Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 73 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 0.84% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.89% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Glasgow median daily rate - £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.39% +21.54%
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year - -4.11% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 1,115 1,013 1,441
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 94.85% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 513 774
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £186 £196
90th Percentile £500 £468 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 14
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.49% -44.16% +75.76%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.08 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Administrator in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Administrator in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Glasgow

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Facilities Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Facilities Management
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk