Period
to 14 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux System Administrator
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +95
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £369 £363
% change year-on-year +22.03% +1.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 631 1,480 1,709
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.62% 96.04% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 879 1,000
Median daily rate £408 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £222 £260 £260
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% +0.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.45 £35.50
Median hourly rate £20.87 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.93% +34.38% -34.69%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Glasgow

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Glasgow

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Glasgow

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, Linux Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) FreeBSD
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) GitLab
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) GitLab
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Python
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat