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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 54 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.84% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -10.90%
Systems 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
827 772 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.06% 93.69% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 358 368
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 20
Average hourly rate £27.44 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.41% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £142.60 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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
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 27 July 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (37.50%) IBM Notes
2 9 (37.50%) Lotus Domino
2 9 (37.50%) RAD
2 9 (37.50%) Lotus
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Solaris
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) AIX
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
7 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (12.50%) ForgeRock
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (12.50%) Release Management
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Linux

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) IBM Notes
1 9 (37.50%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
1 3 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) FishEye
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Solaris
4 5 (20.83%) AIX
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) SUSE
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) RAD
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Lotus
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) Sun
4 3 (12.50%) ForgeRock
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy