The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 128 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2553 2318 2462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.93% 94.00% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1127 1138
Average daily rate £363 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 74 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.85 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Linux Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 1 £300 - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Linux 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 Linux Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) SUSE
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (20.00%) RHEV
4 1 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Xen
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) ProC
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Linux 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 Linux Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ProC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) SUSE
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) RHEV
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss