Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Administrator
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 82 91
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 55 84 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.87% 2.37% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.51% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 32
Manchester median daily rate £350 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -2.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £208 £187 £110
90th Percentile £500 £451 £423
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Manchester median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £13.60
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.89 £10.08
90th Percentile £15.80 £30.54 £15.28
North West median hourly rate £14.30 £15.92 £14.30
% change year-on-year -10.21% +11.37% -54.61%

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 2785 3343 3619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.46% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 2136 2088
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 79 144
Manchester median hourly rate £17.22 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.72% -9.38% +8.47%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.20 £10.58
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +5 7 £271 +68.87% 2
Bolton - 5 £325 -
Altrincham - 2 - -
Bury - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £313 -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Manchester region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 9 (16.36%) Unix
5 8 (14.55%) Windows
5 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (14.55%) SAP
6 7 (12.73%) Service Management
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
6 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 6 (10.91%) Workflow
7 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
7 6 (10.91%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.91%) People Management
7 6 (10.91%) DevOps
8 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (9.09%) Puppet
8 5 (9.09%) JIRA
8 5 (9.09%) Finance
8 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle
8 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 4 (7.27%) SAN
9 4 (7.27%) AIX

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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) JBoss
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (5.45%) Office 365
4 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Serverless
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) Skype
3 1 (1.82%) SMTP
3 1 (1.82%) SNMP
3 1 (1.82%) SSH
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.45%) DB2
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) OLAP
3 2 (3.64%) OLTP
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) GitLab
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) DCOM
2 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.64%) JSON
2 2 (3.64%) RESTful
2 2 (3.64%) XSD
2 2 (3.64%) XSLT
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) REST
3 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) HACMP
5 1 (1.82%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.27%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) HPUX
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.82%) SUSE
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Service Management
4 6 (10.91%) DevOps
4 6 (10.91%) People Management
4 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
4 6 (10.91%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (10.91%) Workflow
5 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.27%) Change Management
6 4 (7.27%) ITSM
7 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.45%) High Availability
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.45%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) XPath
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) CCNA
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.82%) MCITP
1 1 (1.82%) MCTS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) GPG13
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) GPFS
3 1 (1.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.45%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Terraform
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Kibana
4 1 (1.82%) logstash
4 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) SAP
3 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.45%) AppDynamics
6 3 (5.45%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) IBM
6 3 (5.45%) Splunk
6 3 (5.45%) VMware
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Adobe
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) Snow
8 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.82%) Veeam
8 1 (1.82%) Veritas