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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 49 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 79 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.95% 3.08% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 3.31% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £235 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +54.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.95 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £27.55 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -1.75%
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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
2525 2084 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.22% 93.12% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1015 1000
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £15.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Administrator across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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 40 £438 +9.37% 3
Glasgow +9 27 £300 -7.69% 2
Aberdeen +1 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Angus - - - -
Administrator
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Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (27.27%) Finance
2 38 (26.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (24.48%) UNIX
3 35 (24.48%) Linux
4 33 (23.08%) Windows
5 29 (20.28%) Red Hat
6 24 (16.78%) Oracle
7 21 (14.69%) JBoss
8 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
8 19 (13.29%) VMware
9 18 (12.59%) MS Office
10 17 (11.89%) Solaris
11 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
11 16 (11.19%) Change Management
12 15 (10.49%) Migration
12 15 (10.49%) EMC
12 15 (10.49%) Banking
13 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (8.39%) Active Directory
15 12 (8.39%) Tomcat
16 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (6.99%) Apache
18 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
18 9 (6.29%) SQL
18 9 (6.29%) LDAP
18 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (6.29%) Degree
19 8 (5.59%) Intranet

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (14.69%) JBoss
2 12 (8.39%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.99%) Apache
4 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.20%) IIS
6 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.10%) ColdFusion
8 3 (2.10%) LiveLink
8 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.40%) SAS
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.70%) CICS
10 1 (0.70%) CMS
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) IaaS
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) LDAP
2 8 (5.59%) Intranet
2 8 (5.59%) SAN
3 7 (4.90%) Firewall
4 6 (4.20%) SSL
5 3 (2.10%) HTTP
5 3 (2.10%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.40%) Network Security
6 2 (1.40%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.40%) Internet
6 2 (1.40%) PBX
6 2 (1.40%) DECT
6 2 (1.40%) VPN
6 2 (1.40%) VoIP
6 2 (1.40%) WAN
7 1 (0.70%) DHCP
7 1 (0.70%) SNA
7 1 (0.70%) DNS
7 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.70%) DB2
5 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.10%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) Gradle
3 1 (0.70%) Maven
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) .NET
2 6 (4.20%) Middleware
3 5 (3.50%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.80%) HTML
4 4 (2.80%) Web Services
5 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.40%) XML
7 1 (0.70%) ISPF
7 1 (0.70%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.20%) Clustering
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.80%) Replication
4 4 (2.80%) NHS
5 2 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.70%) iPad
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
6 1 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 35 (24.48%) UNIX
2 35 (24.48%) Linux
3 33 (23.08%) Windows
4 17 (11.89%) Solaris
5 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.59%) AIX
9 7 (4.90%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.50%) HPUX
11 4 (2.80%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.70%) zOS
12 1 (0.70%) Tru64
12 1 (0.70%) SUSE
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.19%) Change Management
2 15 (10.49%) Migration
3 7 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (4.20%) Load Balancing
4 6 (4.20%) Data Security
4 6 (4.20%) ITIL
5 5 (3.50%) Project Management
5 5 (3.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (3.50%) Supplier Management
6 4 (2.80%) Time Management
6 4 (2.80%) Information Security
6 4 (2.80%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.80%) Logistics
7 3 (2.10%) People Management
7 3 (2.10%) DevOps
7 3 (2.10%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (2.10%) Process Management
7 3 (2.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.10%) Document Management
7 3 (2.10%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.29%) SQL
2 6 (4.20%) Perl
3 5 (3.50%) Java
4 3 (2.10%) C#
4 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.40%) VBScript
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) VBA
6 1 (0.70%) REXX
6 1 (0.70%) Ruby
6 1 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (6.29%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) RHCE
3 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.40%) CISSP
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.90%) RACF
4 6 (4.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (3.50%) vSphere
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.40%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.70%) Firmware
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) SCCM
2 3 (2.10%) SCSM
2 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.10%) SCOM
2 3 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (1.40%) Control-M
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) SELinux
4 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.70%) Legato
4 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.70%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) Red Hat
2 24 (16.78%) Oracle
3 19 (13.29%) VMware
4 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
5 15 (10.49%) EMC
6 8 (5.59%) Veritas
6 8 (5.59%) Cisco
7 4 (2.80%) NetApp
7 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.80%) HP
8 3 (2.10%) Citrix
8 3 (2.10%) Remedy
8 3 (2.10%) Open Text
8 3 (2.10%) F5
9 2 (1.40%) Teradata
9 2 (1.40%) Altiris
9 2 (1.40%) Charles River
9 2 (1.40%) Nortel
9 2 (1.40%) CA
9 2 (1.40%) Lotus
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