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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 110 75 113
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 22 66 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 2.38% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 2.49% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 47 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £174 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £20.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.65% -38.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -21.15%
Systems Administrator
England

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
2409 2654 2756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.17% 95.57% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1494 1529
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 239 226
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 17 £325 +4.83% 3
Hertfordshire -1 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Unix
3 15 (46.88%) Solaris
4 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 11 (34.38%) Puppet
7 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 10 (31.25%) ITIL
8 9 (28.13%) Nagios
9 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.00%) HPUX
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle
9 8 (25.00%) DNS
9 8 (25.00%) Splunk
9 8 (25.00%) JIRA
10 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
10 7 (21.88%) SolarWinds
10 7 (21.88%) Open Source
10 7 (21.88%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (21.88%) OSSEC
10 7 (21.88%) HP
10 7 (21.88%) SAN
10 7 (21.88%) AIX
10 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (21.88%) Migration
10 7 (21.88%) iptables
11 6 (18.75%) Data Centre

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Node.js
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) FTP
4 4 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.13%) MarkLogic
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) GitLab
4 1 (3.13%) Hudson
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Biology
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Solaris
3 15 (46.88%) Unix
4 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (25.00%) HPUX
6 7 (21.88%) AIX
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.13%) VMS
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.88%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
3 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 7 (21.88%) Open Source
4 6 (18.75%) Change Control
4 6 (18.75%) High Availability
4 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) iptables
2 6 (18.75%) Postfix
2 6 (18.75%) Sendmail
2 6 (18.75%) vSphere
3 5 (15.63%) Docker
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.38%) GPFS
4 3 (9.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 9 (28.13%) Nagios
3 7 (21.88%) OSSEC
4 6 (18.75%) Cobbler
5 3 (9.38%) Ganglia
6 2 (6.25%) Ansible
6 2 (6.25%) SCCM
7 1 (3.13%) Kibana
7 1 (3.13%) logstash
7 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.13%) Packer
7 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Splunk
3 7 (21.88%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) SolarWinds
4 6 (18.75%) EMC
4 6 (18.75%) LogRhythm
4 6 (18.75%) ServiceNow
4 6 (18.75%) TippingPoint
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp