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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 58 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 25 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.05% 3.34% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 3.54% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £172 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £404 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
1138 1045 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.43% 94.31% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 465 423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 22 (39.29%) UNIX
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Finance
3 16 (28.57%) VMware
4 15 (26.79%) Linux
5 14 (25.00%) Banking
6 11 (19.64%) SAN
6 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
6 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (17.86%) AIX
7 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
9 8 (14.29%) HP
9 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
10 7 (12.50%) IBM
10 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (10.71%) Oracle
11 6 (10.71%) MS Office
11 6 (10.71%) ITIL
11 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (8.93%) Solaris
12 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
12 5 (8.93%) DNS
12 5 (8.93%) zOS
12 5 (8.93%) SUSE
12 5 (8.93%) Windows 7

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) SAN
2 5 (8.93%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) Network Security
5 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.79%) ProC
1 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) International Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (3.57%) J2EE
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.36%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) UNIX
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Linux
3 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.86%) AIX
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.93%) zOS
7 5 (8.93%) SUSE
7 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.93%) Solaris
8 4 (7.14%) HPUX
9 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) Change Management
2 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.57%) Workflow
4 2 (3.57%) BCP
4 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.79%) Process Management
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.79%) Information Security
5 1 (1.79%) Workflow Management
5 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mapping
5 1 (1.79%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) MCP
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.14%) vSphere
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.36%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.79%) Xen
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.79%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.36%) WSUS
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) VMware
2 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.29%) HP
4 7 (12.50%) IBM
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) Dell
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) CommVault
6 3 (5.36%) Symantec
6 3 (5.36%) Charles River
6 3 (5.36%) Altiris
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) Veritas
7 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) JBoss
8 1 (1.79%) Sun
8 1 (1.79%) Brocade
8 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
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