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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 154 165 187
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 44 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.69% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 26
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£369 £363 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £46.75 £13.46 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.45% -17.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% -19.67%
Systems Administrator
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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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 44 (54.32%) Linux
2 39 (48.15%) Windows
3 31 (38.27%) SAN
4 27 (33.33%) Finance
4 27 (33.33%) VMware
5 25 (30.86%) UNIX
6 22 (27.16%) Solaris
7 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
7 20 (24.69%) Red Hat
8 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (20.99%) Banking
9 17 (20.99%) HP
10 16 (19.75%) IBM
11 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 15 (18.52%) NAS
12 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (17.28%) Clustering
13 13 (16.05%) Veritas
13 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
14 12 (14.81%) Citrix
14 12 (14.81%) DNS
14 12 (14.81%) Oracle
15 11 (13.58%) Perl
15 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.58%) vSphere
15 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
16 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Resin
3 1 (1.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) MS Project
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) HFM
1 3 (3.70%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.27%) SAN
2 15 (18.52%) NAS
3 12 (14.81%) DNS
4 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.88%) LAN
6 7 (8.64%) LDAP
7 5 (6.17%) Firewall
7 5 (6.17%) SMTP
8 4 (4.94%) WAN
8 4 (4.94%) Ethernet
8 4 (4.94%) HTTP
8 4 (4.94%) SSL
9 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.47%) PCoIP
10 2 (2.47%) VLAN
10 2 (2.47%) Internet
10 2 (2.47%) FTP
10 2 (2.47%) DHCP
11 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Subversion
1 3 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Banking
3 9 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) LAMP
2 2 (2.47%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.23%) MCollective
3 1 (1.23%) Akka
3 1 (1.23%) JMS
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Clustering
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.64%) Fat Client
4 7 (8.64%) Thin Client
5 5 (6.17%) Replication
6 2 (2.47%) HACMP
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.47%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.47%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.23%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (54.32%) Linux
2 39 (48.15%) Windows
3 25 (30.86%) UNIX
4 22 (27.16%) Solaris
5 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.17%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
10 4 (4.94%) SUSE
10 4 (4.94%) CentOS
10 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.94%) AIX
11 3 (3.70%) Debian
12 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.23%) zOS
13 1 (1.23%) HPUX
13 1 (1.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.88%) ITIL
1 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
2 7 (8.64%) Capacity Management
3 6 (7.41%) DevOps
3 6 (7.41%) Patch Management
3 6 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.17%) Server Building
4 5 (6.17%) Open Source
4 5 (6.17%) Change Management
4 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.70%) Project Management
6 3 (3.70%) Migration
6 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.70%) Change Control
7 2 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.47%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 11 (13.58%) Perl
2 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.41%) VB
5 5 (6.17%) Python
5 5 (6.17%) PHP
6 4 (4.94%) VBScript
7 3 (3.70%) SQL
7 3 (3.70%) C
8 2 (2.47%) Korn
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.23%) Java
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) MCSE
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) RHCE
4 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) CCNA
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.58%) vSphere
4 8 (9.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (8.64%) XenApp
5 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.17%) NFS
6 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.94%) VMware Server
7 4 (4.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.23%) Samba
10 1 (1.23%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.23%) Xen
10 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Puppet
2 6 (7.41%) HP SIM
3 5 (6.17%) SCOM
4 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.94%) Control-M
5 3 (3.70%) OpenView
5 3 (3.70%) SCCM
5 3 (3.70%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.47%) MOM
6 2 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.23%) SELinux
7 1 (1.23%) FreeIPA
7 1 (1.23%) yum
7 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) VMware
2 20 (24.69%) Red Hat
3 17 (20.99%) HP
4 16 (19.75%) IBM
5 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.05%) Veritas
7 12 (14.81%) Citrix
7 12 (14.81%) Oracle
8 9 (11.11%) Cisco
9 6 (7.41%) EMC
10 5 (6.17%) BMC
10 5 (6.17%) Hyperion
10 5 (6.17%) 3PAR
11 4 (4.94%) NetApp
11 4 (4.94%) Sybase
12 3 (3.70%) Sun
12 3 (3.70%) Dell
13 1 (1.23%) Intel
13 1 (1.23%) Apple
13 1 (1.23%) F5
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £387 per day
Posted: 22 days ago