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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 65 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 67 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.29% 1.93% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.09% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £120 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £286
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £22.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -49.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.36% -
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
2723 2339 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.03% 91.98% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1301 1101
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 72 56
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +7 41 £390 +23.80% 5
Glasgow +10 18 £330 +38.94% 3
Stirling -4 2 £425 -
Aberdeen +1 1 £130 -58.40%
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £270 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £350 -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (29.08%) Finance
2 34 (24.11%) UNIX
3 28 (19.86%) Windows
3 28 (19.86%) Migration
4 26 (18.44%) Linux
5 24 (17.02%) Solaris
6 21 (14.89%) Red Hat
6 21 (14.89%) Change Management
7 20 (14.18%) SQL
7 20 (14.18%) Oracle
7 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
8 19 (13.48%) Microsoft
8 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
9 18 (12.77%) MS Office
9 18 (12.77%) Data Centre
10 17 (12.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (12.06%) Banking
11 14 (9.93%) AIX
12 13 (9.22%) IIS
12 13 (9.22%) .NET
12 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
12 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
12 13 (9.22%) PowerShell
13 12 (8.51%) EMC
14 11 (7.80%) Cisco
14 11 (7.80%) zOS
14 11 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (7.09%) WebSphere
15 10 (7.09%) Firewall

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (9.22%) IIS
1 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.09%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (5.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (5.67%) CICS
5 7 (4.96%) JBoss
6 6 (4.26%) SAS
7 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.55%) Lync
7 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.84%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (2.84%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.13%) FileNet
9 3 (2.13%) ColdFusion
9 3 (2.13%) Apache
9 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) InDesign
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.71%) Agresso
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.71%) assyst
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Office 365
2 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) Firewall
2 9 (6.38%) SSL
3 8 (5.67%) SAN
4 7 (4.96%) LDAP
4 7 (4.96%) DECT
4 7 (4.96%) PBX
4 7 (4.96%) VoIP
4 7 (4.96%) WAN
4 7 (4.96%) IP Telephony
4 7 (4.96%) Nortel Meridian
5 5 (3.55%) LAN
5 5 (3.55%) HTTP
6 3 (2.13%) VPN
6 3 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.42%) NAS
7 2 (1.42%) Intranet
7 2 (1.42%) Internet
7 2 (1.42%) Extranet
7 2 (1.42%) Broadband
8 1 (0.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) DB2
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Fiddler
1 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.84%) Introscope
3 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 41 (29.08%) Finance
2 17 (12.06%) Banking
3 2 (1.42%) International Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Billing
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) .NET
2 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.26%) Web Services
4 3 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.13%) HTML
5 2 (1.42%) HTML5
5 2 (1.42%) CSS
6 1 (0.71%) Middleware
6 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.96%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.96%) LPAR
3 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.26%) User Experience
3 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.55%) Replication
5 4 (2.84%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.71%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Handset
8 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.11%) UNIX
2 28 (19.86%) Windows
3 26 (18.44%) Linux
4 24 (17.02%) Solaris
5 17 (12.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (9.93%) AIX
7 11 (7.80%) zOS
8 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.26%) HPUX
9 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.42%) OS/2
12 2 (1.42%) SUSE
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.86%) Migration
2 21 (14.89%) Change Management
3 11 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (7.09%) ITIL
5 9 (6.38%) Project Management
6 7 (4.96%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.96%) Logistics
7 6 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (4.26%) Workflow
7 6 (4.26%) Analytics
8 5 (3.55%) Coaching
8 5 (3.55%) People Management
8 5 (3.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.55%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.55%) Content Management
8 5 (3.55%) Process Management
8 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.84%) Time Management
9 4 (2.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.18%) SQL
2 13 (9.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.26%) C#
4 5 (3.55%) Perl
4 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.55%) VBA
4 5 (3.55%) Jython
5 3 (2.13%) JCL
5 3 (2.13%) REXX
5 3 (2.13%) COBOL
5 3 (2.13%) Java
6 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) MCP
3 1 (0.71%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.38%) RACF
3 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.42%) vSphere
6 2 (1.42%) vCloud
6 2 (1.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.84%) CA Wily
2 4 (2.84%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.42%) Control-M
4 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.71%) SCSM
5 1 (0.71%) logstash
5 1 (0.71%) Puppet
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Red Hat
2 20 (14.18%) Oracle
3 19 (13.48%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.51%) EMC
5 11 (7.80%) Cisco
6 9 (6.38%) CA
7 7 (4.96%) IBM
7 7 (4.96%) Nortel
7 7 (4.96%) VMware
7 7 (4.96%) Teradata
8 6 (4.26%) Veritas
9 5 (3.55%) Symantec
9 5 (3.55%) Sun
10 4 (2.84%) HP
10 4 (2.84%) BMC
11 3 (2.13%) Remedy
11 3 (2.13%) NetApp
11 3 (2.13%) ForgeRock
12 2 (1.42%) Brocade
13 1 (0.71%) Veeam
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