Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 95 93
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 37 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.38% 2.00% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 2.12% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 40
Manchester median daily rate £350 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16% +34.55%
10th Percentile £151 £148 £184
90th Percentile £519 £430 £450
North West median daily rate £350 £328 £374
% change year-on-year +6.87% -12.37% +20.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Manchester median hourly rate £13.60 £10.40 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -23.50% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.08 £10.08
90th Percentile £30.38 £13.52 £17.63
North West median hourly rate £13.60 £18.25 £15.37
% change year-on-year -25.51% +18.78% +13.42%

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 2,561 2,826 3,644
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 94.33% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,645 1,820 2,072
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 54 122
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.18% -16.43% +26.17%
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.23 £36.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.02 £17.50 £23.20
% change year-on-year +2.97% -24.57% +40.61%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +18 6 £250 -9.30%
Altrincham - 4 - - 2
Cheadle - 1 £313 -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
4 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 5 (13.51%) Unix
5 5 (13.51%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (10.81%) PMO
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 3 (8.11%) Clustering
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (8.11%) SAP
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) SAN
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.11%) Veeam
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3

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 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) SNMP
3 1 (2.70%) SSH
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) DB2
1 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.41%) OLAP
1 2 (5.41%) OLTP
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Maven
1 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) DCOM
1 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) XSD
1 2 (5.41%) XSLT
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) HACMP
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) Pricing Data
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) DevOps
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) Service Management
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Workflow
4 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.41%) High Availability
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Presales
4 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) XPath
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCITP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) MCTS
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) GDPR
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) GPFS
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Terraform
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Veeam
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Snow
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas