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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 60 82 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 77 45 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 1.77% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 1.90% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 36
Average daily rate
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£250 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Average hourly rate £37.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.70 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £67.90 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2760 2363 2900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.56% 92.74% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1112 1471
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 171 208
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 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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 +12 38 £250 -21.87% 12
Cheshire +19 27 £243 -13.39% 8
Lancashire -11 10 £325 - 3
Merseyside 0 4 £300 -14.28% 1
Cumbria - - - - 1
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 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 41 (29.08%) UNIX
2 38 (26.95%) Banking
3 36 (25.53%) Windows
4 29 (20.57%) Linux
5 26 (18.44%) Red Hat
5 26 (18.44%) Finance
6 19 (13.48%) Microsoft
6 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
7 18 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (12.06%) AIX
9 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
10 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
11 14 (9.93%) SQL
11 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
11 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (9.22%) Cyber-Ark
13 12 (8.51%) Windows 7
13 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
14 11 (7.80%) Tomcat
14 11 (7.80%) Oracle
14 11 (7.80%) Splunk
15 10 (7.09%) SCCM
15 10 (7.09%) IBM
15 10 (7.09%) Change Management
16 9 (6.38%) Citrix
16 9 (6.38%) DNS
16 9 (6.38%) Perl
16 9 (6.38%) T-SQL
16 9 (6.38%) Apache

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.38%) Apache
4 8 (5.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.96%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.26%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.13%) IIS
9 2 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.42%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.71%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.71%) nginx
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS Office
3 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.42%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Route 53
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) DNS
2 8 (5.67%) DHCP
2 8 (5.67%) Firewall
3 4 (2.84%) FTP
3 4 (2.84%) HTTP
4 3 (2.13%) SAN
5 2 (1.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.42%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.42%) DB2
5 2 (1.42%) MS Access
5 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) DTS
6 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (0.71%) Maven
1 1 (0.71%) Hudson
1 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (26.95%) Banking
2 26 (18.44%) Finance
3 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Local Government
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) HTML
1 6 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (3.55%) Middleware
2 5 (3.55%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (3.55%) XML
2 5 (3.55%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.84%) JSON
3 4 (2.84%) CSS
3 4 (2.84%) SOAP
3 4 (2.84%) Web Services
4 2 (1.42%) .NET
4 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.42%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.42%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.71%) jQuery
5 1 (0.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.55%) Clustering
1 5 (3.55%) Tandem
2 3 (2.13%) PKI
2 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.42%) Replication
3 2 (1.42%) NHS
3 2 (1.42%) Firmware
3 2 (1.42%) HACMP
4 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.71%) Statistics
4 1 (0.71%) AS400
4 1 (0.71%) CMDB
4 1 (0.71%) iSeries
4 1 (0.71%) LPAR
4 1 (0.71%) DLPAR
4 1 (0.71%) Open Source
4 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.08%) UNIX
2 36 (25.53%) Windows
3 29 (20.57%) Linux
4 18 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (12.06%) AIX
6 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (8.51%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.84%) Solaris
11 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.42%) zOS
12 1 (0.71%) CentOS
12 1 (0.71%) OS/400
12 1 (0.71%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (7.09%) Change Management
2 6 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (4.26%) ITSM
2 6 (4.26%) ITIL
2 6 (4.26%) Document Management
2 6 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (3.55%) Analytics
3 5 (3.55%) Information Security
3 5 (3.55%) Data Management
3 5 (3.55%) Migration
4 4 (2.84%) Project Management
4 4 (2.84%) Performance Management
5 3 (2.13%) Information Management
5 3 (2.13%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.13%) CRM
5 3 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (1.42%) High Availability
6 2 (1.42%) E-Commerce
6 2 (1.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.93%) SQL
2 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
3 9 (6.38%) Perl
3 9 (6.38%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.96%) VBScript
6 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) CCNA
4 4 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (2.84%) MCP
4 4 (2.84%) MCSE
5 2 (1.42%) MCITP
6 1 (0.71%) Degree
6 1 (0.71%) ECDL
6 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) HL7
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.84%) XenApp
3 2 (1.42%) RHEV
3 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.71%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) SCCM
2 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.84%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.13%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.42%) Puppet
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Red Hat
2 19 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 11 (7.80%) Oracle
4 11 (7.80%) Splunk
5 10 (7.09%) IBM
6 9 (6.38%) Citrix
7 8 (5.67%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.26%) VMware
9 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.55%) SAP
9 5 (3.55%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.84%) EMC
10 4 (2.84%) Symantec
11 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
11 3 (2.13%) Wincor Nixdorf
11 3 (2.13%) Tumbleweed
11 3 (2.13%) HP
12 2 (1.42%) Cisco
12 2 (1.42%) Sybase
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