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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 79 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 53 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.08% 2.80% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.92% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 41
Average daily rate £356 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £93 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Administrator
UK

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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 31 £400 - 4
Glasgow -1 15 £200 -33.33% 2
Renfrewshire -9 2 - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (38.66%) Unix
2 31 (26.05%) Windows
3 30 (25.21%) Finance
4 29 (24.37%) Linux
4 29 (24.37%) Oracle
5 26 (21.85%) Solaris
5 26 (21.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (20.17%) Red Hat
7 23 (19.33%) SQL
8 19 (15.97%) Migration
8 19 (15.97%) AIX
9 17 (14.29%) Veritas
10 15 (12.61%) SAN
10 15 (12.61%) Banking
11 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
12 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
12 13 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
12 13 (10.92%) IIS
13 12 (10.08%) .NET
13 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
13 12 (10.08%) Web Services
13 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
14 11 (9.24%) IBM
14 11 (9.24%) EMC
15 10 (8.40%) SSL
15 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
15 10 (8.40%) MS Office
15 10 (8.40%) Change Management

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (10.92%) IIS
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.04%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.52%) JBoss
5 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.84%) Apache
7 1 (0.84%) SAS
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Office
2 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.52%) MS Project
5 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) assyst
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.61%) SAN
2 10 (8.40%) SSL
3 8 (6.72%) HTTP
4 7 (5.88%) LDAP
5 5 (4.20%) NAS
6 4 (3.36%) SSH
7 3 (2.52%) DNS
7 3 (2.52%) VPN
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.68%) Network Security
8 2 (1.68%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.84%) 3G
9 1 (0.84%) 4G
9 1 (0.84%) Broadband
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.84%) Intranet
9 1 (0.84%) MPLS
9 1 (0.84%) SMTP
9 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.68%) Big Data
4 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.84%) DB2
5 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.84%) Impala
5 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Fiddler
1 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.04%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) Boxen
3 1 (0.84%) FishEye
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) Maven
3 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (25.21%) Finance
2 15 (12.61%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Law
4 2 (1.68%) Back Office
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) .NET
1 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
1 12 (10.08%) Web Services
2 4 (3.36%) Middleware
3 3 (2.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.68%) XML
4 2 (1.68%) XSLT
5 1 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) CSS3
5 1 (0.84%) HTML5
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Replication
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (4.20%) Freedom of Information Act
4 5 (4.20%) IBM XIV
5 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.68%) DataPower
8 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.66%) Unix
2 31 (26.05%) Windows
3 29 (24.37%) Linux
4 26 (21.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (21.85%) Solaris
5 19 (15.97%) AIX
6 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.04%) HPUX
7 6 (5.04%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.84%) Fedora
11 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.97%) Migration
2 13 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (8.40%) Change Management
4 9 (7.56%) Information Assurance
4 9 (7.56%) Security Testing
4 9 (7.56%) Software Testing
5 8 (6.72%) ITIL
5 8 (6.72%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.04%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.20%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.20%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.36%) High Availability
8 4 (3.36%) Project Management
9 3 (2.52%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.52%) DevOps
9 3 (2.52%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.33%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) C#
2 8 (6.72%) Perl
3 7 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.20%) Python
5 4 (3.36%) Java
6 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.84%) C++
7 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.36%) Degree
3 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.84%) MCP
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (5.04%) Veritas File System
3 6 (5.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.36%) iptables
5 3 (2.52%) SRDF
6 2 (1.68%) RACF
6 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.84%) HDFS
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Puppet
2 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (4.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.52%) Legato
3 3 (2.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.52%) Perfmon
3 3 (2.52%) SCCM
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.84%) Oozie
5 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) Oracle
2 24 (20.17%) Red Hat
3 17 (14.29%) Veritas
4 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.24%) EMC
5 11 (9.24%) IBM
6 9 (7.56%) VMware
7 8 (6.72%) HP
8 6 (5.04%) Cisco
9 5 (4.20%) NetApp
10 3 (2.52%) Apple
11 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.68%) CA
11 2 (1.68%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.68%) Meraki
12 1 (0.84%) Brocade
12 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.84%) Informatica
12 1 (0.84%) Red Box
12 1 (0.84%) Tableau
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