The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 75 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 69 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.19% 1.22% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.32% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 9
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£363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £197 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% +66.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% -10.90%
Systems Administrator
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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
2961 2889 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.15% 92.92% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1695 1139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 241 236
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 August 2015. 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 +13 44 £363 -1.69% 10
Essex +4 17 £400 -
Norfolk - 5 £165 -
Bedfordshire +11 1 £230 - 1
Hertfordshire -10 1 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 £275 -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 62 (58.49%) Linux
2 41 (38.68%) Puppet
3 37 (34.91%) DevOps
4 36 (33.96%) Configuration Management
5 31 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (28.30%) UNIX
7 28 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (25.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (23.58%) Ruby
9 25 (23.58%) Windows
10 24 (22.64%) VMware
11 21 (19.81%) Red Hat
12 18 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (15.09%) VoIP
14 15 (14.15%) Web Services
14 15 (14.15%) Polycom
14 15 (14.15%) WebEx
15 14 (13.21%) Jenkins
15 14 (13.21%) Python
15 14 (13.21%) HP
16 12 (11.32%) SAN
17 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
18 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (8.49%) Citrix
19 9 (8.49%) Perl
19 9 (8.49%) SQL
19 9 (8.49%) Bash Shell
20 8 (7.55%) Ansible
20 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
20 8 (7.55%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (6.60%) IIS
2 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.83%) JBoss
5 3 (2.83%) Apache
5 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.83%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.72%) IaaS
3 3 (2.83%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (2.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) VoIP
2 15 (14.15%) WebEx
3 12 (11.32%) SAN
4 7 (6.60%) DNS
5 6 (5.66%) Firewall
6 5 (4.72%) WAN
6 5 (4.72%) LAN
7 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.83%) DHCP
8 3 (2.83%) VLAN
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (1.89%) LDAP
9 2 (1.89%) Internet
9 2 (1.89%) SMTP
9 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.89%) NAS
10 1 (0.94%) PBX
10 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.94%) VPN
10 1 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (4.72%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Statistics
1 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.89%) NHS
2 2 (1.89%) LIMS
3 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.94%) AS400
3 1 (0.94%) Replication
3 1 (0.94%) Clustering
3 1 (0.94%) Life Science
3 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.94%) LPAR
3 1 (0.94%) HP Superdome
3 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (58.49%) Linux
2 30 (28.30%) UNIX
3 27 (25.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (23.58%) Windows
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.83%) Fedora
9 2 (1.89%) CentOS
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.89%) Tru64
9 2 (1.89%) Debian
9 2 (1.89%) AIX
9 2 (1.89%) HPUX
10 1 (0.94%) Solaris
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) DevOps
2 36 (33.96%) Configuration Management
3 28 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.60%) Open Source
5 7 (6.60%) Data Security
6 5 (4.72%) CRM
7 3 (2.83%) ITIL
7 3 (2.83%) Market Research
8 2 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.89%) High Availability
8 2 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (0.94%) Security Management
9 1 (0.94%) Migration
9 1 (0.94%) E-Commerce
9 1 (0.94%) B2B
9 1 (0.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.94%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (0.94%) Data Migration
9 1 (0.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) Ruby
2 14 (13.21%) Python
3 9 (8.49%) Perl
3 9 (8.49%) SQL
3 9 (8.49%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.83%) Korn
6 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.89%) Java
6 2 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) RHCE
3 4 (3.77%) RHCA
4 2 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.94%) MCSE
5 1 (0.94%) CCIE
5 1 (0.94%) CCNP
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Xen
3 4 (3.77%) vSphere
4 3 (2.83%) XenApp
4 3 (2.83%) vCloud
4 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.89%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.89%) Samba
5 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.89%) iptables
5 2 (1.89%) NFS
5 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.94%) Docker
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.94%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 41 (38.68%) Puppet
2 31 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.55%) Ansible
4 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) VMware
2 21 (19.81%) Red Hat
3 15 (14.15%) Polycom
4 14 (13.21%) HP
5 9 (8.49%) Citrix
6 8 (7.55%) NetApp
7 7 (6.60%) Cisco
8 6 (5.66%) IBM
9 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.72%) WSO2
10 4 (3.77%) SAP
10 4 (3.77%) Hitachi
10 4 (3.77%) Symantec
11 3 (2.83%) Dell
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle
12 2 (1.89%) Compaq
12 2 (1.89%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.89%) Tealeaf
12 2 (1.89%) Splunk
13 1 (0.94%) Sun