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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 189 199 204
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.033% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.036% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +21.81%
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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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware