The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 54 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 27 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.57% 3.55% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 3.72% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 15
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £468 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £13.80 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -23.34%
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
1018 1613 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.86% 95.39% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 859 658
Median daily rate £400 £386 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -2.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 26 September 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 28 (36.36%) Windows
3 21 (27.27%) Change Management
3 21 (27.27%) Linux
4 20 (25.97%) Unix
5 19 (24.68%) Banking
6 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
7 16 (20.78%) Solaris
7 16 (20.78%) AIX
7 16 (20.78%) ITIL
8 13 (16.88%) Oracle
8 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
8 13 (16.88%) Veritas
9 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.29%) SQL
10 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.99%) Law
10 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.69%) Migration
11 9 (11.69%) IBM
11 9 (11.69%) MS Office
11 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.69%) Middleware
11 9 (11.69%) WebSphere
11 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
12 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
12 8 (10.39%) ServiceNow
12 8 (10.39%) Symantec
12 8 (10.39%) Red Hat

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
1 9 (11.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) SAN
2 6 (7.79%) SSL
3 5 (6.49%) DHCP
3 5 (6.49%) DNS
4 3 (3.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.30%) Firewall
6 1 (1.30%) Internet
6 1 (1.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.30%) SSH
6 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) DB2
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 19 (24.68%) Banking
3 10 (12.99%) Law
4 4 (5.19%) International Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.30%) LAMP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) DataPower
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Linux
3 20 (25.97%) Unix
4 16 (20.78%) AIX
4 16 (20.78%) Solaris
5 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
7 7 (9.09%) HPUX
7 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.79%) zOS
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.30%) i5/OS
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Change Management
2 16 (20.78%) ITIL
3 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.69%) Migration
5 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 7 (9.09%) Process Management
6 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.79%) Project Management
7 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.19%) High Availability
7 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Server Building
8 3 (3.90%) Workflow
9 2 (2.60%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (7.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.90%) SRDF
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
4 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.60%) vCloud
5 2 (2.60%) Veritas File System
5 2 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.49%) SCOM
3 4 (5.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (5.19%) SCCM
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.60%) Hyperic
5 2 (2.60%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (2.60%) Puppet
5 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle
1 13 (16.88%) Veritas
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) IBM
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.39%) ServiceNow
4 8 (10.39%) Symantec
5 6 (7.79%) HP
5 6 (7.79%) VMware
6 4 (5.19%) CA
6 4 (5.19%) Sun
7 3 (3.90%) Brocade
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix
7 3 (3.90%) EMC
8 2 (2.60%) BMC
8 2 (2.60%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (2.60%) Dell
9 1 (1.30%) Altiris
9 1 (1.30%) CommVault