Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 83 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 +1 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 49 51 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.61% 1.91% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.02% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 42
Manchester median daily rate £338 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £111 £191 £204
90th Percentile £387 £395 £450
North West median daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £10.40 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.27% -23.50% -66.01%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.08 £12.89
90th Percentile £32.25 £13.52 £14.30
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £12.00 £13.05
% change year-on-year +43.78% -8.05% -34.76%

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 2,898 2,522 3,464
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 94.46% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,844 1,510 2,006
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 87 73
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -1.34% +13.27%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.11% -8.10% +13.07%

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 20 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 June 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
Altrincham - 5 - -
Bolton +4 3 - - 2
Salford +3 3 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - - 1
Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 10 (20.41%) Migration
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Data Management
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (10.20%) GDPR
5 5 (10.20%) Veeam
5 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) CRM
6 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
6 4 (8.16%) Workflow
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) SAP
7 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.12%) iTrent
7 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.08%) PMO
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.08%) French Language
8 2 (4.08%) Umbraco

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 2 (4.08%) CMS
1 2 (4.08%) IBM Domino
1 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) iTrent
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Extranet
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) FTP
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) SMS
2 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) NAS
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.04%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) French Language
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) Mason
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) Life Science
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Migration
2 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.24%) Data Management
2 6 (12.24%) Project Management
3 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.16%) CRM
4 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.16%) Workflow
5 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Content Management
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.04%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.04%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) LotusScript
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) MCSA
1 1 (2.04%) MCSE
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
1 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (10.20%) Veeam
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.04%) Brocade
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Lotus
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) VMware