The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 70 59
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 10 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.90% 1.14% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.23% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Median daily rate £110 £300 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.36% -18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £150 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £306
% change year-on-year +3.32% +10.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 504 893 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.64% 92.54% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 568 474
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £32.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Administrator in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Administrator in Cheshire.

Contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Warrington +31 4 £110 -0.45%
Chester +10 3 £95 -77.64% 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Administrator
North West

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.00%) Unix
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) AIX
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.29%) RHCSA
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) JIRA
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) High Availability
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
6 4 (14.29%) Internet
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) MS Office
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) WebEx
3 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) GIS
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Learning Management System
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 2 (7.14%) e-Learning
4 2 (7.14%) SCORM
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
1 7 (25.00%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) AIX
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.29%) High Availability
2 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (10.71%) Data Entry
3 3 (10.71%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) ETL
3 3 (10.71%) Workflow
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (3.57%) Server Building
5 1 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Jython
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) RHCSA
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) HND
3 2 (7.14%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Veritas
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Saba
6 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
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