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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 78 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 0.67% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.72% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£155 £240 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £240 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £240 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £12.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.71% +11.00%
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
1086 971 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.50% 92.48% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 482 429
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 79
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 £90 -62.50% 2
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) NAS
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Intel
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
2 4 (57.14%) Windows NT
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) BladeLogic
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) NAS
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) DSL
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
2 4 (57.14%) Windows NT
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (42.86%) ISA Server
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (14.29%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) BladeLogic
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Intel
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint