The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 69 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.39% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.41% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£300 £325 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £318
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +27.90%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 728 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.31% 94.55% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 360 373
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £177 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 20
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.50 £18.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Administrator
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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 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
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%) OpenSSO
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) X.509
2 1 (50.00%) JAAS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) X.509
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenSSO
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat