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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 43 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 35 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.61% 3.30% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 3.58% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £179 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +11.66%
Administrator
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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
1268 1116 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 92.08% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 583 274
Average daily rate £379 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 35 (44.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 29 (36.71%) Linux
3 26 (32.91%) Red Hat
4 23 (29.11%) Finance
5 22 (27.85%) JBoss
6 20 (25.32%) VMware
7 19 (24.05%) Windows
8 16 (20.25%) UNIX
9 15 (18.99%) Oracle
9 15 (18.99%) EMC
9 15 (18.99%) Banking
9 15 (18.99%) Migration
9 15 (18.99%) Change Management
10 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
12 10 (12.66%) Apache
12 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
13 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (10.13%) LDAP
14 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.13%) MS Office
14 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.13%) SAN
15 7 (8.86%) RHCE
15 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (8.86%) Cisco
15 7 (8.86%) ITIL
15 7 (8.86%) Solaris
15 7 (8.86%) Windows 7

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 22 (27.85%) JBoss
2 10 (12.66%) Apache
2 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.06%) SAS
4 3 (3.80%) ColdFusion
4 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.80%) IIS
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) LDAP
1 8 (10.13%) SAN
2 5 (6.33%) Firewall
3 4 (5.06%) LAN
4 3 (3.80%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.80%) SSL
5 2 (2.53%) Network Security
5 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (1.27%) Intranet
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) Extranet
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) VLAN
6 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Maven
1 1 (1.27%) Gradle
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Middleware
2 5 (6.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Clustering
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 29 (36.71%) Linux
3 19 (24.05%) Windows
4 16 (20.25%) UNIX
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.86%) Solaris
7 4 (5.06%) AIX
7 4 (5.06%) HPUX
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Change Management
1 15 (18.99%) Migration
2 7 (8.86%) ITIL
3 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.33%) Supplier Management
5 4 (5.06%) Data Security
5 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.06%) Project Management
5 4 (5.06%) Process Management
5 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.06%) People Management
5 4 (5.06%) Analytics
6 3 (3.80%) DevOps
7 2 (2.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.53%) Content Management
8 1 (1.27%) Document Management
8 1 (1.27%) Logistics
8 1 (1.27%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.27%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) Perl
2 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) VBA
3 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) VBScript
5 1 (1.27%) VB
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) RHCE
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) VCP4
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (6.33%) vSphere
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.53%) vCloud
6 2 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.27%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.27%) Firmware
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
1 4 (5.06%) SCOM
1 4 (5.06%) SCSM
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Control-M
3 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) SELinux
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 15 (18.99%) EMC
4 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco
6 6 (7.59%) Veritas
7 4 (5.06%) NetApp
7 4 (5.06%) HP
7 4 (5.06%) Teradata
7 4 (5.06%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.80%) F5
9 2 (2.53%) Brocade
10 1 (1.27%) Veeam
10 1 (1.27%) Altiris
10 1 (1.27%) Remedy
10 1 (1.27%) Charles River
10 1 (1.27%) Citrix
10 1 (1.27%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.27%) Splunk
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