The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / East of England
Rank 107 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.56% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.59% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Median daily rate £344 £360 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +51.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £395 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2034 2192 2483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.40% 95.22% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1312 1515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 224 194
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £388 +7.63% 6
Hertfordshire +3 3 £338 -20.58% 6
Norfolk - 2 £215 -
Essex - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 12 (38.71%) DHCP
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) vSphere
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Nagios
5 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (19.35%) FreeRADIUS
6 6 (19.35%) nginx
6 6 (19.35%) LAMP
6 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) Apache
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) Unix
7 5 (16.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (16.13%) WSUS
8 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.90%) LDAP
8 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (19.35%) Apache
1 6 (19.35%) nginx
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) OpenEdge
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ResourceLink
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 12 (38.71%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) LDAP
4 3 (9.68%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LAMP
2 3 (9.68%) OAuth
2 3 (9.68%) SAML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) Document Management
3 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) High Availability
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) OO
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) AWK
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (3.23%) sed
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) VCP5
2 1 (3.23%) VCP6
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) vSphere
3 6 (19.35%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (3.23%) iptables
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Nagios
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (16.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (16.13%) WSUS
3 3 (9.68%) Graphite
3 3 (9.68%) logstash
4 2 (6.45%) Puppet
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.23%) OpenAM
5 1 (3.23%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Cognos
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.23%) ESRI
6 1 (3.23%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.23%) Northgate
6 1 (3.23%) Progress
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (3.23%) TippingPoint
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Envigo
Rate: Extremely Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago