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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 97 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 60 73 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.91% 1.76% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.87% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 44
Median daily rate £375 £363 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +33.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £211 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £533 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 4
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.18 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.45% -47.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.30 £13.60 £13.19
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +3.09%
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
2959 3903 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.07% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 2331 1831
Median daily rate £400 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 181
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 28 £303 -13.57% 15
Lancashire +2 15 £375 +9.09% 6
Cheshire +14 13 £419 -17.89% 7
Merseyside -9 2 £401 +0.12% 4
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 31 (21.68%) Oracle
1 31 (21.68%) Linux
2 29 (20.28%) Unix
3 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
4 26 (18.18%) Windows
5 22 (15.38%) Finance
6 21 (14.69%) Banking
7 20 (13.99%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (13.29%) Migration
8 19 (13.29%) Clustering
8 19 (13.29%) WebSphere
9 17 (11.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
9 17 (11.89%) SQL
9 17 (11.89%) Red Hat
10 16 (11.19%) ITIL
10 16 (11.19%) Oracle Database
11 15 (10.49%) SharePoint
12 14 (9.79%) High Availability
13 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (9.09%) Jenkins
13 13 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
13 13 (9.09%) Active Directory
14 12 (8.39%) Middleware
14 12 (8.39%) Firewall
14 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
14 12 (8.39%) Puppet
14 12 (8.39%) Windows Server
15 11 (7.69%) Virtual Machines

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 19 (13.29%) WebSphere
2 17 (11.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (10.49%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.99%) JBoss
5 8 (5.59%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.90%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.80%) Apache
7 4 (2.80%) IIS
7 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.40%) SAS
8 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (6.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.70%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.70%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.90%) IaaS
2 7 (4.90%) PaaS
2 7 (4.90%) SaaS
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) Firewall
2 8 (5.59%) SSL
3 6 (4.20%) DHCP
3 6 (4.20%) DNS
3 6 (4.20%) Internet
3 6 (4.20%) iSCSI
3 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.50%) LAN
4 5 (3.50%) WAN
5 4 (2.80%) HTTP
5 4 (2.80%) SAN
6 2 (1.40%) LDAP
6 2 (1.40%) SNMP
6 2 (1.40%) VPN
7 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.70%) Intranet
7 1 (0.70%) IPv4
7 1 (0.70%) IPv6
7 1 (0.70%) OSPF
7 1 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.19%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.50%) DB2
7 5 (3.50%) MySQL
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.80%) EDRMS
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.10%) GIS
9 3 (2.10%) Ingres
9 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.40%) Big Data
10 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.29%) Hudson
3 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.10%) JIRA
6 2 (1.40%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 21 (14.69%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Advertising
4 3 (2.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.40%) Back Office
5 2 (1.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) Middleware
2 7 (4.90%) Web Services
3 6 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.40%) .NET
5 2 (1.40%) CSS
5 2 (1.40%) HTML
5 2 (1.40%) J2EE
6 1 (0.70%) JAAS
6 1 (0.70%) JDBC
6 1 (0.70%) JMS
6 1 (0.70%) MCollective
6 1 (0.70%) REST
6 1 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) Clustering
2 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.50%) Replication
4 4 (2.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.70%) HACMP
6 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) SCADA
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.68%) Linux
2 29 (20.28%) Unix
3 26 (18.18%) Windows
4 12 (8.39%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.99%) AIX
6 10 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.90%) Solaris
8 7 (4.90%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.10%) CentOS
11 2 (1.40%) Debian
11 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.99%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (13.29%) Migration
3 16 (11.19%) ITIL
4 14 (9.79%) High Availability
5 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (7.69%) Change Management
5 11 (7.69%) ETL
6 10 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (6.99%) DevOps
7 9 (6.29%) Open Source
8 8 (5.59%) Data Management
9 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.90%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.90%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.90%) Security Patching
9 7 (4.90%) Validation
10 6 (4.20%) Project Management
11 5 (3.50%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.50%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.50%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.89%) SQL
2 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.59%) Perl
3 8 (5.59%) Python
4 6 (4.20%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.50%) C#
5 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.80%) Jython
7 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.10%) Java
8 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.50%) MCSE
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.80%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.10%) RHCE
6 2 (1.40%) CCNA
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) CCSA
7 1 (0.70%) CCSE
7 1 (0.70%) CISSP
7 1 (0.70%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) ECDL
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.40%) Docker
3 2 (1.40%) KVM
3 2 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) GPFS
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) Puppet
2 6 (4.20%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.50%) Nagios
3 5 (3.50%) SCCM
4 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.10%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) Ansible
6 2 (1.40%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.40%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.40%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.40%) RSA Archer
6 2 (1.40%) Salt
7 1 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.70%) SCOM
7 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.70%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 31 (21.68%) Oracle
2 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.89%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.29%) VMware
5 5 (3.50%) IBM
5 5 (3.50%) Veritas
6 4 (2.80%) Altiris
7 3 (2.10%) CA
7 3 (2.10%) HP
7 3 (2.10%) Remedy
8 2 (1.40%) Cisco
8 2 (1.40%) hybris
8 2 (1.40%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.40%) SAP
8 2 (1.40%) Splunk
8 2 (1.40%) Wonderware
9 1 (0.70%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.70%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.70%) Infor
9 1 (0.70%) Rockwell
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