Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 17 January 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 35 62
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 8 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.79% 4.93% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 5.25% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 4
Lancashire median daily rate £345 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -1.64% +17.31%
10th Percentile £313 £210 £328
90th Percentile £477 £554 £441
North West median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £62.00 £38.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.87% +61.46% +10.44%
10th Percentile £37.60 £37.00 £33.25
90th Percentile £42.80 £87.00 £41.80
North West median hourly rate £14.30 £18.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.66% +21.67% -45.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 427 533 899
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 93.84% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 372 624
Lancashire median daily rate £405 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -9.09% +17.33%
10th Percentile £250 £223 £217
90th Percentile £588 £575 £625
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 57 91
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +8.11% +37.91%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.04 £18.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £61.20 £55.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% -18.60% +30.30%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Lancashire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Lancashire

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Lancashire

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Lancashire

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Preston -9 3 £421 +29.62%
Chorley - 1 £360 - 1
Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Lancashire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) IFS
2 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
2 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) webMethods
3 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) IFS
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) webMethods
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat