The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-70.00% +87.50%
Linux Administrator
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 571 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.12% 93.76% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 274 358
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £125.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Glasgow region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Linux Administrator
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Linux 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 Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Linux 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 Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle