Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Administrator was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 90 77
Rank change year-on-year -43 -13 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Administrator 67 73 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.28% 1.92% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 2.01% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 72
Scotland median daily rate £330 £340 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -3.55% +5.62%
10th Percentile £175 £115 £203
90th Percentile £475 £425 £451
UK median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.82% +1.43% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Scotland median hourly rate £11.00 £15.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -20.55% +26.98%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £18.40
90th Percentile £11.59 £17.32 £21.60
UK median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.33% +3.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,989 3,623 5,100
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.24% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,926 2,127 2,817
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £245 £213 £231
90th Percentile £538 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £421
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.07% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 96 96
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £22.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.84% - +5.48%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.30 £9.88
90th Percentile £48.60 £52.09 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.72 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.86% -6.39% +14.29%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 41 £328 -6.43% 8
Glasgow -31 19 £350 +23.89% 6
Renfrewshire -39 2 £261 +25.00% 1
West Dunbartonshire +1 1 £363 -
Falkirk -2 1 £275 +10.00%
Dundee - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 23 (34.33%) Windows
3 17 (25.37%) ITIL
4 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
4 15 (22.39%) Service Management
5 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
5 13 (19.40%) Unix
5 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (17.91%) AIX
6 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.93%) Oracle
7 10 (14.93%) VMware
7 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
8 9 (13.43%) Solaris
9 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
9 8 (11.94%) IBM
9 8 (11.94%) Finance
9 8 (11.94%) Security Management
10 7 (10.45%) Banking
10 7 (10.45%) SAN
10 7 (10.45%) SQL
10 7 (10.45%) IBM Domino
10 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.45%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
10 7 (10.45%) High Availability
10 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
11 6 (8.96%) Puppet
11 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared

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 7 (10.45%) IBM Domino
2 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) IBM Connections
3 5 (7.46%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) CMS
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) nginx
6 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) assyst
1 3 (4.48%) SAP BPC
1 3 (4.48%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) VPN
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
4 2 (2.99%) DHCP
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) ADSL
5 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) MPLS
5 1 (1.49%) PSTN
5 1 (1.49%) Skype
5 1 (1.49%) SMS
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.46%) DB2
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.48%) MySQL
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.48%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.99%) MaxDB
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.49%) Power BI
8 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) NWDI
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (2.99%) Spring
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) ISPF
3 1 (1.49%) LAMP
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) BYOD
4 2 (2.99%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) DataPower
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 23 (34.33%) Windows
3 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (19.40%) Unix
4 12 (17.91%) AIX
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
6 9 (13.43%) Solaris
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.99%) HPUX
9 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Service Management
3 8 (11.94%) Security Management
4 7 (10.45%) High Availability
4 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.96%) Change Management
6 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.97%) ITSM
7 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) CRM
8 3 (4.48%) DevOps
8 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) Perl
2 2 (2.99%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.49%) JCL
3 1 (1.49%) PHP
3 1 (1.49%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) OCP
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (8.96%) SLA
3 2 (2.99%) PMO
4 1 (1.49%) GCP
4 1 (1.49%) GDPR
4 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.99%) RHEV
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) ACF2
4 1 (1.49%) RACF
4 1 (1.49%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.49%) vCloud
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Ansible
1 6 (8.96%) Puppet
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.48%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.48%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.99%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.99%) Terraform
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.49%) Hyperic
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
3 10 (14.93%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) IBM
5 4 (5.97%) NetApp
5 4 (5.97%) SAP
6 2 (2.99%) EMC
6 2 (2.99%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.99%) Lotus
6 2 (2.99%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (2.99%) Open-E
6 2 (2.99%) Remedy
6 2 (2.99%) Software AG
6 2 (2.99%) Sybase
6 2 (2.99%) Synology
6 2 (2.99%) Veritas
6 2 (2.99%) webMethods
7 1 (1.49%) Brocade
7 1 (1.49%) Openreach