The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 44 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.77% 2.49% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.58% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
Average daily rate £325 £288 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £224 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £365 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+51.21% -7.86%
Systems Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
592 699 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.57% 96.81% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 358 319
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 74
Average hourly rate £34.30 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.07% -41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.74 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridge -3 16 £325 +13.04% 1
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Solaris
2 13 (50.00%) Unix
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Puppet
4 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
5 8 (30.77%) Nagios
5 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Perl
6 7 (26.92%) AIX
6 7 (26.92%) HPUX
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Migration
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Docker
8 5 (19.23%) Ganglia
8 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
8 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
8 5 (19.23%) GPFS
8 5 (19.23%) IBM
8 5 (19.23%) FTP
8 5 (19.23%) NFS
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) Biology

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) FTP
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) MarkLogic
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) GitLab
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Biology
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
1 5 (19.23%) Life Science
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Solaris
2 13 (50.00%) Unix
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) AIX
3 7 (26.92%) HPUX
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
4 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (19.23%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
2 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
2 5 (19.23%) GPFS
2 5 (19.23%) NFS
3 4 (15.38%) iptables
4 3 (11.54%) Postfix
4 3 (11.54%) Sendmail
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Puppet
2 8 (30.77%) Nagios
3 5 (19.23%) Ganglia
4 4 (15.38%) OSSEC
5 3 (11.54%) Cobbler
6 1 (3.85%) Ansible
6 1 (3.85%) Kibana
6 1 (3.85%) logstash
6 1 (3.85%) Packer
6 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 4 (15.38%) Splunk
4 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) LogRhythm
4 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 3 (11.54%) TippingPoint
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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