The median contractor rate for a Linux Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 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.

Linux System Administrator
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 151 134
Rank change year-on-year +40 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.047% 0.20% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £369 £400
% change year-on-year +8.61% -7.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year +22.22% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2049 2720 2905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.57% 92.74% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1521 1502
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -21.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Scotland

Linux Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Scotland

Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Linux 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 Scotland region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) C-shell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C-shell
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat