The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 155 156 206
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.087% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.090% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Systems Administrator
London

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
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Puppet
4 7 (43.75%) Nagios
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 6 (37.50%) PHP
5 6 (37.50%) Apache
5 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) AWK
6 5 (31.25%) sed
6 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 5 (31.25%) SSH
6 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (25.00%) SCCM
7 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (25.00%) Ansible
7 4 (25.00%) Casper Suite
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
1 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) AWK
3 5 (31.25%) sed
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Nagios
3 4 (25.00%) Ansible
3 4 (25.00%) Casper Suite
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (25.00%) Apple
2 4 (25.00%) NetApp
2 4 (25.00%) Sophos
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix