Period
to 24 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Windows Administrator was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 144 131
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.035% 0.27% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.28% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Manchester median daily rate £290 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% -19.12%
North West median daily rate £400 £313 £415
% change year-on-year +27.64% -24.48% +15.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 2,682 2,853 2,623
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,738 1,838 1,631
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £259 £243 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 130 64
Manchester median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.97 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.50 £40.00 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -11.27%

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 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 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) RedGate
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) RedGate
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware