The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 534 518 503
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 23 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.048% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.052% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
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£325 £413 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Senior Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
London -5 14 £325 -21.21% 11
South East -5 5 £301 -27.07% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) VMware
3 28 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 20 (45.45%) HP
6 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 16 (36.36%) SAN
8 15 (34.09%) SharePoint
9 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
10 13 (29.55%) Linux
10 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (29.55%) HP SIM
11 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (22.73%) CA
11 10 (22.73%) Citrix
11 10 (22.73%) ARCserve
11 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 10 (22.73%) SMTP
11 10 (22.73%) Clustering
12 9 (20.45%) SQL
12 9 (20.45%) vSphere
12 9 (20.45%) XenDesktop
13 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 8 (18.18%) XenApp
13 8 (18.18%) DNS
13 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (34.09%) SharePoint
2 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.09%) Apache
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (6.82%) IIS
6 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) Route 53
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) SAN
2 10 (22.73%) SMTP
3 8 (18.18%) DNS
3 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.64%) NAS
5 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 3 (6.82%) DHCP
7 2 (4.55%) HTTP
7 2 (4.55%) Firewall
8 1 (2.27%) SSH
8 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.27%) VPN
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
8 1 (2.27%) SNMP
8 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
1 6 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (22.73%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.36%) UNIX
6 3 (6.82%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) AIX
7 2 (4.55%) HPUX
7 2 (4.55%) Solaris
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) VMS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Change Management
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
1 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
2 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Network Management
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) ITSM
6 1 (2.27%) Workflow
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.64%) VB
4 3 (6.82%) VBA
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) RHCE
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.45%) vSphere
3 9 (20.45%) XenDesktop
4 8 (18.18%) XenApp
5 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.82%) vCloud
7 2 (4.55%) Postfix
8 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.27%) Firmware
8 1 (2.27%) XenServer
8 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) HP SIM
2 10 (22.73%) ARCserve
3 8 (18.18%) SCCM
4 7 (15.91%) SCOM
5 5 (11.36%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (11.36%) Control-M
5 5 (11.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Ansible
7 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.55%) Puppet
7 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
8 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Nagios
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
8 1 (2.27%) Graphite
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) VMware
2 20 (45.45%) HP
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) CA
4 10 (22.73%) Citrix
5 6 (13.64%) BMC
6 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 4 (9.09%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Brocade
7 2 (4.55%) Altiris
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
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