The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 154 171 136
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 36 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.62% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.66% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 38
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £433 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £135.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 - £90.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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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
4715 5603 5314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.18% 93.68% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3602 4074 3974
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 89 133
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Systems Administrator across the City of London region.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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 Systems Administrator across the City of London region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 35 (51.47%) Windows
2 28 (41.18%) Linux
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (23.53%) VMware
5 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
5 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
6 14 (20.59%) SAN
7 13 (19.12%) Finance
8 12 (17.65%) UNIX
8 12 (17.65%) Puppet
9 11 (16.18%) Banking
10 10 (14.71%) Solaris
10 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (13.24%) ITIL
11 9 (13.24%) SQL
11 9 (13.24%) Clustering
12 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
12 8 (11.76%) DNS
12 8 (11.76%) HP
12 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (11.76%) NAS
12 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
12 8 (11.76%) DevOps
13 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (10.29%) Perl
13 7 (10.29%) Oracle
13 7 (10.29%) Python
13 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
13 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Liferay
5 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Murex MxG2000
1 1 (1.47%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) SAN
2 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.76%) DNS
3 8 (11.76%) NAS
4 3 (4.41%) LDAP
5 2 (2.94%) Firewall
5 2 (2.94%) DHCP
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) WAN
6 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) Essbase
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.47%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.94%) LAMP
2 2 (2.94%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.47%) Flash
3 1 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Replication
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.94%) Open Source
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (51.47%) Windows
2 28 (41.18%) Linux
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.65%) UNIX
5 10 (14.71%) Solaris
5 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.35%) AIX
8 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.41%) SUSE
9 3 (4.41%) CentOS
10 2 (2.94%) Debian
10 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.47%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 8 (11.76%) DevOps
3 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.82%) Change Management
5 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.41%) High Availability
6 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.94%) Security Management
7 2 (2.94%) Release Management
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.94%) Content Management
7 2 (2.94%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.29%) Perl
3 7 (10.29%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) PHP
5 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.41%) C
6 3 (4.41%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) KVM
3 4 (5.88%) XenServer
4 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (4.41%) XenApp
4 3 (4.41%) RHEV
5 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) NFS
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Puppet
2 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) Nagios
3 3 (4.41%) Control-M
3 3 (4.41%) SCOM
3 3 (4.41%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) SCCM
4 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.47%) Cacti
5 1 (1.47%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) VMware
2 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.76%) HP
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.35%) IBM
7 4 (5.88%) Citrix
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco
8 3 (4.41%) Adobe
8 3 (4.41%) BMC
8 3 (4.41%) Veritas
8 3 (4.41%) SAP
9 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.94%) Altiris
9 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.94%) EMC
10 1 (1.47%) Murex
10 1 (1.47%) Dell
10 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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