Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 80 73
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 54 60 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.70% 2.06% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.18% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 46
Manchester median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.60% +15.31%
10th Percentile £133 £235 £200
90th Percentile £394 £462 £466
North West median daily rate £368 £358 £365
% change year-on-year +2.80% -2.05% +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 3
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% - -4.91%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.07 £12.89
90th Percentile £32.25 £16.00 £32.86
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £13.60 £18.25
% change year-on-year +26.88% -25.51% +21.67%

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 3,019 2,751 3,377
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 94.63% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,878 1,673 2,064
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.85% +4.73%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £238
90th Percentile £571 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 110 84
Manchester median hourly rate £20.25 £15.85 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.80% +8.34% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.00 £9.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +13.24% -7.91%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -6 4 - - 2
Bolton +1 3 - - 2
Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 7 (12.96%) Migration
4 6 (11.11%) IBM Domino
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) Java
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (7.41%) IBM Notes
6 4 (7.41%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (7.41%) Lotus
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) Firewall
6 4 (7.41%) LotusScript
6 4 (7.41%) Data Management
6 4 (7.41%) SCCM
6 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Magento
6 4 (7.41%) Data Entry
6 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (7.41%) XPages
6 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps

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 (11.11%) IBM Domino
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Confluence
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Magento
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.56%) CloudFront
2 3 (5.56%) Serverless
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) Extranet
2 2 (3.70%) FTP
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.85%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) XPages
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) Mason
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) LAMP
5 1 (1.85%) LDAP
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Life Science
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
1 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.85%) CentOS
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (12.96%) Migration
3 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Data Entry
4 4 (7.41%) Data Management
4 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.41%) DevOps
4 4 (7.41%) Project Management
4 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.56%) Content Management
5 3 (5.56%) CRM
5 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (1.85%) Break/Fix
7 1 (1.85%) Records Management
7 1 (1.85%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.11%) Java
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) LotusScript
4 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) KVM
2 1 (1.85%) QEMU
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
1 4 (7.41%) Terraform
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.85%) Kibana
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) IBM
2 4 (7.41%) Lotus
2 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.85%) Brocade
5 1 (1.85%) Dell
5 1 (1.85%) EMC
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Nintex
5 1 (1.85%) SAP