The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 78 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% 0.68% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.74% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£220 £240 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +50.00%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1132 945 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.18% 91.66% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 468 390
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 90 80
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Milton Keynes -9 3 - - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Intel
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) BladeLogic
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (37.50%) SCOM
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Xen
4 1 (12.50%) NLBS
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) BladeLogic
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Intel
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
High Wycombe
Church International
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago