Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 27 49
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.36% 3.24% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 3.35% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Chester median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +26.92%
10th Percentile £371 £376 £358
90th Percentile £438 £503 £446
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -7.10% +10.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Contract vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 218 239 350
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.09% 96.76% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 196 310
Chester median daily rate £388 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -3.44% +3.23%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £268
90th Percentile £486 £494 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £403
% change year-on-year - -0.62% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 13
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £13.18 £11.40 £13.25
90th Percentile £40.50 £32.20 £20.96
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.79% -8.04%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Chester

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Chester

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Chester

Administrator Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Chester region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet