The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 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 Windows Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Windows 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
1354 1178 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.42% 93.79% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 716 351
Average daily rate £350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £13.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Administrator in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Administrator
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Windows 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 Windows Administrator in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Windows 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 Windows Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft