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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 73 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 71 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.27% 2.16% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.34% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 21
Average daily rate
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£316 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.65 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £14.35 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
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
2874 2645 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.00% 92.29% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1315 1547
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 203 218
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -6 35 £300 +9.09% 10
Cheshire +3 24 £335 +16.75% 8
Merseyside -4 6 £430 +22.85% 1
Lancashire -5 6 £300 -13.54% 5
Cumbria - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (31.54%) Windows
2 42 (28.19%) UNIX
3 40 (26.85%) Linux
4 39 (26.17%) Banking
5 32 (21.48%) Red Hat
6 30 (20.13%) Finance
7 25 (16.78%) Active Directory
8 23 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (14.77%) SharePoint
10 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
12 17 (11.41%) AIX
12 17 (11.41%) Shell Script
12 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (10.74%) Microsoft
14 15 (10.07%) Oracle
14 15 (10.07%) Tomcat
14 15 (10.07%) VMware
14 15 (10.07%) Windows 7
15 14 (9.40%) IBM
16 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
16 13 (8.72%) PowerShell
16 13 (8.72%) Cyber-Ark
17 12 (8.05%) Apache
17 12 (8.05%) DNS
17 12 (8.05%) SQL
18 11 (7.38%) Perl
18 11 (7.38%) Citrix
18 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (7.38%) Splunk

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (14.77%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.07%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.05%) Apache
4 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.70%) IIS
5 7 (4.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.36%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.01%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.34%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.67%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.67%) nginx
10 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 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 (8.05%) DNS
2 9 (6.04%) SAN
3 7 (4.70%) DHCP
3 7 (4.70%) Firewall
4 6 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.03%) FTP
5 5 (3.36%) HTTP
6 4 (2.68%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.68%) LAN
7 3 (2.01%) Wireless
8 1 (0.67%) VoIP
8 1 (0.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.67%) RIP
8 1 (0.67%) Intranet
8 1 (0.67%) MPLS
8 1 (0.67%) BGP
8 1 (0.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.36%) DB2
5 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.01%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.34%) MySQL
7 2 (1.34%) 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 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.67%) Introscope
General
1 39 (26.17%) Banking
2 30 (20.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) HTML
1 7 (4.70%) .NET
1 7 (4.70%) Middleware
2 6 (4.03%) CSS
2 6 (4.03%) Regular Expression
3 5 (3.36%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (3.36%) Web Services
3 5 (3.36%) XML
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.68%) SOAP
4 4 (2.68%) JSON
5 3 (2.01%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.34%) ISPF
6 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.34%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Clustering
2 7 (4.70%) Firmware
3 5 (3.36%) Tandem
4 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.01%) PKI
5 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.01%) Replication
6 2 (1.34%) HACMP
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) AS400
7 1 (0.67%) Statistics
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.67%) LPAR
7 1 (0.67%) DLPAR
7 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.54%) Windows
2 42 (28.19%) UNIX
3 40 (26.85%) Linux
4 23 (15.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (11.41%) AIX
6 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (10.07%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.36%) Solaris
10 3 (2.01%) HPUX
11 2 (1.34%) SUSE
11 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.67%) OS/400
12 1 (0.67%) CentOS
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.67%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (6.04%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (5.37%) ITIL
2 8 (5.37%) Change Management
3 7 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (4.03%) Data Management
4 6 (4.03%) Document Management
4 6 (4.03%) Load Balancing
5 5 (3.36%) Information Security
5 5 (3.36%) Migration
5 5 (3.36%) Analytics
6 4 (2.68%) ITSM
6 4 (2.68%) CRM
6 4 (2.68%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.01%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.01%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.01%) Project Management
7 3 (2.01%) Database Security
7 3 (2.01%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.41%) Shell Script
2 13 (8.72%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.05%) SQL
4 11 (7.38%) Perl
5 10 (6.71%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.70%) VBScript
8 2 (1.34%) Java
8 2 (1.34%) Python
8 2 (1.34%) JCL
9 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.67%) R
9 1 (0.67%) C#
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.37%) MCSE
3 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) MCITP
4 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) MCTS
6 2 (1.34%) Degree
6 2 (1.34%) CCNA
6 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.67%) ECDL
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) QA
1 1 (0.67%) HL7
1 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (16.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (2.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.01%) XenApp
4 3 (2.01%) RHEV
5 2 (1.34%) GPFS
5 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.67%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.67%) Xen
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.67%) XenServer
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) SCCM
2 5 (3.36%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.01%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.01%) Puppet
5 2 (1.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.67%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.67%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.67%) YUM
6 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (21.48%) Red Hat
2 16 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.07%) Oracle
3 15 (10.07%) VMware
4 14 (9.40%) IBM
5 13 (8.72%) Cyber-Ark
6 11 (7.38%) Citrix
6 11 (7.38%) Splunk
7 8 (5.37%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.70%) HP
8 7 (4.70%) Cisco
9 5 (3.36%) EMC
9 5 (3.36%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.68%) Symantec
10 4 (2.68%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.68%) Spiceworks
10 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.68%) SAP
10 4 (2.68%) CA
10 4 (2.68%) NetApp