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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 65 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 65 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.15% 2.61% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.82% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 21
Average daily rate
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£345 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £294 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £11.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.95% -64.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £14.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -17.85%
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
2836 2444 2243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.75% 92.47% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1528 1288 1105
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 65 54
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% +12.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +4 34 £400 -11.11% 10
Glasgow +8 16 £330 -5.71% 4
Renfrewshire +2 4 - -
Stirling -5 4 £425 -
Aberdeen -1 2 £130 -58.40%
Inverclyde - 2 £291 -
North Lanarkshire -5 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 2
Fife - 1 - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (28.47%) Finance
2 34 (23.61%) Windows
2 34 (23.61%) Linux
3 33 (22.92%) UNIX
4 28 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 28 (19.44%) Migration
5 26 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (15.28%) Solaris
7 20 (13.89%) Active Directory
8 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
8 19 (13.19%) Oracle
8 19 (13.19%) MS Excel
9 18 (12.50%) MS Office
9 18 (12.50%) Banking
10 17 (11.81%) Change Management
11 16 (11.11%) EMC
12 15 (10.42%) SQL
13 13 (9.03%) JBoss
13 13 (9.03%) Firewall
13 13 (9.03%) VMware
14 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (8.33%) IIS
14 12 (8.33%) ITIL
15 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
15 11 (7.64%) LDAP
15 11 (7.64%) Cisco
15 11 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
16 10 (6.94%) Apache
16 10 (6.94%) Tomcat

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (9.03%) JBoss
2 12 (8.33%) IIS
3 10 (6.94%) Apache
3 10 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.17%) SAS
6 6 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.17%) CICS
7 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.78%) Lync
8 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.08%) ColdFusion
9 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Agresso
1 1 (0.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Office 365
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.03%) Firewall
2 11 (7.64%) LDAP
3 9 (6.25%) SAN
4 8 (5.56%) SSL
5 7 (4.86%) PBX
5 7 (4.86%) VoIP
5 7 (4.86%) WAN
5 7 (4.86%) DECT
5 7 (4.86%) Nortel Meridian
5 7 (4.86%) IP Telephony
6 5 (3.47%) LAN
6 5 (3.47%) HTTP
7 3 (2.08%) Intranet
7 3 (2.08%) Internet
7 3 (2.08%) VPN
7 3 (2.08%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.39%) Broadband
8 2 (1.39%) Extranet
9 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 6 (4.17%) DB2
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Fiddler
1 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.78%) Introscope
3 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Maven
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) Gradle
General
1 41 (28.47%) Finance
2 18 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.39%) International Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) .NET
2 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.47%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) HTML
5 2 (1.39%) HTML5
5 2 (1.39%) CSS
5 2 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.17%) LPAR
2 6 (4.17%) Clustering
3 5 (3.47%) Replication
4 4 (2.78%) User Experience
5 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.39%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Statistics
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Handset
7 1 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.61%) Windows
1 34 (23.61%) Linux
2 33 (22.92%) UNIX
3 26 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (15.28%) Solaris
5 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.94%) AIX
6 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.17%) zOS
9 5 (3.47%) HPUX
9 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.39%) SUSE
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.44%) Migration
2 17 (11.81%) Change Management
3 12 (8.33%) ITIL
4 9 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (5.56%) Project Management
5 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.17%) Analytics
6 6 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 6 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.47%) Data Security
7 5 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (3.47%) Content Management
7 5 (3.47%) Logistics
7 5 (3.47%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (2.78%) People Management
8 4 (2.78%) Coaching
8 4 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.78%) Workflow
8 4 (2.78%) Time Management
8 4 (2.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.42%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.17%) Perl
4 5 (3.47%) C#
4 5 (3.47%) VBA
5 4 (2.78%) Jython
5 4 (2.78%) Java
5 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.39%) Python
6 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.69%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby
7 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) RHCE
3 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.86%) RACF
4 4 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.39%) vCloud
5 2 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.39%) vSphere
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.69%) Firmware
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.78%) CA Wily
3 3 (2.08%) SCCM
3 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.08%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.39%) Control-M
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.69%) SCSM
5 1 (0.69%) Ansible
5 1 (0.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Red Hat
2 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle
3 16 (11.11%) EMC
4 13 (9.03%) VMware
5 11 (7.64%) Cisco
6 7 (4.86%) Veritas
6 7 (4.86%) Nortel
6 7 (4.86%) Teradata
7 6 (4.17%) CA
8 4 (2.78%) Symantec
8 4 (2.78%) Remedy
8 4 (2.78%) NetApp
8 4 (2.78%) HP
8 4 (2.78%) Sun
9 3 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.08%) IBM
9 3 (2.08%) F5
9 3 (2.08%) ForgeRock
10 2 (1.39%) Brocade
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