The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 123 136 178
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 50 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 1.06% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.11% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 25
Median daily rate £400 £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £13.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -12.24%
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
3249 4422 5591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.26% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 3481 4105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 29 September 2016.

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 City of London region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 48 (58.54%) Linux
2 38 (46.34%) Finance
3 34 (41.46%) VMware
4 31 (37.80%) Windows
5 29 (35.37%) PowerShell
6 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
6 27 (32.93%) Red Hat
7 26 (31.71%) Puppet
8 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (25.61%) Unix
10 19 (23.17%) Cisco
11 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
12 15 (18.29%) Solaris
12 15 (18.29%) Firewall
12 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (15.85%) Windows Server
13 13 (15.85%) Banking
14 12 (14.63%) Perl
14 12 (14.63%) SAN
15 11 (13.41%) SQL
15 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
15 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
15 11 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
16 10 (12.20%) DNS
16 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
16 10 (12.20%) Oracle
16 10 (12.20%) ITIL

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 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
3 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.66%) nginx
5 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
2 12 (14.63%) SAN
3 10 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (12.20%) DNS
4 5 (6.10%) DHCP
4 5 (6.10%) NAS
4 5 (6.10%) Network Security
4 5 (6.10%) VLAN
5 4 (4.88%) LDAP
6 3 (3.66%) SSH
7 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.44%) LAN
7 2 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.44%) X.509
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.22%) FCoE
8 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.66%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.44%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.22%) Bundler
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 38 (46.34%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) German Language
3 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) JRuby
2 2 (2.44%) Node.js
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.88%) Replication
2 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (58.54%) Linux
2 31 (37.80%) Windows
3 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (25.61%) Unix
5 15 (18.29%) Solaris
6 13 (15.85%) Windows Server
6 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.32%) AIX
8 4 (4.88%) VyOS
9 3 (3.66%) CentOS
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.44%) SUSE
10 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
1 10 (12.20%) ITIL
2 7 (8.54%) Low Latency
2 7 (8.54%) Migration
3 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (3.66%) Change Management
5 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.66%) CRM
5 3 (3.66%) DevOps
5 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.66%) Open Source
6 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.44%) High Availability
6 2 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.63%) Perl
3 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
3 11 (13.41%) SQL
4 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.10%) PHP
5 5 (6.10%) Ruby
5 5 (6.10%) SystemTap
6 4 (4.88%) Python
7 3 (3.66%) AWK
7 3 (3.66%) Java
7 3 (3.66%) sed
8 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) CCNA
1 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (10.98%) MCP
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
3 3 (3.66%) RHCE
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
1 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (7.32%) NFS
5 5 (6.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (6.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (6.10%) vSphere
6 4 (4.88%) KVM
7 2 (2.44%) oVirt
7 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (31.71%) Puppet
2 11 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.98%) Ansible
3 9 (10.98%) SCCM
4 8 (9.76%) Nagios
4 8 (9.76%) WSUS
5 6 (7.32%) SCOM
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (4.88%) BladeLogic
7 4 (4.88%) Casper Suite
7 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.22%) Control-M
9 1 (1.22%) Kibana
9 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.22%) OpenView
9 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) VMware
2 27 (32.93%) Red Hat
3 19 (23.17%) Cisco
4 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (12.20%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.20%) HP
5 10 (12.20%) Oracle
6 9 (10.98%) Dell
7 8 (9.76%) 3PAR
8 7 (8.54%) Veritas
9 6 (7.32%) IBM
10 5 (6.10%) EMC
10 5 (6.10%) NetApp
11 4 (4.88%) Apple
11 4 (4.88%) Brocade
11 4 (4.88%) EqualLogic
11 4 (4.88%) Juniper
11 4 (4.88%) Sophos
11 4 (4.88%) Sun
11 4 (4.88%) Vyatta
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