The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 27 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.80% 1.19% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£413 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +53.84%
Systems Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
242 151 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 96.80% 89.88% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 87 146
Average daily rate £325 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 18 27
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Dorset region.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Dorset region.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne - - - -
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) PuTTY
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) DAO
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) JasperReports
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Ingres
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) CGI

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Ingres
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) JasperReports
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) DAO
1 1 (33.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware