The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £333 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 71 68 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 21 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.60% 2.01% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.12% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 24
Median daily rate £333 £400 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +64.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £320 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £301
% change year-on-year +3.32% +12.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.20 £13.60 £107.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.97% -87.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £13.60 £53.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £13.60 £161.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1246 1697 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 95.04% 94.54% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 982 821
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £450 -
Administrator
North West

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 10 (19.61%) Windows
4 8 (15.69%) Finance
4 8 (15.69%) Migration
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
5 7 (13.73%) DNS
5 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
5 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (11.76%) High Availability
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
6 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.76%) Clustering
6 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 5 (9.80%) SSL
7 5 (9.80%) LAN
7 5 (9.80%) WAN
7 5 (9.80%) DHCP
7 5 (9.80%) Firewall
7 5 (9.80%) Banking
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.84%) DevOps
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) DHCP
2 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) LAN
2 5 (9.80%) SSL
2 5 (9.80%) WAN
3 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) J2EE
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) Java EE
2 1 (1.96%) JDBC
2 1 (1.96%) JMS
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.88%) Replication
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Unix
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Migration
2 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.76%) High Availability
3 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.84%) DevOps
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.84%) Scrum
4 4 (7.84%) SDLC
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.88%) ETL
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Optimisation
6 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL
6 2 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
2 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) Jython
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) CCNA
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.96%) MCSE
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Lotus
4 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Infor
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
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