Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 9 December 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 > Manchester
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 87 78
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 57 53 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.79% 1.83% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.92% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 48
Manchester median daily rate £300 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +4.87% -4.64%
10th Percentile £130 £206 £214
90th Percentile £430 £500 £443
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% - -
10th Percentile £12.94 £12.24 £12.89
90th Percentile £19.88 £33.20 £30.54
North West median hourly rate £13.66 £16.00 £15.92
% change year-on-year -14.63% +0.49% +6.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 3,010 2,760 3,245
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 95.37% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,911 1,769 2,071
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £240 £231
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 115 77
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +18.17% -7.81%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.75 £41.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.21 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% +14.29% -10.26%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Manchester

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Manchester

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Manchester

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Manchester

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Salford -7 4 - - 2
Wigan - 1 - -
Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Manchester region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) SCCM
4 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (10.53%) Web Services
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.77%) IBM Domino
5 5 (8.77%) Java
5 5 (8.77%) Firewall
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle
6 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
6 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (5.26%) Analytics
7 3 (5.26%) Software Distribution
7 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.26%) CloudFront
7 3 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (5.26%) XPages
7 3 (5.26%) Serverless
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Lambda

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.77%) IBM Domino
3 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Magento
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (5.26%) CloudFront
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.26%) Serverless
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Gradle
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) XPages
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) LDAP
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Life Science
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) CentOS
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.26%) Analytics
5 3 (5.26%) Data Entry
5 3 (5.26%) DevOps
5 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.26%) Service Management
5 3 (5.26%) Software Distribution
5 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) Data Analytics
6 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) Release Management
6 2 (3.51%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.77%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.26%) LotusScript
4 3 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) MCSE
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) KVM
3 1 (1.75%) QEMU
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.26%) Terraform
3 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.75%) Kibana
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) IBM
3 3 (5.26%) Lotus
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Dell
4 1 (1.75%) Nintex
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com