The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Administrator
Rank 69 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 53 67 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.64% 2.35% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.51% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 37
Median daily rate £333 £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.01% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £11.45 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+2.97% +0.70%
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
1903 2666 2711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.96% 93.54% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1376 1462
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 18 £338 +35.00% 5
Glasgow -6 15 £340 +24.20% 3
South Ayrshire - 8 £238 -
Aberdeen - 5 £400 -
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Fife -2 1 £100 -68.50%
Dundee - 1 £275 -
Administrator
UK

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 30 (28.57%) Linux
2 24 (22.86%) Unix
2 24 (22.86%) Oracle
3 22 (20.95%) Windows
4 20 (19.05%) IBM
4 20 (19.05%) VMware
5 19 (18.10%) SQL
6 17 (16.19%) Finance
7 16 (15.24%) Solaris
8 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 14 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 13 (12.38%) ITIL
9 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
10 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
10 12 (11.43%) Banking
10 12 (11.43%) AIX
10 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.43%) Sun
10 12 (11.43%) CommVault
11 11 (10.48%) NetApp
11 11 (10.48%) Internet
11 11 (10.48%) Change Management
11 11 (10.48%) NFS
11 11 (10.48%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
13 9 (8.57%) MS Office
14 8 (7.62%) Active Directory

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.95%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 9 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Project
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) SAP BPC
1 4 (3.81%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) Internet
2 6 (5.71%) SSL
3 5 (4.76%) SAN
4 4 (3.81%) DHCP
4 4 (3.81%) DNS
5 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.90%) Firewall
6 2 (1.90%) HTTP
6 2 (1.90%) Network Security
6 2 (1.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.95%) FTP
7 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.76%) Big Data
3 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.76%) HBase
4 4 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.81%) DB2
4 4 (3.81%) MaxDB
4 4 (3.81%) SAP BW
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.86%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) NWDI
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.90%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.90%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.95%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) International Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) Middleware
2 5 (4.76%) Web Services
3 4 (3.81%) Kafka
3 4 (3.81%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.90%) .NET
4 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) Clustering
3 5 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) CMDB
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) DataPower
6 1 (0.95%) HACMP
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.57%) Linux
2 24 (22.86%) Unix
3 22 (20.95%) Windows
4 16 (15.24%) Solaris
5 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (11.43%) AIX
7 11 (10.48%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (7.62%) Windows Server
8 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.76%) zOS
11 4 (3.81%) HPUX
12 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.95%) Android
14 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.95%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.38%) ITIL
2 11 (10.48%) Change Management
3 10 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (7.62%) Project Management
5 7 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.76%) High Availability
8 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.81%) Workflow
9 3 (2.86%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.86%) Content Management
9 3 (2.86%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.86%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.86%) ITSM
9 3 (2.86%) Migration
9 3 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (2.86%) Process Management
9 3 (2.86%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (2.86%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.67%) Perl
4 7 (6.67%) Python
5 6 (5.71%) Java
5 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.76%) C
7 4 (3.81%) C++
7 4 (3.81%) PHP
8 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.90%) C#
9 2 (1.90%) VBScript
10 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.95%) Korn
10 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.48%) NFS
3 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) vCloud
6 1 (0.95%) Docker
6 1 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.95%) Firmware
6 1 (0.95%) HDFS
6 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.95%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.95%) XenApp
6 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) Ansible
2 2 (1.90%) Hyperic
2 2 (1.90%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.95%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
3 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.95%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Oracle
2 20 (19.05%) IBM
2 20 (19.05%) VMware
3 12 (11.43%) CommVault
3 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.43%) Sun
4 11 (10.48%) NetApp
5 7 (6.67%) Canon
5 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.71%) SAP
6 6 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.76%) Compuware
8 4 (3.81%) Sybase
9 3 (2.86%) Dell
9 3 (2.86%) HP
10 2 (1.90%) Brocade
10 2 (1.90%) Cisco
10 2 (1.90%) EMC
10 2 (1.90%) Symantec
10 2 (1.90%) Veritas
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