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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 42 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 45 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.08% 3.54% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.89% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 5
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£423 £389 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% +23.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £166 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £12.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -5.60%
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
1396 1081 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.68% 90.99% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 568 389
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £41.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (44.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 28 (37.84%) Linux
3 23 (31.08%) Red Hat
4 21 (28.38%) JBoss
5 18 (24.32%) UNIX
6 17 (22.97%) VMware
7 16 (21.62%) Windows
8 15 (20.27%) Finance
8 15 (20.27%) Banking
9 14 (18.92%) Oracle
10 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
11 10 (13.51%) Apache
11 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (10.81%) Cisco
12 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
12 8 (10.81%) Middleware
12 8 (10.81%) Solaris
13 7 (9.46%) LDAP
13 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (9.46%) RHCE
13 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
14 6 (8.11%) Application Packaging
14 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
14 6 (8.11%) Clustering
14 6 (8.11%) Change Management
14 6 (8.11%) Data Security
15 5 (6.76%) Firewall

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (28.38%) JBoss
2 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
3 10 (13.51%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) ColdFusion
4 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.35%) CICS
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) LDAP
2 5 (6.76%) Firewall
3 3 (4.05%) SSL
3 3 (4.05%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.70%) Network Security
4 2 (2.70%) SAN
4 2 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (1.35%) SNA
5 1 (1.35%) SMS
5 1 (1.35%) MPLS
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Maven
1 1 (1.35%) Gradle
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
1 15 (20.27%) Banking
2 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.35%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Middleware
2 6 (8.11%) Application Packaging
3 4 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.70%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.35%) ISPF
5 1 (1.35%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) Open Source
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 28 (37.84%) Linux
3 18 (24.32%) UNIX
4 16 (21.62%) Windows
5 8 (10.81%) Solaris
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.05%) AIX
9 3 (4.05%) HPUX
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.11%) Change Management
1 6 (8.11%) Data Security
1 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
2 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
2 5 (6.76%) Supplier Management
2 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
3 4 (5.41%) ITIL
3 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.05%) DevOps
5 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.70%) BCP
5 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.35%) Workflow
6 1 (1.35%) Migration
6 1 (1.35%) Project Management
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.35%) Logistics
6 1 (1.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) Perl
3 3 (4.05%) VBScript
4 2 (2.70%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) VBA
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) RHCE
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.76%) vSphere
4 3 (4.05%) MetaFrame
4 3 (4.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.35%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) RACF
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
1 3 (4.05%) SCOM
1 3 (4.05%) SCSM
2 2 (2.70%) Control-M
2 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) SELinux
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Red Hat
2 17 (22.97%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) Oracle
4 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.81%) Cisco
6 5 (6.76%) EMC
7 4 (5.41%) NetApp
7 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.41%) Charles River
8 3 (4.05%) F5
8 3 (4.05%) Veritas
8 3 (4.05%) Altiris
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 2 (2.70%) IBM
10 1 (1.35%) SAP
10 1 (1.35%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.35%) Sun
10 1 (1.35%) Brocade
10 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec
Edinburgh
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago