The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire 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 / Lancashire
Rank 25 41 36
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.85% 2.32% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 2.44% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £420 £275 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.72% -26.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £198 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £397 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £306
% change year-on-year +3.32% +10.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +338.88%  
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 Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 196 410 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 94.23% 95.13% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 251 214
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 67 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +84.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.25 £46.09
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 Lancashire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Preston +2 6 £420 +1.81%
Administrator
North West

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) RHCE
5 3 (20.00%) Toad
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) TKPROF
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (13.33%) Office 365

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) TKPROF
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Life Science
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) RHCE
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Kaseya
4 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec