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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 45 54 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.49% 1.66% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.76% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
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£281 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.27% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £244 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £423 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -20.72%
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
695 680 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.99% 94.18% 90.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 328 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 81 76
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +15 15 £288 -18.72% 8
Peterborough +7 1 £185 - 3
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 9 (28.13%) Ruby
3 9 (28.13%) Puppet
4 8 (25.00%) DevOps
4 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
5 7 (21.88%) Web Services
5 7 (21.88%) Python
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (15.63%) CentOS
6 5 (15.63%) IaaS
6 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 4 (12.50%) VoIP
7 4 (12.50%) Finance
7 4 (12.50%) Polycom
7 4 (12.50%) WebEx
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.38%) Debian
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
8 3 (9.38%) Workflow
8 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.38%) NHS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) VoIP
1 4 (12.50%) WebEx
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) LIMS
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) CentOS
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Debian
7 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (25.00%) DevOps
2 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Ruby
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.50%) Polycom
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) Clearswift
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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