1 (0.76%) LAMP
5 1 (0.76%) Mason
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.76%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.82%) Clustering
2 4 (3.05%) CMDB
3 3 (2.29%) NHS
3 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.29%) Replication
4 2 (1.53%) HACMP
4 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.53%) LPAR
4 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.76%) Open Source
5 1 (0.76%) FMCG
5 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.24%) Windows
2 34 (25.95%) Linux
3 25 (19.08%) UNIX
4 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.40%) AIX
7 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.34%) Solaris
9 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.53%) CentOS
10 2 (1.53%) HPUX
10 2 (1.53%) SUSE
11 1 (0.76%) VMS
11 1 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (9.16%) Project Management
3 10 (7.63%) ITIL
4 9 (6.87%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (5.34%) Change Management
5 7 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.58%) Migration
6 6 (4.58%) Workflow
7 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.82%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.05%) DevOps
9 3 (2.29%) Network Management
9 3 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.29%) Resource Management
9 3 (2.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.29%) CRM
9 3 (2.29%) ERP
10 2 (1.53%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.27%) SQL
2 11 (8.40%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.58%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.05%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) Perl
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.05%) Degree
5 2 (1.53%) MCITP
5 2 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.53%) MCP
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) PhD
6 1 (0.76%) CCIE
6 1 (0.76%) CCNP
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) CCA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) GAMP
System Software
1 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.05%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.29%) Firmware
5 3 (2.29%) XenApp
6 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.53%) GPFS
7 1 (0.76%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) BladeLogic
1 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.29%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) Legato
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.76%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.76%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.76%) yum
3 1 (0.76%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) VMware
3 18 (13.74%) Oracle
4 16 (12.21%) Red Hat
5 11 (8.40%) Cisco
6 9 (6.87%) HP
6 9 (6.87%) SAP
7 6 (4.58%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (3.82%) IronPort
8 5 (3.82%) IBM
8 5 (3.82%) Citrix
9 4 (3.05%) Nintex
10 3 (2.29%) Opsware
10 3 (2.29%) NetScout
11 2 (1.53%) Teradata
11 2 (1.53%) NetApp
11 2 (1.53%) BMC
11 2 (1.53%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.53%) webMethods
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