Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 January 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 50 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 9 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.00% 1.21% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.28% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
Merseyside median daily rate £335 £401 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.35% +18.67% -17.68%
10th Percentile £314 £271 £133
90th Percentile £421 £418 £424
North West median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £9.38 £18.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.63% +92.11% -57.78%
10th Percentile £9.19 £17.63 £9.25
90th Percentile £9.56 £18.88 £9.95
North West median hourly rate £14.30 £18.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.66% +21.67% -45.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 431 548 673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 94.81% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 346 355
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £164
90th Percentile £554 £575 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 35
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £9.17 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £18.87 £27.09 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% -18.60% +30.30%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Merseyside

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Merseyside

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Merseyside

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Liverpool +2 8 £335 -16.35% 7
Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Merseyside region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Liquibase
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Liquibase
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) JDeveloper
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Ivanti
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle