The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £326 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
England / North West
Rank 77 94 74
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 51 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.99% 1.64% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.74% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 44
Median daily rate £326 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.43% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £187 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £306
% change year-on-year +3.32% +10.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £10.40 £13.05 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.29% +2.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £40.88 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -6.66% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2439 3620 3389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.05% 94.34% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 2156 1777
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 172 203
Median hourly rate £16.18 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.28% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.37 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the North West

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in the North West

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in the North West

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in the North West

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Administrator in the North West

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester +1 21 £328 -18.12% 11
Cheshire +30 10 £110 -63.36% 5
Merseyside +7 10 £250 -39.39% 1
Lancashire +16 8 £420 +52.72%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 28 (25.45%) Windows
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.00%) Linux
3 21 (19.09%) Finance
4 20 (18.18%) Migration
5 18 (16.36%) SQL
6 16 (14.55%) Oracle
6 16 (14.55%) Active Directory
7 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
8 14 (12.73%) Unix
8 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
8 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
9 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (11.82%) Clustering
10 12 (10.91%) VMware
10 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
10 12 (10.91%) DNS
10 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
10 12 (10.91%) Banking
11 11 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (10.00%) WebSphere
11 11 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (9.09%) Red Hat
12 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
12 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (9.09%) High Availability
13 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (8.18%) Telecoms

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (7.27%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.55%) Apache
4 5 (4.55%) IIS
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.82%) JBoss
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.91%) CMS
8 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.91%) nginx
8 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.91%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.55%) Office 365
3 4 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) DNS
2 8 (7.27%) Internet
3 7 (6.36%) SSL
4 6 (5.45%) DHCP
4 6 (5.45%) Firewall
4 6 (5.45%) LAN
4 6 (5.45%) WAN
5 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.64%) HTTP
7 3 (2.73%) SAN
8 2 (1.82%) VLAN
8 2 (1.82%) WebEx
9 1 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.91%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.91%) NAS
9 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.91%) VPN
9 1 (0.91%) Wireless
9 1 (0.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.64%) GIS
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.73%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.91%) DB2
8 1 (0.91%) MySQL
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) JIRA
1 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.73%) Toad
3 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.91%) Hudson
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) Middleware
2 4 (3.64%) Web Services
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.82%) .NET
4 2 (1.82%) CSS
4 2 (1.82%) HTML
4 2 (1.82%) J2EE
4 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.91%) Java EE
5 1 (0.91%) JDBC
5 1 (0.91%) JMS
5 1 (0.91%) LAMP
5 1 (0.91%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (11.82%) Clustering
2 8 (7.27%) Replication
3 6 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.64%) Learning Management System
5 3 (2.73%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.73%) SCORM
5 3 (2.73%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) Life Science
7 1 (0.91%) NHS
7 1 (0.91%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.91%) RIA
7 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.45%) Windows
2 22 (20.00%) Linux
3 14 (12.73%) Unix
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.45%) AIX
7 4 (3.64%) Solaris
7 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.91%) CentOS
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) Migration
2 10 (9.09%) High Availability
3 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.36%) Project Management
5 6 (5.45%) ETL
5 6 (5.45%) ITIL
6 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.64%) DevOps
6 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.64%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (3.64%) Scrum
6 4 (3.64%) SDLC
6 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.73%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (2.73%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (2.73%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Optimisation
7 3 (2.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.55%) C#
5 5 (4.55%) Perl
6 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.64%) Jython
6 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) Java
7 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) MCSE
3 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.64%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.73%) Degree
5 3 (2.73%) HND
5 3 (2.73%) RHCE
6 2 (1.82%) ECDL
7 1 (0.91%) CCNA
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.91%) MCITP
7 1 (0.91%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.73%) Docker
4 3 (2.73%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.91%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.64%) Puppet
3 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.82%) Ansible
4 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.82%) SCOM
5 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.91%) SCCM
5 1 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) Oracle
3 12 (10.91%) VMware
4 10 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.27%) SAP
5 8 (7.27%) Veritas
6 3 (2.73%) EMC
6 3 (2.73%) IBM
6 3 (2.73%) Remedy
6 3 (2.73%) Saba
7 2 (1.82%) Lotus
7 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.91%) Citrix
8 1 (0.91%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.91%) Infor
8 1 (0.91%) Kaseya
8 1 (0.91%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.91%) Lumension
8 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.91%) Symantec
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