The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 116 108 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.78% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate £289 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £251 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £422 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £27.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.81% +29.06%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2551 2300 2822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.08% 91.45% 90.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 903 1020
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 151 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.97 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 5 £313 -24.24% 11
Slough +9 2 £238 -16.66%
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Clustering
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 3 (20.00%) Apache
6 3 (20.00%) AIX
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
4 1 (6.67%) Confluence
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP GRC
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (6.67%) S/MIME
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) CPAN
2 1 (6.67%) X-Windows
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 3 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (13.33%) CentOS
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.67%) HPUX
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) ABAP
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C-shell
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) RHEV
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) YUM
1 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) Vignette
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) BEA
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos
6 1 (6.67%) Google
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