The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 44 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.01% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.80% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
467 623 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.73% 91.48% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 349 407
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.71 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.62% +113.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £18.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) RACF
4 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IBM XIV
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) PowerHA
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) VMware