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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 122 103 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.80% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate £265 £388 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.61% +26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £251 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £422 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-20.72% +32.14%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
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 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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
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 18 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 4 £289 -30.00% 14
Slough +10 2 £238 -16.66%
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 3
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 3 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) KVM
7 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) .NET

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (7.14%) Confluence
4 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP GRC
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) SSH
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) S/MIME
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) CPAN
2 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) HPUX
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Security
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) C-shell
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Xen
4 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Foglight
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) YUM
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
5 1 (7.14%) BEA
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase
5 1 (7.14%) Vignette
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