The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 61 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.15% 1.47% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.55% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Median daily rate £375 £290 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -25.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £269 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £304 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+51.21% -7.86%
Systems Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
836 838 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.31% 94.80% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 590 578
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 42
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £90.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Bristol region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Unix
1 9 (52.94%) Veritas
2 8 (47.06%) NetApp
2 8 (47.06%) Solaris
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Symantec
2 8 (47.06%) NetBackup
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) CentOS
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix
8 2 (11.76%) PHP
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps
1 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) NetBackup
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Veritas
2 8 (47.06%) NetApp
2 8 (47.06%) Symantec
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Altiris
7 1 (5.88%) Apple
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Sun