The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 50 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 27 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.25% 3.27% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 3.52% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £438 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.63 £16.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% -11.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
Administrator
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 1022 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 92.74% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 453 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Administrator in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Administrator across the Edinburgh region.

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Administrator in their job title.

1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 21 (35.00%) Windows
3 20 (33.33%) UNIX
4 17 (28.33%) Linux
5 15 (25.00%) Banking
6 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
6 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
6 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (18.33%) SAN
7 11 (18.33%) VMware
8 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (16.67%) AIX
8 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (13.33%) HP
9 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
10 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
11 6 (10.00%) Solaris
11 6 (10.00%) ITIL
11 6 (10.00%) SQL
11 6 (10.00%) MS Office
11 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
11 6 (10.00%) SCCM
11 6 (10.00%) Application Packaging
12 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) CICS
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) Network Security
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) DHCP
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) SNA
4 1 (1.67%) SMS
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.00%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.67%) ISPF
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.67%) Mason
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.67%) PKI
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) UNIX
3 17 (28.33%) Linux
4 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.67%) AIX
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.00%) Solaris
8 5 (8.33%) SUSE
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.33%) zOS
9 4 (6.67%) HPUX
10 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000
10 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.00%) ITIL
1 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (8.33%) Change Management
2 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.33%) BCP
4 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.33%) Data Security
4 2 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.67%) Information Security
5 1 (1.67%) Process Management
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (1.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (1.67%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) REXX
3 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.33%) MCP
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) vSphere
4 4 (6.67%) MetaFrame
4 4 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.67%) RACF
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
2 3 (5.00%) SCSM
2 3 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (18.33%) VMware
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.33%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle
5 5 (8.33%) Charles River
6 4 (6.67%) IBM
6 4 (6.67%) Altiris
6 4 (6.67%) Citrix
7 3 (5.00%) CommVault
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) Dell
7 3 (5.00%) Symantec
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas
9 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.67%) Brocade
9 1 (1.67%) F5
9 1 (1.67%) Sun
9 1 (1.67%) SAP
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