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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 51 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.19% 2.12% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.29% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
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£200 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £318 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.77 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+35.38% -
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
697 480 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.61% 92.49% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 232 336
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 86
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Cambridge +5 14 £200 -38.46% 3
Peterborough -9 1 £185 -47.14%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) VoIP
3 7 (26.92%) Polycom
3 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) UNIX
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 3 (11.54%) Finance
6 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
6 3 (11.54%) CentOS
6 3 (11.54%) Debian
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) NHS
6 3 (11.54%) Nagios
7 2 (7.69%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) Clearswift
7 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.69%) McAfee
7 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
7 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.85%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
4 3 (11.54%) Debian
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nagios
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Polycom
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Clearswift
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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