The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 75 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 83 82 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.34% 1.82% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.92% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 50
Median daily rate £375 £345 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Median hourly rate £18.25 £14.30 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.64% -41.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £9.85 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £25.65 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.47%
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
3350 4279 2968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.17% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2605 1693
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 213 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 45 £375 +7.14% 9
Lancashire +32 19 £375 -14.28% 1
Cheshire +6 13 £350 +5.26% 7
Merseyside -13 3 £293 +6.36% 3
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 44 (29.93%) Unix
2 41 (27.89%) Linux
3 40 (27.21%) Oracle
4 24 (16.33%) Windows
5 23 (15.65%) Finance
6 21 (14.29%) Clustering
6 21 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 21 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 21 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 19 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (12.93%) ITIL
8 18 (12.24%) Banking
8 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
9 17 (11.56%) AIX
9 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
10 16 (10.88%) Solaris
10 16 (10.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (10.88%) DevOps
10 16 (10.88%) Puppet
11 15 (10.20%) Migration
12 14 (9.52%) Change Management
12 14 (9.52%) WebLogic
12 14 (9.52%) JBoss
12 14 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
12 14 (9.52%) Windows Server
13 13 (8.84%) Middleware
13 13 (8.84%) VMware
14 12 (8.16%) Configuration Management
14 12 (8.16%) IBM

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (9.52%) JBoss
3 14 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (6.80%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.76%) Apache
6 6 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.40%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.04%) Liferay
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.36%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.36%) SAS
9 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (7.48%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.36%) Infor M3
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) IaaS
1 7 (4.76%) PaaS
1 7 (4.76%) SaaS
2 5 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) SAN
2 9 (6.12%) Firewall
3 7 (4.76%) HTTP
3 7 (4.76%) SSL
4 6 (4.08%) iSCSI
5 5 (3.40%) DHCP
5 5 (3.40%) Internet
6 4 (2.72%) NAS
6 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.72%) VLAN
6 4 (2.72%) VPN
7 3 (2.04%) DNS
7 3 (2.04%) LAN
7 3 (2.04%) WAN
7 3 (2.04%) WLAN
8 2 (1.36%) LDAP
8 2 (1.36%) SNMP
9 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.68%) FTP
9 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 14 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.40%) DB2
5 5 (3.40%) MySQL
5 5 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.72%) EDRMS
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.04%) Big Data
7 3 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.04%) Ingres
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.36%) DataStage
8 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.44%) Hudson
3 5 (3.40%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.36%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.36%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.36%) Introscope
5 2 (1.36%) JIRA
5 2 (1.36%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
General
1 23 (15.65%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Advertising
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) Middleware
2 6 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.04%) Web Services
4 2 (1.36%) JAAS
4 2 (1.36%) JMS
4 2 (1.36%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) JDBC
5 1 (0.68%) MCollective
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.68%) RESTful
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) XML
5 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Clustering
2 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.04%) HACMP
5 2 (1.36%) LPAR
5 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.68%) Informatics
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.93%) Unix
2 41 (27.89%) Linux
3 24 (16.33%) Windows
4 17 (11.56%) AIX
5 16 (10.88%) Solaris
6 14 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.44%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.40%) CentOS
10 5 (3.40%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.72%) HPUX
12 3 (2.04%) SUSE
12 3 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.36%) Debian
13 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.93%) ITIL
1 19 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (10.88%) DevOps
3 15 (10.20%) Migration
4 14 (9.52%) Change Management
5 12 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 10 (6.80%) High Availability
6 10 (6.80%) Open Source
7 9 (6.12%) Data Management
8 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.44%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.44%) Security Patching
9 7 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.08%) ETL
10 6 (4.08%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.08%) Service Management
10 6 (4.08%) SOA
10 6 (4.08%) Validation
11 5 (3.40%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.40%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.16%) SQL
2 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
3 9 (6.12%) Perl
3 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.08%) Python
5 5 (3.40%) Jython
6 2 (1.36%) Java
6 2 (1.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.04%) CCNA
4 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.04%) MCSE
4 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.36%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.68%) CCNP
6 1 (0.68%) CCSA
6 1 (0.68%) CCSE
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) Degree
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.72%) vSphere
7 3 (2.04%) GPFS
8 2 (1.36%) Firmware
8 2 (1.36%) KVM
8 2 (1.36%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) Puppet
2 8 (5.44%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.76%) Nagios
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.40%) SCCM
6 4 (2.72%) CA Wily
7 3 (2.04%) Ansible
7 3 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.36%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.36%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.36%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.36%) Graylog
8 2 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.36%) nmon
8 2 (1.36%) RSA Archer
8 2 (1.36%) Salt
8 2 (1.36%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Oracle
2 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 13 (8.84%) VMware
4 12 (8.16%) IBM
5 7 (4.76%) HP
6 6 (4.08%) CA
6 6 (4.08%) Veritas
7 4 (2.72%) Altiris
7 4 (2.72%) Citrix
7 4 (2.72%) Splunk
7 4 (2.72%) Sun
8 3 (2.04%) Cisco
9 2 (1.36%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.36%) EMC
9 2 (1.36%) Endeca
9 2 (1.36%) Infor
9 2 (1.36%) Lotus
9 2 (1.36%) SAP
9 2 (1.36%) Wonderware