The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 66 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.30% 0.70% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.75% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Median daily rate - £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £49.46 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.44% +141.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 627 669 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.71% 94.09% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 385 437
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 24
Median hourly rate £16.62 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.97% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.00 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) C-shell
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C-shell
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat