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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 37 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 45 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.46% 4.14% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 4.50% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £133 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £293
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.25 £19.25 £16.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.55% +16.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.25 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.25 £19.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
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
1224 1066 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.15% 91.90% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 487 456
Average daily rate £380 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 27
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.70 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -7.65%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 25 (34.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 21 (29.17%) Windows
4 19 (26.39%) UNIX
4 19 (26.39%) Finance
5 17 (23.61%) Banking
5 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
6 16 (22.22%) VMware
7 13 (18.06%) JBoss
8 12 (16.67%) Oracle
9 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
10 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (13.89%) Windows 7
11 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (12.50%) Middleware
12 8 (11.11%) Cisco
12 8 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (9.72%) vSphere
13 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (9.72%) Asset Management
13 7 (9.72%) AIX
13 7 (9.72%) SAN
14 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (8.33%) Solaris
14 6 (8.33%) SQL
14 6 (8.33%) MS Office
14 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
14 6 (8.33%) Application Packaging
15 5 (6.94%) Incident Management

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) SAN
2 3 (4.17%) DNS
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) SNA
4 1 (1.39%) SMS
4 1 (1.39%) MPLS
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.78%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) Middleware
2 6 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.39%) ISPF
4 1 (1.39%) Mason
4 1 (1.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
3 1 (1.39%) FMCG
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 21 (29.17%) Windows
4 19 (26.39%) UNIX
5 10 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.72%) AIX
8 6 (8.33%) Solaris
8 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.56%) zOS
10 4 (5.56%) HPUX
11 3 (4.17%) SUSE
11 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.72%) Asset Management
2 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
2 5 (6.94%) ITIL
2 5 (6.94%) Change Management
2 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (2.78%) BCP
4 2 (2.78%) Data Security
5 1 (1.39%) Workflow
5 1 (1.39%) Information Security
5 1 (1.39%) Logistics
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mapping
5 1 (1.39%) Data Architecture
5 1 (1.39%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.39%) Process Management
5 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (1.39%) REXX
3 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) MCP
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (9.72%) vSphere
5 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (4.17%) MetaFrame
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.39%) RACF
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) SCOM
2 3 (4.17%) SCSM
3 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.78%) WSUS
4 1 (1.39%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
2 16 (22.22%) VMware
3 13 (18.06%) JBoss
4 12 (16.67%) Oracle
5 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.11%) Cisco
7 5 (6.94%) Charles River
8 4 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (4.17%) IBM
9 3 (4.17%) Altiris
9 3 (4.17%) Citrix
9 3 (4.17%) Veritas
9 3 (4.17%) Symantec
10 2 (2.78%) CommVault
10 2 (2.78%) Dell
11 1 (1.39%) EMC
11 1 (1.39%) Sun
11 1 (1.39%) SAP
11 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com