The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 197 225 225
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.068% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.073% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £381 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.62% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5314 6820 7348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.89% 92.59% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 5000 5346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 170
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (33.33%) Control-M
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago