The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.93% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.97% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -30.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%

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
776 1335 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 678 670
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (28.57%) SRDF
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Apple

Systems 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) i5/OS
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) SRDF
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Canon
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Xerox
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