The median contractor rate for a Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 51 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.19% 0.35% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.38% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £32.54
% change year-on-year -51.61% -4.73%  

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 486 526 782
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.74% 92.44% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 292 460
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £93.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Administrator in Glasgow

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) RIA
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) RACF
4 1 (14.29%) Clearswift
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) C-shell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Clearswift
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
University Of Glasgow
Rate: From £41,709 to £52,793 per annum
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