The median contractor rate for a Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
UK / Scotland
Rank 69 64 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 35 67 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.02% 2.60% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.74% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 30
Median daily rate £375 £375 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £120 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.64 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.80% +17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £18.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.24 £21.60 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year -6.66% +9.89%  

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 1635 2443 2677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.51% 94.84% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1340 1473
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.39 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.71% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -9 19 £375 -10.71% 8
Glasgow +4 9 £350 +9.37% 2
Renfrewshire +12 2 £340 +9.67% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 27 (31.76%) SQL
1 27 (31.76%) Oracle
2 25 (29.41%) Linux
3 20 (23.53%) Unix
3 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 18 (21.18%) VMware
5 14 (16.47%) Solaris
6 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
7 12 (14.12%) IBM
8 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
8 11 (12.94%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.76%) SAN
9 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 9 (10.59%) Sybase
10 9 (10.59%) SAP
10 9 (10.59%) CommVault
10 9 (10.59%) NetApp
10 9 (10.59%) SAP BW
10 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (10.59%) NFS
10 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.59%) Sun
10 9 (10.59%) SAP Basis
10 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (10.59%) SAP BPC
10 9 (10.59%) NWDI
10 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning

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 6 (7.06%) Apache
1 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.71%) JBoss
2 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.59%) SAP BPC
1 9 (10.59%) SAP MII
2 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) SAN
2 8 (9.41%) Internet
3 3 (3.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.35%) Skype
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) FTP
5 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.18%) NAS
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (10.59%) MaxDB
2 9 (10.59%) SAP BW
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.71%) Big Data
4 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.71%) HBase
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) NWDI
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (8.24%) Banking
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Law
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) SAP Basis
2 4 (4.71%) Kafka
3 2 (2.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.18%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Clustering
1 5 (5.88%) CMDB
2 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.53%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) HACMP
4 1 (1.18%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Linux
2 20 (23.53%) Unix
3 14 (16.47%) Solaris
4 11 (12.94%) Oracle Linux
4 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.24%) AIX
5 7 (8.24%) Windows
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) HPUX
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (9.41%) ITIL
4 7 (8.24%) Migration
5 5 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 5 (5.88%) ITSM
5 5 (5.88%) Service Management
6 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.71%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (4.71%) Workflow
7 3 (3.53%) Analytics
7 3 (3.53%) Change Control
7 3 (3.53%) Change Management
7 3 (3.53%) Content Management
7 3 (3.53%) ETL
7 3 (3.53%) High Availability
8 2 (2.35%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) SQL
2 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
3 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.41%) Perl
5 7 (8.24%) Java
6 6 (7.06%) Python
7 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.71%) C
8 4 (4.71%) C++
8 4 (4.71%) PHP
9 3 (3.53%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.35%) Korn
11 1 (1.18%) C#
11 1 (1.18%) C-shell
11 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) MCITP
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) EMC Certification
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.18%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) NFS
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) vSphere
4 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.53%) SRDF
4 3 (3.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.35%) RACF
5 2 (2.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.18%) ACF2
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.18%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.35%) SCOM
2 2 (2.35%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.35%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.18%) Simpana
3 1 (1.18%) zSecure
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Oracle
2 18 (21.18%) VMware
3 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
4 12 (14.12%) IBM
5 9 (10.59%) CommVault
5 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.59%) NetApp
5 9 (10.59%) SAP
5 9 (10.59%) Sun
5 9 (10.59%) Sybase
6 6 (7.06%) EMC
6 6 (7.06%) HP
6 6 (7.06%) Veritas
7 5 (5.88%) Canon
7 5 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.53%) BMC
8 3 (3.53%) Compuware
8 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix
9 2 (2.35%) Remedy
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