The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 111 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
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£271 £303 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £256 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £380 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.65 £13.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -34.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.42%
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2373 2367 2263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.94% 91.25% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1184 913
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 88 132
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 4 £233 -30.07% 7
Slough -6 3 £263 +5.00%
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Nagios
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
5 4 (21.05%) DB2
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos
5 4 (21.05%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.79%) Splunk
6 3 (15.79%) logstash
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) Apache
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
7 2 (10.53%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) PHP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Trac
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Java SE
2 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Time Management
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
2 3 (15.79%) logstash
3 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos
3 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Altiris
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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