The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 61 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 73 58 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.43% 2.18% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.35% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 37
Average daily rate
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£258 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.39% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.70 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.94 £67.90 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2816 2464 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.65% 92.49% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1176 1518
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 187 224
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Administrator
England

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +3 36 £250 -18.69% 11
Cheshire +15 23 £310 +5.44% 7
Lancashire -7 9 £300 -7.69% 8
Merseyside +2 5 £355 +11.81% 1
Cumbria - - - -
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (27.78%) UNIX
2 38 (26.39%) Banking
3 36 (25.00%) Windows
4 30 (20.83%) Linux
5 26 (18.06%) Red Hat
6 25 (17.36%) Finance
7 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
8 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 18 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (11.81%) Active Directory
9 17 (11.81%) AIX
10 14 (9.72%) SQL
10 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
10 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
11 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (9.03%) Cyber-Ark
12 12 (8.33%) Windows 7
12 12 (8.33%) Oracle
12 12 (8.33%) Shell Script
13 11 (7.64%) Tomcat
13 11 (7.64%) Splunk
14 10 (6.94%) IBM
14 10 (6.94%) SCCM
15 9 (6.25%) Change Management
15 9 (6.25%) Apache
15 9 (6.25%) T-SQL
15 9 (6.25%) Perl
16 8 (5.56%) ServiceNow
16 8 (5.56%) JavaScript

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.64%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.25%) Apache
4 7 (4.86%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.08%) IIS
6 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.39%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.39%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.69%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.69%) nginx
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.39%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Route 53
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) Firewall
2 7 (4.86%) DNS
3 6 (4.17%) DHCP
4 4 (2.78%) FTP
4 4 (2.78%) HTTP
5 3 (2.08%) SAN
5 3 (2.08%) Wireless
6 2 (1.39%) Intranet
7 1 (0.69%) MPLS
7 1 (0.69%) BGP
7 1 (0.69%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.69%) RIP
7 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.69%) LAN
7 1 (0.69%) VoIP
7 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.39%) MS Access
5 2 (1.39%) DB2
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.39%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) DTS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (0.69%) Maven
1 1 (0.69%) Hudson
1 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (26.39%) Banking
2 25 (17.36%) Finance
3 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) HTML
2 6 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (3.47%) Middleware
3 5 (3.47%) CSS
3 5 (3.47%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (3.47%) XML
3 5 (3.47%) Regular Expression
4 4 (2.78%) JSON
4 4 (2.78%) SOAP
4 4 (2.78%) Web Services
5 2 (1.39%) .NET
5 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.39%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.39%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.69%) jQuery
6 1 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.47%) Clustering
1 5 (3.47%) Tandem
2 3 (2.08%) PKI
2 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.08%) Replication
3 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.39%) NHS
3 2 (1.39%) Firmware
3 2 (1.39%) HACMP
4 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.69%) Statistics
4 1 (0.69%) AS400
4 1 (0.69%) CMDB
4 1 (0.69%) iSeries
4 1 (0.69%) LPAR
4 1 (0.69%) DLPAR
4 1 (0.69%) Open Source
4 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.78%) UNIX
2 36 (25.00%) Windows
3 30 (20.83%) Linux
4 18 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (11.81%) AIX
6 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.47%) Solaris
11 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.39%) zOS
12 1 (0.69%) CentOS
12 1 (0.69%) OS/400
12 1 (0.69%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (6.25%) Change Management
2 6 (4.17%) ITSM
2 6 (4.17%) ITIL
2 6 (4.17%) Document Management
2 6 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (3.47%) Analytics
3 5 (3.47%) Information Security
3 5 (3.47%) Data Management
3 5 (3.47%) Migration
4 4 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (2.78%) Project Management
4 4 (2.78%) CRM
4 4 (2.78%) Performance Management
5 3 (2.08%) Information Management
5 3 (2.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (1.39%) High Availability
6 2 (1.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.72%) SQL
2 12 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 9 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 9 (6.25%) Perl
4 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.86%) VBScript
6 1 (0.69%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.08%) CCNA
4 2 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.39%) MCP
4 2 (1.39%) MCSE
4 2 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) ECDL
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (2.78%) XenApp
2 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.39%) RHEV
5 1 (0.69%) GPFS
5 1 (0.69%) XenServer
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.69%) Xen
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) SCCM
2 5 (3.47%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.08%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.39%) Puppet
5 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 26 (18.06%) Red Hat
2 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.03%) Cyber-Ark
4 12 (8.33%) Oracle
5 11 (7.64%) Splunk
6 10 (6.94%) IBM
7 8 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 7 (4.86%) Citrix
9 6 (4.17%) VMware
10 5 (3.47%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.47%) SAP
10 5 (3.47%) Ab Initio
11 4 (2.78%) EMC
11 4 (2.78%) Symantec
12 3 (2.08%) TIBCO
12 3 (2.08%) Wincor Nixdorf
12 3 (2.08%) Tumbleweed
12 3 (2.08%) Cisco
12 3 (2.08%) HP
12 3 (2.08%) NetApp
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