Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Administrator
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 64 45
Rank change year-on-year -41 -19 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 31 64 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.05% 3.02% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 3.12% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 57
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £216 £249 £200
90th Percentile £443 £455 £465
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.50 - £11.45
10th Percentile £11.08 - £10.73
90th Percentile £12.13 - £12.18
Scotland median hourly rate £14.75 £10.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +47.50% -81.82% +378.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2821 2049 3049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.61% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1199 1573
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -3.03%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £258
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £10.99
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.91 £40.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Edinburgh

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Administrator in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Edinburgh

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Edinburgh

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator in Edinburgh

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
6 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
6 5 (16.13%) vSphere
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 5 (16.13%) SAN
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 4 (12.90%) Unix
7 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) Solaris
7 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) CMDB
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.68%) Office 365
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.68%) SCCM
8 3 (9.68%) Network Security

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) LDAP
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) DSL
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) IMS/DB
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.23%) GitLab
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) CMDB
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
4 4 (12.90%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
3 3 (9.68%) Analytics
3 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.68%) Change Control
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.45%) BPR
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Runbook
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.45%) PMO
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.68%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.23%) Docker
6 1 (3.23%) OpenAM
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Control-M
4 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.23%) Rundeck
4 1 (3.23%) Simpana
4 1 (3.23%) Xymon
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) Sophos
5 3 (9.68%) Veritas
6 2 (6.45%) CommVault
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) ForgeRock
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Open-E
7 1 (3.23%) RedGate
7 1 (3.23%) Software AG
7 1 (3.23%) webMethods