The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 22 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.89% - 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% - 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -21.15%
Systems Administrator
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 154 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 86.61% 98.72% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 104 49
Median daily rate £325 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 18
Median hourly rate £12.25 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas