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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 126 172 174
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 30
Median daily rate £420 £425 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £320 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £20.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+51.21% -7.86%
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
3272 5259 5942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.95% 95.48% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 3983 4356
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 44 (72.13%) Linux
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 21 (34.43%) Unix
3 21 (34.43%) Windows
4 19 (31.15%) VMware
5 18 (29.51%) SAN
5 18 (29.51%) Solaris
6 17 (27.87%) Red Hat
6 17 (27.87%) Puppet
7 14 (22.95%) Migration
8 13 (21.31%) Python
8 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (19.67%) IBM
9 12 (19.67%) HP
9 12 (19.67%) Veritas
10 11 (18.03%) ITIL
10 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (18.03%) Banking
10 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
11 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
12 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
12 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
12 9 (14.75%) NAS
13 8 (13.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (13.11%) EMC
13 8 (13.11%) SQL
14 7 (11.48%) Perl
14 7 (11.48%) AIX
14 7 (11.48%) Citrix

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 (9.84%) OpenStack
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.28%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.28%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) SAN
2 9 (14.75%) NAS
3 5 (8.20%) LDAP
4 4 (6.56%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) Firewall
5 3 (4.92%) SSL
5 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.28%) DHCP
6 2 (3.28%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.64%) FTP
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
7 1 (1.64%) IMAP
7 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.64%) SMTP
7 1 (1.64%) SNMP
7 1 (1.64%) SSH
7 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.92%) DB2
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Big Data
3 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Maven
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Retail
5 3 (4.92%) Law
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing
7 1 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (1.64%) Billing
7 1 (1.64%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Games
7 1 (1.64%) German Language
7 1 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) JRuby
2 2 (3.28%) CGI
2 2 (3.28%) SAX
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) Akka
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) POSIX
3 1 (1.64%) RSS
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) CMDB
2 3 (4.92%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.92%) iSeries
3 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) AS400
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Online Games
4 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Tandem
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) Unix
2 21 (34.43%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) Solaris
4 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.48%) AIX
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.56%) SUSE
8 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.28%) VyOS
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.64%) Android
10 1 (1.64%) CentOS
10 1 (1.64%) Debian
10 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Migration
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL
3 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.20%) DevOps
3 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.92%) Change Management
4 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.92%) SDLC
4 3 (4.92%) Workflow
5 2 (3.28%) Change Control
5 2 (3.28%) High Availability
5 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.28%) Low Latency
5 2 (3.28%) Open Source
5 2 (3.28%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.28%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) Python
2 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
3 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
4 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.11%) SQL
6 7 (11.48%) Perl
7 5 (8.20%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) RPG IV
8 2 (3.28%) SystemTap
8 2 (3.28%) VB
9 1 (1.64%) C#
9 1 (1.64%) Java
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) Korn
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) CCNA
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (11.48%) KVM
3 7 (11.48%) NFS
3 7 (11.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.56%) vSphere
5 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.92%) XenApp
6 2 (3.28%) Docker
6 2 (3.28%) Samba
6 2 (3.28%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.64%) Ceph
7 1 (1.64%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.64%) HDFS
7 1 (1.64%) iptables
7 1 (1.64%) RHEV
7 1 (1.64%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) Puppet
2 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.20%) Ansible
3 5 (8.20%) Control-M
4 4 (6.56%) BladeLogic
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (4.92%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.28%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.28%) SCCM
6 2 (3.28%) SCOM
6 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (3.28%) Xymon
7 1 (1.64%) FreeIPA
7 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.64%) Mesos
7 1 (1.64%) RANCID
7 1 (1.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) VMware
2 17 (27.87%) Red Hat
3 12 (19.67%) HP
3 12 (19.67%) IBM
3 12 (19.67%) Veritas
4 8 (13.11%) EMC
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco
5 7 (11.48%) Citrix
5 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.20%) BMC
6 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle
6 5 (8.20%) Rackspace
7 4 (6.56%) SAP
8 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.92%) Sun
8 3 (4.92%) Vyatta
9 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.28%) IFS
9 2 (3.28%) Splunk
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