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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 66 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 30 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.12% 3.01% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 3.13% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 24
Average daily rate £400 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £93 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
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
1359 1280 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.17% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 694 539
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 28 (43.08%) Unix
2 25 (38.46%) Finance
3 23 (35.38%) Windows
4 17 (26.15%) Linux
5 16 (24.62%) Solaris
5 16 (24.62%) Banking
5 16 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (23.08%) Migration
6 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 13 (20.00%) Veritas
8 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
9 10 (15.38%) Change Management
9 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 9 (13.85%) EMC
10 9 (13.85%) SAN
10 9 (13.85%) Oracle
10 9 (13.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (12.31%) AIX
12 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.77%) VMware
12 7 (10.77%) Clustering
12 7 (10.77%) Law
12 7 (10.77%) MS Office
12 7 (10.77%) ITIL
12 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.77%) Puppet
12 7 (10.77%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
13 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
13 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.62%) JBoss
3 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Lync
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) SAN
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
2 3 (4.62%) SSL
2 3 (4.62%) VPN
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (3.08%) LDAP
3 2 (3.08%) NAS
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) Broadband
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) SMTP
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.54%) Impala
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) Boxen
General
1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Law
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
1 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) Middleware
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.08%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) XSLT
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) CSS3
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) DataPower
4 2 (3.08%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Unix
2 23 (35.38%) Windows
3 17 (26.15%) Linux
4 16 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (24.62%) Solaris
5 8 (12.31%) AIX
6 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.15%) HPUX
9 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.54%) Fedora
11 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Migration
2 10 (15.38%) Change Management
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
3 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.15%) High Availability
6 3 (4.62%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.08%) DevOps
7 2 (3.08%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.08%) Process Management
7 2 (3.08%) Service Management
8 1 (1.54%) Document Management
8 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.54%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Perl
1 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) Python
3 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.54%) MCP
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (9.23%) Veritas File System
3 6 (9.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) SRDF
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.54%) HDFS
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.54%) Oozie
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 13 (20.00%) Veritas
3 9 (13.85%) EMC
3 9 (13.85%) Oracle
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.77%) VMware
5 6 (9.23%) Cisco
5 6 (9.23%) HP
6 5 (7.69%) IBM
7 3 (4.62%) Apple
8 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.08%) Brocade
8 2 (3.08%) CA
8 2 (3.08%) Meraki
8 2 (3.08%) NetApp
9 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.54%) Sun
9 1 (1.54%) Tableau