The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 109 78 121
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 36 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 1.71% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.82% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
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£350 £330 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £269 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £14.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.10% -18.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2812 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1144 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 230 366
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire 0 23 £369 +1.02% 6
Hertfordshire -14 6 £213 -43.33% 7
Bedfordshire -21 4 - -
Essex -5 3 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 33 (62.26%) Linux
2 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
2 16 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (26.42%) Apache
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) UNIX
4 13 (24.53%) DNS
4 13 (24.53%) VMware
5 12 (22.64%) DHCP
6 10 (18.87%) Nagios
6 10 (18.87%) Oracle
6 10 (18.87%) Puppet
7 9 (16.98%) Windows
8 8 (15.09%) Internet
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.09%) HP
9 7 (13.21%) IBM
9 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
9 7 (13.21%) Java
10 6 (11.32%) Perl
10 6 (11.32%) MySQL
10 6 (11.32%) ITIL
10 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
10 6 (11.32%) EMC
10 6 (11.32%) HTTP
10 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
10 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (11.32%) CMS
10 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) CMS
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) DHCP
3 8 (15.09%) Internet
4 6 (11.32%) HTTP
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP
5 3 (5.66%) SAN
6 2 (3.77%) WAN
6 2 (3.77%) LAN
6 2 (3.77%) Firewall
7 1 (1.89%) SSH
7 1 (1.89%) NAS
7 1 (1.89%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.89%) InfiniBand
7 1 (1.89%) PBX
7 1 (1.89%) SSL
7 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Ajax
1 2 (3.77%) XML
1 2 (3.77%) jQuery
1 2 (3.77%) RESTful
2 1 (1.89%) FFmpeg
2 1 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.89%) JSON
2 1 (1.89%) Symfony
2 1 (1.89%) CakePHP
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) PKI
1 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.77%) Statistics
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) MPEG
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) Linux
2 16 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (24.53%) UNIX
4 9 (16.98%) Windows
5 5 (9.43%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) HPUX
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) AIX
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL
1 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
1 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (9.43%) ERP
2 5 (9.43%) Migration
3 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
3 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
3 3 (5.66%) Data Security
3 3 (5.66%) E-business
3 3 (5.66%) CRM
3 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.66%) Change Control
4 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (3.77%) DevOps
4 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.77%) Market Research
5 1 (1.89%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) Perl
4 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) AWK
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) RHCE
2 3 (5.66%) OCP
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) RHCA
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (9.43%) vSphere
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.66%) KVM
5 2 (3.77%) Xen
6 1 (1.89%) NFS
6 1 (1.89%) Samba
6 1 (1.89%) qmail
6 1 (1.89%) XenServer
6 1 (1.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Nagios
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (7.55%) SCCM
4 3 (5.66%) SCOM
4 3 (5.66%) Munin
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.09%) HP
5 7 (13.21%) IBM
6 6 (11.32%) EMC
7 5 (9.43%) NetApp
7 5 (9.43%) SAP
7 5 (9.43%) Rackspace
8 3 (5.66%) Marketo
8 3 (5.66%) Percona
8 3 (5.66%) Polycom
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix
10 1 (1.89%) F5
10 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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