Period
to 8 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £539 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Administrator
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 53 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 8 26 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.62% 2.73% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.89% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 24
Median daily rate £539 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.50% -17.24% -
10th Percentile £423 £263 £195
90th Percentile £637 £393 £446
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +9.38% +9.59% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.37 - £9.40
North West median hourly rate £15.68 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.96% -20.00% +22.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 457 900 1,289
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.51% 94.44% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 582 825
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £208 £258
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 71
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -2.12%
10th Percentile £12.89 £13.44 £11.17
90th Percentile £61.25 £53.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +11.43% -9.09% -7.23%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Administrator in Cheshire.

Daily rate trend for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Administrator in Cheshire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Administrator in Cheshire.

Hourly rate trend for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 3 £400 +33.33%
Knutsford -1 2 £584 +55.80%
Crewe - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Administrator
North West

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) G Suite
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) Varonis
4 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Accounts Receivable
3 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) EdgeSight
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Brocade
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
1 1 (12.50%) Sophos
1 1 (12.50%) Varonis
1 1 (12.50%) Veeam
1 1 (12.50%) VMware