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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 115 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.51% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.56% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
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£200 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -29.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.54% +60.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.67% +52.50%
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
2270 2335 2691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.20% 91.21% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1016 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 82
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 +6 4 £200 -13.04% 3
Slough - - - - 3
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Sophos
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP GRC
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) S/MIME
3 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Gradle
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Trac
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
1 1 (9.09%) CPAN
1 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
1 1 (9.09%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
7 1 (9.09%) HPUX
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Security
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) ABAP
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) C-shell
2 1 (9.09%) AWK
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) YUM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Vignette
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase
5 1 (9.09%) BEA
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (9.09%) Google
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