The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 56 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 27 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.11% 3.91% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 4.11% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 12
Average daily rate
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£319 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.14 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 973 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.11% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 448 441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Administrator
Scotland

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 (46.77%) UNIX
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Finance
3 22 (35.48%) VMware
4 16 (25.81%) Banking
4 16 (25.81%) Linux
5 11 (17.74%) AIX
5 11 (17.74%) IBM
5 11 (17.74%) SAN
5 11 (17.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 10 (16.13%) Tivoli
6 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (12.90%) HP
7 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
8 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
8 7 (11.29%) ITIL
8 7 (11.29%) MS Office
8 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
8 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (9.68%) DNS
9 6 (9.68%) zOS
10 5 (8.06%) SUSE
10 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
10 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.06%) Oracle
10 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
10 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) SAN
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) DHCP
5 3 (4.84%) Network Security
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 2 (3.23%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) HTTP
7 1 (1.61%) RIP
7 1 (1.61%) LAN
7 1 (1.61%) VoIP
7 1 (1.61%) WAN
7 1 (1.61%) MPLS
7 1 (1.61%) OSPF
7 1 (1.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) DB2
1 1 (1.61%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.61%) ProC
1 1 (1.61%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.84%) Advertising
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Middleware
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (3.23%) J2EE
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) UNIX
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Linux
3 11 (17.74%) AIX
4 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.68%) zOS
7 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.06%) SUSE
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.45%) Solaris
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.84%) HPUX
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.29%) ITIL
2 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
3 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
3 3 (4.84%) Change Management
3 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.23%) BCP
4 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.61%) Workflow Management
5 1 (1.61%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (1.61%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (1.61%) Process Management
5 1 (1.61%) Information Security
5 1 (1.61%) Workflow
5 1 (1.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Python
2 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) CCNP
3 1 (1.61%) CCIP
3 1 (1.61%) CCDP
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.61%) Xen
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.61%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (16.13%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.84%) WSUS
3 3 (4.84%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) VMware
2 11 (17.74%) IBM
3 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.90%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) Dell
6 3 (4.84%) CommVault
6 3 (4.84%) Symantec
6 3 (4.84%) Charles River
7 2 (3.23%) F5
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco
7 2 (3.23%) Veritas
7 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix
8 1 (1.61%) JBoss
8 1 (1.61%) Sun
8 1 (1.61%) Informatica
8 1 (1.61%) Altiris
8 1 (1.61%) Brocade
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