The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 67 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 39 91 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.80% 3.10% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 3.34% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 53
Median daily rate £250 £321 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.11% -8.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year +4.08% -3.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £12.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +13.00% -8.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2073 2723 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.62% 92.71% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1524 1509
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 60 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -20.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Scotland

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Administrator in Scotland

Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Administrator in Scotland

Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Administrator 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 23 June 2017. 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 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 -10 22 £300 -25.00% 7
Glasgow -2 11 £240 -20.00% 1
Falkirk - 3 £250 -
Renfrewshire +43 2 £69 -77.00%
West Dunbartonshire -3 1 - -
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Scotland region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) Linux
3 12 (16.22%) Oracle
3 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 11 (14.86%) Migration
4 11 (14.86%) SAN
5 10 (13.51%) Solaris
5 10 (13.51%) Apache
5 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
5 10 (13.51%) Unix
5 10 (13.51%) Windows
6 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
6 9 (12.16%) VMware
6 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (9.46%) Office 365
8 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.46%) AIX
9 6 (8.11%) HP
9 6 (8.11%) Change Management
9 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
10 5 (6.76%) CMDB
10 5 (6.76%) High Availability
10 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
10 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 10 (13.51%) Apache
1 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
4 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.35%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.35%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) SAN
2 3 (4.05%) Firewall
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.70%) Skype
4 1 (1.35%) DSL
4 1 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) DBAmp
3 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) DB2
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.35%) MaxDB
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.35%) Power BI
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.35%) GitLab
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) NWDI
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Law
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Visualforce
2 3 (4.05%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) CGI
3 1 (1.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.76%) CMDB
1 5 (6.76%) Replication
2 4 (5.41%) Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) HP Storage
3 3 (4.05%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Solaris
2 10 (13.51%) Unix
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) AIX
3 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 6 (8.11%) Change Management
3 5 (6.76%) High Availability
3 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.41%) ITIL
4 4 (5.41%) Network Design
4 4 (5.41%) Performance Management
4 4 (5.41%) Workflow
5 3 (4.05%) Analytics
5 3 (4.05%) Data Validation
5 3 (4.05%) DevOps
5 3 (4.05%) ETL
5 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.05%) Service Management
5 3 (4.05%) Validation
6 2 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (2.70%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.76%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) C-shell
6 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) Korn
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) MCITP
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.70%) EMC Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.70%) Docker
4 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) SRDF
4 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) ACF2
5 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.35%) RACF
5 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.05%) vMotion
4 2 (2.70%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.70%) Puppet
4 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 2 (2.70%) SCOM
4 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.70%) TeamSite
5 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.35%) Simpana
5 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.35%) Xymon
5 1 (1.35%) zSecure
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.16%) VMware
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) HP
5 5 (6.76%) EMC
6 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.05%) Talend
7 3 (4.05%) Veeam
7 3 (4.05%) Veritas
8 2 (2.70%) BMC
8 2 (2.70%) Citrix
8 2 (2.70%) IBM
8 2 (2.70%) Remedy
8 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.35%) Adobe
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco
9 1 (1.35%) Informatica
9 1 (1.35%) SAP
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