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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 52 90 60
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 96 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.01% 1.45% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 1.57% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £144 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.34% -7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £13.93
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +14.86%
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
2964 2547 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.92% 92.28% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1334 1128
Average daily rate £351 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 58 79
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +21 60 £375 +13.20% 11
Glasgow +23 24 £330 +10.00% 3
West Lothian -4 4 - - 2
Fife - 3 - -
Stirling - 2 £450 - 2
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen -1 1 £163 -40.90%
Dundee - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £350 -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (27.88%) Finance
2 39 (23.64%) Migration
3 38 (23.03%) UNIX
3 38 (23.03%) Windows
4 30 (18.18%) Change Management
5 28 (16.97%) Solaris
5 28 (16.97%) Linux
6 25 (15.15%) Data Centre
7 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 22 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 21 (12.73%) AIX
10 20 (12.12%) Oracle
10 20 (12.12%) SQL
10 20 (12.12%) Red Hat
11 19 (11.52%) EMC
11 19 (11.52%) MS Excel
12 18 (10.91%) ITIL
12 18 (10.91%) zOS
12 18 (10.91%) Banking
12 18 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (10.30%) VMware
13 17 (10.30%) Veritas
14 16 (9.70%) SAN
14 16 (9.70%) MS Office
14 16 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
16 14 (8.48%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (7.88%) PowerShell
17 13 (7.88%) Cisco
17 13 (7.88%) WebSphere

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.88%) WebSphere
3 12 (7.27%) CICS
4 11 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (5.45%) JBoss
5 9 (5.45%) IBM Notes
5 9 (5.45%) Lotus Domino
6 8 (4.85%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.24%) IIS
8 5 (3.03%) Lync
8 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (2.42%) FileNet
9 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (2.42%) SAS
10 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.70%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) InDesign
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.61%) Agresso
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Summit
1 1 (0.61%) assyst
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Office 365
2 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.61%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.70%) SAN
2 7 (4.24%) Firewall
3 5 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 5 (3.03%) Nortel Meridian
3 5 (3.03%) DECT
3 5 (3.03%) LAN
3 5 (3.03%) PBX
3 5 (3.03%) VoIP
3 5 (3.03%) WAN
3 5 (3.03%) LDAP
4 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.82%) SSL
4 3 (1.82%) NAS
5 2 (1.21%) VPN
5 2 (1.21%) DNS
5 2 (1.21%) Broadband
5 2 (1.21%) DHCP
5 2 (1.21%) HTTP
5 2 (1.21%) Network Security
5 2 (1.21%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.45%) DB2
2 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.42%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Introscope
1 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.42%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.21%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.61%) Hudson
4 1 (0.61%) FishEye
4 1 (0.61%) Ant
4 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 46 (27.88%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Banking
3 6 (3.64%) Law
4 2 (1.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.21%) Advertising
4 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.21%) International Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) .NET
2 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.24%) Middleware
3 5 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.82%) HTML
4 3 (1.82%) HTML5
4 3 (1.82%) CSS
4 3 (1.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.61%) Mason
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.85%) Clustering
4 8 (4.85%) LPAR
5 7 (4.24%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.64%) User Experience
7 4 (2.42%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (2.42%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.82%) Replication
8 3 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.21%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.61%) Handset
10 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.03%) UNIX
1 38 (23.03%) Windows
2 28 (16.97%) Solaris
2 28 (16.97%) Linux
3 21 (12.73%) AIX
4 18 (10.91%) zOS
4 18 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.03%) HPUX
8 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.21%) OS/2
9 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) SUSE
10 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.64%) Migration
2 30 (18.18%) Change Management
3 18 (10.91%) ITIL
4 14 (8.48%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (5.45%) Workflow
6 9 (5.45%) RAD
6 9 (5.45%) Project Management
6 9 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.24%) Process Management
7 7 (4.24%) Business Analysis
8 6 (3.64%) Content Management
8 6 (3.64%) Logistics
8 6 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.03%) CRM
9 5 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.42%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.12%) SQL
2 13 (7.88%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.45%) Perl
3 9 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.64%) Python
5 5 (3.03%) Jython
5 5 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.42%) VBA
7 3 (1.82%) REXX
7 3 (1.82%) JCL
7 3 (1.82%) C#
7 3 (1.82%) COBOL
7 3 (1.82%) Java
7 3 (1.82%) CLIST
8 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) Ruby
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) MCP
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.61%) OCP
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.64%) QA
3 5 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (6.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (4.85%) Veritas File System
5 8 (4.85%) vSphere
6 7 (4.24%) RACF
7 6 (3.64%) vCloud
8 3 (1.82%) SRDF
9 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.85%) Puppet
2 6 (3.64%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (2.42%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.42%) SCCM
5 3 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.21%) WSUS
6 2 (1.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.61%) Control-M
7 1 (0.61%) SCOM
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.12%) Oracle
2 20 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 19 (11.52%) EMC
4 17 (10.30%) Veritas
4 17 (10.30%) VMware
5 13 (7.88%) Cisco
6 12 (7.27%) IBM
7 11 (6.67%) CA
8 9 (5.45%) Lotus
9 7 (4.24%) BMC
10 5 (3.03%) Nortel
10 5 (3.03%) Teradata
10 5 (3.03%) Brocade
10 5 (3.03%) Symantec
11 4 (2.42%) HP
11 4 (2.42%) Sun
12 2 (1.21%) Dell
12 2 (1.21%) NetApp
12 2 (1.21%) CommVault
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