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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 79 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 51 61 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.82% 2.49% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.65% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 31
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £110 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £10.00 £12.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.00 £16.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
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
2580 2298 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.31% 93.72% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1111 1139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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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 26 £350 -13.84% 4
Glasgow -11 15 £273 +21.44% 2
Aberdeen +13 5 £275 -45.05% 2
West Lothian +3 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
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Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 30 (30.00%) UNIX
2 30 (30.00%) Windows
3 23 (23.00%) Linux
4 17 (17.00%) Oracle
4 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.00%) VMware
4 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (16.00%) Banking
5 16 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 14 (14.00%) IBM
8 13 (13.00%) SQL
8 13 (13.00%) AIX
8 13 (13.00%) SAN
8 13 (13.00%) Change Management
9 12 (12.00%) .NET
10 11 (11.00%) MS Office
10 11 (11.00%) ITIL
11 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 10 (10.00%) Solaris
11 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (9.00%) HP
12 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
13 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
14 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (7.00%) Windows 7
14 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.00%) Apache
8 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.00%) IIS
9 1 (1.00%) CICS
9 1 (1.00%) LiveLink
9 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Office
2 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) SAN
2 6 (6.00%) Intranet
3 5 (5.00%) DNS
4 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.00%) DHCP
4 3 (3.00%) Network Security
5 2 (2.00%) Firewall
5 2 (2.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (1.00%) SMS
6 1 (1.00%) HTTP
6 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.00%) SNA
6 1 (1.00%) SSL
6 1 (1.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.00%) X.509
6 1 (1.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) Maven
2 1 (1.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.00%) Ant
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.00%) International Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) .NET
2 4 (4.00%) HTML
2 4 (4.00%) Middleware
3 3 (3.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.00%) J2EE
4 2 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.00%) Mason
5 1 (1.00%) JAAS
5 1 (1.00%) ISPF
5 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.00%) Clustering
2 2 (2.00%) PKI
2 2 (2.00%) Replication
2 2 (2.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.00%) iPad
3 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.00%) NHS
3 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) FMCG
3 1 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) UNIX
1 30 (30.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Linux
3 16 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.00%) AIX
5 10 (10.00%) Solaris
6 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.00%) SUSE
9 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.00%) zOS
10 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.00%) HPUX
11 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.00%) Change Management
2 11 (11.00%) ITIL
3 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.00%) Workflow
5 6 (6.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.00%) Scrum
6 5 (5.00%) Data Management
6 5 (5.00%) OO
6 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.00%) Information Security
8 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.00%) CRM
8 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.00%) ERP
9 2 (2.00%) BCP
9 2 (2.00%) High Availability
9 2 (2.00%) SIEM
9 2 (2.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.00%) SQL
2 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.00%) Java
3 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.00%) VBScript
4 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.00%) C#
5 1 (1.00%) VB
5 1 (1.00%) REXX
5 1 (1.00%) Korn
5 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.00%) MCP
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.00%) HND
5 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.00%) vSphere
4 3 (3.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.00%) MetaFrame
5 2 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.00%) RACF
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.00%) WSUS
3 3 (3.00%) SCCM
4 2 (2.00%) Puppet
4 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.00%) Legato
5 1 (1.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Oracle
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
1 17 (17.00%) VMware
2 14 (14.00%) IBM
3 9 (9.00%) HP
4 5 (5.00%) Nintex
5 4 (4.00%) Symantec
5 4 (4.00%) Cognos
5 4 (4.00%) EMC
5 4 (4.00%) Citrix
6 3 (3.00%) CommVault
6 3 (3.00%) Veritas
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.00%) Dell
6 3 (3.00%) Sun
6 3 (3.00%) Charles River
6 3 (3.00%) Altiris
7 2 (2.00%) Brocade
7 2 (2.00%) F5
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