Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 December 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.

Windows Administrator
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 - 156
Rank change year-on-year - +156 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Manchester median daily rate £350 - £250
North West median daily rate £350 £238 £250
% change year-on-year +47.37% -5.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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 3,014 2,776 3,213
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 95.36% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,918 1,778 2,060
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £238 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 115 71
Manchester median hourly rate £19.59 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.38% +16.20% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.63 £41.60 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year -1.28% +7.59% -9.38%

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Windows Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in Manchester

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Administrator in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Administrator in Manchester

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Administrator in Manchester

Windows Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Administrator in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Windows 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 Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory

Windows 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft