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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 68 111 76
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 68 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.47% 0.91% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 0.99% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 6 8
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£325 £388 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +51.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £205 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £431 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £33.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.80% +123.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-21.15% -3.70%
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
2564 2629 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.30% 91.99% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1465 1035
Average daily rate £375 £373 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 221 236
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £39.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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
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 2 June 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 +31 44 £325 -16.12% 12
Essex +8 11 £400 +220.00% 5
Hertfordshire -4 9 £350 - 4
Norfolk - 4 £165 -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 47 (53.41%) Linux
2 30 (34.09%) UNIX
3 26 (29.55%) Puppet
4 25 (28.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 24 (27.27%) DevOps
6 23 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (25.00%) Windows
8 21 (23.86%) Red Hat
9 18 (20.45%) Ruby
9 18 (20.45%) VMware
10 16 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (17.05%) HP
11 15 (17.05%) SQL
12 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (12.50%) Web Services
14 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
14 10 (11.36%) SAN
14 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (10.23%) Jenkins
15 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
15 9 (10.23%) IIS
15 9 (10.23%) Finance
16 8 (9.09%) Polycom
16 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (9.09%) Python
16 8 (9.09%) VoIP
16 8 (9.09%) DNS
16 8 (9.09%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 9 (10.23%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.41%) JBoss
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.68%) IaaS
3 3 (3.41%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (3.41%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) SAN
2 8 (9.09%) VoIP
2 8 (9.09%) DNS
2 8 (9.09%) WebEx
3 6 (6.82%) WAN
3 6 (6.82%) LAN
4 5 (5.68%) DHCP
5 4 (4.55%) Internet
6 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.27%) Firewall
7 2 (2.27%) NAS
7 2 (2.27%) VLAN
7 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.27%) SMTP
7 2 (2.27%) LDAP
8 1 (1.14%) FTP
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Statistics
3 3 (3.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) LIMS
5 1 (1.14%) Life Science
5 1 (1.14%) LPAR
5 1 (1.14%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 47 (53.41%) Linux
2 30 (34.09%) UNIX
3 25 (28.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (25.00%) Windows
5 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.68%) CentOS
7 5 (5.68%) Debian
8 4 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.41%) Fedora
10 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.27%) Tru64
10 2 (2.27%) AIX
10 2 (2.27%) HPUX
11 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 24 (27.27%) DevOps
2 23 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (7.95%) Data Security
4 5 (5.68%) Project Management
5 4 (4.55%) CRM
6 3 (3.41%) High Availability
6 3 (3.41%) Open Source
6 3 (3.41%) Build Automation
6 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.41%) Market Research
6 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Workflow
7 2 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.14%) Change Control
8 1 (1.14%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) Ruby
2 15 (17.05%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) Python
4 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.82%) Perl
4 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.41%) Korn
6 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) RHCA
1 4 (4.55%) RHCE
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.27%) MCSE
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) vSphere
4 4 (4.55%) Xen
5 3 (3.41%) vCloud
5 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.27%) Samba
6 2 (2.27%) XenApp
6 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.27%) NFS
6 2 (2.27%) iptables
7 1 (1.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (29.55%) Puppet
2 16 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.14%) Ansible
5 1 (1.14%) SCOM
5 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Red Hat
2 18 (20.45%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) HP
4 8 (9.09%) Polycom
4 8 (9.09%) NetApp
5 6 (6.82%) IBM
5 6 (6.82%) Citrix
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.68%) Symantec
7 4 (4.55%) Hitachi
7 4 (4.55%) SAP
7 4 (4.55%) WSO2
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle
8 3 (3.41%) Dell
9 2 (2.27%) Compaq
9 2 (2.27%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.27%) Tealeaf
10 1 (1.14%) Splunk
10 1 (1.14%) Sun
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