The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 61 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 70 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.34% 3.07% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 3.29% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 23
Average daily rate
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£330 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £206 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £339 £278
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.13% -66.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.13 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-5.78% +4.31%
Administrator
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2817 2338 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.99% 93.33% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 1178 1022
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 57 48
Average hourly rate £16.86 £16.00 £16.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 34 £400 -11.11% 8
Glasgow +9 20 £325 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Highlands - - - - 1
Shetland Islands - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 41 (27.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 40 (26.85%) Linux
3 39 (26.17%) Finance
4 35 (23.49%) Red Hat
5 34 (22.82%) Windows
6 32 (21.48%) UNIX
7 26 (17.45%) Oracle
8 25 (16.78%) JBoss
9 24 (16.11%) Migration
10 21 (14.09%) Banking
11 20 (13.42%) VMware
11 20 (13.42%) Solaris
11 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
12 18 (12.08%) MS Office
13 17 (11.41%) EMC
13 17 (11.41%) Change Management
14 16 (10.74%) Cisco
15 15 (10.07%) Active Directory
16 14 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (8.72%) Firewall
18 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
19 11 (7.38%) LDAP
19 11 (7.38%) ITIL
20 10 (6.71%) Apache
20 10 (6.71%) Tomcat
20 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
20 10 (6.71%) SQL
20 10 (6.71%) SAN
20 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
20 10 (6.71%) Degree

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (16.78%) JBoss
2 10 (6.71%) Apache
2 10 (6.71%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.37%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.37%) IIS
4 6 (4.03%) SAS
5 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.01%) ColdFusion
7 3 (2.01%) CICS
7 3 (2.01%) FileNet
8 2 (1.34%) CMS
8 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.08%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) InDesign
4 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) Firewall
2 11 (7.38%) LDAP
3 10 (6.71%) SAN
4 8 (5.37%) SSL
5 7 (4.70%) IP Telephony
5 7 (4.70%) Nortel Meridian
5 7 (4.70%) DECT
5 7 (4.70%) PBX
5 7 (4.70%) VoIP
5 7 (4.70%) WAN
6 6 (4.03%) LAN
7 5 (3.36%) HTTP
8 4 (2.68%) VPN
9 3 (2.01%) Intranet
9 3 (2.01%) Internet
9 3 (2.01%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.01%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.34%) Extranet
10 2 (1.34%) Broadband
11 1 (0.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.37%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.03%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.01%) DB2
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Fiddler
1 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.34%) Introscope
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) Maven
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) Gradle
3 1 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 39 (26.17%) Finance
2 21 (14.09%) Banking
3 2 (1.34%) International Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) Middleware
2 5 (3.36%) .NET
2 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.03%) Clustering
3 5 (3.36%) Replication
4 3 (2.01%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (2.01%) LPAR
4 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.34%) NHS
5 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) Open Source
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 40 (26.85%) Linux
3 34 (22.82%) Windows
4 32 (21.48%) UNIX
5 20 (13.42%) Solaris
6 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.04%) AIX
8 8 (5.37%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.36%) HPUX
11 4 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.01%) zOS
12 3 (2.01%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.34%) SUSE
14 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.67%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.11%) Migration
2 17 (11.41%) Change Management
3 11 (7.38%) ITIL
4 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.70%) Project Management
5 7 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.03%) Analytics
6 6 (4.03%) Supplier Management
6 6 (4.03%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (3.36%) Content Management
7 5 (3.36%) Data Security
7 5 (3.36%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (2.68%) People Management
8 4 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.68%) Process Management
8 4 (2.68%) Workflow
8 4 (2.68%) Logistics
8 4 (2.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.01%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.71%) SQL
2 6 (4.03%) Perl
3 5 (3.36%) C#
3 5 (3.36%) Java
3 5 (3.36%) VBA
3 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.34%) Jython
5 2 (1.34%) Python
6 1 (0.67%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.67%) Ruby
6 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) Degree
2 7 (4.70%) RHCE
3 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.67%) MCP
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) SLA
1 4 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.34%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.03%) RACF
4 5 (3.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (3.36%) vSphere
5 3 (2.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.34%) vCloud
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.68%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.01%) Puppet
3 2 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.34%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.34%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.67%) SCSM
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 35 (23.49%) Red Hat
2 26 (17.45%) Oracle
3 20 (13.42%) VMware
4 17 (11.41%) EMC
5 16 (10.74%) Cisco
6 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.37%) Veritas
8 7 (4.70%) Nortel
8 7 (4.70%) Teradata
9 4 (2.68%) NetApp
9 4 (2.68%) Remedy
9 4 (2.68%) CA
9 4 (2.68%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.68%) Sun
9 4 (2.68%) HP
10 3 (2.01%) IBM
10 3 (2.01%) Symantec
10 3 (2.01%) F5
10 3 (2.01%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.34%) Brocade
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