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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 64 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.30% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £345 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £372 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
+14.42% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -
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
621 843 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.67% 95.90% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 471 360
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 13
Average hourly rate £13.73 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +77.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Opsware
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Korn
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Opsware
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) VMware