The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 74 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% 0.91% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £425 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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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
800 628 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.23% 95.15% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 340 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) X.509
3 1 (33.33%) JAAS
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Fiddler

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) X.509
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) OpenSSO
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware